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  1. Politico reporting that (minor?) changes are being made to Senate's SRCA bill to appease GOP criticsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    This notable new Politico article , headlined "Criminal justice bill will be changed after conservative objections," reports on changes being made to certain provisions of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act . Here are all the important details: Senators who authored a criminal justice overhaul are preparing several key changes to their bill aimed at mollifying conservative critics.

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  2. Nation's only unsalaried legislature is well compensatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico legislators received more than $20,000 in compensation on average in 2015 even though they are not paid a salary. More than $2.3 million was paid out to state lawmakers to offset personal expenses and travel, according to information from the Department of Finance and Administration obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request.

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  3. The Nominee We Deserve?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Weekly Standard

    ... of the fight over government funding and ObamaA care from 2013 are instructive. On July 17 of that year, Senator Mike Lee gave a speech on the Senate floor. The White House was calling for a delay in the implementation of two key elements of ObamaA ...

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  4. For the First Time, Senate Passes Bill Repealing Obamacare and Defunding Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    The U.S. Senate voted 52-47 on Thursday night to repeal almost all of Obamacare. The bill also stripped almost all federal funding for Planned Parenthood, the billion-dollar non-profit that performs more than 300,000 abortions each year.

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  5. Conservative Lawmakers Seek ConsensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Atlantic

    ... until anti-filibuster Representative Bob Goodlatte bailed at the last minute, leaving filibuster defender Senator Mike Lee with a half-hour to fill and no one to debate - his own mini-filibuster of sorts.) Audience and speakers alike were agitated. ...

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  6. A New Effort to Reassert Congress's Constitutional PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Weekly Standard

    ... It is a welcome bit of good news, therefore, that several of the finest members of Congress, including Senator Mike Lee, House Financial Services chairman Jeb Hensarling, and Congressman Dave Brat, have just launched a new effort to try to reassert ...

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  7. Candidates in Senate District 5 race raised more than $1.1 million in JanuaryRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The literal and figurative money is on state Rep. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, to replace Sen. Kevin Eltife in Texas Senate District 1, but it's no sure thing, according to political analysis. Hughes, fellow state Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview, James "Red" Brown and Mike Lee are seeking the open Texas Senate District 1 seat, after Eltife announced he would not seek re-election.

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  8. Leading senator will not choose between Cruz, RubioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | World Magazine

    As rival presidential campaigns battle for endorsements, a leading conservative U.S. senator told WORLD he still has no plans to back any one Republican candidate. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has worked closely with fellow GOP Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, and Marco Rubio of Florida, and he said Paul's exit from the race this week does not spur him to take a side.

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  9. Rubio has memorized his stump speech - big timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CNN

    Marco Rubio is running a presidential campaign marked by precision, caution and discipline -- so much so that the Florida senator delivers the exact same speech, jokes, quips and one-liners wherever he goes. When he addresses the media, his aides select the reporters who can ask questions, often shutting down follow-ups.

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  10. State of Utah Supports Better Air Quality, Death Penalty, Medical...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | SurveyUSA

    ... a Plus 28 Net Job Approval: 55% of Utah voters approve of the job Herbert is doing, 27% disapprove. * Utah Senator Mike Lee has a Plus 8 Net Job approval: 45% of voters approve of the job Lee is doing, 37% disapprove. * The Utah Legislature has a ...

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  11. February 5th, 2016Read the full articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Glenn Beck

    Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Jeb Hensarling have launched a new project to restore the powers of Congress that have slowly been legislated away over the past 80 years. Dana came out with both barrels blazing on The Glenn Beck Program today.

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  12. a Gop Alternative to the Democrats' Terror Watch List Gun BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    Democratic leaders won't stop talking about their plan to ban anyone on the terrorism watch list from purchasing a gun, and it's not hard to see why. President Obama's approval rating on the issue of terrorism is in the gutter, and talking about the terror watch list gun ban helps shift the debate to an issue on which Democrats have popular support.

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  13. Rubio's cautious campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CNN

    Marco Rubio is running a presidential campaign marked by precision, caution and discipline -- so much so that the Florida senator delivers the exact same speech, jokes, quips and one-liners wherever he goes. When he addresses the media, his aides select the reporters who can ask questions, often shutting down follow-ups.

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  14. How much do you know about Elder Ronald A. Rasband?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Deseret News

    Elder Ronald A. Rasband, a Utah native and a new member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, turns 65 on Feb. 6. "His wisdom and his insight will prove extremely valuable to the Quorum of the Twelve and to the church as a whole," said Sen. Mike Lee , R-Utah, when Elder Rasband was called as an apostle on Oct. 3, 2015. How did Elder Rasband acquire this wisdom and insight, and how much do you know about his life? Test your knowledge, learn more about Elder Rasband and celebrate his birthday by taking this quiz.

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  15. Utah files lawsuit claiming feds' sage grouse conservation strategy is unlawfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Deseret News

    The Utah Attorney General's Office filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture, claiming the agencies' strategy to disallow new mining on or near greater sage grouse habitats is a breach of federal laws. SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Attorney General's Office filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture, claiming the agencies' strategy to disallow new mining on or near greater sage grouse habitats is a breach of "numerous federal laws and regulations."

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  16. Utah sues federal government over sage grouse planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KSL-TV

    Utah has decided to sue the federal government over its new set of rules intended to protect the greater sage grouse - following similar lawsuits lodged by Idaho and nine Nevada counties, ranchers and two mining companies. Utah state officials argue that the guidelines announced in September impose unnecessary restrictions for activities on and near sage grouse habitat.

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  17. The Article I Project: Restore the Powers of CongressRead the full articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Glenn Beck

    Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Jeb Hensarling have launched a new project to restore the powers of Congress that have slowly been legislated away over the past 80 years. They called in to The Glenn Beck Program on Thursday to explain what it's all about.

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  18. An Article I Awakening: Congress Moves to Reclaim Its Full Constitutional AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | FreedomWorks

    ... where there are deficiencies, including legislative solutions. In addition, the very same day, Senator Mike Lee led a handful of conservative lawmakers from both chambers of Congress in launching the Article I Project. In Senator Lee's own words , ...

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  19. More of this, Please: Senator Mike Lee (R-Ut) and Congressman Jeb...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Instapundit.com

    The federal government is broken. And while there is plenty of blame to go around, only Congress can fix it.

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  20. Fourth Amendment Protections for Emails Inch Forward in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    There is a big, huge gap in your Fourth Amendment protection against government searches without a warrant that goes all the way back three decades. That's when Congress passed the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 , which like many laws, somehow managed to do the opposite of what it is named.

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