GOP gauntlet

SANDY — Think of walking through a perfume department in a big department store, where aggressive sales clerks are trying to douse you with the latest fragrance. Now, imagine that scene multiplied many, many, many times and you’ll know what … Continue reading»

Deseret News/KSL delegate panel speaks out

SALT LAKE CITY — This Saturday, almost 7,000 Republican and Democratic state party delegates will meet to nominate candidates in key races including U.S. Senate, Congress and governor. To better understand the work delegates do, the Deseret News and KSL-TV … Continue reading»

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s too close to call whether Gov. Gary Herbert and Sen. Orrin Hatch have enough delegate support at Saturday’s state Republican Party Convention to avoid a primary, a new poll shows. The Utah Foundation survey of … Continue reading»

Rev. Robert Jeffress endorses Mitt Romney and shared values

Last October, Rev. Robert Jeffress, a Baptist megachurch pastor and supporter of then-presidential candidate Rick Perry, launched a media firestorm of reaction and criticism when he belittled Mitt Romney’s presidential bid by referring to The Church of Jesus Christ of … Continue reading»