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    News roundup: Sanders still itching for a convention fight
    Sanders still itching for a convention fight. Swallow wants an evidence hearing. Lee planning to attend the GOP convention. Happy Friday. Bernie San...

    Updated Jul 01 2016 06:54 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump campaign emails foreign lawmakers seeking donations
    Trump campaign emails foreign lawmakers seeking donations. Lee lays out case against Trump. Two Cache County officials resign over Trump’s rise. Hap...

    Updated Jun 30 2016 01:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop, Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Alumisource, a metals recycling facility in Monessen, Pa. A new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump’s ability to manage foreign policy should be become U.S. president is rock-bottom in a host of countries in Europe and Asia.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) News roundup: Worries grow about security at GOP convention
    Worries grow about security at GOP convention. Herbert defeats Johnson, Chaffetz beats Teng. Snow becomes first transgender major party nominee for th...

    Updated Jun 29 2016 12:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Poll: Most GOP voters don’t want Trump as nominee
    Poll: Most GOP voters don’t want Trump as nominee. Primary day in Utah. Oakland says ‘no’ to Utah coal. Happy Tuesday. A new poll shows less than ha...

    Updated Jun 29 2016 11:43 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Prominent Republicans skipping speaking roles at Trump’s convention
    Prominent Republicans skipping speaking roles at Trump’s convention. Trump’s problem in Mormon country. Utah’s lesser-known congressman. Happy Monda...

    Updated Jun 27 2016 11:09 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: House Democrats eye more guerrilla tactics
    House Democrats eye more guerrilla tactics. UK exits EU, markets tumble and prime minister resigns. Utah Latinos respond to high court ruling. Happy...

    Updated Jun 24 2016 12:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump prepares massive whip team to combat anti-Trump convention fight
    Trump prepares massive whip team to combat anti-Trump convention fight. Democrats stage sit-in on House floor over gun control. Poll: Utahns don’t car...

    Updated Jun 24 2016 12:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this May 24, 1985, file photo, President Ronald Reagan works at his desk in the oval office of the White House as he prepares a speech on tax revision. In an editorial published on June 2, 2016, the San Diego Union-Tribune urged Republican readers to write-in Reagan instead of voting for Donald Trump in California’s GOP primary on June 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Scott Stewart, File) News roundup: Trump compares self with Reagan, but Reagan distanced himself from Trump
    Trump compares self with Reagan, but Reagan tried to distance himself from Trump. Poll: 70% of Utahns say Trump is too volatile for the White House. L...

    Updated Jun 24 2016 12:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump brushes off cash problems and new poll shows him taking a lead in Utah
    Trump’s money woes. Herbert’s easy path to victory. Ruzicka wants to “Free the Delegates” Happy Tuesday. The political world was shocked when new re...

    Updated Jun 22 2016 07:31 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: This election is so polarizing, even the dead are speaking out
    This election is so polarizing, even the dead are speaking out. Utah GOP chair meets with Trump. Utahn to head Republican Convention Rules Committee. ...

    Updated Jun 22 2016 06:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Donald Trump announces that he seek the Republican nomination for president, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump vows to bring back the millions of American jobs lost to China and other foreign competitors if voters put him in the White House. Economists say he wouldn’t stand a chance: Trump’s boundless self-confidence is no match for the global economic forces that took those jobs away. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) News roundup: Happy anniversary: One year ago, Trump entered the race to low expectations
    Happy anniversary: One year ago, Trump entered the race to low expectations. Poll: Utahns want Supreme Court nominee hearings. Romney endorses Herbert...

    Updated Jun 17 2016 05:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump, RNC still not best buddies heading into general election
    Trump, RNC still not best buddies heading into general election. Utah voters split on Bears Ears monument. Utah lawmakers want $17m arena at fairpark....

    Updated Jun 17 2016 05:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Circuit Center, in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) News roundup: Federal judge says Clinton email probe is a ‘criminal investigation’
    Federal judge says Clinton email probe is a ‘criminal investigation.’ Herbert leads Johnson by 45 points in Trib-Hinckley poll. Stewart says Orlando g...

    Updated Jun 15 2016 05:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Clinton’s lead over Trump grows in new national poll
    Clinton’s lead over Trump grows in new national poll. Count My Vote runs ads urging primary turnout. Post profiles Bishop over Puerto Rico bill. Hap...

    Updated Jun 14 2016 04:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: The new normal: When tragedy hits, America is divided
    The new normal: When tragedy hits, America is divided. Poll: Clinton, Trump tied in Utah. Romney says he isn’t running but won’t stay silent. Happy ...

    Updated Jun 13 2016 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Some GOP insiders still want to deny Trump the nomination
    Some GOP insiders still want to deny Trump the nomination. Obama endorses Clinton. Love says no way to hint she could be Trump’s running mate. Happy...

    Updated Jun 10 2016 12:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two people with knowledge of Warren’s plans say the Massachusetts senator will formally endorse Hillary Clinton for president in the next week or two. They spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, June 8, 2016, because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the endorsement before Warren makes it. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) News roundup: Elizabeth Warren to call Trump a ‘nasty, thin-skinned fraud’
    Elizabeth Warren to call Trump a ‘nasty, thin-skinned fraud.’ Presidential race to dominate Romney’s E2 Summit. Draft of Utah’s anti-fed lawsuit expec...

    Updated Jun 10 2016 12:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: The 11 states that will decide the presidential race
    The 11 states that will decide the presidential race. Clinton heralded as first female major party nominee. Utahns celebrate Clinton’s historic moment...

    Updated Jun 08 2016 05:59 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press)   in his office at Trump Tower, Tuesday, May 10, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) News roundup: Trump calls his Muslim ban, other proposals just ‘suggestions’
    Trump calls his Muslim ban, etc., just ‘suggestions.’ Hatch meets with Trump, will back him. Overstock founder must pay in libel suit. Happy Friday....

    Updated May 13 2016 11:07 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2015, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks to a conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warren and fellow Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Edward Markey sent a letter Monday, May 24, 2016, to Harvard President Drew Faust, urging Harvard University to let graduate students who work as research and teaching assistants form collective bargaining units. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) News roundup: Biden would have chosen Elizabeth Warren as his running mate
    Biden would have chose Elizabeth Warren as his running mate. Lee refuses to back Trump -- for now. Obama signs Hatch bill. Happy Thursday. We told y...

    Updated May 12 2016 12:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    Vice President Joe Biden, right, poses for a picture with a woman while visiting an outdoor shopping mall, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) News roundup: Biden: ‘I would have been the best president’
    Biden: ‘I would have been the best president.’ UTA to close committee meetings to the public. Sen. Bennett’s funeral brings bipartisanship. Happy We...

    Updated May 11 2016 03:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) News roundup: GOP could be headed for convention chaos without Speaker Ryan
    GOP could be headed for convention chaos without Speaker Ryan. Rawlings wants Grand Jury to probe Reid, Lee. 356 laws take affect today. Happy Tuesd...

    Updated May 10 2016 11:16 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, May 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) News roundup: Five things to know about a Trump vs. Clinton matchup
    Five things to know about a Trump vs Clinton matchup. White House urges consensus on Bears Ears. Utah Co. GOP fighting Republicans who gathered signat...

    Updated May 09 2016 10:56 am   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes a speech about the state of the 2016 presidential race and Donald Trump at the Hinckley Insitute of Politics at the University of Utah Thursday March 3. News roundup: Mitt Romney says he won’t back Donald Trump
    Romney says he won’t back Donald Trump. Also, he’ll skip the GOP convention. Memorial services for Bennett scheduled. Happy Friday. Mitt Romney is n...

    Updated May 06 2016 11:02 am   |     |   Share
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    Former President George H.W. Bush, left, shows his pitching grip as he wheeled out to the field to throw out the ceremonial first pitch to Houston Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh before the baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) News roundup: Bush 41 and Bush 43 refused to endorse likely GOP nominee Trump
    Bush 41 and Bush 43 refused to endorse likely GOP nominee Trump. Remembering Sen. Bennett. Utah leaders reluctantly backing Trump. Happy Thursday. T...

    Updated May 05 2016 01:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at Jackie O’s Production Brewery and Tap Room in Athens, Ohio, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) News roundup: Republicans considering Clinton over Trump
    Republicans considering Clinton over Trump. Cruz drops out, Trump likely nominee. Herbert criticized over new fund-raiser. Happy Wednesday. No longe...

    Updated May 05 2016 01:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, arrives for a caucus night rally with Hedi and his father Rafael, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) News roundup: Trump says Cruz’s father was with JFK assassin
    Trump says Cruz’s father was with Lee Harvey Oswald before JFK assassination. Utah officials trying to mediate conflicts with ranchers, feds. State re...

    Updated May 03 2016 11:28 am   |     |   Share
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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 03 2016 11:28 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