There’s one issue that’s been largely absent during the 2014 campaign season...The alleged misdeeds of former Attorney General John Swallow.

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GOP lawmakers rally behind Mia Love. Rally demands more accountability for police. The Utah Transit Authority plans to move forward with a transit development a legislative audit deemed as risky.

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With less than three weeks to go, whee do you think the race between Mia Love and Doug Owens stands?
Monday was an historic day in Utah when the Supreme Court declined to take up Utah's appeal of a lower court's ruling that Amendment 3 was unconstitutional. How will Utah lawmakers react to the...

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There’s one issue that’s been largely absent during the 2014 campaign season...The alleged misdeeds of former Attorney General John Swallow.
article thumbnailRep. Jason Chaffetz wonders why Pres. Obama appointed a Democratic political operative, rather than a medical expert, to lead the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak.
A prominent feminist cited Utah's lax gun laws as the reason she cancelled an apperance at Utah State University. Should Utah lawmakers make changes to the law allowing guns on campus? Vote now in...
David Axelrod, senior strategist for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, will speak in Salt Lake City on Saturday, November 1.

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The three rings of religious liberty are under assault to make way for new sexual rights. 
Utah is growing. In fact, by the year 2050, our population will nearly double in size. They’ll be your kids, your grandkids, your co-workers, and your friends. 

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Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Utah, expect a debate over religious liberty during the 2015 session on Utah’s Capitol Hill. 
More Utahns favor a statewide law banning discrimination when it comes to housing and employment against gays and lesbians.   Managing Editor Bryan Schott breaks down the numbers.

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"The White House dismissed former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's criticisms of President Obama, saying he has faced some of the most difficult issues of our time. That would be a great defense if EVERY president didn't face the most difficult issues of their time. That's the job." –Jimmy...

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"New York City is overrun with rats. We have so many rats that today Mayor Bill de Blasio was on live television asking every citizen here to make sure to have your rat neutered." –David Letterman  Political Humor