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Swallow and Shurtleff make their first court appearance on criminal charges. Utah Republicans join the effort by Congress to sue President Obama. Some U.S. Senators want President Obama to create a new national monument in Utah.

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Utahns certainly have strong opinions when it comes to the future of Common Core.
Last week former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff accused prosecutors, particularly Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, of having a political agenda in bringing felony charges against the...

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Today At Utah Policy

Democrats are talking about impeachment way more than Republicans.
Even though he's lost twice in his bid for the White House, Romney may be perfectly positioned for a big-time political comeback.
Memo to Utah’s Democrats: Check yourself!
Maybe Speaker Becky Lockhart should look to the experience of one New Jersey school district before charging ahead with her initiative to put a tablet in the hands of every school kid in Utah.

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In the August 8 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education will make an important decision.  I earnestly believe Utah should reapply for the waiver from the onerous requirements of No Child Left...
As a former long-time journalist and public affairs consultant, I’ve long been interested in how power and influence are wielded in a community to achieve important community initiatives.

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Will Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker run for a third term in 2015? Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss in this week's episode of "Bernick and Schott on Politics."
John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are hauled off to the hoosegow! Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the week in Utah politics.

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Lighter Side

Lighter Side

Turn Out the Lights
"Instead of us sending troops down to the border, we just do what you do when you run out of candy on Halloween. Let's turn off the lights and pretend America's not home. So the kids move on to the next house – Canada." –Stephen Colbert  Political Humor

Wise Words

Wise Words

True Friend
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire."Francois de La Rochefoucauld  Quotations Page