12 hrs ago
Salt Lake Tribune
Huntsman: 'Political extremism' prompts scandals
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman says the nation's polarization is leading to the types of scandals tarring Washington lately, including the IRS scrutiny of tea party groups, the Justice Department's seizing of Associated Press phone records and the eight-month-long investigation into the Benghazi terrorist attacks.
16 hrs ago
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah GOP again rejects reforms to nomination process
The Utah Republican Party again rejected a series of reforms to the party's nominating process in a move that could trigger a threatened ballot initiative to overhaul the system for picking candidates.
23 hrs ago
Mia Love to make second run for Congress
Mia Love , who captivated conservatives in a speech at the 2012 Republican National Convention, announced Saturday she will seek a Utah congressional seat in 2014.
Sat May 18, 2013
Rep. Robin Kelly votes to uphold Obamacare against the Republicans repeal effort
Congresswoman Robin Kelly , a Democrat, voted yesterday to uphold Obamacare and protect Illinois' working families, women and seniors by voting against the Patients' Rights Repeal Act, which marks the 37th effort of the Tea Party-led House Republicans to derail the law.
Fri May 17, 2013
Utah GOP could revamp state caucus system at convention
The Utah Republican Party could be on the verge of making a significant change to the way candidates are selected.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Daily Caller
House votes to fully repeal Obamacare
With implementation of Obamacare set to begin later this year, the vote is largely symbolic.
Real Clear Politics
Why Republicans Lost the Vote But Kept the House
One of the most striking aspects of the 2012 elections is that Republicans won their third-largest House majority since the late 1920s while losing the popular vote.
Mon May 13, 2013
My Mother Lode
Ex-Gov. Huntsman launching talk show on SiriusXM
Former Republican Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is helping launch a new weekly radio talk show on SiriusXM aimed at promoting bipartisan politics.
Sun May 12, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
Payday lenders and the Harry Reid connection
Fearing new regulations in the aftermath of the financial crisis, payday lenders decided to make a major play for the support of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
Letters: VAWA and Keystone XL
Recently Sen. Mike Lee and Sen. Orrin Hatch voted against the "Violence Against Women Act." Sen.
Thu May 09, 2013
GOP draws Red Zone over Dem seats
Republicans want to make sure the most vulnerable Democrats they've failed to take out in the past don't survive again next year.
Tue May 07, 2013
Mia Love: "I'm Running For Congress Again In 2014"
From the Standard-Examiner : "In November 2012, Love ran for a congressional seat in Utah's 4th District, but lost to Democratic incumbent Jim Matheson by 768 votes.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
Peg McEntee: Casting my vote against Utah's caucus system
Ever since Utah gained statehood in 1896, Republican and Democratic voters have made their way to neighborhood caucuses and county and state conventions to nominate candidates for political office.
Prescription drug 'track and trace' bill splits House lawmakers
House lawmakers are split on how the federal government should better track prescription drugs with one powerful Republican promising a "track and trace" law by August while Democrats press for stronger safeguards in the proposal.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Matheson letter confronts Congress over Obamacare
A strongly worded letter from Congressman Jim Matheson is taking on Capitol Hill leadership over health care benefits for Congressional staff.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Overnight Health: Dems denounce ObamaCare 'exemption'
Democrats moved quickly on Thursday to tamp down a report that they're seeking to "exempt" themselves from a key piece of President Obama's healthcare law.
Lawmakers urge national drug-tracking system
House lawmakers pressed a Food and Drug Administration official on the need for a federal "track-and-trace" system that would boost the security of the pharmaceutical supply chain in the U.S. at a time when counterfeit or substandard drugs are increasingly of concern.
Drug Store News
Strengthening of drug supply chain's effects on independent pharmacies raises concerns
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health heard testimony on Thursday morning from representatives of the Food and Drug Administration and several industry trade groups following the introduction of draft legislation that sponsors said would strengthen the country's pharmaceutical supply chain.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Utah Transit Authority Opens Airport Light Rail Link
After nearly four years of construction, the Utah Transit Authority and Salt Lake City have officially opened the six-mile light rail line linking Salt Lake City International Airport to the existing 20 miles of light rail and wider mass transit system along the Wasatch Front.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Messy lives make immigration debate a messy business
Yolanda Sandoval sheds tears as she holds her grandson Issac Guzman as she joins supporters of her daughter Brenda Guzman-Sandoval gather Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Congressman Jim Matheson's West Jordan, Utah office trying to gain assistance in stopping her deportation.