ArchiveBernick and Schott on Politics: The Top-10 Utah Political News Stories of 2016 – #1Bryan Schott·December 29, 2016· Share The surprising and shocking election of Donald Trump has got to be the top political news story of the year, if not the past decade. Trump lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton but will occupy the White House thanks to the (stupid) Electoral College. Trump takes the reins with Congress unified under Republican control. Will he be able to get anything done? Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott conclude our countdown of the top Utah political news stories of 2016.