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  1. Could costly, but popular, tax breaks be axed in tax reform?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Don't Mess With Taxes

    Remember the last election cycle when most of the campaign and Capitol Hill talk focused on the federal budget deficit? Now, however, with the Nov. 4 balloting day just about a month away, it's pretty much crickets when it comes to the deficit. Part of the reason is that as the fiscal 2014 year is winding down, the U.S. deficit is dropping.

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  2. Security lapses surface: Chaffetz 'outraged' over threats to Obama, familyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Deseret News

    House Oversight Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, leads the questioning of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson as the committee examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House when a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dash deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  3. Rep. Chaffetz 'outraged' over reports of Secret Service security lapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Hours after a House committee grilled the Secret Service director about a major security lapse at the White House on Sept. 19, whistleblowers revealed Tuesday that an armed security contractor with prior convictions for assault and battery was allowed on an elevator with President Obama during his visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept.

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  4. New poll shows more support for Sen. Mike LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Deseret News

    More than half of Utah voters, 54 percent, approve of the job Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is doing, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll by Dan Jones & Associates. That's up from the 43 percent approval rating Lee earned in a Deseret News/KSL poll taken in October 2013, shortly after Lee helped lead a battle against President Barack Obama's health care law that resulted in a federal government shutdown.

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  5. Mona Charen: Who Are You Calling the Party of the Rich?Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    The median American household saw its net worth decline by 36 percent during the Great Recession . That is a hard reality.

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  6. Chaffetz 'outraged' over threats to Obama, family as...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Deseret News

    House Oversight Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, leads the questioning of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson as the committee examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House when a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dash deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  7. Alty News: Koch Industries Goes After Rolling Stone and Utah's Rowdy Climate ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Salt Lake City Weekly

    While the natural gas boom has been lauded for being a cleaner coal alternative, the rub is that natural gas is primarily methane a chemical which has a much stronger warming effect on the climate than carbon dioxide.

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  8. New congressional bill boosts child-care support for low-...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Camden Chronicle Independent

    Low-income families depending on federal child-care support got a boost last week when the GOP-controlled House passed a bill requiring better quality control and more clear eligibility guidelines. But experts also say the passage of the bill reflects a newly deepened consensus on the urgency of early childhood day care and education as a means of combating poverty.

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  9. Lawsuit readied by partyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sun Advocate

    The Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, meeting of the Utah Republican Party State Central Committee was held at the Salt Lake Board of Realty Building.

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  10. Tax Reform Needed to Spur GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Policy Digest

    While the government today hailed 4.6 percent growth in the second quarter of 2014, James Capretta of the American Enterprise Institute reminds readers that such growth comes after a first quarter GDP decline of 2.1 percent. In total, GDP growth in the first six months of 2014 has been just 1.25 percent.

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  11. Who Are You Calling the Party of the Rich?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Sunshine State News

    That is a hard reality. A Republican held the White House when the crash hit, and voters, in no mood to be charitable, blamed the GOP.

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  12. Mona Charen: The Real - Party of the Rich'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    That is a hard reality. A Republican held the White House when the crash hit, and voters, in no mood to be charitable, blamed the GOP.

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  13. Poll shows rebound in Utah's Sen. Mike Lee's approval ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Public opinion of Sen. Mike Lee has rebounded, according to a new poll released Monday that found 54 percent of likely voters have a favorable view of his job performance. Last October, the senator's approval rating was just 40 percent in a poll conducted during the 16-day government shutdown, which Lee's actions helped spark.

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  14. Congressional child-care breakthrough reflects emerging consensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Deseret News

    Low-income families depending on federal child-care support got a boost last week when the GOP-controlled House passed a bill requiring better quality control and more clear eligibility guidelines. But experts also say the passage of the bill reflects a newly deepened consensus on the urgency of early childhood day care and education as a means of combatting poverty.

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  15. News roundup: Mike Lee's approval rating rebounds in new pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Mike Lee's approval rating rebounds in new poll. The congressional candidate who isn't trying.

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  16. Marco Rubio Muscles Up, Taking a Page from Newt Gingrich's PlaybookRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Sunshine State News

    To get ahead in 2016, Marco Rubio is looking back to the past, specifically to 1994 when the "Contract With America" led Newt Gingrich and Republicans to victory. Rubio's star has fallen considerably as the 2016 presidential race continues to take shape.

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  17. Q&A: James Lankford: House's top policy cop hopes to reacquaint Senate with appropriations processRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Washington Examiner

    After handily defeating primary challenger T.W. Shannon, the Oklahoma Republican is coasting to victory in his deeply red home state. Lankford spoke with the Washington Examiner about government shutdowns, clearing the air with supporters of his primary rival, and the House Ginger Caucus.

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  18. Transportation Empowerment Act shifts power to statesRead the original story

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    The Transportation Empowerment Act , sponsored by U.S. Rep. Tom Graves and U.S. Sen. Mike Lee , shifts power from Washington, D.C., to the states and restores federalism in the area of transportation. The bill, H.R. 3486 in the House and S. 1702 in the Senate, would reduce gas taxes collected by the federal government and leave funding decisions to the states.

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  19. Conservative Political Operatives Form 'Conservative Review' Mega-Scorecard for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Breitbart.com

    In a move that's likely to cause heartburn for the GOP establishment and Democratic Party, a band of hardcore conservative politicos have grouped together to form a new scorecard and rating system for members of Congress. FreedomWorks' director of minority outreach Deneen Borelli; Daniel Horowitz, a conservative who worked for Madison Project and has written columns for Breitbart News and RedState; former U.S. Senate Steering committee policy adviser Gaston Mooney; and conservative communications staffer Rachel Semmel, among others, have just launched the "Conservative Review."

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  20. Sarah Palin pets alligator at campaign event for Louisiana Senate candidate Rob ManessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Mississippi Press

    Sarah Palin has made a lot of stump speeches, but the wide-eyed look on her face showed Saturday's might have been her first to feature a live alligator, according to nola.com . Palin attended an event for Senate candidate Rob Maness at Restaurant des Familles in Crown Point.

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