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Congressman Rob Bishop to host town halls this week

Congressman Rob Bishop to host town halls this week

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S Rep. Rob Bishop is scheduled to hold a series of town hall meetings this week. The meetings will be held Tuesday in Vernal, Wednesday in North Logan and Thursday in both Morgan and South Weber. Bishop says he’s looking forward to “a positive discussion […]

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3rd-party hopeful brings cash to race with Utah congressman

3rd-party hopeful brings cash to race with Utah congressman

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A candidate for a new, moderate third-party is bringing a trove of cash and a little Mormon humor to a northern Utah congressional race against a longtime Republican incumbent. Businessman Eric Eliason is facing an uphill climb in the three-way race to unseat eight-term U.S. […]

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Castillo wins Utah Democratic House primary to face Bishop

Castillo wins Utah Democratic House primary to face Bishop

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Social worker Lee Castillo has won the Democratic primary to challenge eight-term Republican Rep. Rob Bishop in November. Castillo defeated Weiland in Tuesday’s primary to become the Democratic nominee for northern Utah’s 1st Congressional District. The district runs across the northern part of the state. […]

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John Curtis rebuffs Utah GOP challenger in bid for full term

John Curtis rebuffs Utah GOP challenger in bid for full term

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Curtis has fended off a challenger in Utah’s Republican primary to take a huge step toward winning his first full term in Congress. The 58-year-old former Provo mayor secured his nomination for re-election by beating businessman Chris Herrod on Tuesday by a […]

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Mitt Romney up against state lawmaker in Senate primary

Mitt Romney up against state lawmaker in Senate primary

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney will learn Tuesday if he’ll continue the reboot of his political career as voters were deciding a primary in the race for a Utah Senate seat vacated by Orrin Hatch, who is retiring after more than 40 years. The former GOP presidential candidate […]

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Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney has a second chance during a Tuesday primary election to dispatch a Utah state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for a Senate seat opening up with the retirement of long-serving U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch The […]

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Utah Democrat misses campaign finance filing in House race

Utah Democrat misses campaign finance filing in House race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah Democrat running to replace eight-term U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop is being cited for failing to file financial disclosure forms. The Federal Election Commission said Friday that Kurt Weiland had not filed campaign finance paperwork for the two months ahead of Tuesday’s Democratic primary. […]

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Early voting begins in Utah primary featuring Romney race

Early voting begins in Utah primary featuring Romney race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Early voting for Utah’s primary election has begun, with the marquee matchup pitting former presidential candidate Mitt Romney against state lawmaker Mike Kennedy to become the Republican nominee for Senate. Polls were scheduled to open in at least 11 locations around the state Tuesday. Early voting will […]

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