REPUBLICAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REPUBLICAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58542397-68/law-governors-republican-republicans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58542397-68/law-governors-republican-republicans.html.csp">GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T19:30:02.386-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 07:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don’t see the law going away. Nine Republican governors have expanded Medicaid for low-income people in their states, despite their own misgivings and adamant opposition from conservative legislators. Three more governors are negotiating with the Democratic ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585423972014-10-20T19:30:02.386-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-20T19:30:02.386-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58542397@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:30:02 MDT Utah’s Stewart seeks little victories to mend a broken Washington http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58500791-90/stewart-utah-says-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58500791-90/stewart-utah-says-committee.html.csp">Utah’s Stewart seeks little victories to mend a broken Washington</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T21:30:40.358-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • After a week of votes, Rep. Chris Stewart shuttled to Reagan National Airport and boarded a direct flight to Salt Lake City. The freshman congressman from Utah grabbed his coach seat and glanced out the window. And he winced. “What have we done,” Stewart recalls thinking at the time. “What have we done this week? What have we done in a year?” Stewart came to Washington in 2013 as Utah’s newest congressman, but he joined a dysfunctional system, one that yielded a government shutdown...</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> 58500791@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:30:40 MDT Pyle: Even for a bleeding heart, it’s all about me http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58529215-82/com-http-www-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58529215-82/com-http-www-2014.html.csp">Pyle: Even for a bleeding heart, it’s all about me</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="2014-10-17T16:50:34.296-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before delving into lies other people tell, I should fess up to one of my own. It’s not an overtly told falsehood so much as a widely held impression that I have never bothered to correct. Until now. Grizzled old liberals like myself are generally presumed to be kind and caring human beings. Our hearts bleed for the poor, the dispossessed, the minorities. For the children. And it all flows from an enhanced dose of love for one’s neighbor. Bull. I’ve been at what the wonderful William Safire cal...</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> 58529215@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:50:34 MDT Lowry: Unpopular Obama drags down Dems http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58531865-82/president-democratic-obama-grimes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58531865-82/president-democratic-obama-grimes.html.csp">Lowry: Unpopular Obama drags down Dems</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T17:13:24.177-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alison Lundergan Grimes is the Todd Akin of 2014. Like the instantly notorious Republican Senate candidate from Missouri, Grimes has committed a defining political gaffe. Grimes’ refusal to say that she voted for President Barack Obama in the 2008 and 2012 general elections has some of the same characteristics as Akin’s infamous rape comment: It was telegenic, mockable and universally condemned. She first refused to say she voted for President Obama in an editorial-board interview with The (Loui...</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> 58531865@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:13:24 MDT Ponnuru: Why immigration reform is still dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58519177-82/bill-immigration-republicans-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58519177-82/bill-immigration-republicans-president.html.csp">Ponnuru: Why immigration reform is still dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ramesh Ponnuru</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T06:03:43.198-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 06:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Would a Republican takeover of the Senate improve the prospects that an immigration bill will get to President Barack Obama’s desk? That theory is making the rounds — and some of the people who oppose the dominant approach to immigration reform are starting to worry about it. The theory goes like this: A lot of Republicans, having just taken full control of Congress and seeking the presidency in 2016, will want to show that they can govern. And many of them think that they need to deal with immi...</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> 58519177@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:03:43 MDT Arizona GOP lawmaker proposes legalizing marijuana http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58518111-68/measure-marijuana-arizona-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58518111-68/measure-marijuana-arizona-republican.html.csp">Arizona GOP lawmaker proposes legalizing marijuana</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T21:30:26.366-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • An Arizona lawmaker plans to introduce a proposal next year to legalize recreational marijuana before a similar proposal could get decided by voters in 2016. Republican Rep. Ethan Orr of Tucson aims to convince fellow conservatives that a voter-approved measure is nearly impossible to change once it is approved and not the way to set up a complex system of rules and taxes for the drug, The Arizona Capitol Times reported Monday (http://bit.ly/ZWCLLV ). The only way to change voter-app...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585181112014-10-13T21:30:26.366-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-13T21:30:26.366-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58518111@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:30:26 MDT Waldman: The media’s standard for disqualifying a candidate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58516380-82/candidate-disqualifying-grimes-reporters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58516380-82/candidate-disqualifying-grimes-reporters.html.csp">Waldman: The media’s standard for disqualifying a candidate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul Waldman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T15:16:32.651-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s Democratic nominee for the Senate, was asked in an editorial board meeting whether she had voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. Grimes hemmed and hawed a bit, obviously scared to say yes. That outraged some, including NBC’s Chuck Todd, who said: “Is she ever going to answer a tough question on anything? ... I think she disqualified herself.” No question, Grimes botched this badly, and she should be able to answer a question as simple as this one...</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> 58516380@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:16:32 MDT Paul Rolly: Davis GOP secretary quits, alleges misuse of party funds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58508452-90/party-chairman-county-anderson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58508452-90/party-chairman-county-anderson.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Davis GOP secretary quits, alleges misuse of party funds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T01:01:02.436-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The embattled secretary of the Davis County Republican Party has resigned after a months-long war with the party chairman and other members of the executive committee. On her way out, she alleges unethical behavior by GOP leaders in Utah’s third-most-populous county. “After almost 18 months of service, I can no longer serve under Chairman Phill Wright’s high-handed governance and ineptitude,” Kathleen Anderson wrote in a letter sent Thursday to Davis County party officers, delegates and elected...</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> 58508452@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 01:01:02 MDT Milbank: The FEC is the poster child for a broken Washington http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58515399-82/fec-ravel-disclosure-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58515399-82/fec-ravel-disclosure-washington.html.csp">Milbank: The FEC is the poster child for a broken Washington</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T05:22:50.071-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 05:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — If you were to seek out a poster child for all that is broken in Washington, you could find no better candidate than the Federal Election Commission. The agency that oversees our campaign-finance system, by law led by three Democratic and three Republican appointees, has come to a complete halt because of partisan deadlock. For five years, it has written virtually no significant regulations and done virtually no significant enforcement of election law. If you’ve been 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> 58515399@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:22:50 MDT Letter: Climate changes fast enough for Chaffetz to eat his words http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58504753-82/climate-chaffetz-com-debate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58504753-82/climate-chaffetz-com-debate.html.csp">Letter: Climate changes fast enough for Chaffetz to eat his words</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T17:19:01.737-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jason Chaffetz near the end of his debate with Brian Wonnacott Tuesday night said, “Global warming is a farce.” A version of this rhetoric echoes daily throughout the country as Republican denialists insist climate change is a scientific and liberal hoax while never offering scientific data to validate their own erroneous claims. Even Republicans, who believe that denial will make the climate issue vanish, are being affected by a rapidly heating Earth. And according to the latest research, it’s...</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> 58504753@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:19:01 MDT Carlson: Florida’s two least-wanted vie to be governor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58503766-82/crist-scott-florida-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58503766-82/crist-scott-florida-governor.html.csp">Carlson: Florida’s two least-wanted vie to be governor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T07:26:16.565-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 07:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Florida used to be known for oranges. Now it’s known for political theater, mostly of the tragic sort. In 2000, we spent weeks watching election officials hold up punch-card chad and butterfly ballots to determine who won the White House. Before that, we lived through the 24-hour coverage of Elian Gonzalez, the unaccompanied minor from Cuba who washed up on the shores of a swing state and became a political football. In 2008, presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, like so many New Yorkers before ...</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> 58503766@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:26:16 MDT Will: Chris Christie thinks about running http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58497704-82/christie-percent-presidential-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58497704-82/christie-percent-presidential-republican.html.csp">Will: Chris Christie thinks about running</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="2014-10-09T01:01:03.182-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NEWARK, N.J. • Gov. Chris Christie could be forgiven if he had chips on both shoulders as big as those shoulders. This year, the first of his second term, has been overshadowed by often partisan investigations, more protracted than productive, of the involvement of several of his former aides — he fired them — in the closing of some access lanes to the George Washington Bridge. Nevertheless, Christie today radiates serenity. His critics, including many Hillary Clinton enthusiasts, hoped th...</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> 58497704@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 01:01:03 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - October 8, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58502700-227/mia-mitt-romney-thanksgivingpoint.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58502700-227/mia-mitt-romney-thanksgivingpoint.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - October 8, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T22:32:02.608-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Mitt Romney works the crowd after speaking at a rally to support Mia Love, who is running as a Republican in Utah's 4th Congressional District. Wednesday October 8, 2014 at Thanksgiving Point. Read more</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> 58502700@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:32:02 MDT Letter: Utah’s one-party fantasy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58501232-82/party-democratic-republican-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58501232-82/party-democratic-republican-utah.html.csp">Letter: Utah’s one-party fantasy</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T16:36:32.301-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As I looked through the Election 2014 Candidate Information Guide. I noticed that the only Democratic candidate that had the guts to put the Democratic symbol in their advertisement was Mike Fife. No one else dared to use it. What a sad commentary on our political party system. Every Republican advertisement had their symbol. But in Utah we all know that the Democratic party is the party of evil, and if you vote for a Democrat you will have to answer to your neighbors and church members and Gayl...</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> 58501232@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:36:32 MDT Editorial: Utah’s 4th should elect Doug Owens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58496285-82/owens-love-utah-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58496285-82/owens-love-utah-congress.html.csp">Editorial: Utah’s 4th should elect Doug Owens</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T15:38:57.174-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 03:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For 14 years, voters in this otherwise overwhelmingly Republican state have been content to send to Congress one moderate Democrat with a familiar family name. This year, even though Rep. Jim Matheson is calling it quits, the voters of the 4th Congressional District would be well served if they would elect Democrat Doug Owens in his stead. The retiring congressman is the son of former Utah Gov. Scott Matheson. The Democratic candidate to succeed him is the son of former Rep. Wayne Owens. Both 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> 58496285@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:38:57 MDT Letter: Why I will never vote Republican http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58493880-82/republican-vote-john-letter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58493880-82/republican-vote-john-letter.html.csp">Letter: Why I will never vote Republican</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T10:31:02.712-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">John Costa’s letter (“Ask yourself,” Oct. 3) reminded me of why I will never vote Republican. My American dream is one where very narrow religious morality isn’t legislated, women have control of their own bodies, consenting adults can marry whomever they want, minorities aren’t constantly demonized either overtly or through dog-whistle code words, greed at the expense of human life and dignity are punished rather than rewarded, scientific consensus is understood and accepted and everyone feels ...</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> 58493880@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:31:02 MDT Hunt: Georgia’s Senate race becomes a real nail-biter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58492699-82/georgia-percent-nunn-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58492699-82/georgia-percent-nunn-republican.html.csp">Hunt: Georgia’s Senate race becomes a real nail-biter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Albert R. Hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-06T10:24:57.719-06:00">Updated Oct 6, 2014 10:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Michelle Nunn, the Democratic Senate candidate, stated her case cogently in Columbus, Georgia, last week: If elected, she vowed to “change Washington in a collaborative way.” Her Republican opponent, businessman David Perdue, also is running as the “change” candidate, but he’s skipping the collaborative stuff. He says he’ll go to Washington to attack President Barack Obama and Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid. How this argument plays out matters. An upset by Nunn in Georgia, which has been so...</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> 58492699@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:24:57 MDT Milbank: The GOP’s mug-shot primary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58489719-82/presidential-gov-campaign-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58489719-82/presidential-gov-campaign-case.html.csp">Milbank: The GOP’s mug-shot primary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-05T08:53:12.994-06:00">Updated Oct 5, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Why is the lineup of prospective GOP presidential candidates beginning to look like, well, a lineup? Chris Christie went to campaign last week for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, putting the New Jersey governor in the company of a man who is in almost as much legal jeopardy as he is. Between them, the two would-be 2016 presidential nominees are the subjects of six investigations. But Texas Gov. Rick Perry, another presidential aspirant, is far ahead of them in the mug-sho...</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> 58489719@www.sltrib.com Sun, 05 Oct 2014 08:53:12 MDT Romney says it’s time for Obama ‘to apologize to America’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58482249-68/romney-republican-michigan-race.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58482249-68/romney-republican-michigan-race.html.csp">Romney says it’s time for Obama ‘to apologize to America’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-02T17:10:51.713-06:00">Updated Oct 2, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Livonia, Mich. • A victory by Terri Lynn Land in Michigan’s Senate race in November is important to winning back Republican control of the chamber, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told supporters during a GOP rally Thursday in his native state. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who lost the 2012 presidential race to Barack Obama, said it has been a tough time for the country since that election. “It’s time for him to apologize to America,” Romney said of Obama, speakin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584822492014-10-02T17:10:51.713-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-02T17:10:51.713-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58482249@www.sltrib.com Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:10:51 MDT Romney’s in demand as Republicans’ future unclear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58480544-68/romney-republican-party-presidential.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58480544-68/romney-republican-party-presidential.html.csp">Romney’s in demand as Republicans’ future unclear</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE PEOPLES and CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-02T08:15:02.214-06:00">Updated Oct 2, 2014 08:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Almost two years after his Election Day drubbing, Mitt Romney is the Republican man in demand. The twice-defeated White House contender is campaigning across seven states this week, covering nearly 6,000 miles in five days to raise money and energy for Republican midterm candidates from Georgia to Colorado. Romney has repeatedly insisted he’s not running for president again, and his closest aides laugh off a possible 2016 bid. But top GOP strategists and donors suggest his continued hi...</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> 58480544@www.sltrib.com Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:15:02 MDT