Most Americans don't like this Obamacare thing. Libertarian group sues over Common Core. Love fundraising off Owens' poll.
Happy Friday. A majority of Americans now disapprove of Obamacare, the highest percent against President Barack Obama's health care reform passed five years ago. A new survey says 53 percent of people view the Affordable Care Act unfavorably, 8 points higher than the same poll found in June. Digging into the numbers, it also seems that Americans aren't completely up to speed on what the reforms are or have done. [HuffPost]
-> Congressional candidate Mia Love used polling results sent out by her opponent Doug Owens to fundraise for her own campaign. [Trib]
-> A former top adviser to the Mitt Romney campaign says the "Draft Mitt" calls need to end so as not to hinder other Republicans hoping to run for president in 2016. [DNews]
-> Paul Rolly notes that a pastor for two Seventh-day Adventist congregations was denied a discount at Budget car rental after the clerk realized his church group wasn't with the LDS Church. [Trib]
Tweet of the day: From @jaketrapper: "We Never Tried To Impeach Bush, Says Democratic Lawmaker Who Co-Sponsored Bush Impeachment Bill"
Check this out: An amazing tilt-shift image of the Utah Capitol. [Flickr]
Happy Birthday: To Jennifer Fox Young. And on Saturday to Cam Madsen, legislative assistant for Rep. Chris Stewart.
A big thanks: To the U.'s Courtney Tanner, who spent the summer helping to bring you Political Cornflakes every weekday morning. Wishing her the best of luck in her forthcoming career.
In other news: UTA is looking into a possible move away from its current flat-fare pay system to a distance-based one, meaning the longer your commute, the more you pay. [Trib]
-> Two horses died during the BLM's roundup of more than 140 wild horses in Beaver County. [Trib]
-> Sen. David Hinkins, R-Orangeville, wonders if the remodeling of Salt Lake City International Airport will increase air pollution in the state. [DNews]
-> Salt Lake Co. Mayor Ben McAdams spoke about tax relief programs for those facing financial tribulations. [DNews]
-> Salt Lake County is also following through with a recycling initiative started by McAdams. [Trib]
-> Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the Doug Owens poll and Mark Shurtleff's use of the Internet to fight back on his charges. [UtahPolicy]
-> The Trib's Thomas Burr talks to KCPW's Roger McDonough about the push by 14 senators for a new national monument in Utah and how Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation. [KCPW]
-> Pat Bagley offers his take on how some of the more conservative Supreme Court justices view women. [Trib]
-> A veteran from Utah, who fought in World War II, received the French Legion of Honor Medal. [Trib]
-> Gov. Gary Herbert finished the selection process for those seeking to run for Utah's State School Board. [DNews]
-> Real Salt Lake will likely propose sponsoring a soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark to help revive the area. [DNews]
-> A pile of trash in Sugar House has nearby residents worried about bugs and safety. [Fox13]
Nationally: A bill to address President Barack Obama's requests for $3.7 billion to use on the border crisis stalled in the House after the GOP couldn't muster the votes to pass their much-smaller version. [NYTimes] [WaPost] [Politico]
-> Eric Cantor stepped down from his position as House majority leader, saying it was "an honor and a privilege" to have served. [WaPost]
Where are they?
-- Thomas Burr and Courtney Tanner
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