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Mitt Romney to hold town hall in Utah Tuesday

Mitt Romney to hold town hall in Utah Tuesday

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is set to hold his first town hall as a sitting senator for Utah as a government shutdown continues. The event is set for Tuesday night in Farmington, at the Davis County Administration Building. Romney also appeared in Ogden last week to meet […]

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Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown, questions Pelosi

Romney backs Trump in shutdown showdown, questions Pelosi

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said Friday he supports President Donald Trump’s push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won’t agree to “another few miles” of barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border. Romney […]

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Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on

Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on

Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government workers missed their paychecks for the first time since the shutdown began. Employees posted pictures […]

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Nevada’s Reid calls Trump ‘amoral,’ wants a Romney 2020 run

Nevada’s Reid calls Trump ‘amoral,’ wants a Romney 2020 run

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said Thursday that he thinks President Donald Trump has no conscience and said he’d like to see Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney challenge Trump in 2020 for the GOP nomination for president. “I’ve had dealings with the man,” Reid said of […]

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Supreme Court won’t preside over challenge to state egg laws

Supreme Court won’t preside over challenge to state egg laws

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to get involved in a legal dispute involving 15 states that want to strike down laws in California and Massachusetts requiring larger living areas for some farm animals. The attorney general’s office in Missouri, which spearheaded one of the […]

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love walks to greets supporters during an election night party, in Lehi, Utah. Love has cut into Democratic challenger Ben McAdams' lead as vote-counting continues in the race that remains too close to call a week after Election Day. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Former Republican Rep. Mia Love joining CNN as commentator

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The first black Republican woman in Congress is joining CNN as a commentator after being unseated by a Democratic challenger in November. Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love of Utah tweeted Monday that she’ll offer a “different, principled and unleashed perspective” on the cable news network. The announcement […]

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Orrin Hatch ends 4-decade Senate run as unique GOP voice

Orrin Hatch ends 4-decade Senate run as unique GOP voice

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin Hatch ended his tenure Thursday as the longest-serving Republican senator in history, capping a unique career that positioned him as one of the most prominent conservatives in the United States. The departure of the vocal supporter of President Donald Trump ushers in another outsized […]

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Republicans worry a primary challenge would hurt Trump

Republicans worry a primary challenge would hurt Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump declared himself “the most popular president in the history of the Republican Party” on Wednesday. Yet his allies fear a primary challenge from a high-profile Republican could doom his re-election. The concern was outlined in a private email shared among Republican National Committee members […]

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Incoming Sen. Romney questions Trump’s ‘character’ in op-ed

Incoming Sen. Romney questions Trump’s ‘character’ in op-ed

WASHINGTON (AP) —The Latest on Sen.-elect Mitt Romney’s criticism of President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:10 a.m. President Donald Trump is responding to blistering criticism from Republican Sen.-elect Mitt Romney. Trump says he would “much prefer that Mitt focus on Border Security and so many other things where he […]

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Departure of Trump’s GOP critics in Senate leaves a void

Departure of Trump’s GOP critics in Senate leaves a void

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s most prominent GOP critics on Capitol Hill are days away from completing their Senate careers, raising the question of who — if anyone — will take their place as willing to publicly criticize a president who remains popular with nearly 9 in 10 Republican […]

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