CAMPAIGN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAMPAIGN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Doug Owens says a poll shows he can beat Mia Love http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58233068-90/campaign-candidate-democratic-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58233068-90/campaign-candidate-democratic-district.html.csp">Doug Owens says a poll shows he can beat Mia Love</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="2014-07-28T23:00:42.734-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mia Love has a strong lead in Utah’s 4th Congressional District race, but a poll commissioned by Doug Owens has given the Democratic challenger renewed hope that he can close the gap. Owens’ poll, released to reporters Monday, shows that Love is ahead 50 percent to 41 percent in the open-seat contest, and some respondents were inclined to switch their support to the Democrat when short positive bios were read. This is the first survey of this race to be released to the public. “There is a path t...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58233068@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:42 MDT Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232721-82/wehby-largest-oregon-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232721-82/wehby-largest-oregon-percent.html.csp">Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:50:26.609-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PORTLAND, Ore. • “Are you kidding?” This is Monica Wehby’s amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate. For 17 of her 52 years she has been a pediatric neurosurgeon, holding in steady hands sharp steel and the fate of children’s brains. She probably can cope with the strains of legislative life. Today, her task is to persuade Oregonians to act on the cogent exhortation of her campaign’s bump...</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> 58232721@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:50:26 MDT Little sunlight as Obama raises super PAC dollars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58226384-68/obama-super-pac-donors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58226384-68/obama-super-pac-donors.html.csp">Little sunlight as Obama raises super PAC dollars</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T19:47:02.778-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 07:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • For years, President Barack Obama railed against the surge of unlimited spending flowing into American political campaigns, arguing that average voters were being shut out of a secretive system that lets special interests bankroll elections. Now, as Obama enthusiastically raises money for Democratic super PACs, he’s embracing some of the same secretive elements of that system, drawing charges of hypocrisy from good-governance advocates who say the public deserves to know what Obama...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582263842014-07-26T19:47:02.778-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T19:47:02.778-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58226384@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:47:02 MDT GOP works to avert Senate upset in Georgia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227202-68/nunn-perdue-georgia-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227202-68/nunn-perdue-georgia-senate.html.csp">GOP works to avert Senate upset in Georgia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BILL BARROW and CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:37:02.226-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Athens, Ga. • Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia’s general election Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama and questioning her resume as a non-profit executive — the very experience that anchors her appeal as a moderate who gets things done without partisan wrangling. It’s a preview of a high-profile clash between two first-time candidates — Nunn, 47, and former corporate executive David Perdue, 64 — with the ou...</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> 58227202@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:37:02 MDT Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58225332-79/workers-wage-fast-mcdonald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58225332-79/workers-wage-fast-mcdonald.html.csp">Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T18:08:02.194-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 06:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Fast food workers say they’re prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years. About 1,300 workers are scheduled to attend sessions Friday and Saturday at an expo center in Villa Park, Illinois, where they’ll be asked to do “whatever it takes” to win $15-an-hour wages and a u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582253322014-07-25T18:08:02.194-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T18:08:02.194-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225332@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:08:02 MDT Op-ed: System that created Shurtleff/Swallow still here http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215815-82/swallow-shurtleff-system-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215815-82/swallow-shurtleff-system-campaign.html.csp">Op-ed: System that created Shurtleff/Swallow still here</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Maryann Martindale</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:02:02.337-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the wake of Swallow and Shurtleff’s arrests, the attention in most state media outlets has quickly, and unfortunately, pivoted from reporting on systemic problems to suggesting that, perhaps, the problems are not systemic but are, in fact, merely a reflection of a few bad apples. One story in the Tribune (“Swallow-Shurtleff charges: a black eye and silver lining,” July 20) went so far as to suggest that Swallow’s and Shurtleff’s arrests prove the system works. Perhaps. More likely is 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> 58215815@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:02 MDT Robles’ strategy for defeating Stewart: more voting by mail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58207428-90/raised-cash-district-robles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58207428-90/raised-cash-district-robles.html.csp">Robles’ strategy for defeating Stewart: more voting by mail</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="2014-07-22T22:04:10.992-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart, state Sen. Luz Robles will focus almost exclusively on registering new voters and encouraging people to vote by mail. Her strategy is fueled by a desire to enfranchise Utahns who have become disengaged with government. It also may be her only hope of winning in Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, a sprawling, heavily Republican area that stretches from Bountiful through Salt Lake City and all the way to St. George. “The only way we are goin...</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> 58207428@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:04:10 MDT Letter: Policies turn taxes into campaign funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206868-82/campaign-taxes-donations-financing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206868-82/campaign-taxes-donations-financing.html.csp">Letter: Policies turn taxes into campaign funding</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:46.876-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The replacement of corporate campaign financing with public campaign financing that I’ve always dreamed of has been given birth here in Utah. Gov. Herbert, Attorney General Reyes and our legislators are appealing to every court in the land regarding the granting of civil rights to same-sex couples, the possibility of securing federally held lands, and providing Medicaid for eligible Utahns. They are aware their chances of altering decisions made in each of these cases is slim at best. So why ...</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> 58206868@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:46 MDT Owens changes campaign bosses in race against Mia Love http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58206715-90/owens-campaign-district-love.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58206715-90/owens-campaign-district-love.html.csp">Owens changes campaign bosses in race against Mia Love</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="2014-07-21T20:16:15.517-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Democratic congressional candidate Doug Owens swapped campaign managers recently, a move he says was long planned, but his former aide asserts was made because they disagreed on direction. Casey Frary moved from Washington, D.C., to lead Owens’ race for the 4th District, replacing Emily Hollingshead, who is now assisting four Democratic candidates for legislative and county offices. “Doug and I just didn’t see eye to eye on how things should go,” Hollingshead said Monday. “It was a kind of mutua...</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> 58206715@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:16:15 MDT Mia Love a fundraising Goliath, Owens tries to catch up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58190056-90/love-campaign-owens-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58190056-90/love-campaign-owens-district.html.csp">Mia Love a fundraising Goliath, Owens tries to catch up</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="2014-07-16T22:42:10.287-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In campaign speeches, Mia Love has equated her second run for Congress to the David and Goliath story, urging her supporters to run with her as she tries to slay the giant and win a seat in the House. But a quick glance at the latest campaign finance reports, filed late Tuesday, makes it abundantly clear that in Utah’s 4th District, she’s Goliath. Love, a Republican and the former mayor of Saratoga Springs, raised $730,800 in the past three months, an unprecedented amount for a House candidate i...</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> 58190056@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:42:10 MDT Editorial: Shurtleff and Swallow will have their day in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58186580-82/shurtleff-swallow-charges-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58186580-82/shurtleff-swallow-charges-attorney.html.csp">Editorial: Shurtleff and Swallow will have their day in court</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:58:41.876-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The gears of justice sometimes grind slowly. In Utah Tuesday, those gears finally meshed in a way that promises to bring months of investigations — and, allegedly, years of misdeeds at high levels of our government — to resolution. Both those accused and their alleged victims — which, in this case, would be all the people of the state — can now look forward to a day in court when all the truth can finally come out. Former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow were arrested and charg...</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> 58186580@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:58:41 MDT Milbank: The tea party’s embrace of martyrdom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58164856-82/mcdaniel-cochran-party-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58164856-82/mcdaniel-cochran-party-campaign.html.csp">Milbank: The tea party’s embrace of martyrdom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T11:33:08.131-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Hiroo Onoda, the last imperial Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II, hid in a jungle in the Philippines for 29 years, refusing to believe that the war was over. He finally turned himself in, wearing his sword, cap and patched uniform, in 1974. Onoda died this year at age 91, but his passion for lost causes lives on — in the person of Chris McDaniel, a failed Senate candidate in Mississippi. McDaniel, a tea party darling, lost a GOP primary runoff on June 24 to incumbent ...</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> 58164856@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:33:08 MDT Afghan officials: Ghani leads in disputed vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158360-68/abdullah-ghani-monday-afghanistan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158360-68/abdullah-ghani-monday-afghanistan.html.csp">Afghan officials: Ghani leads in disputed vote</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T19:13:31.436-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 07:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • Former World Bank official Ashraf Ghani is leading his rival, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah, in a presidential runoff that would mark Afghanistan’s first transfer of power through the ballot, according to preliminary results released Monday by election authorities. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced that Ghani, an ethnic Pashtun, had secured 56 percent of the vote, while Abdullah, who is popular among the Tajik community, won 43 percent. The tal...</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> 58158360@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:13:31 MDT Robinson: Clinton succeeds in being underestimated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58146672-82/clinton-hillary-nomination-believe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58146672-82/clinton-hillary-nomination-believe.html.csp">Robinson: Clinton succeeds in being underestimated</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="2014-07-03T16:30:48.185-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 04:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In politics, as in many endeavors, it helps to be underestimated. In this sense, Hillary Clinton is doing great. Clinton’s book tour, which bears some resemblance to a presidential campaign, is being portrayed as some kind of disaster. Her attempt to portray her family as less than fabulously wealthy was bad; her effort to justify that pretense was worse. Her political instincts seem rusty, her reflexes a bit slow. To top it off, the book she’s flogging — a memoir of her years as se...</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> 58146672@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:30:48 MDT Sarkozy fights back in face of corruption charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144150-68/sarkozy-political-azibert-investigation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144150-68/sarkozy-political-azibert-investigation.html.csp">Sarkozy fights back in face of corruption charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By THOMAS ADAMSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T18:19:35.536-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 06:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has accused France’s justice system of trying to “humiliate” and “destroy” him after he was charged in a corruption probe. The former conservative party leader fought back in a broadcast interview Wednesday, just hours after his release from questioning over a investigation into allegations that he took $67 million in illegal campaign funds from Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi. The detention — a very unusual move for such a high-level figure — has dominated Frenc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581441502014-07-02T18:19:35.536-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T18:19:35.536-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144150@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:19:35 MDT Feds launch media campaign on immigration dangers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144097-68/campaign-message-television-border.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144097-68/campaign-message-television-border.html.csp">Feds launch media campaign on immigration dangers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:00:06.965-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mission, Texas • Overwhelmed by a surge in illegal immigration, especially by unaccompanied children, the U.S. government has launched a $1 million international media campaign warning families in Central America that it’s best to stay at home. Standing beside the Rio Grande on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said the message aimed primarily at Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador is two-part: The trip to the United States is extremely dangerous, and im...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581440972014-07-02T22:00:06.965-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T22:00:06.965-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144097@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:00:06 MDT Sarkozy detained in French corruption probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58138344-68/sarkozy-french-case-investigation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58138344-68/sarkozy-french-case-investigation.html.csp">Sarkozy detained in French corruption probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIE CORBET and ANGELA CHARLTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T17:19:05.468-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in police custody Tuesday, apparently under questioning in an investigation linked to allegations that he took $50 million in illegal campaign funds from Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi. But will the shocking detention and sordid case torpedo Sarkozy’s chances at a presidential comeback? Maybe not. Sarkozy, a political survivor who’s been touring the world with his pop singer wife, is still among the most popular politicians in France despite a pile of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581383442014-07-02T17:19:05.468-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T17:19:05.468-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58138344@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:19:05 MDT McAllister changes course, will seek re-election http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58133400-68/mcallister-district-congressman-election.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58133400-68/mcallister-district-congressman-election.html.csp">McAllister changes course, will seek re-election</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MELINDA DESLATTE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T12:37:23.539-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 12:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baton Rouge, La. • The married congressman who refused to leave office after he was seen kissing a female aide on grainy security footage changed course Monday, announcing that he would run for re-election despite the scandal and calls from the GOP leadership for his resignation. Rep. Vance McAllister said in April after the video was posted on the website of a Louisiana newspaper that he wouldn’t seek another term. But two months later, the freshman congressman has reversed course and said he w...</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> 58133400@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:37:23 MDT Hiatt: Remembering ‘The Zhivago Affair’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58132106-82/pasternak-zhivago-book-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58132106-82/pasternak-zhivago-book-russian.html.csp">Hiatt: Remembering ‘The Zhivago Affair’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Fred Hiatt</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T14:29:26.663-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 02:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In fall 1958, when Russian author Boris Pasternak was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Soviet regime unleashed a campaign of vilification against their native son so brutal that it drove the author, then 68, to contemplate suicide. Pasternak’s crime was to have written a novel, “Dr. Zhivago,” that did not glorify the Bolshevik Revolution — and to allow the book to be published abroad when Communist authorities banned it at home. These days, Americans who remember “Dr. Zhivago” likely ...</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> 58132106@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:29:26 MDT Friday’s sports TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58120452-77/tgc-tour-championship-practice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58120452-77/tgc-tour-championship-practice.html.csp">Friday’s sports TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T16:01:45.514-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 04:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Athletics • U.S. Outdoor Championships, 8 p.m., NBCSN Auto racing • NASCAR, Nationwide Series, final practice for John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, 7 a.m., FS1 • Sprint Cup, practice for Quaker State 400, 8:30 a.m., FS1 • “Happy Hour Series,” final practice for Quaker State 400, 11 a.m., FS1 • Pole qualifying for John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, 1:30 p.m., FS1 • Pole qualifying for Quaker State 400, 3:30 p.m., FS1 • John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300, 5:30 p.m., FS1 Boxing • Lig...</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> 58120452@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:01:45 MDT