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Sen. Mike Lee home sale didn’t violate campaign finance laws, FEC says

Source: Deseret News The Federal Election Commission has found that Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, didn’t violate campaign finance laws with the short sale of his Alpine house five years ago. The Alliance for a Better Utah filed a complaint against Lee in 2014, alleging he accepted improper campaign donations from the company that took a

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Liberal group from Utah joins Tea Party in lawsuit against the IRS

Source: Fox 13 News Politics sometimes makes for strange bedfellows. The left-leaning Alliance for a Better Utah has signed on to a class action lawsuit being brought by a number of Tea Party groups against the Internal Revenue Service over the targeting of their non-profit status. Alliance for a Better Utah claims it was also

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Lee’s conservative ideology is extreme, but so is Congress

A study conducted by a professor at Brigham Young University that argues Sen. Mike Lee is the most ideologically extreme Senator in Utah history is getting significant attention, but a key finding in the study deserves more attention. So far, coverage of the study has overlooked the degree to which ideological extremism on the right outpaces ideological extremism on the left.

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Sen. Mike Lee has a plan

Senator Mike Lee recently announced a five-step plan to fix Congress. That plan, as one might expect, is big on style and light on substance. Isaac Holyoak, Better UTAH communications director, took to the opinion pages of the Salt Lake Tribune to call out some of the inconsistencies in Lee’s plan. At the risk of

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Super PAC Club for Growth endorses Mike Lee

Senator Lee just picked up an endorsement from the super conservative, Super PAC Club for Growth. You know, the same group that wants to impose vouchers on public education and thinks corporations shouldn’t pay any taxes at all.

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That one time Mike Lee shut down the Mighty 5

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character. – Horace Greeley Popularity is a curious thing. Everyone wants it–especially politicians. No elected official wants to have

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Local legislative debates announced

Salt Lake City — Finding solid electoral information is hard enough for national races, it can be nearly impossible for local races. A Utah non-profit is trying to change that. The ABU Education Fund, an affiliate of the Alliance for a Better UTAH, announced today it is joining with the University of Utah’s John R.

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