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Mitt Romney to stump for Senate hopeful McSally in Arizona

Mitt Romney to stump for Senate hopeful McSally in Arizona

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a tight race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Arizona, Republican candidate Martha McSally has recruited former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney for a Friday rally. Romney, a heavy favorite in the Senate race in Utah, will appear with McSally in the Phoenix suburb […]

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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 candidacy adds urgency to Utah election security work

Romney candidacy adds urgency to Utah election security work

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney’s Senate candidacy in Utah is adding urgency to election officials’ work to beef up security and guard against the threat of voting interference from Russian hackers. Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox said Tuesday the presence of the onetime presidential candidate and Russia critic on […]

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Republican congressional candidate Mia Love talks with reporters during the Utah State GOP election night watch party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Rep. Mia Love to rally with Mitt Romney as she defends seat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Utah Congresswoman Mia Love is hosting a campaign rally with the state’s beloved adopted son, Mitt Romney, as she gears up for the final months of a tight election race. The rally at Friday night at Thanksgiving Point will also include more than 40 […]

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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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