CAMPAIGN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAMPAIGN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp">Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T15:17:05.532-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are any number of cool ski towns, but Salt Lake is now laying claim to be the only legitimate Ski City. “Ski City USA” is the new moniker that Visit Salt Lake and the four ski resorts in the Cottonwood Canyons will be pitching in marketing campaigns to attract destination skiers. “Once you’ve stayed in Ski City, you’ll never stay in a ski town” is the tagline for the $1.8 million campaign, which emphasizes the proximity of four world-class ski areas (Solitude, Brighton, Snowbird and Alta)...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420654@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:17:05 MDT In Utah contests, Mia Love leads out with TV ads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416463-90/ads-campaign-candidates-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58416463-90/ads-campaign-candidates-com.html.csp">In Utah contests, Mia Love leads out with TV ads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:05:47.696-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TV viewers saw the first Utah campaign ads of the midterm elections Monday morning — 30 second spots touting Mia Love’s run in the 4th Congressional District. What is starting as a trickle is expected to turn into a strong and steady stream in coming weeks. But at this point, it seems unlikely Utah will see a repeat of the deluge of campaign ads it endured during the 2012 contest, because no national political groups or congressional campaign committees have gotten involved in any of the races...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416463@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:05:47 MDT Robinson: Hillary Clinton needs to tell us her vision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58416484-82/clinton-iowa-campaign-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58416484-82/clinton-iowa-campaign-president.html.csp">Robinson: Hillary Clinton needs to tell us her vision</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T10:35:17.761-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Judging by her weekend appearance in Iowa, it looks as if Hillary Clinton is indeed running for president. Now she has to answer one simple question: Why? “It is true, I am thinking about it,” she said Sunday at the final Harkin Steak Fry, an annual cholesterol-boosting fundraiser that retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin has hosted for the past 37 years. Given the context, this was pretty close to an announcement of the Clinton 2016 campaign. She was in Iowa, whose first-in-the-na...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416484@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:35:17 MDT Website ranks Salt Lake City, Provo among most livable in country http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58416695-226/lake-salt-com-100.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58416695-226/lake-salt-com-100.html.csp">Website ranks Salt Lake City, Provo among most livable in country</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T14:00:15.235-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Maybe it was The Onion’s tourism campaign. You know, the one about how everyone is free to leave Salt Lake City. Yeah, that’s got to be it. At least that’s one possible explanation for how Salt Lake City dropped from No. 8 to No. 17 in the website livability.com’s annual ranking of the top 100 small and medium sized cities. Salt Lake City was recognized for its beautiful scenery and residents’ engagement. Provo also saw its stock drop, falling from No. 17 last year to No. 35 this year. The ranki...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416695@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:15 MDT News roundup: Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58414793-64/trib-utah-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58414793-64/trib-utah-lake-salt.html.csp">News roundup: Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T08:25:13.256-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 08:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pelosi: 'Civilization in jeopardy' if GOP takes Senate. Utahns like Herbert's healthy Utah plan, even if they don't know what it is. Utah state government takes a lot of military handouts. Happy Monday. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said this weekend that Democrats aren't fear mongers and then declared why Democrats must to well this election year: "Civilization as we know it today would be in jeopardy if the Republicans win the Senate." Pelosi made the comment during a live show of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58414793@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:25:13 MDT Running for president? Hillary Clinton in Iowa says she’s ‘thinking about it’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413949-68/clinton-president-harkin-hillary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413949-68/clinton-president-harkin-hillary.html.csp">Running for president? Hillary Clinton in Iowa says she’s ‘thinking about it’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN THOMAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T20:40:02.412-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianola, Iowa • Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over “the guardians of gridlock” in an high-profile appearance that drove speculation about another White House bid into overdrive. “Hello Iowa. I’m back!” Clinton declared as she took the podium at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry fundraiser, a fixture on the political calendar in the home of t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584139492014-09-14T20:40:02.412-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T20:40:02.412-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413949@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:40:02 MDT Krauthammer: Obama’s uncertain trumpet, again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58403242-82/obama-campaign-president-speech.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58403242-82/obama-campaign-president-speech.html.csp">Krauthammer: Obama’s uncertain trumpet, again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Charles Krauthammer</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T01:01:06.777-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • In his Islamic State speech, President Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy. This alone will probably get him a bump in the polls, which have dropped to historic lows. But his strategic problem remains: the disconnect between (proclaimed) ends and means. He’s sending an additional 475 American advisers to Iraq. He says he’s broadening the air campaign, but that is merely an admission that the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58403242@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:01:06 MDT RBS would leave Scotland in case of independence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402062-79/scotland-rbs-independence-bank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402062-79/scotland-rbs-independence-bank.html.csp">RBS would leave Scotland in case of independence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIA HUI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:02:02.024-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • In a blow to the Scottish independence campaign, top financial groups including the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group say they will move headquarters to England should Scots vote to break away from the United Kingdom. RBS, which has been based in Scotland since 1727, said Thursday it has drawn up contingency plans because of uncertainties that could hurt its business and customers should Scots vote to become independent next week. Lloyds Banking Group, which owns Halifax a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584020622014-09-11T09:02:02.024-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T09:02:02.024-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402062@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:02:02 MDT Pyle: Does money sway politics? Oh, grow up! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374514-82/ads-money-http-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374514-82/ads-money-http-campaign.html.csp">Pyle: Does money sway politics? Oh, grow up!</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George Pyle</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T17:48:01.724-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The authors of America may or may not have had religion — there were a lot of Deists and atheists among our sainted Founders — but they did have faith. Faith that their posterity would be smart enough not to be consumed by the freedoms of expression they left us. And, hey, what good is faith if it isn’t sorely tested from time to time? Utah, like most states, is about to be inundated with a spew of political radio and TV ads, many of which will be paid for by shadowy donors or created by “dark ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374514@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:48:01 MDT Pound sinks as Scottish independence race tightens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390325-68/independence-scotland-vote-yes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390325-68/independence-scotland-vote-yes.html.csp">Pound sinks as Scottish independence race tightens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T19:44:02.207-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Britain’s main political leaders scrambled Monday to offer Scotland greater autonomy in a last-minute bid to stave off independence, as the pound sank on opinion polls suggesting separatists are gaining ground — and may even be in the lead. A Yes vote in next week’s referendum would end Scotland’s 307-year-old union with England and plunge Britain into uncharted constitutional and economic waters. Many British politicians and business leaders have long considered that outcome unlikely,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583903252014-09-08T19:44:02.207-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T19:44:02.207-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390325@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:44:02 MDT Letter: Don’t concede nation to the corporations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389358-82/money-corporate-grow-ask.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389358-82/money-corporate-grow-ask.html.csp">Letter: Don’t concede nation to the corporations</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T18:11:01.745-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In response to George Pyle’s column (“Does money sway politics? Oh, grow up,” Sept. 7), I would absolutely agree that voters are too complacent. Most people take democracy for granted and don’t realize that democracy requires a discerning skepticism with campaign promises and a commitment to being informed and engaged. They don’t think to call the office of candidates, to ask when to expect the next debate (often avoided by incumbents), attend and ask questions to determine their voting choice....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58389358@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:11:01 MDT Pound sinks as Scottish independence race tightens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388529-79/independence-scotland-yes-vote.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388529-79/independence-scotland-yes-vote.html.csp">Pound sinks as Scottish independence race tightens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T13:08:31.774-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Britain’s main political leaders scrambled Monday to offer Scotland greater autonomy in a last-minute bid to stave off independence, as the pound sank on opinion polls suggesting separatists are gaining ground — and may even be in the lead. A Yes vote in next week’s referendum would end Scotland’s 307-year-old union with England and plunge Britain into uncharted constitutional and economic waters. Many British politicians and business leaders have long considered that outcome unlikely, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583885292014-09-08T13:08:31.774-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T13:08:31.774-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388529@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:08:31 MDT Romney: I would have done a better job than Obama http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58385024-68/romney-obama-job-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58385024-68/romney-obama-job-campaign.html.csp">Romney: I would have done a better job than Obama</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM RAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T20:14:58.244-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 08:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says there is no question in his mind that he would have been more effective in the White House than President Barack Obama. But he reiterates he has no plans to run again. Romney told Fox News Sunday that his time has come and gone. Romney cited continuing high U.S. unemployment and growing troubles abroad, and that some of those who voted for Obama might now have some buyer’s remorse. Yet he said he didn’t want to dwell on the past, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583850242014-09-07T20:14:58.244-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T20:14:58.244-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58385024@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 20:14:58 MDT Cartoon Network anti-bullying crusade calls for you to speak up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58375770-223/bullying-network-speak-cartoon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58375770-223/bullying-network-speak-cartoon.html.csp">Cartoon Network anti-bullying crusade calls for you to speak up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRAZIER MOORE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T18:05:01.616-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Are you ready to speak up against bullying? Cartoon Network is challenging the public to clear its throat and tell the world “I speak up” in a chorus of 1 million videos. Participants are invited to declare those three words into their mobile devices and share their videos at www.StopBullyingSpeakUp.com, as well as to their own social media platforms using the hashtag #SpeakUp. The drive is kicking off Cartoon Network’s annual Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign, which will culminate during its Sp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583757702014-09-05T18:05:01.616-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T18:05:01.616-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58375770@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:05:01 MDT Op-ed: South Jordan not playing it straight on Mulligans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374375-82/council-mulligans-public-jordan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374375-82/council-mulligans-public-jordan.html.csp">Op-ed: South Jordan not playing it straight on Mulligans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Julie Holbrook</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T17:48:01.476-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Tuesday the South Jordan council passed three resolutions that will affect Mulligans — all without input from the citizens. The council’s idea of citizen input is two focus groups (10 people each) and an online survey of 300 to 500 people at the cost of about $20,400 for a political campaign consultant. So, no more than 520 people in a city of about 60,000 will be the basis on which the city determines the groundwork for our priceless green space! We know that polls, surveys and focus group q...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374375@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:48:01 MDT Letter: Don’t vote for dark-money candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58373860-82/money-dark-return-advertising.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58373860-82/money-dark-return-advertising.html.csp">Letter: Don’t vote for dark-money candidates</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T13:56:02.244-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As The Washington Post’s “dark money express” piece warns us about the effects of PAC advertising we are sure to see flooding our TV’s and mailboxes in the coming months, it doesn’t provide us a strategy to deal with it. I’m going to go with a very simple premise. Nobody spends money on advertising unless they expect a return on their investment. When we see ads directly from the politicians or the parties, we know what they want in return. They want to be elected. With the help of campaign...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373860@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:56:02 MDT Fundraising in Utah AG’s race slowed post- John Swallow http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58366136-90/attorney-campaign-democratic-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58366136-90/attorney-campaign-democratic-district.html.csp">Fundraising in Utah AG’s race slowed post- John Swallow</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T10:42:38.132-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After years of scandal stemming from money and campaign contributions flowing to the attorney general’s race, it appears both candidates have taken a more reserved approach, although big donations continue to flow to Republican incumbent Attorney General Sean Reyes. Reyes has received a handful of contributions in excess of $10,000 during the campaign, including a $20,000 donation last week from a renewable-energy company. Reyes has raised more than $262,000 since taking office last December and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58366136@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:42:38 MDT Washington Post: The Dark Money Express http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58368638-82/money-campaign-groups-super.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58368638-82/money-campaign-groups-super.html.csp">Washington Post: The Dark Money Express</a></h4>