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Salt Lake County Council candidates Micah Bruner and Jenny Wilson will square off from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in a debate at The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South, in Salt Lake City. Democrat Wilson and Republican Bruner are vying for the six-year, at-large council seat being vacated by longtime county official Randy Horiuchi.
Mike Lee is the only member of the United States Senate who for his entire career has a 100 percent "favorable" voting record from the tea party group, Freedom Works. He has also just hired their national political director to run his 2016 re-election campaign .
Probably not. If the House GOP's agenda had survived the week, there would have been a Thursday vote on a measure to fund the government through to December 11 -- a continuing resolution.
Washington a While celebrating the creation of Canyonlands National Park on its 50-year anniversary, Republican members of Congress from Utah urged President Barack Obama and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in a letter Thursday not to expand the park and to let state and local leaders decide on how to protect the area around it. Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee and Reps.
In which Shelby County's Democrats bust a move in peace and harmony and get ready for the next race. Lo and behold, a meeting of the Shelby County Democratic executive committee was held this week and conducted in perfect amity, and the results, while not immediately gratifying to everybody, were reasonably sure to be embraced ultimately by the committee and by the entire party membership The occasion was the filling of a vacancy in state Senate District 30, created last month when the longtime seat holder, Jim Kyle, was elected Chancellor on August 7 and formally resigned on the 29th.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other Democrats have demanded an apology from Rep. Bill Cassidy after he accused Sen. Reid of running the Senate "like a plantation," but there is at least some truth to the accusation. Since April of last year, Sen. Reid has allowed a vote on just 58 amendments - 30 from the GOP - according to Senate records.
After years of scandal stemming from money and campaign contributions flowing to the attorney general's race, it appears both candidates have taken a more reserved approach, although big donations continue to flow to Republican incumbent Attorney General Sean Reyes.
A handful of leading Republican policymakers have put higher education accreditation - the peer-review approval process colleges must go through to receive financial aid - at the top of their education reform agenda.
If Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, then the day after Labor Day is the unofficial beginning of South Carolina's political season.
Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee and our 500,000 members around the country join Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, in his opposition to a bill that could put taxpayers on the hook for millions of dollars to build and maintain a new women's museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. There is no doubt that women have played an ... (more)
GOP unveils video game to take back the Senate. Idaho seizes nine boys from polygamous sect.
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