Chandra Johnson
Chandra Johnson is a Utah transplant who has covered the justice system, education, social services and politics. Originally from Montana, she graduated with a B.A. in journalism and history from the University of Montana in 2007. After six years in Taos, New Mexico, she relocated to Utah, where she eventually joined the team at The Deseret News as an enterprise reporter. She enjoys wide open spaces, gardening, good grammar, pottery and long walks in the library. Find her on Twitter @ChandraMJohnson. Email her at chjohnson@deseretnews.com.

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CNN has hired GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a political commentator. Here's why people are uncomfortable with that.
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