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    This Sept. 8, 2010 publicity photo released by Comedy Central shows host Stephen Colbert appears on News roundup: Jon Huntsman makes list of Stephen Colbert’s best political takedowns
    Healthy Utah in trouble with Legislature. Colbert’s political hits. How to stop fence jumpers at the White House. Happy Friday. Stephen Colbert beat...

    Updated Dec 19 2014 05:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Columbia Pictures - Sony shows, from left, James Franco, as Dave, Lizzy Caplan as Lacey, and Seth Rogen, as Aaron, in Columbia Pictures' News roundup: Mitt Romney to Sony: Release ‘The Interview’ for free
    Mitt’s response to “The Interview.” Horiuchi’s last hurrah. Legislature to debate competing gay rights bills. Happy Thursday. Mitt Romney has a mess...

    Updated Dec 18 2014 12:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2011.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) News roundup: Why Mike Lee needs to be Robin to Ted Cruz’s Batman
    Prison search to expand. Least productive Congress ends. Lee takes heat from GOP. Happy Wednesday. The least productive Congress of the modern era e...

    Updated Dec 18 2014 12:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2011.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) News roundup: Sen. Mike Lee looks good in poll by conservative group
    Another prison site falls off the list. A poll to make Mike Lee smile. Lie of the year. Happy Tuesday. The Club for Growth, a conservative group tha...

    Updated Dec 16 2014 05:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Budget winners include gassy cows and kids who like salt
    Lee’s budget tactics backfire. Lyon leaves Dem post. The Last Leg. Happy Monday. The winners from the congressional budget fight that ended last wee...

    Updated Dec 16 2014 05:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the BYU Marriott Center Tuesday November 18, 2014.  His speech was titled News roundup: Top backers: Mitt Romney considering another White House run
    Mitt Romney considering another bid. Herbert pitches a big education increase. Mike Lee: Obama trying to give citizenship to immigrants. Happy Frida...

    Updated Dec 12 2014 02:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush talks to supporters after speaking at the U.S. Cuba Democracy PAC's 11th Annual Luncheon in Coral Gables, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. As governor of Florida, Bush oversaw a diverse state that is home to three-quarters of the nation's estimated 2 million Cuban-Americans. His longstanding support for the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba would provide a marked contrast with Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016, if both decide to run for president. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter) News roundup: Jeb Bush may have himself a Mitt Romney problem
    Jeb Bush may have himself a Mitt Romney problem. Sen. Mike Lee could be in trouble if Count My Vote changes stick. Gov. Herbert’s $14 billion budget. ...

    Updated Dec 12 2014 02:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Note to GOP: Voters pick candidates, not donors
    Note to GOP: Voters pick candidates, not donors. Hartley to take over as House CoS. Utah will have $638M in new tax revenue. Happy Wednesday. Yester...

    Updated Dec 10 2014 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP donors plan to anoint candidate ahead of the primaries
    GOP donors plan to anoint candidate ahead of the primaries. Herbert: Count My Vote constitutional. SLC to back anti-Citizens United resolution. Happ...

    Updated Dec 09 2014 11:58 am   |     |   Share
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    Conservatives gripe leaders are trying to ram through funding bill
    Conservatives gripe leaders are trying to ram through funding bill. Owens considering another fight against Love. Top Mormon leaders are Republicans. ...

    Updated Dec 08 2014 11:26 am   |     |   Share
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    In this photo taken Nov. 4, 2014, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks in Austin, Texas. The presidential contest that's starting to take shape is exposing divisions among likely Republican candidates on the nation's role in global affairs. Among those outlining foreign policy this week: Bush, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and Bobby Jindal, as well as the party's 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) News roundup: GOP senators balk at Ted Cruz’s budget fight plan
    GOP senators balk at Ted Cruz’s budget fight plan. Herbert unveils Healthy Utah Plan. Prison site landowners are well-connected. Happy Friday. Sen. ...

    Updated Dec 05 2014 11:29 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP rep: Cut Air Force One over Obama’s executive orders
    GOP rep: Defund Air Force One because of Obama’s executive orders. Utah joins 16 states to sue Obama. Herbert to roll out Healthy Utah plan details. ...

    Updated Dec 05 2014 11:28 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Voters: Let’s see a Romney-Clinton White House battle
    Voters: Let’s see a Romney-Clinton White House battle. GOP lawmakers back Count Our Vote lawsuit. People mag looks at Rep.-elect Mia Love. Happy Wed...

    Updated Dec 05 2014 11:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gives the keynote address at the National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) News roundup: Jeb Bush: GOP may have to lose primary to win general
    Jeb Bush: GOP may have to lose the primary to win general. Utah Republican Party sues the state over Count My Vote compromise. Becker, Garrott in for ...

    Updated Dec 02 2014 04:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: The rise of the Obama Republicans
    The rise of the Obama Republicans. Mormon population picking up in Utah. State ties for third in voter turnout. Happy Monday. The recent election br...

    Updated Dec 01 2014 11:44 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Romney: Hillary Clinton is the ‘prohibitive favorite’
    Romney: Hillary Clinton is the ‘prohibitive favorite.’ Utah to scrap ‘show me your papers’ law. Rideshare in SLC takes a hit. Happy Wednesday. Mitt ...

    Updated Nov 26 2014 11:33 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: GOP plans to avoid shutdown, still fight Obama actions
    GOP offers plan to fight Obama immigration orders, avoid shutdown. Utah Republicans file suit over County My Vote deal. Protests erupt after Ferguson ...

    Updated Nov 25 2014 11:27 am   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Mike Lee's approval rating rebounds in new poll
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    News roundup: Postal Service considers grocery delivery option
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    News roundup: Cousin Mike Lee dragged into Colorado Senate battle
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    News roundup: Mike Lee to campaign in Europe against U.S. tax law
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    Owens joins air fight, promises to put ‘people before politics’
    Doug Owens is now on the airwaves with an ad proclaiming that it’s time to put “people before politics.” His biographical commercials began running Mo...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Former IRS' Lois Lerner: 'I didn't do anything wrong'
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    News roundup: Secret Service may screen tourists near White House
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    News roundup: Eight in 10 Utahns disapprove of Congress