Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Political Cornflakes
Tribune Political Reporters
Political Cornflakes is a clearinghouse for all kinds of intriguing political tidbits from our political team in Salt Lake City and Washington, D.C.

» E-mail

Subscribe (RSS)

Sign up for Political Cornflakes. Want to be in the know? Join the growing list of political junkies who receive the latest political news in an easy-to-read morning email.

Email cornflakes@sltrib.com to subscribe.




Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ducks as an object is thrown on stage during an address to members of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries during their annual convention at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. Clinton, a possible presidential contender in 2016, ducked but did not appear to be hit by the object, and then joked about the incident. Security ushered out a woman who said she threw a shoe but didn't identify herself to reporters or explain the action. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Steve Marcus) LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL OUT
News roundup: Hillary Clinton dodges shoe chucked her way

Hillary Clinton ducks thrown shoe. 10th Circuit appears split on gay marriage case. Tribune again cuts staff, sections.

Happy Friday. A woman chucked a shoe at Hillary Clinton at a conference in Las Vegas, but like Clinton has become good at with questions about 2016, she ducked and the object missed her completely. The episode is similar to when President George W. Bush faced a shoe-thrower in Iraq some years ago. Clinton and Bush both appear to have good reflexes. [Politico]

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Topping the news: The three judges on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals appeared spilt on Utah's defense of Amendment 3 banning gay marriage in the state. [Trib] [DNews] [APviaHerald] [KUER] [Fox13] [KUTV] [ABC4] [WaPost] Here are the possible outcomes. [Trib] Local legal experts give their takes [Fox13], and so do Jim Dabakis and Thomas Wright. [ABC4]

-> Some eight months after losing 20 percent of its staff, The Tribune again cuts eight positions and jettisons its award-winning Faith section. [Trib] [DNews]

-> Federal officials have found more oil deposits Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. [Trib]

Tweets of the day: From @AdamTheFishGuy: "According to the sound quality on @kslnewsradio, the #10thCircuit hearing took place in a tin can at the bottom of the ocean."

From @RexHuppke: "Kathleen Sebelius steps down as Secretary of Health and Human Services, will be replaced by Stephen Colbert."

From @RepChrisStewart: "It was announced that Sec @Sebelius is resigning, but will that be delayed too?"

Happy Birthday: On Sunday to state Sen. Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City.

In other news: Funeral services for longtime citizen lobbyist Art Kimball will be held today. [Trib]

-> Mitt Romney praised Mike Leavitt as the Salt Lake Chamber honored the former Utah governor as "A Giant in Our City." [Trib] [DNews] [Fox13]

-> Local candidates have raised a little over $2 million so far. [UTPolCap]

-> SL Co. Democrats and Republicans are holding their conventions this Saturday. [DNews]

-> Some big name Republicans will be coming to the state for the Western Republican Leadership Conference. [DNews]

-> A Florida-based think-tank has filed a complaint with the Utah Lt. Governor's office over a letter attacking Utah County House candidates purporting to be from the group. [Trib]

-> Federal investigators blame a 2009 refinery explosion in Woods Cross on a corroded pipe that was not inspected for years. [Trib]

-> Even though the Affordable Care Act enrollment deadline has passed, there are still options for getting insurance. [Trib]

-> Spring is here is and the perennial orange construction cones will soon be in full bloom. [Trib] [Fox13]

-> Marriage Equality USA held a rally in downtown SLC. [Trib]

-> Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott talk about some interesting matchups in upcoming county conventions and who will be the new Utah Democratic Party chairman. [UtahPolicy]

-> A grit mill at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon will be removed and replaced with new trails to make it easier to access rock climbing routes. [Trib]

-> U.S. Attorney for Utah David Barlow will step down this summer. [Trib] [DNews] [ABC4]

-> Paul Rolly discusses an example of the news media doing good work that the public may not ever see. [Trib]

-> Pat Bagley offers his take on what Stephen Colbert would say about Stephen Colbert taking over The Late Show. [Trib]

-> SLC will offer sewer and water line break insurance. [Trib]

Nationally: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning. [WaPost]

-> President Barack Obama paid tribute to the Civil Rights Act and LBJ on the 50th anniversary of the law. [NYTimes]

-> A House committee passed a resolution on party lines to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify. [WaPost]

-> Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman on CBS' "Late Show" in 2015. [THR] Here are some Colbert's best and worst political moments. [MoJo] The Tribune's Scott Pierce discusses if Colbert will be as successful out of character. [Trib] Pat Bagley gives his take. [Trib]

-> The chairman of the Louisiana Republican Party called on "Kissing Congressman," Rep. Vance McAllister, to resign saying, "He has embarrassed our party, our state and the institution of Congress." [Politico]

Where are they?

  • Rep. Jason Chaffetz hits a meet the candidates event in SL County.
  • Gov. Gary Herbert holds ceremonial bill signings and meets with Rich Nelson and Fusion-io.
  • Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox attends the Millard County convention.
  • SLC Mayor Ralph Becker is at the National League of Cities Big Ideas for Big Cities Conference in Chicago on Friday and Saturday.
  • President Barack Obama announced Sebelius' departure and the new HHS secretary nominee, Sylvia Burwell, flies to New York City, speaks at the National Action Networks 16th Annual Convention and returns to Washington.

Got a tip? A birthday, wedding or anniversary to announce? Email us at cornflakes@sltrib.com. If you haven't already, sign up for our weekday email and get this sent directly to your inbox. [Trib]

-- Thomas Burr and Topher Webb

Twitter.com/thomaswburr and Twitter.com/topherjwebb



Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
 
Jobs
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.