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Sen. Orrin Hatch Lets Loose on Sen. Sherrod Brown: ‘I get a little tired of that crap’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/17/2017 at 7:00pm
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During a Senate Finance Committee hearing Thursday evening, Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch was unusually animated.

When Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) suggested the current tax reform legislation would hurt the middle class, all hell broke loose.

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Report: Romney Seriously Considering Run for Senate in Utah

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:00pm 10/28/2017 at 7:00pm

Former Massachusetts governor and twice failed GOP candidate for president Mitt Romney is reportedly quite seriously contemplating a Senate run in Utah.  While the senior senator from Utah Orrin Hatch (R) has not announced any plans to retire, it appears that the Utah GOP is ready for Romney.

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Trump plans to trim back Obama’s Bears Ears National Monument

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 3:30pm 10/28/2017 at 3:30pm
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President Trump’s eraser and Twitter feed seem to be more effective that Obama’s pen and phone.

In the last days of his insipid administration, the former president created the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah with a stroke of his pen, claiming thousands of square acres of land for the federal government.

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Are Republicans really at serious risk of losing the House?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 5:00pm 10/15/2017 at 5:00pm

The Cook Political Report (CPR), a non-partisan group that analyzes elections, has changed the ratings in 12 districts across the country for the House 2018 elections as Democrats gain strength.

It’s important to note that the ratings have not gone directly to Democrat, but it shows that these districts have become vulnerable....

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Utah Will Fork Over $10 Million to Cover Obamacare Insurer’s Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 4, 2017 at 7:00pm 9/4/2017 at 7:00pm

Obamacare keeps adding more bad news. Utah’s Insurance Department has announced that it will pay $10 million to health providers to cover debts from Arches Health Plan, a company formed to provide health insurance under Obamacare.

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Utah Valley U. Under Federal Title IX Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 10:30am 8/22/2017 at 10:30am

The federal government has placed Utah Valley University under an investigation for possibly violating Title IX.

From The Daily Herald:

“The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has notified UVU of a complaint against the university. UVU just received notice of the complaint and is reviewing it,” UVU Spokesman Stephen Whyte said in an...

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Race Tightens for Chaffetz’s House Seat a Day Before Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 14, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/14/2017 at 4:00pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) shocked the country last year when he said he planned to step down from his seat. Now those in his GOP-dominated district will hit the polls on Tuesday to determine the GOP candidate for the special election, who will probably have no problem...

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Utah: Quiznos Employee Thwarts an Armed Robbery With Her Gun

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 4:30pm 6/25/2017 at 4:30pm
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A Quiznos employee thwarted an armed robbery by firing warning shots with her firearm.  She wounded one of the suspects, and the other two fled the scene.

The Daily Wire reports:

A Quiznos employee in Salt Lake City, UT thwarted an armed robbery on Tuesday with her use of a firearm.

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Interior Secretary’s Plan to Reconfigure National Monument in Utah Sparks Outrage

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1:00pm 6/13/2017 at 1:00pm
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced that he would like to shrink the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. From CBS News:

In a release following the call, Zinke said, “Designating a monument that – including state land – encompasses almost 1.5 million-acres where multiple-use management is hindered or prohibited is not...

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Rep. Chaffetz Leaving Before the End of His Congressional Term?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/20/2017 at 5:30pm

Wednesday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) make public plans to forgo reelection in 2018, an announcement that shocked most Hill watchers.

Now, Rep. Chaffetz says he might not even finish his current term. “I will continue to weigh the options, but I might depart early,” Chaffetz said Thursday during a...

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