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2020-11-06 18:22:44
by TWN Staff
UT Governor: Spencer Cox (R)

About Cox:  Cox grew up in the heart of Utah, part of the sixth generation of a farming family in... Read More

About Cox:  Cox grew up in the heart of Utah, part of the sixth generation of a farming family in rural Fairview—and about as far away from Utah’s capitol as anyone could imagine. The oldest of eight children, Spencer learned... Read More

2020-11-05 19:18:31
by Reece Nations
Gov. Herbert, Lt. Gov. Cox Announces Details of Forthcoming Utah Gubernatorial Transition

SALT LAKE CITY – Following Tuesday night’s gubernatorial election, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert joined Gov.-elect Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov.-elect... Read More

SALT LAKE CITY – Following Tuesday night’s gubernatorial election, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert joined Gov.-elect Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov.-elect Deidre Henderson in the Utah State Capitol in a showcase of their upcoming transition into office. Cox, Utah’s current lieutenant... Read More

2020-11-02 06:53:19
by TWN Staff
UT-01: Blake Moore (R)

About Moore: Blake Moore was born and raised in Ogden. He learned responsibility and hard work from his dad; and... Read More

About Moore: Blake Moore was born and raised in Ogden. He learned responsibility and hard work from his dad; and all about optimism and service from his mom.  During his senior year, he was awarded the Wendy’s National High School... Read More

2020-10-31 00:48:49
by TWN Staff
UT-04: Burgess Owens (R)

About Owens: Burgess Owens is a former University of Miami and NFL star. He spent his childhood growing up in... Read More

About Owens: Burgess Owens is a former University of Miami and NFL star. He spent his childhood growing up in the Deep South. As the third Black American granted a scholarship to play football at the University of Miami, he... Read More

2020-10-31 00:44:32
by TWN Staff
UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)

About McAdams: Ben McAdams served Utahns as Salt Lake County mayor before being elected to Congress in 2018.  He is... Read More

About McAdams: Ben McAdams served Utahns as Salt Lake County mayor before being elected to Congress in 2018.  He is working to help Utah families and the economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic, while being fiscally responsible with taxpayer dollars... Read More

Interior Moves to Speed Energy Development on Formerly Protected Utah Land

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump drew the ire of tribes and environmentalists when he issued proclamations in December 2017 significantly... Read More

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump drew the ire of tribes and environmentalists when he issued proclamations in December 2017 significantly reducing the size of Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears national monuments, two sites designated by previous Democratic Presidents Bill Clinton... Read More

Utah Tests Ranked-Choice Voting’s Conservative Appeal

WASHINGTON — A roll of the dice decided a tied City Council race in Vineyard, Utah, four years ago. So... Read More

WASHINGTON — A roll of the dice decided a tied City Council race in Vineyard, Utah, four years ago. So when the city had the opportunity to test a different way of voting in municipal elections last month, local officials... Read More

2019-08-06 20:13:03
by Dan McCue
Jon Huntsman, Trump's Ambassador to Russia, Resigns

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, turned in his letter of resignation Monday, telling President Donald Trump that after two... Read More

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, turned in his letter of resignation Monday, telling President Donald Trump that after two years in Moscow, its “time to reconnect with our growing family and responsibilities at home.” “American citizenship is a privilege... Read More

2018-11-05 17:28:23
by UT SENATE: Mitt Romney (R)
UT SENATE: Mitt Romney (R)

Mitt Romney was the 2012 Republican nominee for President of the United States. He was also a candidate for the 2008 Republican ... Read More

Mitt Romney was the 2012 Republican nominee for President of the United States. He was also a candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination and served as the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 2003 through 2007. Read More

2018-11-03 02:37:16
by TWN Staff
UTAH'S 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Why this race matters: Utah's 4th Congressional District is typically considered safe territory for Republicans, but the perfect storm may ... Read More

Why this race matters: Utah's 4th Congressional District is typically considered safe territory for Republicans, but the perfect storm may be brewing for Democrat Ben McAdams to oust Republican incumbent Mia Love. McAdams is the twice-elected mayor of Salt Lake ... Read More

2018-10-17 00:07:54
by TWN Staff
An Accomplished Mayor, McAdams Hopes to Bring Bipartisan Approach to a Polarized Congress

If you ask Ben McAdams how he has managed to accomplish so much as Salt Lake County Mayor, his answer ... Read More

If you ask Ben McAdams how he has managed to accomplish so much as Salt Lake County Mayor, his answer is pretty simple. Collaboration and bipartisanship. Once a politically toxic approach in many areas of the... Read More

2018-09-08 16:43:58
by UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)
UT-04: Ben McAdams (D)

Ben McAdams is the twice-elected mayor of Salt Lake County and a seventh generation Utahn who was raised in a ... Read More

Ben McAdams is the twice-elected mayor of Salt Lake County and a seventh generation Utahn who was raised in a family of eight. That’s where he learned hard work, honesty, and duty to the community. Read More

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