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Last Updated Oct 30, 2014 09:47PM

Political campaign seasons always teem with golf tournaments, luncheons, meet-and-greets, backyard barbecues and other staged events by candidates to collect money from well-wishers. If you look on legislative campaign-disclosure sites, those who fork over the most money at fundraisers are lobbyists or businesses and associations with vested interests in what happens at the Legislature. Some lobbyists have complained about how many times they get hit up by legislators who know they might need them on a certain issue. But one particular gripe from lobbyists who have a finite amount of …

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  • FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, House Oversight Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, leads the questioning of then-Secret Service Director Julia Pierson as the committee examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Rolly: Earth to Chaffetz: There is no permanent surgeon general
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Rep. Curt Oda, R-Clearfield, enters the hallway leading to the Republican caucus room following Eagle Forum founder Gayle Ruzicka, right, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Utahns gathered at the Capitol Rotunda in a show of solidarity to protest alleged corruption in the attorney general’s office as House Republicans meet to discuss possible impeachment proceedings against John Swallow. Rolly: Oda’s at it again — goes after feminist defender
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