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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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: Chances waning for GOP landslide this year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58363413-64/trib-utah-state-nytimes.html.csp Chances waning for a GOP landslide this year. Lockhart not ruling out gubernatorial bid. 80% of Utahns want cops to wear body cameras. Happy Tuesday. We're now in the post-Labor Day homestretch, when campaigns really kick into gear but it appears Republicans are not going to have the landslide year they were hoping for, at least when it comes to the House. Top strategists for both parties see problems with fundraising, candidate recruitment and performance as the reason the GOP may pickup ... Chances waning for a GOP landslide this year. Lockhart not ruling out gubernatorial bid. 80% of Utahns want cops to wear body cameras. Happy Tuesday. We're now in the post-Labor Day homestretch, when campaigns really kick into gear but it appears Republicans are not going to have the landslide year they were hoping for, at least when it comes to the House. Top strategists for both parties see problems with fundraising, candidate recruitment and performance as the reason the GOP may pickup ... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58363413@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:48:03 MDT News roundup: Sen. Ted Cruz hires spur 2016 speculation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58351019-64/trib-state-utah-news.html.csp Cruz hires heighten 2016 White House bid speculation. Gay couples: SCOTUS should take up same-sex marriage case. Hatch: War may be needed to stop ISIS. Happy Friday. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is a conservative favorite for a possible run at the White House in 2016 and he's helping fuel the speculation of a run by hiring some political advisers who could help such a bid. Cruz hasn't said whether he'll make a run but he isn't shying away from moves that could help him get to that point. [Polit... Cruz hires heighten 2016 White House bid speculation. Gay couples: SCOTUS should take up same-sex marriage case. Hatch: War may be needed to stop ISIS. Happy Friday. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is a conservative favorite for a possible run at the White House in 2016 and he's helping fuel the speculation of a run by hiring some political advisers who could help such a bid. Cruz hasn't said whether he'll make a run but he isn't shying away from moves that could help him get to that point. [Polit... 58351019@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:04:02 MDT News roundup: GOP unveils video game to take back the Senate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsoutofcontext/58346461-64/utah-trib-game-judge.html.csp GOP unveils video game to take back the Senate. Idaho seizes nine boys from polygamous sect. Lee: Get involved to fix broken D.C. Happy Thursday. The National Republican Senatorial Committee is spending millions to try and take back the Senate from Democrats' hands and now you can play along at home. At least for fun. The NRSC has released a video game starring Giopi, an 8-bit elephant searching for golden keys to "unlock" the Senate, but he first has to face "job-destroying Taxers" -- en... GOP unveils video game to take back the Senate. Idaho seizes nine boys from polygamous sect. Lee: Get involved to fix broken D.C. Happy Thursday. The National Republican Senatorial Committee is spending millions to try and take back the Senate from Democrats' hands and now you can play along at home. At least for fun. The NRSC has released a video game starring Giopi, an 8-bit elephant searching for golden keys to "unlock" the Senate, but he first has to face "job-destroying Taxers" -- en... 58346461@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:12:32 MDT