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Winner of Utah GOP primary cuts nuanced stance on Trump

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican Utah mayor celebrating a primary win will have to fend off competitors linking him to embattled President Donald Trump as he prepares for the general election to replace Jason Chaffetz in the U.

Aug. 16, 2017 6:17 PM EDT
Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Republican race to fill a Utah congressional seat abandoned by Jason Chaffetz is pitting the party establishment, which is backing a popular mayor with a Democratic past, against further-right conservatives who are divided between two candidates with support from national GOP heavy-hitters.

Aug. 13, 2017 11:05 AM EDT
Utah's Chaffetz says he may not finish term in Congress

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election campaign or pressure to doggedly investigate his party's president.

Apr. 20, 2017 4:16 PM EDT
Donald Trump rattles Republican consensus in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When it became apparent that Donald Trump would win the Republican presidential nomination, Andy Rasmussen's path seemed clear: he resigned his GOP leadership position in northern Utah and left the party to become an unaffiliated voter.

Aug. 18, 2016 12:19 PM EDT
Q&A: Utah votes Tuesday with some casting ballots online

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah voters on Tuesday will navigate a new presidential caucus system that comes months earlier than last time and opens the Republican race to online voting with computers, smartphones or tablets.

Mar. 21, 2016 1:39 PM EDT
Supporters, protesters clash outside Trump rally in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Protesters clashed with supporters of Donald Trump after he gave a speech in Utah on Friday, ending a day full of presidential candidate appearances that also saw Mitt Romney intensifying his criticism of the GOP front-runner.

Mar. 19, 2016 3:22 AM EDT