LEAVITT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LEAVITT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Leavitt, Romney and a nude male sculpture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57807480-64/kem-mike-feather-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57807480-64/kem-mike-feather-governor.html.csp">Leavitt, Romney and a nude male sculpture</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="2014-04-11T13:38:26.428-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mitt Romney loves him some Mike Leavitt, and the former presidential nominee jumped at the chance to celebrate his friend at Thursday evening's A Giant In Our City celebration organized by the Salt Lake Chamber.One anecdote about Leavitt, Utah's former governor, stood out. Here is an excerpt from Romney's speech:"One more Mike insight. If you've heard him speak, you have undoubtedly seen him show off some small memento he has gathered to illustrate the theme of his speech. If he were speaking ab...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57807480@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:38:26 MDT Giant In Our City: Romney calls Leavitt the quintessential volunteer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57804687-90/leavitt-romney-honor-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57804687-90/leavitt-romney-honor-lake.html.csp">Giant In Our City: Romney calls Leavitt the quintessential volunteer</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="2014-04-12T22:19:38.865-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s business and political elite gave former Gov. Mike Leavitt one massive hug Thursday evening, honoring him as “A Giant In Our City” in a jovial gala at the Grand America Hotel. Mitt Romney, the former 2012 Republican presidential nominee, was among those who feted Leavitt. The two became close friends after Leavitt hired Romney to organize the 2002 Winter Olympics and Leavitt was a senior adviser on Romney’s presidential campaign. “Mike Leavitt has stood up whenever the country or the sta...</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> 57804687@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:19:38 MDT Leavitt named a Giant In Our City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57796576-90/leavitt-chamber-former-giant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57796576-90/leavitt-chamber-former-giant.html.csp">Leavitt named a Giant In Our City</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T15:00:53.434-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 03:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Chamber will honor former Gov. Mike Leavitt on Thursday, naming him the 2014 Giant In Our City. The business group created the award in 1970 and it normally goes to chief executives, though the Chamber did bestow it on Gov. Calvin Rampton in 1992. Other past recipients include former LDS President Gordon B. Hinckley, industrialist Jon M. Huntsman and Mitt Romney, who was honored for his work on the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Leavitt, a three-term governor, left office in 2003 to be...</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> 57796576@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:00:53 MDT Leavitt’s support may backfire in Nebraska race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57743586-90/care-com-health-leavitt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57743586-90/care-com-health-leavitt.html.csp">Leavitt’s support may backfire in Nebraska race</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="2014-03-28T22:06:18.767-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sen. Mike Lee and former Gov. Mike Leavitt are not seen as natural political allies, but both of them are lining up behind the same conservative Senate candidate in Nebraska and one of them has become a controversial figure in that race. Earlier this month, Lee, R-Utah, became the latest tea party luminary to endorse Ben Sasse in the tough Republican primary fight, with the winner expected to defeat the Democrat and claim the seat in November. “His temperament, his demeanor, his background and h...</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> 57743586@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:06:18 MDT