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    Vice President Joe Biden, left, laughs with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a ceremony to unveil a portrait of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Hillary Clinton takes on the fake news saying, ‘Lives are at risk’
    Clinton takes on the fake news saying, ‘Lives are at risk.’ Remembering John Glenn. Online petition seeks shelters for homeless in SLC. Happy Friday...

    Updated Dec 09 2016 09:22 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, greets fellow candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr., prior to the start the Fourth of July parade in Amherst, N.H., Monday, July 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) News roundup: Contradictions in foreign policy: Romney, Huntsman and other secretary of state candidates
    Contradictions in foreign policy: Romney, Huntsman and other secretary of state candidates. Herbert releases 2018 budget. UTA admits it spent more on ...

    Updated Dec 08 2016 09:01 am   |     |   Share
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    President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) News roundup: Believe it or not, Donald Trump is following Obama’s playbook
    Believe it or not, Donald Trump is following Obama’s playbook. Poll: Most Utahns want Hatch to retire; Hatch disputes results. SLC questions airport e...

    Updated Dec 07 2016 09:38 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump largely ignoring his own D.C. transition team, report says
    Trump largely ignoring his own D.C. transition team, report says. Christensen wins recount. Utah’s electors will hold to Trump vote, despite pressure....

    Updated Dec 06 2016 07:21 am   |     |   Share
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    President-elect Donald Trump smiles as he speaks during the first stop of his post-election tour, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) News roundup: Democrats may slow-walk Trump’s nominees, Garland style
    Democrats may slow-walk Trump’s nominees, Garland style. Huntsman now possible choice as secretary of state. Pollsters explain how they got it wrong i...

    Updated Dec 05 2016 10:44 am   |     |   Share
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    President-elect Donald Trump smiles as he speaks during the first stop of his post-election tour, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) News roundup: Trump’s ‘victory rally,’ more like a ‘we told you so” tour
    Trump’s ‘victory rally,’ more like a ‘We told you so” tour. The president-elect notes his win over McMullin. Chaffettz says he will probe any alleged ...

    Updated Dec 05 2016 10:44 am   |     |   Share
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    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks to the media at Trump Tower, Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 in New York, after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) News roundup: Gingrich pokes fun at Romney for 'sucking up' to Trump
    Gingrich pokes fun at Romney for “sucking up” to Trump. The president-elect to visit Utah on his victory tour. Obamacare signups have gone up in Utah,...

    Updated Dec 01 2016 10:52 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump says he’ll leave his ‘great business in total,’ but unclear how
    Trump says he’ll leave his ‘great business in total,’ but unclear how. Romney dines with Trump, praises president-elect. Hughes meets with Trump trans...

    Updated Nov 30 2016 02:55 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump perhaps unswayed by aides’ anti-Romney rherotic
    Trump perhaps unswayed by aides’ anti-Romney rherotic. House Dems press Chaffetz to probe Trump’s business conflicts. Herbert decrys Muslim registry i...

    Updated Nov 29 2016 12:29 pm   |     |   Share
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    President-elect Donald Trump waves to a crowd in the lobby of the New York Times building following a meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) News roundup: Trump asserts baseless claim that millions voted illegally in election he won
    Trump asserts baseless claim that millions voted illegally in election he won. Trump aide blasts Romney as possible Cabinet choice. Biskupski pushes T...

    Updated Nov 28 2016 11:12 am   |     |   Share
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    President-elect Donald Trump waves to the crowd as he leaves the New York Times building following a meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) News roundup: Trump’s 15 flips flops in his first 15 days
    Trump’s 15 flips flops in his first 15 days. Christensen holds three-vote lead; Dems plan to challenge. Report: Trump leaning toward Romney as secreta...

    Updated Nov 23 2016 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    President-elect Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J., on Nov. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) News roundup: Aide: President Trump won’t pursue investigations of Hillary Clinton
    Trump aide says he won’t pursue investigations of Hillary Clinton. Poll shows most Americans think Trump will do a good job as president. Utah AG warn...

    Updated Nov 22 2016 02:43 pm   |     |   Share
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    House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks at his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) News roundup: House GOP readies big agenda under President Trump
    House GOP readies big agenda under President Trump. Hughes reportedly in talks over Transportation secretary gig. Kanter concedes to Snelgrove. Happ...

    Updated Nov 21 2016 04:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump smiles as he arrives to speak at an election night rally, in New York. Mexico is starting to seriously contemplate the possibility that millions of its migrants could be deported under the proposals put forward by President-elect Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Trump’s ‘big, beautiful’ wall plans for Mexico may be crumbling
    Trump’s ‘big, beautiful’ wall plans for Mexico may be crumbling. Trump to meet with Romney. Appoints Sessions, Pompeo, Flynn for key roles. Happy Fr...

    Updated Nov 18 2016 05:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani laughs as he arrives at Trump Tower, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) News roundup: Columnist: Hatch only one standing between Secretary of State Giuliani and President Giuliani
    Columnist: Hatch only one standing between Secretary of State Giuliani and President Giuliani. Hatch could seek an eighth term. Legislature passes gas...

    Updated Nov 17 2016 03:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Protesters rally during the ’Salt Lake City Protests Trump’ at the City and County Building Saturday November 12, 2016. News roundup: Trump protesters could form the ‘tea party of the left’
    Trump protesters could form the ‘tea party of the left.’ Poll: More Utahns get their political news from TV. Mountain Accord fans testify before Congr...

    Updated Nov 16 2016 05:14 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump casts his ballot, in New York. The U.S. approach to Asia faces a major overhaul when Donald Trump takes office, but what will take its place? A new report warns of a leadership vacuum and even a nuclear arms race if the U.S. withdraws from a region threatened by a provocative North Korea. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) News roundup: Liberal groups prepare to fight President Trump
    Liberal groups prepare to fight President Trump. Critics worry about Trump top aide’s ties to the alt-right. Top Oversight Dem asks Chaffetz to probe ...

    Updated Nov 15 2016 12:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Five takeaways from President-elect Trump’s first five days
    Five takeaways from President-elect Trump’s first five days. Trump won the Mormon vote, but lagged in Utah. Protesters keep civil in Utah gatherings. ...

    Updated Nov 16 2016 05:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    A member of the security team stands in front of the presidential debate site at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Las Vegas late Sunday, Oct 16, 2016. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will meet in their third and final debate on Wednesday. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) News roundup: Five things to watch for in tonight’s presidential debate
    Five things to watch for in tonight’s presidential debate. Utah officials push back on Trump’s ‘rigged election’ talk. Ute Indian Tribe funnels $100k ...

    Updated Oct 19 2016 03:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP officials alarmed at Trump’s ‘rigged’ election talk; Trump calls them ‘naive’
    GOP officials alarmed at Trump’s ‘rigged’ election talk; Trump calls them ‘naive.’ New poll keeps Utah as a swing state. Utah GOP receives threat, shu...

    Updated Oct 18 2016 02:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2016 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats trying to retake the House and Senate see new opportunity from the tape of Donald Trump talking about women in crude, predatory terms. The footage has already prompted ads in at least two House races as well as the hard-fought New Hampshire Senate contest, and may be giving new life to Democratic efforts to tie Republican candidates to the Republican presidential nominee.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) News roundup: Speaker Pelosi? As Trump tanks, Democrats look to take the House
    Speaker Pelosi? As Trump tanks, Democrats look to take the House. WikiLeaks emails show pro-Clinton Super PAC oppo research on Mitt Romney. Poll: Trum...

    Updated Oct 17 2016 06:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to the crowd during a campaign rally, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) News roundup: Swing-state insiders say Trump’s chances are fading
    Swing-state insiders say Trump’s chances are fading. Utah GOP chair clashes with CNN anchor over dispelled allegation. New poll shows Trump leading Ut...

    Updated Oct 17 2016 06:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gets ready to speak at a rally at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo, Colo., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP) News roundup: Clinton calls on Colorado voters to urge their Utah friends to go blue
    <p class=”p1”><span class=”s1”>Happy Thursday. Utah has long been a fly-over state for presidential candidates, not worth a candidate’s ti...

    Updated Oct 17 2016 02:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    |  Courtesy of the Evan McMullin campaign  Presidential candidate Evan McMullin mingles with attendees of his town-hall meeting in a Provo library on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. News roundup: Trump-Clinton-McMullin statistically tied in new Utah poll
    Trump-Clinton-McMullin statistically tied in new Utah poll. The state could now be in play. Clinton releases new ‘Mormons for Hillary’ video. Happy ...

    Updated Oct 17 2016 02:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    A screen grab from the Mormons for Hillary ad. Clinton campaign unveils ‘Mormons for Hillary’ video
    The Hillary Clinton campaign is making another push at attracting Mormon voters with a new web video released as several top GOP officials and the LDS...
    Updated Oct 15 2016 05:29 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, in Ambridge, Pa. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) News roundup: Trump supporters starting to worry their guy may lose
    Trump supporters starting to worry their guy may lose. Third-party candidates target Utah. State election officials: Too late to remove Trump’s name f...

    Updated Oct 17 2016 02:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/John Locher) News roundup: Trump-Clinton battle called ‘ugliest debate ever’
    Trump-Clinton battle called ‘ugliest debate ever.’ Utah Republicans pull Trump support. DNews says it’s time for Trump to go. Happy Monday. It was u...

    Updated Oct 17 2016 02:29 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a campaign stop in Gettysburg, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) News roundup: Poll shows Pence favored as 2020 presidential candidate
    Poll shows Pence favored as 2020 presidential candidate. Romney and Huntsman tied in popularity in Utah. LDS Church says no retirement age for its apo...

    Updated Oct 07 2016 06:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) News roundup: Trump looks to the West for election salvation
    Trump looks to the West for election salvation. But mispronounces Nevada. Also, Snow goes after Lee over religious freedom bill and Lee wants Obama to...

    Updated Oct 06 2016 12:23 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) News roundup: Team Trump is running out of time to regain momentum
    Team Trump is running out of time to regain momentum. SL Co. recorder struggles to answer basic questions. Stewart faces Albarran in debate. Happy W...

    Updated Oct 06 2016 12:23 pm   |     |   Share