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    FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2013 file photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner arrives at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, in New York. ABC 's Diane Sawyer will interview the former Olympic champion and patriarch of the Kardashian television clan in a two-hour interview airing on Friday, April 24. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File) News roundup: Chaffetz welcomes Bruce Jenner to the GOP
    Chaffetz welcomes Bruce Jenner to the GOP. Herbert, legislative leaders to meet with Obama administration officials. Poll: 39 percent of SLC resident ...

    Updated Apr 27 2015 09:22 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Drudge still asking: Will Mitt Romney run?
    Drudge still asking: Will Mitt run? Utah GOP leaders move on litmus test plan. Hatch backs Lynch, Lee doesn’t. Happy Friday. The Drudge Report breat...

    Updated Apr 24 2015 04:54 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: The homeless man who works in the Senate
    The homeless man who works in the Senate. The ‘Capitol 13’ take plea deal. Poll: Utahns would back tax hike for education. Happy Thursday. Times hav...

    Updated Apr 23 2015 06:18 am   |     |   Share
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Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, wants to ban grants and contracts to those with large tax delinquencies. News roundup: Chaffetz questions illicit pot use on National Mall
    Chaffetz questions illicit pot use on National Mall. Utah GOP weighs litmus test for candidates. Josh Romney out for Senate race. Happy Wednesday. O...

    Updated Apr 22 2015 04:34 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Clinton flies commercial, carries own bag in ‘everywoman’ push
    Clinton flies commercial, carries own bag in ‘everywoman’ push. Kirk Jowers to leave U. for corporate gig. Herbert optimistic Utah GOP infighting will...

    Updated Apr 20 2015 12:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush answers questions from reporters following a speech at the annual meeting of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. The GOP White House prospect kicked off a speech in the battleground state with a series of personal recollections, saying he's his News roundup: Ex-President George W. Bush says brother Jeb has a problem: ‘Me’
    Ex-President George W. Bush says brother Jeb has a problem: ‘Me.’ Dabakis ends mayoral bid. Poll shows Becker leading field. Happy Thursday. Former ...

    Updated Apr 16 2015 02:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Former Obama adviser: Hillary’s biggest challenge is showing she’s authentic
    Former Obama adviser: Hillary’s biggest challenge is showing she’s authentic. Ex-Utah Gov. Bangerter dies. First ads for 2016 back Sen. Lee. Happy W...

    Updated Apr 15 2015 11:47 am   |     |   Share
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    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio smiles during his  announcement he is running for the Republican nomination, at a rally at the Freedom Tower, Monday, April 13, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) News roundup: Could Mitt Romney help Marco Rubio land the nomination?
    Could Mitt Romney help Marco Rubio land the nomination? Utahns give lawmakers passing grades. Dabakis calls foul in mayoral race -- already. Happy T...

    Updated Apr 21 2015 09:10 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this June 10, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as the arrives at Lusaka International Airport in Lusaka, Zambia. Clinton confidantes view her four years at the helm of the State Department as her golden era _ a chance for one of the country’s most polarizing figures to jump off the political treadmill. She set a record for international travel and prioritized issues she had long been passionate about, including global health and boosting opportunities for women and girls. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File) News roundup: The new and improved Hillary Clinton
    The new and improved Hillary Clinton. Federal judge denies injunction against SB54. Sen. Mike Lee’s clear path forward. Happy Monday. Welcome back t...

    Updated Apr 15 2015 11:47 am   |     |   Share
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    Hillary Clinton to launch her campaign Sunday
    Count My Vote in court. Clinton to announce. Herbert calls for water conservation. Happy Friday. The presidential race is heating up. According to m...

    Updated Apr 10 2015 08:09 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Poll: Sen. Mike Lee would beat Jim Matheson
    Poll: Sen. Mike Lee would beat Jim Matheson. Why it’s good to check your White House invite twice. Budget cuts hurting IRS’ ability to help on tax que...

    Updated Apr 09 2015 10:59 am   |     |   Share
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Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves on stage with his son Josh, left, at his Colorado caucus night rally in Denver, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) News roundup: Poll: GOP voters favor Sen. Mike Lee over Josh Romney
    Poll: GOP voters favor Sen. Mike Lee over Josh Romney. Pew study finds Mormons most reliable Republicans. Greenwald says NSA data center is intrusive....

    Updated Apr 09 2015 10:58 am   |     |   Share
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    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney answers questions during a question-and-answer period following his address to the student body and guests in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Romney joked about his time as a candidate and addressed a number of world issues including terrorism, world economy and domestically Mitt Romney: I wish I’d bet $10,000 on my NCAA bracket
    Mitt Romney: I wish I’d bet $10,000 on my NCAA bracket. Shurtleff pitches himself as defense attorney. Dabakis enters SLC mayoral race. Happy Tuesda...

    Updated Apr 08 2015 12:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Mitt Romney’s NCAA bracket winning; Obama’s is toast
    Mitt Romney’s NCAA bracket winning, Obama’s is toast. Poll: Utahns split on moving homeless shelter. SL Co. Dems to choose new leaders. Happy Monday...

    Updated Apr 07 2015 09:56 am   |     |   Share
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Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, wants to ban grants and contracts to those with large tax delinquencies. News roundup: Is someone at the Secret Service trying to intimidate Jason Chaffetz?
    Obama launches new solar initiative in Utah. A first-hand account of Air Force One. Chaffetz’s Secret Service past leaked. Happy Friday. Top aides t...

    Updated Apr 03 2015 06:51 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, Hillary Rodham Clinton listens before delivering remarks at an event in New York. Clinton has offered praise for President Barack Obama’s executive actions to stave off deportation for millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But the Democrats’ favored presidential hopeful has been less forthcoming on other issues in these early days of the 2016 contest. Clinton is not, so far, a candidate, and she’s limiting her commentary about the daily news cycle confronting Obama. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) News roundup: New poll shows Hillary Clinton’s strength despite scandal
    The details on Obama’s visit. Herbert vetoes five bills. A new 2016 poll is bad for Republicans. Happy Thursday. Hillary Clinton is a polarizing fig...

    Updated Apr 07 2015 09:54 am   |     |   Share
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    (FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2011, file photo, then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hands off her mobile phone after arriving to meet with Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, Netherlands. Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation that she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so she could carry a single device, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press)  . (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool/File) News roundup: Judiciary chairman: Hillary Clinton likely violated the law
    Judiciary chairman: Hillary Clinton likely violated the law. BYU poll finds strong support for Healthy Utah plan. Obama expected to stay overnight in ...

    Updated Apr 02 2015 11:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: How the passport information of world leaders, including Obama’s, got leaked
    The next Daily Show host. How Obama’s passport info got leaked. The LDS Church’s lobbying practices. Happy Monday. Talk about an uh-oh moment. An Au...

    Updated Mar 30 2015 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in San Francisco, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) News roundup: Jeb Bush asks donors not to give too much -- well, $1 million or less
    Jeb Bush asks donors not to give too much -- well, $1 million or less. Lawmakers, LDS officials and LGBT leaders unveil anti-discrimination bill. Mitt...

    Updated Mar 09 2015 01:28 pm   |     |   Share
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Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, wants to ban grants and contracts to those with large tax delinquencies. News roundup: Like Clinton, Utah’s Chaffetz uses a personal email for his job
    Like Clinton, Utah’s Chaffetz uses a personal email for his job. Speaker Hughes reverses, will allow Healthy Utah to be heard. Compromise bill would h...

    Updated Mar 04 2015 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    Chaffetz: ‘If I was the president,’ I’d take out Iran’s nuclear facilities
    Chaffetz: ‘If I was the president,’ I’d take out Iran’s nuclear facilities. Anti-discrimination bills out today. Senate discusses, doesn’t pass medica...

    Updated Mar 03 2015 01:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Senator Orrin Hatch with Utah Governor Gary Herbert, left,  speak after cutting the ribbon for the ICBM Building, the first commercial building developed at Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park a massive business park being developed on the west side of Hill Air Force Base. Utah’s Hatch offers plan if Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare subsidies
    Sen. Orrin Hatch offers plan if Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare subsidies. Former SLC Mayor Corradini passes away. Utah Houses leaders offer a ne...

    Updated Mar 02 2015 02:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in San Francisco, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) News roundup: Jeb Bush braces for D.C.’s big conservative event
    Jeb Bush braces for D.C.’s big conservative event. Healthy Utah declared dead. Former Sen. Bennett diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Happy Thursday....

    Updated Feb 26 2015 01:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks to reporters following a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Boehner said he's waiting for the Senate to act on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department ahead of Friday's midnight deadline. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) News roundup: Days before possible DHS shutdown, GOP lawmakers clash
    Days before a DHS shut down, GOP lawmakers clash over plans. Senate gives initial approval to Healthy Utah. Senate also kills ‘Count My Vote’ delay. ...

    Updated Feb 26 2015 01:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A key committee chairman and the head of the American Legion have expressed disappointment with McDonald, who admitted misstating that he served in the military's special forces. McDonald has apologized after making the erroneous claim while speaking to a homeless veteran last month. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File) News roundup: VA secretary apologizes for claim that he was in special forces
    VA secretary apologizes for claim that he was in special forces. Hatch says he has a plan if GOP lawsuit against Obamacare prevails. Herbert: We can a...

    Updated Feb 24 2015 12:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    From left, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., smile and exchange congratulations after the signing of the bill authorizing expansion of the Keystone XL pipeline, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Though both houses of Congress are now controlled by Republicans, Boehner and McConnell are at a standstill over provisions attached to a Homeland Security spending bill aimed at blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) News roundup: Homeland Security ‘shutdown’ looms on Friday
    Homeland Security ‘shutdown’ looms on Friday. Poll: Utahns want to target industrial polluters, car emissions not wood burning. Who are the 63,000 Uta...

    Updated Feb 23 2015 12:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    News quiz: Who said it?
    Who said it? “We ought not be dictating here from the Capitol and we ought to leave the local folk to do it.” Was it: a) Utah House Speaker Gr...
    Updated Feb 23 2015 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, to discuss the Department of Homeland Security funding bill. On Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility of a potential shutdown at the department because of a congressional impasse over immigration. Also seen are, from left, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn. and Sen. Ted Cruz. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) News roundup: Utah’s Mike Lee is the most ‘extreme’ senator
    Study: Utah’s Mike Lee the most ‘extreme’ senator. Poll: Utahns gets their legislative news from TV. A new bill to legalize medical marijuana. Happy...

    Updated Feb 20 2015 07:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    News quiz: Who said it?
    Who said it? “The commander in chief remains bound by international conventions. The commander in chief is bound by treaties.” Was it: a) Jay Bybe...
    Updated Feb 23 2015 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    Daily news quiz — Who said it
    Who said it? “Historically we’ve decided to punish people and subject them to negativity rather than treat them and embrace them with support. For t...
    Updated Feb 26 2015 01:51 pm   |     |   Share