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    News roundup: Trump tries to redirect Russia investigation
    Trump tries to redirect Russia investigation. Salt Lake County councilwoman considers a bid against Sen. Orrin Hatch. Ann Romney hopes her son will ru...

    Updated Mar 28 2017 04:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump looks to reset after implosion of health care bill
    Trump looks to reset after implosion of health care bill. Emails reveal potential SLC ‘overflow’ homeless shelter. Majority of Utah voters approve of ...

    Updated Mar 28 2017 04:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP struggling to deliver on Obamacare repeal promise
    GOP struggling to deliver on Obamacare repeal promise. Utah becomes first state with .05 blood-alcohol limit for drivers. Poll: 60% of Utahns want Cha...

    Updated Mar 27 2017 11:22 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP health care bill looks doomed in the Senate
    GOP health care bill looks doomed in the Senate. Herbert still weighing bill to lower blood alcohol level. Sen. Hatch plays cheerleader for Trump’s hi...

    Updated Mar 27 2017 11:21 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP adds sweeteners to Obamacare replacement to buy votes
    GOP adds sweeteners to Obamacare replacement to buy votes. FBI director confirms Russia probe includes allegations of Trump ties. Hatch, Lee back Supr...

    Updated Mar 21 2017 11:33 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: White House plants aides in agencies to monitor loyalty to Trump
    White House plants aides in agencies to monitor loyalty to Trump. Sen. Lee meets with Trump at Mar-A-Lago. Chaffetz met by protesters in N.C. Happy ...

    Updated Mar 20 2017 05:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Secretary of state hints at first strike option against North Korea
    Secretary of state hints at first strike option against North Korea. Trump’s budget would help Hill, but deeply cut other programs. Replacement for Ob...

    Updated Mar 17 2017 11:17 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump’s budget follows nationalistic and populist rhetoric
    Trump’s budget follows nationalistic and populist rhetoric. ACLU membership in Utah spikes. Interior approves coal lease in central Utah. Happy Thur...

    Updated Mar 17 2017 11:17 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP Senator: Let Obamacare fail if Republicans can’t agree on a replacement
    GOP Senator: Let Obamacare fail if Republicans can’t agree on a replacement. Trump’s 1995 tax return shows he paid a 25% tax rate. Jeremy Johnson’s bi...

    Updated Mar 17 2017 11:18 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Progressive groups looking at Obamacare repeal as chance to organize
    Progressive groups looking at Obamacare repeal as chance to organize. Utah man meets Trump as a ‘victim’ of the health care law. Trump’s travel ban hi...

    Updated Mar 17 2017 11:18 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Schwarzenegger tamps down Senate rumors, but says he’ll stay involved
    Schwarzenegger tamps down Senate rumors, says he’ll focus on redistricting reform. Huntsman faces ‘impossible’ job as ambassador to Russia. NYTimes lo...

    Updated Mar 17 2017 11:18 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Arnold Schwarzenegger mulls potential Senate bid
    Arnold Schwarzenegger mulls potential Senate bid. Sen. Orrin Hatch pledges to run for an eighth term — though his office walks it back. The 2017 sessi...

    Updated Mar 10 2017 02:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Statue of Liberty goes dark before women’s strike
    Statue of Liberty goes dark before women’s strike. Jon Huntsman named ambassador to Russia. State lawmakers try to woo back Outdoor Retailer show with...

    Updated Mar 09 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump tweets about ‘tremendous respect for women’
    Trump tweets about ‘tremendous respect for women.’ Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch, Mike Lee disagree on Republican health care plan. Rep. Jason Chaffetz sugge...

    Updated Mar 09 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman speaks at a primary election night rally Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Manchester, N.H.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Huntsman meets with Hatch, declines to say if he’d challenge the senator
    Washington • Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, under consideration to be the U.S. ambassador to Russia, glad-handed his way through the U.S. Capitol on T...
    Updated Mar 07 2017 09:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: White House spokesman dodges comment on Trump’s tweets
    White House spokesman dodges comment on Trump’s tweets. Utah’s congressional leaders and local immigrant groups react to Trump’s new travel ban. Chaff...

    Updated Mar 07 2017 01:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump stews over setbacks
    Trump stews over setbacks. Former Utah AG John Swallow feels ‘exonerated.’ Interior secretary repeals ban on lead ammunition with little impact on Uta...

    Updated Mar 06 2017 01:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Melania Trump reads Dr. Seuss in first solo outing as first lady
    Melania Trump reads Dr. Seuss in first solo outing as first lady. Former Utah AG John Swallow walks free after acquittal on nine charges. Jurors and p...

    Updated Mar 06 2017 01:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Refugees rush to arrive in Utah while temporary stay on Trump’s order is in place
    Refugees rush to arrive in Utah while temporary stay on Trump’s order is in place. The Outdoor Retailer Show considers leaving Salt Lake City. Lee bac...

    Updated Feb 07 2017 05:28 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Voter sends Hatch’s office a pizza after reaching full voicemail box
    Voter sends Hatch’s office a pizza after reaching full voicemail box. Utahns rally for refugees at the Capitol. Chaffetz considers physical fitness ev...

    Updated Feb 06 2017 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Hatch now open to repairing Obamacare instead of replacing it
    Hatch now open to repairing Obamacare instead of replacing it. Utahns welcome refugees at SLC International. Chaffetz withdraws bill to sell of federa...

    Updated Feb 06 2017 11:02 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump’s Supreme Court pick helps smooths things over with Republicans
    Trump’s Supreme Court pick helps smooths things over with Republicans. D.C. residents complain about Chaffetz’s meddling. Utah Senate backs runoff ele...

    Updated Feb 06 2017 11:02 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump brings an air of reality TV to the White House
    Trump brings an air of reality TV to the White House. Hatch, Lee praise Trump’s pick for the high court. Protesters arrested outside Hatch’s office. ...

    Updated Feb 01 2017 06:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump’s refugee order exposes White House, GOP rifts
    Trump’s immigration order exposes White House and GOP rifts. Utah’s members of Congress praise national security efforts but raise questions about ord...

    Updated Jan 31 2017 12:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump’s allies are readying for a Supreme Court nominee fight
    Trump’s allies are readying for a Supreme Court nominee fight. Utahns protest refugee ban while Utah officials raise concerns. Love cries at anti-abor...

    Updated Jan 30 2017 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump lays groundwork to change U.S. role in the world
    Trump lays groundwork to change U.S. role in the world. Poll: Most Utahns oppose curtailing of refugee resettlement as Trump wants. SLC leaders refuse...

    Updated Jan 30 2017 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Democrats opt for scorched-earth strategy against Trump
    Democrats opt for scorched-earth strategy against Trump. Poll: 78% of Utahns oppose Hatch re-election possibility. Hatch meets with Trump. Happy Thu...

    Updated Jan 30 2017 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Utah’s Evan McMullin to launch anti-Trump group
    Utah’s McMullin to launch anti-Trump group. Trump’s Supreme Court list narrowed to three -- but doesn’t include Utah’s Mike or Tom Lee. Utah House Rep...

    Updated Jan 30 2017 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Rocky start and continued in-fighting for new Trump administration
    Rocky start and continued in-fighting for new Trump administration. Thousands of Utahns protest at state Capitol. Chaffetz smooths over spat with ethi...

    Updated Jan 24 2017 01:58 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Ethics watchdogs already challenging Trump in court
    Ethics watchdogs already challenging Trump in court. Day One for the Utah Legislature as education funding tops the priorities. A roundup of all the i...

    Updated Jan 24 2017 01:58 pm   |     |   Share