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  1. Investigators question Secret Service assignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor. The report by the Homeland Security Department's inspector general calls the conduct "problematic," and says the employee's friendship with high-level Secret Service officials creates the appearance it was motivated by personal relations "rather than furthering official government functions."

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  2. Secret Service use 'problematic,' pulled from White House dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, House Oversight Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, leads the questioning of then-Secret Service Director Julia Pierson as the committee examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  3. Cowboy Express delivers petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    The Grass March Cowboy Express rode into Washington, D.C., last week and delivered a satchel full of petitions to Congress.Included in the group of protesting cowboys was Tooele County Commissioner Bruce Clegg."

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  4. Mia's gotta Love it: Forecasters predict a GOP sweep in Utah's House racesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    And Reps. Rob Bishop, Jason Chaffetz and Chris Stewart deserve a pat on their backs for claiming re-election to the House.

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  5. Utah's Chaffetz: Possible White House cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a lawmaker leading a congressional inquiry into the Secret Service, raised questions Thursday about a White House volunteer's possible involvement in a prostitution scandal that rocked the agency two years ago. Chaffetz, a Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on national security, said in an interview that the White House had new questions to answer in light of information he has received from Secret Service whistleblowers, as well as a report in Thursday's Washington Post.

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  6. Romney headlines rally, fundraiser for Mia LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Governor Gary Herbert fires up the crowd at a rally to support Mia Love, who is running as a Republican in Utah's 4th Congressional District. Wednesday October 8, 2014 at Thanksgiving Point.

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  7. My view: Congress must tackle tough issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    Taking tough votes, picking the important fights and addressing the most complex problems is the job of every member of Congress. Taking tough votes, picking the important fights and addressing the most complex problems is the job of every member of Congress.

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  8. G2E 2014: Why Las Vegas Sands' Sheldon Adelson is Fighting Online GamingRead the original story

    Monday | The Motley Fool

    "I see no benefit, and coming from a family -- the working class family, a less-than-working class...people that are going to be exploited, that are going to be abused the most. I don't want those people to get abused.

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  9. Jason Chaffetz's Stolen MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Roll Call

    The aversion to #ThisTown, one might be surprised to learn, has nothing to do with the hyperpartisanship plaguing the current Congress or the mania surrounding the upcoming midterm elections. The guy simply prefers basking in the glory of nature.

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  10. Ending the cycle of casino cronyismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Hill

    When powerful gaming interest are spearheading the fight to ban online gambling, it should give you pause. Their main policy objective is focused on federal legislation to ban online gambling outright - stifling their competition before it ever reaches the market.

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  11. 5 candidates vie for Utah's 3rd Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Deseret News

    Dressed in a three-piece suit, Brian Wonnacott nonchalantly donned a baseball cap as he approached a gaggle of reporters immediately following a formal debate with Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz earlier this month. "I was surprised that I really enjoyed it," Wonnacott said of the debate.

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  12. Rep. Duncan Hunter Now Fearmongering About Ebola As Well As ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Switched

    Rep. Duncan Hunter now claims the southern border of the U.S. must be secured because of threats from ISIS and Ebola. Rep. Duncan Hunter says the Obama administration must beef up security on the southern border of the U.S. because of the threat posed by terrorists and the growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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  13. Letter: Chaffetz outside mainstream on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    In the Third District congressional debate, Congressman Jason Chaffetz questioned the science of climate change, suggesting scientists couldn't make credible predictions about the climate because weathermen often are wrong in predicting the weather. Mr. Chaffetz's position puts him at odds with virtually all of the world's climate scientists, including our own in Utah, as well as many fellow Republicans.

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  14. Love raises five times more than Owens, sets Utah recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Republican Mia Love has definitively claimed Utah's fundraising crown and is less than three weeks away from learning if she'll get the prize she truly seeks: a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Love amassed nearly $1.47 million in the past three months, according to new financial reports due late Wednesday.

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  15. GOP, White House clash on Secret Service scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Washington Examiner

    In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, House Oversight Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, leads the questioning of then-Secret Service Director Julia Pierson as the committee examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  16. Secret Service chief quits due to security lapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Washington Examiner

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe. High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged her to step down after her poorly received testimony to Congress a day earlier - and revelation of yet another security problem: Obama had shared an elevator in Atlanta last month with an armed guard who was not authorized to be around him.

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  17. Obama deserves better security than thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Washington Examiner

    Tuesday's House Oversight subcommittee hearing on the debacle that is the U.S. Secret Service was framed by several recent and explosive stories about security breaches at the White House. The Washington Post revealed at the weekend that a November 2011 sniper attack on the White House was much worse than the agency let on.

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  18. CHAPMAN: Cops need new, nonlethal ways to defuse dangerRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    When a man jumped over the White House fence, ran across the lawn and entered the residence, the Secret Service failed and failed again.

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  19. Leading Candidate Emerges to Replace HolderRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Bloomberg

    ... have drawn criticism from Republicans in Congress and their supporters. Most recently, Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz asked the White House to release the documents from Ruemmler's review of allegations that White House staff were involved in a ...

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  20. Why Mitt Romney 2016 is gaining steam, even though Mitt isn't on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Christian Science Monitor

    Mitt Romney arrived in Iowa over the weekend as a former Republican presidential candidate and left as a possible future presidential candidate. Iowa is a traditional proving ground for presidential candidates, and prominent Republicans have been testing the waters there for the past 18 months .

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