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  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Obama says Senate health care bill has ‘meanness at the core.’
    Obama says Senate health care bill has ‘meanness at the core.’ Utah’s Mike Lee is one of four GOP senators opposing the Obamacare repeal legislation. ...

    Updated Jun 24 2017 10:35 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Senate Republicans set to release health care bill
    Senate Republicans set to release health care bill. New United Utah Party sues state, hopes to get on the ballot. Lieutenant guv says Trump’s election...

    Updated Jun 24 2017 10:35 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump ‘loves rallies,’ heads to Iowa to relive 2016 victory
    Trump ‘loves rallies,’ heads to Iowa for fanfare and flattery. Sen. Mike Lee denounces secrecy surrounding Republican health care bill. Lawmakers disc...

    Updated Jun 21 2017 11:03 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump critic is now spokesman for the president’s legal team
    Trump critic is now spokesman for the president’s legal team. Chaffetz admonishes Trump, Obama administrations for not cooperating with his Oversight ...

    Updated Jun 21 2017 11:03 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Rural Americans love for Trump might be waning
    Rural Americans love for Trump might be waning. Former Rep. Herrod emerges from GOP convention for Congress. Democrats pick Kathie Allen for the 3rd, ...

    Updated Jun 19 2017 11:44 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Lawmakers champion unity at congressional baseball game
    Lawmakers champion unity at congressional baseball game. Police arrest former FLDS leader in South Dakota. Utah receives “F” grade for electing women ...

    Updated Jun 16 2017 06:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: How Congress failed to plan for doomsday
    How Congress failed to plan for doomsday. Chaffetz, others call for heightened security for members. Lee one of two votes against Russia sanctions. ...

    Updated Jun 15 2017 07:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Gunman shoots congressman, others near Washington
    Gunman shoots congressman, others near Washington. Utah’s delegation reports in safe. Giffords tweets Happy Wednesday. A gunman opened fire this mor...

    Updated Jun 14 2017 03:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: White House struggling to change the subject
    White House struggling to change the subject. Zinke recommends diminishing size of Bears Ears monument. Ott open to retire early. Happy Tuesday. Las...

    Updated Jun 14 2017 03:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Melania and Baron Trump move into the White House
    Melania and Baron Trump move into the White House. Biden wants Romney to run for Senate from Utah. Zinke expected to announce Bears Ears suggestion so...

    Updated Jun 12 2017 02:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump says he’s vindicated and calls Comey a ‘leaker’
    Trump says he’s ‘vindicated’ and calls Comey a ‘leaker.’ Gowdy elected to Chaffetz’s Oversight chairmanship. Utah GOP to hold 3rd District online deba...

    Updated Jun 09 2017 06:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Five things to watch for in today’s Comey hearing
    Five things to watch for in today’s Comey hearing. Utah Policy poll shows Utahns split on why they think Trump fired Comey. McAdams calls for Ott to r...

    Updated Jun 09 2017 06:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump to name former Bush Justice Department official as FBI director
    Trump to name former Bush Justice Department official as FBI director. Our Schools Now launches campaign. Tanner Ainge qualifies for the primary ballo...

    Updated Jun 07 2017 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump is stalling his own nominees and blaming Democrats
    Trump is stalling his own nominees and blaming Democrats. Teng declines to pursue appeal of ballot denial. Ann Romney to head up fund-raiser for 3rd D...

    Updated Jun 07 2017 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Washington could face a ‘train wreck’ this fall
    Fear of ‘train wreck’ in Washington this fall. Judge rules against 3rd District wannabe candidate. BLM pulls lease sale near Zion National Park. Hap...

    Updated Jun 05 2017 12:22 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump touts tax bill that doesn’t exist
    Trump touts tax bill that doesn’t exist. Utah politicians, environmental groups weigh in on withdrawal from Paris climate accord. NSA surveilled SLC d...

    Updated Jun 02 2017 08:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Former VP Joe Biden launches PAC — rekindling 2020 speculation
    Former VP Joe Biden launches PAC — rekindling 2020 speculation. Utah senators praise possibility of leaving Paris climate accord. Mitt Romney schedule...

    Updated Jun 02 2017 08:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump tweets about ‘covfefe’
    Trump tweets about ‘covfefe.’ Rep. Mia Love urges Trump to extend stay for Haitian refugees. Critics use misleading numbers to compare size of monumen...

    Updated May 31 2017 11:44 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Hillary Clinton says she ‘would be your president’ if not for FBI letter, Russian hacking
    Hillary Clinton says she ‘would be your president’ if not for FBI letter, Russian hacking. Utah public lands official testifies to Congress that natio...

    Updated May 03 2017 06:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump claims Andrew Jackson was ‘really angry’ about the Civil War
    Trump claims Andrew Jackson was ‘really angry’ about the Civil War. Chaffetz to return to Washington for health care vote after foot surgery. U. of Ut...

    Updated May 02 2017 12:34 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump applauds first 100 days in television ad
    Trump applauds first 100 days in television ad. U. of Utah Health Care CEO resigns. Herbert agrees to not defund Planned Parenthood. Happy Monday. I...

    Updated May 02 2017 12:34 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump ‘thought it would be easier’ being president
    Trump ‘thought it would be easier’ being president. Herbert weighs how to fill Chaffetz’s House seat. Utah’s congressional delegation talks Bears Ears...

    Updated Apr 28 2017 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Republicans jockey to determine who will fill Chaffetz’s position as Oversight chairman
    Republicans jockey to determine who will fill Chaffetz’s position as Oversight chairman. Trump signs executive order to review national monuments. Cha...

    Updated Apr 28 2017 04:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Agencies exasperated at Trump’s slow pace in filling senior-level jobs
    Agencies exasperated at Trump’s slow pace in filling senior-level jobs. Interior Secretary set to review Bears Ears National Monument. Chaffetz says M...

    Updated Apr 26 2017 11:40 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump says grading a president’s first 100 days is ‘not very meaningful’
    Trump says grading a president’s first 100 days is ‘not very meaningful.’ Hatch decries Bears Ears, calls for Trump to rescind designation. UTA consid...

    Updated Apr 25 2017 11:13 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Lawmakers and leaders use cable news to get messages across to Trump
    Lawmakers and leaders use cable news to get messages across to Trump. The president plans to sign executive order targeting Antiquities Act. Thousands...

    Updated Apr 25 2017 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Clinton criticizes Trump, says to ‘remember 2018’
    Clinton criticizes Trump, says to ‘remember 2018.’ Chaffetz may step down, possibly for TV gig. Herbert says he may run again. Happy Friday. Hillary...

    Updated Apr 21 2017 01:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Five reasons the government could shutdown
    Five reasons the government could shutdown. Chaffetz says he won’t run in 2018 -- but leaves open chance for governor. Candidates scramble for new ope...

    Updated Apr 21 2017 01:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: DNC chair defends his use of four-letter words on the stump
    DNC chair defends his use of four-letter words on the stump. McMullin campaign still owes $670,000 to vendors. Chaffetz talks about his visit to the D...

    Updated Apr 21 2017 01:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Protesters appear to really get under Trump’s skin
    Protesters appear to really get under Trump’s skin. Biskupski pulls nominee for urban-renewal agency. Expert doubts penalty for judge who called rapis...

    Updated Apr 21 2017 01:07 pm   |     |   Share