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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks with a reporter outside city jail in this May 3, 2010, file photo. The US Justice Department on May 10, 2012 sued Arpaio, his office and the county over civil rights violations involving racial profiling.  (Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS / AFP / GettyImages)

Will Arpaio’s Popularity Continue Amid Lawsuit?

The careers of most politicians would crumble under the heavy scrutiny that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America now faces.

05/12/2012

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Sex Offender To Remain Free Despite New Law

A convicted sex offender who faces nearly two dozen charges in Utah but has remained free because of a legal loophole likely will never face trial or be confined to an institution, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

05/08/2012

Senate Finance Committee ranking member Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) delivers an opening statement during a hearing on Capitol Hill (Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

Hatch Withstands Tea Party Opposition, For Now

The tea party movement solidified its presence as a force within the Republican Party two years ago when it helped orchestrate the defeat of three-term Sen. Bob Bennett at Utah GOP’s nominating convention. But it fell short this weekend of doing the same to Sen. Orrin Hatch.

04/22/2012

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