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Rep. Ben McAdams

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Utah’s three Republican congressmen have broken their silence on the controversy over President Trump’s tweets aimed at four congresswomen of color.

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Congressman Ben McAdams, D-Utah, was in Salt Lake City this week to promote a $4 million boost in federal funding for youth suicide prevention and research that he helped pass in the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Congressman Ben McAdams
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As Republicans begin lining up to challenge freshman Congressman Ben McAdams, the democratic representative’s campaign says he is prepared for another tough race just six months into his first term.

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Utah’s members of Congress struck an optimistic tone following President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night.

Trump “hit it just right,” said Republican Rep. Chris Stewart.

Emphasizing themes in the president’s speech such as infrastructure and lowering health care costs, both Republicans and Utah’s sole Democrat, Rep. Ben McAdams, seemed hopeful bipartisan solutions might emerge.

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As the partial government shutdown enters its third week, roughly 800,000 federal workers are still without pay. Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, said members of Congress should forfeit pay during government shutdowns, too.

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Ben McAdams became the only Democrat in Utah’s congressional delegation on Thursday, when he was sworn into office as Representative of the 4th Congressional District.