Ryan lands in Utah for private campaign fundraisersProvo • Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan framed the November election as a choice between opportunity or "a great welfare state.
Surrogates, including Utah's Jason Chaffetz, play high-stakes game of ...Small wonder, then, that the second-term Republican congressman from Utah relishes his role as a Mitt Romney surrogate at the Democratic National Convention here this week, pressing his party's electoral case behind rival political lines. "It's riskier ...
A young Mormon Democrat in Utah hopes new group sparks changeCHARLOTTE, N.C. - Craig Janis, a 28-year-old technology entrepreneur, is a rare species. He's a Mormon Democrat in Utah, a state where only 7% of Mormons are Democrats. Janis' shift from Republican to a Democrat began in college, but four years ago, ...
Swallow raises 1.2M for Utah AG campaignSwallow is getting much of his cash, $250,000, from a national Republican political action committee with ties to the Los Vegas-based casino company Wynn Resorts and Karl Rove.
Dabakis: Platforms have no effect on politicsUtah Democratic Party Chair Jim Dabakis is down-playing the importance of political party platforms. He said, "I think platforms are pretty much anachronistic.
Rare disease spurs Utah County woman to be Democratic activistShe paints to distract herself from the pain in her home in Alpine, Utah. Rare disease spurs Utah County woman to be Democratic activist.
Utah man pleads guilty in booby-trap caseSALT LAKE CITY (AP) - One of the two young men accused of setting potentially deadly booby traps along a popular hiking trail in Utah has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment. Court records show 20-year-old Benjamin Rutkowski entered his plea ...
Donkeys, Captains and the KingsGrowing up I loved reading and by the time I was in my teens I had gained a particular fascination for books about politics. I remember checking out a story from the Bookmobile in the summer of 1972, that would become a political classic. Taking the ...
Utah Democrats split on party's gay-marriage stanceNot many Utahns can say they are Democrats and Mormons and they support legalizing gay marriage. But Craig Janis is one of them, and he's proud that his political party is poised to adopt a platform Tuesday evening that supports same-sex marriage for ...
Bryan Schott's Political BS - 'Nobody Cares About Balance'It could be a big Republican year in Utah because of Romney. But he's got some rays of hope. Voters in that district are used to casting their ballots for a Democrat, and he thinks they may warm to his moderate message, but he's not going to go to ...
Utah political activist has hearing in rape caseSALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Two witnesses testified Tuesday during a preliminary hearing that a conservative Utah political activist fondled them over their clothing without their consent.
Blog Watch: How Dems Could Impact Utah PoliticsThere might be one way for Democrats to actually have some impact on politics in Utah - register en masse as Republicans.
Democratic congressman Matheson to avoid partisan politics of convention, will ...SALT LAKE CITY - As Democrats from around the country gather this week in North Carolina to nominate President Barack Obama for a second term, Utah's lone congressional Democrat will be back home, he says, where he belongs. U.S. Rep.
Comparing Utah's GOP & Democratic Convention delegationsPolitics aside, when it comes to Utah's convention delegations, I've noticed one interesting difference. Sometimes, after the evening conventions sessions are over, Utah Republicans sometimes hold ice cream socials at the delegation's hotel. In Tampa ...
Utah's top leaders run state from FloridaPolitics » Senate president, who would be next in line of succession, filled in on at least one executive commitment. By david montero.
Rubio tells Utah Republicans: America needs MittTampa, Fla. » Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who will introduce Mitt Romney tonight, touted the Republican presidential candidate on Thursday as perfectly qualified to turn the country back on the right course.
Utah's Love to address GOP Convention Tuesday in prime timeLove, who held a seat on the Sarasota Springs City Council for six years and is serving her first term as Mayor electrified delegates at this year's republican state convention, pulling ahead of a field heavily populated by more familiar names in Utah ...
Utah delegation has better insight on Mitt Romney than mostUtah delegation has better insight on Mitt Romney than most. By Adam C. Smith, Times Political Editor Adam C. SmithTampa Bay Times In Print: Thursday, August 30, ... The 78 Utah delegates and alternates staying at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore not ...
Utah's volatile climate could impact winter sportsIn 2007, concerned the warming climate was making western states "hotter and drier," two GOP governors, Utah's Huntsman and California's Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a pact aimed at reducing pollution from gases thought to be behind climate change ...
GOP's hard-line immigration stance concerns some Utah delegatesPolitics » Republicans' tough immigration stance worries Utah delegates like A.G. Mark Shurtleff, who says it harms the party and "hurts Mitt Romney.