Mia Love's fundraising promise. Obama's second try at the Kiss Cam. The death of a Utah legend.
Happy Tuesday. A new survey shows more Americans would be uncomfortable with a Mormon marrying into their families than they would if their child married a black person, an interesting look at the prejudices faced by the groups that encompass the presidential candidates. [WaPost]
-> The Mormon faith's "first families" are championing Mitt Romney's campaign and giving him millions in contributions. [NYTimes]
-> President Barack Obama needed two tries to shoot and score during the USA Basketball scrimmage in D.C. He wasn't on the court, he was attempting to get a kiss from his wife while on the jumbotron's "Kiss Cam." [WaPost]
Happy Birthday: To Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon and Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen, whose birthdays were on Monday.
New Appointment: Gov. Gary Herbert was selected to serve on the National Governor's Association's Executive Committee with six fellow governors, a step toward the group's top leadership.
-> Love belts out some of "Wicked" to promote the arts. [DNews]
-> An audit into the Downtown Salt Lake City Library says things are getting better, but a massive list of changes are needed. [Trib]
-> The Census shows that Utah is second in the nation in home Internet access. [Trib]
-> Pat Bagley questions the physics behind Romney's "retroactive" retirement from Bain Capitol. [Trib]
-> Bryan Schott thinks Jim Matheson might get tagged as a flip flopper. [UtahPolicy]
-> Salt Lake County is poised to close its justice court, arguing that similar courts run by cities have taken most of its caseload. [Trib]
-> Jon Huntsman's returning to his Mormon missionary stomping grounds in Taiwan. The former governor and presidential candidate will be there deliver a speech regarding the Taiwanese-American relationship. [ChinaPost]
-> Tonight's Salt Lake City Council Meetings is the last time residents can weigh in on Mayor Ralph Becker's plan to expand the locations where people can serve alcohol. [DNews]
2012 watch: Looking at his past campaigns, Romney won't give up his tax records that easily, if at all. [CNN] Surprisingly, George Romney handled the situation in a completely different manner. [BuzzFeed]
-> Sen. John Thune of South Dakota says Romney's team is vetting him for the Veep spot, narrowing down what kind of person Romney is looking for. [TheHill]
-> President Barack Obama is weening himself off his teleprompter, instead moving to written notes, a move to better connect with voters. [TheHill]
-> The Romney camp hopes to use the upcoming Olympic Games as a reminder of his reputation for turning around the scandal-plagued 2002 Winter Olympics. [Politico]
-> Is Romney too worried about the Bain Capital attacks? [NYTimes]
-> The candidates will be running hurdles of their own when it comes to competing for airtime during the Olympics. [Politico]
-> No surprise that Romney is popular with financial firms like Goldman-Sachs and Bain Capital. He pulls in huge donations from the groups. [WaPost]
-> Just days after the Obama team produced an ad mocking Romney's singing, a Romney counter ad was removed from YouTube because of a copyright issue. The video features Obama singing Al Green's lyrics "I'm so in love with you." [CNN]
-> Obama reveals much to voter's shock that his favorite Girl Scout Cookie are "those mint cookies." [WaPost]
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