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(Andrew Harnik | AP file photo) Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, appears before the start of a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.

Mitt Romney criticizes Biden’s HHS secretary nominee over abortion, expansion of Medicare

By Lee Davidson | February 23, 2021, 9:08 p.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP file photo) Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, pauses to answer questions from reporters after the Senate voted to consider hearing from witnesses in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on Feb. 13, 2021.

Mitt Romney proposes raising minimum wage to $10 an hour

By Lee Davidson | February 23, 2021, 8:52 p.m.

(Jim Watson | Pool via AP) Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M.,  delivers a gift to Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, before the start of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing on her nomination to be Interior secretary, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Sen. Mike Lee presses Interior nominee Deb Haaland on pending fate of Utah monuments

By Brian Maffly | February 24, 2021, 2:37 p.m.

(Demetrius Freeman | The Washington Post via AP pool) Judge Merrick Garland, nominee to be Attorney General, testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judicary Committee, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Mike Lee probes how far attorney general nominee Merrick Garland might push gun control

By Lee Davidson | February 22, 2021, 9:35 p.m.

(Anna Moneymaker | The New York Times via AP pool file photo ) Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's nominee for Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), appears before a Senate Committee on the Budget hearing on Feb. 10.

Mitt Romney opposes, and likely torpedoes, budget director nominee

By Lee Davidson | February 22, 2021, 4:35 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten |  Tribune file photo) Energy Fuels, which operates the only conventional uranium mill in the United States near Blanding, in San Juan County, Utah, on June 24, 2020. The company and its leaders, along with another uranium mining company made coordinated campaign contributions leading up to the creation of a $75 million federal uranium stockpile.

Campaign contributions, including from a Utah operator, preceded creation of federal uranium stockpile

By Zak Podmore | February 22, 2021, 2:39 p.m.

(Susan Walsh | AP file photo, pool) Utah Sen. Mike Lee is shown here in a Dec. 11, 2020, file photo. Lee is defending Sen. Mitt Romney's vote to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial. Lee says Romney should not be punished for that vote because there's room for differing opinions in the Republican Party.

Lee says Romney shouldn’t be punished for impeachment vote

By Bryan Schott | February 20, 2021, 1:56 a.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP file photo ) Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, returns to the Senate chamber during the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on Feb. 11, 2021.

Mitt Romney expounds on why he voted to impeach Trump, denounces those who still say election was stolen

By Lee Davidson | February 18, 2021, 10:00 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP file photo) Burgess Owens speaks with people during an Utah Republican election night party, Nov. 3, 2020, in Sandy, Utah.

Rep. Burgess Owens blasts the idea of reparations for slavery to Blacks

By Lee Davidson | February 17, 2021, 6:25 p.m.

(Senate Television via AP) In this image from video, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, signs the oath book after being sworn in for the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.

‘Humans Against Mike Lee’ campaign launches to unseat senator for opposing Trump impeachment

By Lee Davidson | February 19, 2021, 10:39 p.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP file photo) Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, arrives at the Senate on Jan. 26, 2021.

Mitt Romney says he will push to raise the minimum wage

By Lee Davidson | February 16, 2021, 8:04 p.m.

(Jacquelyn Martin | AP file photo) Then-Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Chair Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, speaks during a hearing to examine whether Google harmed competition in online advertising on Sept. 15, 2020.

Sen. Mike Lee gripes that tech giants ‘want to control what information we are allowed to access’

By Lee Davidson | February 16, 2021, 7:31 p.m.

(Screengrab | Grabien) Utah GOP Chairman Derek Brown speaks with CNN's Poppy Harlow on Feb. 16, 2021. Brown discusses the effort to censure Sen. Mitt Romney for voting to convict former President Trump in his second impeachment trial.

Utah GOP chair says the party needs to find a way forward post-Trump

By Bryan Schott | February 16, 2021, 7:09 p.m.

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Some Utah Republicans are seeking to censure Sen. Mitt Romney for voting to convict former President Donald Trump during his second impeachment trial. The proposal accuses Romney of being a "deep state" agent and undermining Trump.

Mitt Romney accused of being ‘deep state’ agent in proposed censure motion

By Bryan Schott | February 15, 2021, 10:47 p.m.

(Doug Mills | New York Times file photo) Sens. Mitt Romney,  R-Utah, right, and Mike Lee, R-Utah, chat prior to the first Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, Jan. 30, 2020. Romney and Lee took very different approaches to their questions in the second trial on Friday.

In Trump’s Senate trial, Utah’s Mitt Romney seeks information; Mike Lee tries to bolster defense case

By Lee Davidson | February 13, 2021, 12:42 a.m.

(Mandel Ngan | Pool via AP) Bruce Castor, lawyer for former President Donald Trump, walks on Capitol Hill during the third day of the second impeachment trial of Trump in the Senate, at the Capitol, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Washington.

Trump’s lawyers argue impeachment is based on ‘hatred,’ not facts

By Eric Tucker, Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | The Associated Press | February 13, 2021, 3:07 a.m.