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  • POLITICS
    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 27 2017 07:06 am   |     |   Share
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    News roundup: After bashing Bush, Trump leans on his former aides for help
    After bashing Bush, Trump leans on his former aides for help. Chaffetz opponent raises more cash than him. Tax Day protestors bring out a 10-foot-tall...

    Updated Apr 17 2017 12:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Not yet 100 days in, Trump struggling to keep his base
    Trump struggling to keep his base. House Dems claim Interior did work with Utah officials prior to Bears Ears designation. State audit finds problems ...

    Updated Apr 14 2017 06:29 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Professor who predicted President Trump now says he’ll be impeached
    Professor who predicted President Trump now says he’ll be impeached. SL County looks to hand off homeless issue to nonprofit board. $13m more needed t...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 06:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: FBI obtained court order to monitor Trump adviser
    FBI obtained court order to monitor Trump adviser. New billboard goes after Chaffetz. Hatch has $3.5 million in the bank. Happy Wednesday. President...

    Updated Apr 14 2017 06:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Club for Growth goes after moderate Republicans over health care
    Club for Growth goes after moderate Republicans on health care. Tribune wins Pulitzer for campus rape coverage. Hatch: I’m running. Happy Tuesday. T...

    Updated Apr 14 2017 06:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: In broken Washington, at least a government shutdown isn’t likely
    In broken Washington, at least a government shutdown isn’t likely. Utah’s delegation reacts to Trump’s Syria attack. Poll: Most Utahns don’t own a gun...

    Updated Apr 10 2017 02:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump blesses ‘the entire world’ in remarks on Syria airstrikes
    Trump blesses ‘the entire world’ in remarks on Syria airstrikes. Stewart ‘frustrated’ after Nunes steps aside from Russia investigation. Sens. Hatch, ...

    Updated Apr 10 2017 02:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Republican senators disagree on ‘nuclear option’ to confirm Supreme Court nominee
    Republican senators disagree on ‘nuclear option’ to confirm Supreme Court nominee. President Donald Trump’s approval rating declines in Utah. Former U...

    Updated Apr 10 2017 02:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Could a notorious pro-Trump Twitter bot be a Utah man?
    Could a notorious pro-Trump Twitter bot be a Utah man? Federal prosecutors strike deal with UTA in investigation of agency officials. Mitt Romney will...

    Updated Apr 10 2017 02:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: College students apply for internship with President Donald Trump
    College students apply for internship with President Donald Trump. Utah senators advance Supreme Court nominee. D.C. residents form PAC to unseat Rep....

    Updated Apr 10 2017 02:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    News roundup: Trump tweets about ‘tremendous respect for women’
    Trump tweets about ‘tremendous respect for women.’ Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch, Mike Lee disagree on Republican health care plan. Rep. Jason Chaffetz sugge...

    Updated Mar 09 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman speaks at a primary election night rally Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Manchester, N.H.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Huntsman meets with Hatch, declines to say if he’d challenge the senator
    Washington • Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, under consideration to be the U.S. ambassador to Russia, glad-handed his way through the U.S. Capitol on T...
    Updated Mar 07 2017 09:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: White House spokesman dodges comment on Trump’s tweets
    White House spokesman dodges comment on Trump’s tweets. Utah’s congressional leaders and local immigrant groups react to Trump’s new travel ban. Chaff...

    Updated Mar 07 2017 01:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump stews over setbacks
    Trump stews over setbacks. Former Utah AG John Swallow feels ‘exonerated.’ Interior secretary repeals ban on lead ammunition with little impact on Uta...

    Updated Mar 06 2017 01:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Melania Trump reads Dr. Seuss in first solo outing as first lady
    Melania Trump reads Dr. Seuss in first solo outing as first lady. Former Utah AG John Swallow walks free after acquittal on nine charges. Jurors and p...

    Updated Mar 06 2017 01:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Oprah Winfrey considers running for president
    Oprah Winfrey considers running for president. Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman rises as possible U.S. ambassador to Russia. Senate confirms Interior Secretary ...

    Updated Mar 02 2017 02:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump promises to stick to the script
    Trump promises to stick to the script. Utah congressional leaders applaud the president’s speech. State lawmakers look to acquire Bears Ears land. H...

    Updated Mar 02 2017 02:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Trump awards himself an A+ for effort
    Trump awards himself an A+ for effort. New legislation introduces Zion Moat, doesn’t nix Zion Curtain. Utah legislators discuss medical marijuana with...

    Updated Mar 02 2017 02:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Comedian host Jimmy Kimmel teases Trump during the Oscars
    Comedian host Jimmy Kimmel teases Trump during the Oscars. Salt Lake City revises homeless shelter plan. Audio released of call between Herbert and ou...

    Updated Feb 27 2017 11:45 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Democrats are already lining up for 2020
    Democrats are already lining up for 2020. Prosecution rests case in Swallow trial; three counts dismissed. Pentagon official raised concerns about BYU...

    Updated Feb 27 2017 11:45 am   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: How Trump’s campaign tried to keep him off Twitter
    How Trump’s campaign tried to keep him off Twitter. The Swallow trial continues. Hatch says to give the Trump administration patience. Happy Thursda...

    Updated Feb 23 2017 07:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • POLITICS
    News roundup: Battle over student’s art at U.S. Capitol now heads to federal court
    Battle over student’s art at U.S. Capitol now heads to federal court. Prosecutors expected to rest case against Swallow today. Chaffetz quizzes Bryce ...

    Updated Feb 22 2017 01:00 pm   |     |   Share