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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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Mitt Romney wins GOP primary in Utah Senate race Utah

Mitt Romney wins GOP primary in Utah Senate race Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney handily won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat Tuesday after toning down his criticism of Donald Trump as he looks to re-start his political career. The former presidential candidate was the heavy favorite to win the primary in the race to […]

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Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney is readying for a second chance to dispatch a state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for a Utah Senate seat. He’s competing with Mike Kennedy in a primary election Tuesday to replace U.S. Sen. Orrin […]

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Romney reports $2M raised ahead of Utah Senate primary

Romney reports $2M raised ahead of Utah Senate primary

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Financial disclosures show former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a large leg up on his opponent heading into Utah Republican primary next Tuesday. Romney’s campaign reported raising nearly $2 million between April and June. He spent $1.4 million in that period and has roughly $1.6 […]

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Mike Kennedy speaks during the Utah Republican Party state convention at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Early voting begins in Utah primary featuring Romney race

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Early voting for Utah’s primary election has begun, with the marquee matchup pitting former presidential candidate Mitt Romney against state lawmaker Mike Kennedy to become the Republican nominee for Senate. Polls were scheduled to open in at least 11 locations around the state Tuesday. Early voting will […]

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Romney to host his annual elite political summit in Utah

Romney to host his annual elite political summit in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Utah, is set to host his annual gathering of top Republicans, wealthy political donors and powerful business leaders. The guest list at the three-day, invitation-only event beginning Thursday in Park City, Utah, is largely under wraps, but […]

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Romney says he voted for his wife for president

Romney says he voted for his wife for president

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney says he voted for his wife for president in 2016. Romney, a candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, told the Deseret News on Wednesday that he cast a write-in vote for Ann Romney even though he knew the choice wouldn’t go anywhere. Still, […]

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Mike Kennedy speaks during the Utah Republican Party state convention at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Romney opponent Kennedy calls pastor criticism embarrassing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Senate candidate Mike Kennedy is defending a prominent Baptist minister who has come under fire from Mitt Romney and others for his past criticism of Mormonism, Islam and Judaism. Kennedy told the Deseret News and KSL editorial boards that it was “embarrassing” for Romney to call […]

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Utah Democrats nominate McAdams for House race against Love

Utah Democrats nominate McAdams for House race against Love

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Democrats nominated Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams Saturday for what is expected to be the only competitive congressional race in the largely Republican state. McAdams easily won the nomination against four challengers with 72 percent of delegates’ votes during the party’s convention in […]

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Scott Sommerdorf  |  The Salt Lake Tribune             
After midnight, Utah Governor Gary Herbert thanks the Representatives for their work as the Legidlators ended the 2012 session in the Utah House of Representatives, Thursday, March 8, 2012.

Utah Gov. would oppose medical marijuana, Medicaid measures

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he will oppose ballot initiatives allowing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid in his state, but is okay with two other potential measures in November. Herbert said Thursday during his monthly televised news conference on KUED-TV that the medical marijuana measure […]

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