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  1. 4. Utah officials 'disappointed' with ...Read the original story

    Friday | KSL-TV

    Just days before Mitt Romney's announcement Friday that he won't make a third run for president, one of his staunchest Utah supporters was ready to join the campaign full time. "I wanted Mitt to know I would do whatever he wanted and give whatever he needed," said Kirk Jowers, head of the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics and the chairman of Romney's leadership political action committees.

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  2. Romney's Decision Not to Run in 2016 Upends the GOP WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wall Street Journal

    Mitt Romney has announced that he will not make a third run for the presidency. Above, Mr. Romney concedes the presidency in 2012.

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  3. Romney's friends say he's far from retired despite not running in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney visits with diners at Little Dooey, a barbecue restaurant in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during the stop in Mississippi.

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  4. Rep. Jason Chaffetz vows pursuit of facts on BenghaziRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deseret News

    House Oversight Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah leads the questioning of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  5. Mitt Romney's decision not to run again disappoints some Utah supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deseret News

    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney poses for a photograph with a member of a Mississippi State student Republican group at The Little Dooey, a barbecue restaurant in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during the stop in Mississippi.

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  6. GOP senator proposes barring bonuses for tax-delinquent fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    An inspector general's report in the spring revealed that the Internal Revenue Service doled out more than $1 million in bonuses to hundreds of tax-delinquent IRS employees. Sen. Pat Roberts on Friday proposed putting an end to the payments with a bill that would ban financial awards for all federal employees who owe outstanding federal tax debt.

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  7. Utah officials 'disappointed' with Romney's decision not to runRead the original story

    Friday | KSL-TV

    Mitt Romney announced to supporters Friday that he won't make a third run for president after all, saddening some of his staunchest Utah backers. "It's really sad to sit here and realize he's not going to be president because I think he would have been the best we ever had," Kirk Jowers, head of the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics, told KSL Newsradio's Doug Wright.

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  8. Utah officials disappointed that Romney is sitting out 2016Read the original story

    Friday | KSL-TV

    Mitt Romney's announcement Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016 has led to disappointment for many in his adopted state of Utah. "Bummer.

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  9. Mitt's out: Romney won't run for president in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney answers questions during a question-and-answer period following his address to the student body and guests in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Romney joked about his time as a candidate and addressed a number of world issues including terrorism, world economy and domestically "the need for strong American leadership," and job creation for Americans.

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  10. Will NFL and NHL lose tax exemption? White House reviewing the ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS News

    An official game ball for the NFL football Super Bowl XLIX is photographed, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Wilson Sporting Goods football factory in Ada, Ohio. After two days of no comment, the White House says it's reviewing a bill to eliminate the federal tax exemption for top professional sports organizations with annual revenues over $10 million.

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  11. Rep. Jason Chaffetz to speak at University of UtahRead the original story

    Friday | Washington Times

    U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz is set to speak at the University of Utah during an event where he will be honored as the state's politician of the year by the Hinckley Institute of Politics. The Republican's appearance Friday comes days after he announced he would again sponsor a bill that would eliminate the tax exemption for professional sports leagues.

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  12. Romney decision not to run again disappoints some Utah supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deseret News

    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney poses for a photograph with a member of a Mississippi State student Republican group at The Little Dooey, a barbecue restaurant in Starkville, Miss., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during the stop in Mississippi.

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  13. 5 Potential Scenarios for D.C.'s Marijuana InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Roll Call

    The ongoing battle over the District of Columbia's marijuana policy is currently at a standstill, but several scenarios over the coming weeks could alter its fate. In November, 70 percent of D.C. voters approved Initiative 71, legalizing the possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana.

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  14. Oversight chief wants Goodell to testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill

    The National Football League commissioner should testify before Congress about the league's tax exempt status, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said Thursday night. "I do hope in the Oversight context that they will have Roger Goodell, the NFL and the other sports leagues come testify before Congress," he said on Fox News's "On the Record with Greta Van Susteran."

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  15. Some in Congress still unsure if Secret Service has made enough changes at topRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Secret Service officers search the south grounds of the White House on Jan. 26 after a "quadcopter" drone was found in the middle of the night. Following a string of embarrassing security lapses, lawmakers are questioning if the agency should have ousted another top official.

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  16. Mitt Romney backers scoff at makeover rapsRead the original story

    Thursday | Boston Herald

    Mitt Romney supporters are dismissing claims that the former Republican presidential nominee is undergoing a policy and image makeover to shed his image as a corporate cheerleader as he preps for a third White House bid in what is becoming a crowded GOP field for 2016. Critics have blasted the former Bay State governor over his new focus on poverty during meetings with potential donors and supporters, as well as in public speeches such as his address this week at Mississippi State University.

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  17. House GOP presses IRS on ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    The new House Oversight chairman is pushing the IRS for details over how it's implementing the agency's role in ObamaCare - and what it will do if the Supreme Court rules against the administration in a new healthcare case. Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz , joined by Reps.

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  18. Lawmakers seek deeper shift in Secret Service leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    Two weeks after the Secret Service forced out four of its top officials, lawmakers are questioning why the agency did not oust one more - its influential second-in-command. Members of Congress from both parties are concerned that by keeping in place Alvin "A.T." Smith, the Secret Service stopped short of replacing the full upper management that has shouldered much of the blame for a string of embarrassing security lapses, according to government officials familiar with the discussions.

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  19. New Legislation Focuses on High-Skilled ImmigrantsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | HR Magazine

    While the tech industry and proponents of comprehensive immigration reform have supported these efforts, critics of the proposals continue to question the legitimacy of high-skilled guest worker programs. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, introduced the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act on Jan. 8, 2015, in the House of Representatives.

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  20. John Mica Wields His Sixth Gavel in Congress, Taking Over...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Sunshine State News

    U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., continued his run in the congressional leadership this week as he announced his subcommittee assignments. First elected to Congress back in 1990, Mica previously chaired the House Transportation Committee.

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