Poll: Utahns are optimistic about direction of Utah, but not so much about the United States as a whole

Republican, conservative, Mormon men are pretty happy about the way things are going in the United States and in Utah, a new poll shows.

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Executive summary: Utahns are optimistic about the direction the state is heading but less positive about the direction of the U.S. as a whole. There's a good reason Mia Love is trying to tie Ben McAdams to Nancy Pelosi. President Trump proposes a tax cut for middle-income earners ahead of the midterms, but can't explain how he would accomplish that.


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