Political Cornflakes Archive
(KCPW News) It seems like everyone and their dog has done the “ice bucket challenge” to raise money and awareness for Amyotrophic
(KCPW News) Lily Eskelson, a former Utah school teacher, is slated to head America’s largest labor union. What do we expect to
Last week, 14 U.S. Senators signed a letter written to President Obama, urging him to establish a new national monument in southern Utah.
(KCPW News) Fourteen US senators wrote a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to name a new national monument in Utah.
(KCPW News) Some Utahns were on Capitol Hill in Washington DC yesterday decrying abuses by the Bureau of Land Management. What was
When casting votes on legislation, members of Congress sometimes make mistakes and have to fess up. Has that been the case for
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against President Barack Obama this week on his recess appointments – appointments that Utah Senator Mike Lee
(KCPW News) A new poll says only 16 percent of Americans approve of Congress as a whole. How does that compare with
Utah governor Gary Herbert was visiting Washington this past week. What was the purpose of his visit? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that
Indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson says he laundered money to Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee’s 2010 campaign. What will happen as a result
(KCPW News) President Barack Obama designated a National Monument in New Mexico this week. Are there more announcements planned? KCPW’s Roger McDonough
This week was national police week in Washington D.C., and a Utah cop was among those honored at a solemn ceremony in
Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve honored a Utahn. But who was Marriner Eccles? To get the details, KCPW’s Roger McDonough asked
(KCPW News) Utah Republican Rep. Chris Stewart is worried about “paramilitary units” at the Bureau of Land Management. What is proposing to
(KCPW News) Each Friday we speak with Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr, author of Political Cornflakes, a daily online round-up
Several of Utah’s winter Olympians were at the White House this week. What were they doing there? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that
(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert signed a bill this week that allows an alternate route to the primary ballot other than the
(KCPW News) At a conference in Washington DC this week, Utah Senator Mike Lee had a message for the nation’s conservatives. What
Today, we check in with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker for our monthly conversation. We’ll look at the Mountain Accord, the
(KCPW News) Utah Governor Gary Herbert was in Washington D.C. this week to meet with President Barack Obama. What did they discuss?
(KCPW News) Utah’s Senator Mike Lee has become a leader of the Tea Party wing of the GOP. So is Lee eyeing
A bill related to Utah became a measure to help restore military pension cuts in congress this week. How did that happen?
(KCPW News) Mormon lawmakers in Washington are banding together to form a new congressional group. So what’s the group’s goal? KCPW’s Roger
(KCPW News) Why did Utah’s Senator Mike Lee deliver a response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address when the Republican
Today on the program, part two of our refresher course on how the legislative session works. We’ll again hear from Michael Christensen
(KCPW News) Utah Senator Mike Lee is giving the Tea Party response to the president’s State of the Union Address. So, does
Today on the program we speak with Dr. Phyllis Coley, a biologist at the University of Utah who, with her husband Dr.
(KCPW News) On Friday, President Obama outlined some changes to the National Security Agency’s spying. Will there be any impact to the
It’s been several months since Utah paid the federal government to reopen the national parks during the government shutdown – but the
Today we’ll hear from Kathleen Kaufman, president of the Utah Nurses Association. The Association wants to see governor Gary Herbert accept federal