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    Vice President Joe Biden walks with former Utah Gov. Jon M. Huntsman during a tour of the research lab at the Huntsman Cancer Institute Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in Salt Lake City, as part of the White House’s cancer ’moonshot,’ an ambitious effort to double the rate of progress toward curing cancer and ramp up federally funded research on the disease. Working toward a cure for cancer is personal for Biden, whose 46-year-old son, former Delaware state Attorney General Beau Biden, died from brain cancer in May. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool) News roundup: Jon Huntsman says it’s time for GOP to rally around Trump
    Jon Huntsman says it’s time for GOP to rally around Trump. Hatch to meet with Netanyahu. Bishop’s long-time aide leaves for LDS Church post. Happy...

    Updated May 02 2016 08:43 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Sen. Mike Lee demands apology after Boehner calls out Ted Cruz
    Sen. Mike Lee demands apology after Boehner calls our Ted Cruz. Herbert’s ‘speed dating’ fund-raiser criticized. Dems say Trump nomination could hurt ...

    Updated Apr 29 2016 01:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP senators not ready to accept Trump as their presidential nominee
    GOP senators not ready to accept Trump as their presidential nominee. Rep. Noel wants to investigate Bears Ears group. Chaffetz challenger files FEC c...

    Updated Apr 29 2016 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a rally at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown, Ind., Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) News roundup: Trump may be winning, but Cruz is playing a different game
    Trump may be winning, but Cruz is playing a different game. Poll: Utahns support medical marijuana. Hatch spars with Dems over Supreme Court pick. H...

    Updated Apr 28 2016 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop, Monday, April 25, 2016, at City Hall in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) News roundup: Trump, Clinton expected to do well in the ‘Acela primary’
    Trump, Clinton expected to do well in the ‘Acela primary.’ Johnson hopes to parlay convention win into primary victory. Trib-DNews lawyers meet over l...

    Updated Apr 26 2016 02:59 pm   |     |   Share
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    Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nev. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, following a Democrat policy luncheon. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Harry Reid’s last power play
    Harry Reid’s last power play. Cruz, Kasich team up against Trump. Johnson nabs more delegates than Herbert, will face off in primary. Happy Monday. ...

    Updated Apr 25 2016 11:24 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Democratic insiders: Time to bow out Bernie
    Democratic insiders: Time to bow out Bernie. Study says Utah convention delegates more extreme than voters at large. Governor’s race tops convention a...

    Updated Apr 22 2016 10:39 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Donald Trump is terrifying world leaders
    Donald Trump is terrifying world leaders. Huntsmans buy The Tribune. Cruz demands loyalty pledge for Utah delegates. Happy Thursday. President Barac...

    Updated Apr 21 2016 10:45 am   |     |   Share
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    House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) News roundup: Speaker Ryan won’t rule out presidential bid -- in 2020 or beyond
    Speaker Ryan won’t rule out a presidential bid -- in 2020 or beyond. Jewell visit sparks speculation about Bears Ears monument. Lee ends leadership bi...

    Updated Apr 20 2016 05:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump looks up as he fills in his ballot in New York, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) News roundup: Donald Trump has only one path to the nomination, and that’s his fault
    Donald Trump has only one path to the nomination, and it’s his fault. Herbert agrees to special session. BYU to review Honor Code approach sexual assa...

    Updated Apr 19 2016 06:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event Sunday, April 17, 2016, in Staten Island, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) News roundup: A President Trump could face possible impeachment shortly after taking office
    A President Trump could face possible impeachment shortly after taking office. Poll: Sanders would beat Trump in Utah. NRCC says Mia Love can win on h...

    Updated Apr 18 2016 10:39 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Republican insiders to Trump: Stop whining about the rules
    Republican insiders to Trump: Stop whining about the rules. Matheson now lobbying for payday lenders. Chaffetz challenger raises concerns about campai...

    Updated Apr 15 2016 03:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks at a campaign rally, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Rochester, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) News roundup: Tonight’s debate Sanders’ last shot to shake up Democratic race
    Tonight’s debate Sanders’ last shot to shake up Democratic race. Utah GOP says it won’t comply with ‘unconstitutional’ law. Rove: Trump can’t win nomi...

    Updated Apr 14 2016 10:59 am   |     |   Share
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    Former President Bill Clinton speaks to healthcare union members, while campaigning for his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Thursday March 31, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) News roundup: Bill Clinton seems like he’s ‘running for re-election rather’ than stumping for Hillary
    Bill Clinton seems like he’s ‘running for re-election rather’ than stumping for Hillary. Mike Lee eyes Senate leadership post. Poll: 57 percent of Uta...

    Updated Apr 14 2016 10:58 am   |     |   Share
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    Vice President Joe Biden speaks at an event Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Las Vegas. Biden and Lady Gaga took to the stage to raise awareness about sexual assault at schools and college campuses.(AP Photo/John Locher) News roundup: Joe Biden: ‘I would like to see a woman elected’ president
    Joe Biden: ‘I would like to see a woman elected’ president. 10th Circuit reverses decriminalization of polygamy. Swallow asks judge to dismiss all cha...

    Updated Apr 12 2016 02:25 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: ‘Hillary would beat [Trump] from jail,’ says anti-Trump PAC
    ‘Hillary would beat [Trump] from jail.’ Poll: Herbert soaring over Johnson. Sanders supporters lost in SL. Co. Dem convention. Happy Monday. Democra...

    Updated Apr 11 2016 11:15 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Insiders predict brokered convention unless Trump steps up his game
    Insiders predict brokered convention unless Trump steps up his game. New ads hit Bishop over Puerto Rico legislation. Provo passes tax, forgets to imp...

    Updated Apr 08 2016 10:47 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, waves as he arrives at a primary night campaign event, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) News roundup: Ted Cruz struggles to find GOP establishment support
    Ted Cruz struggles to find GOP establishment support. Cruz endorses Herbert. Federal judge refuses to strike down signature path to primary ballot. ...

    Updated Apr 08 2016 10:47 am   |     |   Share
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    Tony Dejak | AP file photo Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a town hall meeting at the Ehrnfelt Recreation Center, Sunday in Strongsville, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) News roundup: Kasich to visit Utah
    Trump, Kasich tied in Ohio while Rubio down in Florida. Trump may skip SLC debate. Kasich to visit Utah on Friday. Happy Monday. Republicans who wan...

    Updated Mar 15 2016 10:55 am   |     |   Share
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    Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, after announcing he will endorse Trump during a news conference at the Mar-A-Lago Club, Friday, March 11, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) News roundup: Donald Trump’s new challenge: Unify the GOP
    Donald Trump’s new challenge: Unify the GOP. Lee backs Cruz, says Rubio should suspend. All the legislative news fit to print. Happy Friday. He may ...

    Updated Mar 11 2016 02:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Rubio shoots down the idea of a unity ticket with Cruz
    Rubio shoots down the idea of a unity ticket with Cruz. Legislature puts aside $4.5M for public lands lawsuit. Stewart says Trump is ‘our Mussolini.’ ...

    Updated Mar 10 2016 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, joined at right by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and other Democrats, urges Senate Republicans to relent on their decision to take no action on anyone President Barack Obama nominates to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) News roundup: Poll: Most Americans want Supreme Court seat filled
    Poll: Most Americans want Supreme Court seat filled, but wide partisan divide. Medicaid expansion alternative on way to governor. Romney’s speech didn...

    Updated Mar 09 2016 02:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Romney records robocall for Rubio, says he’ll help Cruz, Kasich, too
    Romney records robocall for Rubio, says he’ll help Cruz, Kasich, too. Senate kills on marijuana bill, passes more limited one. Jury rules against poly...

    Updated Mar 08 2016 02:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Mitt Romney: Trump ‘most likely’ to be GOP nominee
    Mitt Romney: Trump ‘most likely’ to be GOP nominee. Lee blocks Flint bill, says state has rainy day fund. Poll: Three-quarters of Utahns want to vote ...

    Updated Mar 07 2016 02:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Mitt Romney says he may endorse after March 15
    Romney says he may endorse after March 15. Will Romney’s gambit blunt Trump’s progress? SL Co. officials concerned by recorder’s health. Happy Frida...

    Updated Mar 07 2016 02:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Mitt Romney to call Trump a ‘phony’ and a ‘fraud’
    Mitt Romney to call Trump a ‘phony’ and a ‘fraud.’ Hate crimes bill dies in Senate. Legislature votes to repeal the 17th Amendment. Happy Thursday. ...

    Updated Mar 03 2016 03:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Five takeaways from Super Tuesday
    Five takeaways from Super Tuesday. Herbert backs investment in California coal port. Senate passes initial bill to end death penalty. Happy Wednesda...

    Updated Mar 02 2016 02:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: It’s Super Tuesday, and judgment day for some campaigns
    It’s Super Tuesday, and judgement day for some campaigns. Poll: Utahns want Rubio and Sanders but resigned that it’ll be Trump and Clinton. Happy Tu...

    Updated Mar 01 2016 03:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP wants to approve judicial nominees, just not for the Supreme Court
    GOP wants to approve judges, just not for the Supreme Court. Police shooting prompts small riot. Poll: Utahns want to vote on raising taxes for educat...

    Updated Feb 29 2016 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, left, listens as Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answers a question during the Republican Presidential Primary Debate at the University of Houston Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Gary Coronado, Pool) MANDATORY CREDIT News roundup: GOP insiders say, face it, Trump is your nominee
    GOP insiders: Face it, Donald Trump is your nominee. Obama fails to persuade Hatch on Supreme Court nomination. Sen. Lee grabs a spot on the primary b...

    Updated Feb 26 2016 02:15 pm   |     |   Share