CANDIDATE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANDIDATE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Rubin: Polling trends that matter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58236907-82/poll-polling-candidate-gop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58236907-82/poll-polling-candidate-gop.html.csp">Rubin: Polling trends that matter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Rubin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:53:30.927-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recent polling for the 2014 midterms and beyond is plentiful but not always illuminating. There are two exceptions to this: polls that show a consensus for a trend/wave election and dramatic movement toward a particular candidate. Mainstream media polling outfits seem increasingly to agree that the GOP will win six or more Senate seats, enough to capture the Senate majority. The New York Times/CBS/YouGov poll gives Republicans a 60 percent chance of taking the Senate. The pollsters do not rule o...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58236907@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:53:30 MDT News roundup: Poll: Hillary Clinton would beat Mitt Romney http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58236082-64/trib-lake-poll-romney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58236082-64/trib-lake-poll-romney.html.csp">News roundup: Poll: Hillary Clinton would beat Mitt Romney</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="2014-07-29T07:58:06.579-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Poll: Clinton would beat Romney. Owens poll says he's close. SLC wants streetcar. Happy Tuesday. Should the election be held today, Mitt Romney would trounce President Barack Obama. But, Romney doesn't look so good right now against a major candidate for the White House, Hillary Clinton. A new poll shows her walking over a Romney candidacy 55-42 percent. [PoliticsUSA] Topping the news: Congressional candidate Doug Owens says a new poll shows his opponent, Mia Love, just a few points ahead,...</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> 58236082@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:58:06 MDT 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 Legislative candidate faces kidnapping, assault charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58213328-78/byrge-police-wrote-candidate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58213328-78/byrge-police-wrote-candidate.html.csp">Legislative candidate faces kidnapping, assault charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:13:47.52-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A candidate for the state Legislature is accused of attacking and kidnapping a man. Mark E. Byrge, 43, who is a Democratic state House candidate, was charged Monday with first-degree felony aggravated kidnapping, third-degree felony aggravated assault and second-degree felony obstructing justice in connection to a dispute that allegedly occurred June 1 at Byrge’s house in American Fork. According to court documents, a man went to Byrge’s house and argued with Byrge at the front door over money ...</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> 58213328@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:13:47 MDT Pitts: Keep the kids, deport Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58214622-82/bus-congress-kwasman-bunch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58214622-82/bus-congress-kwasman-bunch.html.csp">Pitts: Keep the kids, deport Congress</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leonard Pitts Jr.</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Miami Herald</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:48:22.56-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a revealing video. Not in the sense of physical nakedness. No, what is naked in that clip is a kind of political opportunism that has become all too common. Our scene is a roadside in Oracle, Ariz., where protesters have gathered. Word is, a busload of children from Central America is about to pass through, en route to a local shelter. People are there to shout at the bus. Among them: Adam Kwasman, a tea party candidate for Congress. On the video, run by KPNX, a Phoenix TV station, Kwasman ...</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> 58214622@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:48:22 MDT Update: Recount affirms Uintah commissioner McKee’s three-vote win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58137968-90/mckee-county-haslem-uintah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58137968-90/mckee-county-haslem-uintah.html.csp">Update: Recount affirms Uintah commissioner McKee’s three-vote win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T11:01:15.144-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Facing a primary candidate arguing for fiscal restraint, Uintah County’s long-serving Commissioner Mike McKee won re-election by the slimmest of margins Tuesday following a count of provisional ballots. The three-term incumbent beat Vernal businessman Bart Haslem by three votes in the Republican primary, securing McKee the commission seat which has no other declared candidates. McKee is among Utah’s most prominent and influential county officials and a leading advocate for greater local contro...</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> 58137968@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:01:15 MDT Lowry: Political elites never cared about immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58063548-82/cantor-immigration-bill-brat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58063548-82/cantor-immigration-bill-brat.html.csp">Lowry: Political elites never cared about immigration</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T00:47:01.986-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 12:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The seeds of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s shocking primary loss may have been sown in January. That’s when House Republican leaders insisted on floating a set of immigration principles at the party’s retreat as a gesture toward acting on the Senate Gang of Eight immigration bill. The principles were shelved, but they stoked the worst fears of opponents of the Gang of Eight bill — that no matter how dead the bill seemed, it could be revived instantly. The principles helped keep the issue a...</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> 58063548@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:47:01 MDT Cantor to resign as majority leader July 31 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58056966-68/republican-cantor-leadership-rep.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58056966-68/republican-cantor-leadership-rep.html.csp">Cantor to resign as majority leader July 31</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN WEISMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T19:55:46.289-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON - Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia, the No. 2 House Republican, will resign his leadership position within weeks, according to leadership aides. The move follows a stunning defeat in a primary election Tuesday in which voters rejected him in favor of a more conservative candidate. The move culminated a precipitous fall for Cantor, who was thought to be a likely successor to Speaker John A. Boehner. By stepping down as majority leader, an aide to Cantor said, he hoped to limit a festering ...</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> 58056966@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:55:46 MDT Afghan frontrunner escapes assassination attempt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58037818-68/abdullah-attack-campaign-election.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58037818-68/abdullah-attack-campaign-election.html.csp">Afghan frontrunner escapes assassination attempt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW ROSENBERG </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and HARIS KAKAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T22:05:44.042-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • A suicide bombing Friday struck a convoy of vehicles carrying one of the candidates in Afghanistan’s presidential runoff election next week. The candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, escaped unharmed, but at least six other people were killed. It appeared to be the first direct attack on a presidential contender since the campaign began in January, Afghan officials said. The bombing took place shortly after noon as Abdullah was traveling between campaign events at hotels in Kabul, ...</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> 58037818@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:05:44 MDT Utah Jazz: Brad Jones hanging in as coaching candidate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58033720-87/jones-jazz-coach-assistant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58033720-87/jones-jazz-coach-assistant.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Brad Jones hanging in as coaching candidate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T23:27:31.083-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Jazz have stayed in-house with head coaching hires before, tapping Jerry Sloan to replace Frank Layden in 1989 and then Tyrone Corbin to replace the Hall of Famer Sloan. Could the franchise do it again? According to multiple sources, Brad Jones, an assistant under Corbin last year, remains a candidate for the Jazz’s coaching vacancy. Jazz officials have had talks with Jones since it was announced that Corbin and his staff would not be returning next season. But sources also suggested Jo...</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> 58033720@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:27:31 MDT Utah Jazz to bring in Griffin for 2nd coaching interview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58011915-77/griffin-coaching-jazz-interview.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58011915-77/griffin-coaching-jazz-interview.html.csp">Utah Jazz to bring in Griffin for 2nd coaching interview</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T22:49:57.568-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Jazz coaching search could be nearing the home stretch, with at least a few candidates separating themselves from the pack, The Salt Lake Tribune has learned. Multiple sources tell The Tribune that Chicago Bulls assistant Adrian Griffin will interview a second time for Utah’s head coaching vacancy. The interview is scheduled to take place sometime in the next week. Griffin originally interviewed two weeks ago. And while he is drawing significant interest from the Jazz, he also is a cand...</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> 58011915@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 22:49:57 MDT