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GOP govs jockey for political edge in shutdown

10/04/2013 2:11am
With no end in sight to the federal government shutdown, Republican governors eyeing the 2016 presidential race are pitching themselves as can-do politicians and highlighting records of achievement.

Prospect for quick end to shutdown is remote

10/04/2013 4:23pm
Prospects for a swift end to the 4-day-old partial government shutdown all but vanished Friday as lawmakers squabbled into the weekend and increasingly shifted their focus to a midmonth deadline for averting a threatened first-ever default.

Utahns against gov't shutdown, poll says

10/04/2013 10:50pm
A majority of Utahns don't believe it was worth shutting down the federal government to fight President Barack Obama's new health care law and most blame Republicans just as much as Democrats, according to a new Deseret News/KSL poll.