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Jenny Wilson chosen to replace McAdams as county mayor

Jenny Wilson chosen to replace McAdams as county mayor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jenny Wilson has been chosen to take over as Salt Lake County mayor to replace new U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams. She becomes the first woman to hold the post. The Salt Lake County Democratic Party’s central committee selected Wilson over Shireen Ghorbani in the final […]

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Mitt Romney spends $5.2M in route to US Senate victory

Mitt Romney spends $5.2M in route to US Senate victory

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney spent five times as much as his Democratic opponent in his campaign to win a U.S. Senate seat. The Deseret News reports that new campaign finance reports show that Romney spent nearly $5.2 million and was left with $353,000 in his account. He got […]

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Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

Mitt Romney handily wins US Senate seat from Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney handily won a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state of Utah on Tuesday after a campaign where he backed off his once-fierce criticism of President Donald Trump. He will replace longtime Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, who is […]

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Mitt Romney, Mia Love and marijuana headline Utah election

Mitt Romney, Mia Love and marijuana headline Utah election

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah voters on Tuesday will elect a new U.S. Senator to replace Orrin Hatch, choose whether U.S. Rep. Mia Love earns a third term and decide if the state should make medical marijuana legal. Many voters have already sent in their ballots, with 27 of […]

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Romney says Supreme Court confirmation process ‘awful’

Romney says Supreme Court confirmation process ‘awful’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney said the bitter fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation shows the Supreme Court nominating process is “awful,” a sentiment his Democratic Senate opponent largely shared even though they differed on how to fix it during a Tuesday debate. Romney, who would have voted for […]

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Romney fundraising haul dwarfs Democrat in Senate race

Romney fundraising haul dwarfs Democrat in Senate race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is vastly outraising his Democratic opponent in the Utah race to win the Senate seat left open by retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch. Campaign-finance records show he raised $2.4 million this spring, a haul that dwarfs the $142,000 brought in by Democrat Jenny Wilson. […]

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