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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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: GOP has 60% shot at taking the Senate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58231852-64/trib-utah-dnews-lake.html.csp Forecast: GOP has 60% shot of taking the Senate. Trial over Oklahoma City bombing docs starts today. NY Times looks at the Trib-DNews battle. Happy Monday. Republicans have the advantage right now headed into the midterm elections this fall, and could have a 60 percent shot of taking control of the Senate. New forecasts show the most likely outcome is that the GOP will gain six seats in the upper chamber, just enough to give the party a 51-to-49-seat majority. Though the political prognos... Forecast: GOP has 60% shot of taking the Senate. Trial over Oklahoma City bombing docs starts today. NY Times looks at the Trib-DNews battle. Happy Monday. Republicans have the advantage right now headed into the midterm elections this fall, and could have a 60 percent shot of taking control of the Senate. New forecasts show the most likely outcome is that the GOP will gain six seats in the upper chamber, just enough to give the party a 51-to-49-seat majority. Though the political prognos... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58231852@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:43:24 MDT News roundup: Cruz: Vampire massacre of fictional supporters 'sucks' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58214489-64/trib-dnews-utah-cruz.html.csp Cruz: Vampire massacre of fictional supporters sucks. Herbert pushes for action on border. Tar-sands protesters released from jail. Happy Wednesday. The latest episode of "True Blood" featured a vampire-run massacre of a fictional Ted Cruz rally at the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Texas but the Texas senator was none too happy to see his fictional supporters lose their lives. "Well, I'm sorry to have lost the vampire vote, but am astonished (and amused) that HBO is suggesting th... Cruz: Vampire massacre of fictional supporters sucks. Herbert pushes for action on border. Tar-sands protesters released from jail. Happy Wednesday. The latest episode of "True Blood" featured a vampire-run massacre of a fictional Ted Cruz rally at the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Texas but the Texas senator was none too happy to see his fictional supporters lose their lives. "Well, I'm sorry to have lost the vampire vote, but am astonished (and amused) that HBO is suggesting th... 58214489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:32:50 MDT News roundup: GOP employs Romney strategy against Dems http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58209960-64/trib-president-obama-rep.html.csp GOP uses Romney strategy against Dems. Warren Jeffs' letter to lawmakers. Trib/DNews case pushed to September. Happy Tuesday. Democrats in 2012 tried to paint Mitt Romney as rich and therefore, out of touch. But that strategy is now being employed by Republicans against some Dems who are running for office -- not the least of which, of course, is Hillary Clinton, who remarked how poor she and former President Bill Clinton were when they left the White House. Some strategies, of course, are... GOP uses Romney strategy against Dems. Warren Jeffs' letter to lawmakers. Trib/DNews case pushed to September. Happy Tuesday. Democrats in 2012 tried to paint Mitt Romney as rich and therefore, out of touch. But that strategy is now being employed by Republicans against some Dems who are running for office -- not the least of which, of course, is Hillary Clinton, who remarked how poor she and former President Bill Clinton were when they left the White House. Some strategies, of course, are... 58209960@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:37:14 MDT News roundup: 'This can't wait!' When political emails get weird http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58205661-64/trib-utah-court-state.html.csp 'This can't wait!' Political emails get weird. SCOTUS grants Utah stay. Airport remodel could boost Utah's economy. Happy Monday. Does this get your attention: "Can we chat real quick?" or perhaps, "THIS CAN'T WAIT." Or maybe you'd click on a "We're so sorry." Those are just a few of the subject lines that political campaigns and operatives are using to try and grab the attention of potential donors and break through the massive flow of emails yearning for your time. Yes, they subject line... 'This can't wait!' Political emails get weird. SCOTUS grants Utah stay. Airport remodel could boost Utah's economy. Happy Monday. Does this get your attention: "Can we chat real quick?" or perhaps, "THIS CAN'T WAIT." Or maybe you'd click on a "We're so sorry." Those are just a few of the subject lines that political campaigns and operatives are using to try and grab the attention of potential donors and break through the massive flow of emails yearning for your time. Yes, they subject line... 58205661@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:03:40 MDT