News roundup: Opponent spoofs Boehner's 'electile dysfunction'
Published: April 15, 2014 08:08AM
Updated: April 15, 2014 11:00AM
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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio wraps up a news conference on his legislative agenda, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner touched on the Ukraine crisis, relations with Russia, the NSA surveillance program, jobs and other issues. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Candidate spoofs Boehner's 'electile dysfunction.' Mia Love trounces opponents in cash race. No legislative override session.

Happy Tuesday. An Ohio man who is challenging House Speaker John Boehner in a primary, made a campaign video spoof of Cialis ads about Boehner's "electile dysfunction." Key quotes: "Your electile dysfunction? It could be a question of blood flow. Sometimes, when a politician has been in D.C. too long, it goes to his head, and he just can't seem to get the job done," and "If you have a Boehner lasting longer than 23 years seek immediate medical attention." [WaPost]

Topping the news: Mia Love has a solid money lead over the other contenders for Rep. Jim Matheson's congressional seat. [Trib] [DNews] [UtahPolicy]

-> The Legislature will not have a special session to override three vetoes by Gov. Gary Herbert. [Trib] [DNews] [UtahPolicy]

-> If Utah's ban on same-sex marriage is upheld, gay couples who wed and are filing their taxed jointly may "end up with a big tax bill." [Trib]

Tweet of the day: From @MKTWgoldstein: "Pulitzer this year decided not to give a tweeting award."

From @JohnHarwood: "Progress for humankind, noted on college visits: students eat somewhat better than attendees at most political fundraisers."

In other news: Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday discussed his plan for Medicaid expansion with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. [KUER]

-> Paul Rolly discusses how divisive the Count My Vote compromise is still within the Republican Party. [Trib]

-> Republican delegates in a Utah County legislative district received an apology letter from the author of a campaign hit piece that claimed to be from the Foundation for Government Accountability, even though it was not. [UTPolHub]

-> There may be a plea deal in the works for Utah's leading gun advocate who has been battling criminal charges for close to a year. [Trib]

-> Former state Rep. Holly Richardson is still wondering how she lost at the Utah County GOP Convention. [UtahPolicy]

-> Pat Bagley was a finalist for a Pulitzer in political cartooning. [Trib]

-> Bagley, meanwhile, suggests a reaction on an awful report of seven dead infants found in a garage. [Trib]

-> Apollo Burger has swooped in to save the July 4th Sugar House fireworks show. [Trib] [DNews] [KUTV]

Nationally: A federal judge has ruled that Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages performed outside the state. [Dispatch]

-> The Washington Post and The Guardian received a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the NSA's actions, reporting that would not have happened without leaked information from Edward Snowden. [Politico]

-> The Social Security Administration announced that it will stop collecting on taxpayers' debts to the government that are more than 10 years old. [WaPost]

-> Some tax preparers are becoming health-insurance advisors as well. [NYTimes]

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-- Thomas Burr and Topher Webb
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