Politics Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/outofcontext Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) News roundup: Mike Lee's approval rating rebounds in new poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58467528-64/trib-utah-state-lake.html.csp Mike Lee's approval rating rebounds in new poll. The congressional candidate who isn't trying. Utahns split on same-sex marriage but most assume it'll happen. Happy Monday. Sen. Mike Lee's approval rating took a dip last year after the 16-day government shutdown in which he was a key player, but it appears Utahns are thinking more highly of the state's junior senator. A new Utah Policy/Zions Bank poll finds Lee's approval rating at 54 percent, a big difference from the 40 percent he stood... Mike Lee's approval rating rebounds in new poll. The congressional candidate who isn't trying. Utahns split on same-sex marriage but most assume it'll happen. Happy Monday. Sen. Mike Lee's approval rating took a dip last year after the 16-day government shutdown in which he was a key player, but it appears Utahns are thinking more highly of the state's junior senator. A new Utah Policy/Zions Bank poll finds Lee's approval rating at 54 percent, a big difference from the 40 percent he stood... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58467528@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:34:40 MDT News roundup: Postal Service considers grocery delivery option http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58458061-64/trib-service-utah-debate.html.csp Postal Service considers grocery delivery option. Stewart, Robles play nice in debate. Herbert asks for Stericycle probe. Happy Friday. The U.S. Postal Service has been losing big money the last few years -- partly chalked up to Congress' insistence it prepay pension accounts -- so now the mail carrier is considering a new way to bulk up its revenues: Grocery delivery. The delivery business of milk, eggs, laundry soap and other sundries is growing across the United States and the Postal Se... Postal Service considers grocery delivery option. Stewart, Robles play nice in debate. Herbert asks for Stericycle probe. Happy Friday. The U.S. Postal Service has been losing big money the last few years -- partly chalked up to Congress' insistence it prepay pension accounts -- so now the mail carrier is considering a new way to bulk up its revenues: Grocery delivery. The delivery business of milk, eggs, laundry soap and other sundries is growing across the United States and the Postal Se... 58458061@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:57:03 MDT News roundup: Cousin Mike Lee dragged into Colorado Senate battle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58454179-64/trib-utah-president-senate.html.csp Cousin Mike Lee dragged into Colorado Senate battle. Burton takes over as UTA chairman. Third-party candidates file complaint with FEC over debate snub. Happy Thursday. It's getting a bit brutal in the Colorado Senate race pitting incumbent Mark Udall against Rep. Cory Gardner -- so brutal in fact, that they've drug Utah Sen. Mike Lee into the battle. Gardner, a Republican, is up with a new advertisement saying Udall, a Democrat, is too Washington to change Washington and cites the fact t... Cousin Mike Lee dragged into Colorado Senate battle. Burton takes over as UTA chairman. Third-party candidates file complaint with FEC over debate snub. Happy Thursday. It's getting a bit brutal in the Colorado Senate race pitting incumbent Mark Udall against Rep. Cory Gardner -- so brutal in fact, that they've drug Utah Sen. Mike Lee into the battle. Gardner, a Republican, is up with a new advertisement saying Udall, a Democrat, is too Washington to change Washington and cites the fact t... 58454179@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:46:10 MDT News roundup: Mike Lee to campaign in Europe against U.S. tax law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58449403-64/trib-utah-united-attends.html.csp Mike Lee to campaign in Europe against U.S. tax law. A heated debate between Bishop and McAleer. Lt. Gov. Cox criticizes career politicians. Happy Wednesday. Sen. Mike Lee is headed to Europe this fall to raise awareness about a U.S. law that he believes is unfair to some nearly 7 million Americans living and working overseas. The law, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, has been assailed by critics as treating Americans abroad as tax evaders unless they can prove otherwise. Lee will ... Mike Lee to campaign in Europe against U.S. tax law. A heated debate between Bishop and McAleer. Lt. Gov. Cox criticizes career politicians. Happy Wednesday. Sen. Mike Lee is headed to Europe this fall to raise awareness about a U.S. law that he believes is unfair to some nearly 7 million Americans living and working overseas. The law, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, has been assailed by critics as treating Americans abroad as tax evaders unless they can prove otherwise. Lee will ... 58449403@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:37:19 MDT News roundup: Former IRS' Lois Lerner: 'I didn't do anything wrong' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58444952-64/trib-attends-lake-salt.html.csp Lois Lerner: 'I didn't do anything wrong.' Pelosi: Affordable health care, equal pay long overdue. White House to lock its front doors. Happy Tuesday. Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the controversial crackdown on tea party groups during the 2012 election cycle, knows she's toxic -- try getting a job when your name hits the paper and TV newscasts constantly -- and she's spent hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to defend herself from accusations. But she's not ap... Lois Lerner: 'I didn't do anything wrong.' Pelosi: Affordable health care, equal pay long overdue. White House to lock its front doors. Happy Tuesday. Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the controversial crackdown on tea party groups during the 2012 election cycle, knows she's toxic -- try getting a job when your name hits the paper and TV newscasts constantly -- and she's spent hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to defend herself from accusations. But she's not ap... 58444952@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:08:41 MDT