Political Cornflakes Archive

The Rundown: Veteran TV Journalist Dick Nourse and Activist Brian Moench on American Journalism

Today on the show we visit with retired television anchor Dick Nourse and activist Dr. Brian Moench to follow up on the

The Rundown: Utah Climate Center’s Dr. Robert Davies on New Global Temperature Predictions

Today on the program we speak with Dr. Robert Davies, a physicist with the Utah Climate Center at Utah State University. We’ll

Political Cornflakes: A Shooting in Washington and the Government Shutdown

(KCPW News) There was a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington yesterday that left one person dead. What happened? KCPW’s Roger McDonough

The Rundown: Looking at Drug Testing for Utah Welfare Applicants with Rep. Brad Wilson

Today on the show we take a look at a state program to require drug testing for some welfare applicants. We’ll hear

Political Cornflakes: Utah’s Congressional Delegation Against Action in Syria

(KCPW News) Every member of Utah’s delegation in Washington rejected the idea of a military intervention in Syria. Why was that? KCPW’s

The Rundown: Move to Amend and the Local Push to Amend the US Constitution

Today on the program, we speak to Kyle LaMalfa, chair of the Salt Lake City Council, and Ashley Sanders, spokesperson for the

The Rundown: NASA Ambassador Patrick Wiggins on Exploring the Night Sky

Patrick Wiggins retired from the Hansen Planetarium after 26 years. Now he works part time with the University of Utah’s Physics Department

Political Cornflakes: Further NSA Revelations from the 2002 Winter Olympics

(KCPW News) The NSA may have been not only intercepting emails and text messages during the 2002 winter Olympics in Salt Lake,

The Rundown: Utah Community Foundation Executive Director Fraser Nelson on Local Philanthropy

Today on the program Fraser Nelson provides an overview of the work carried out by the Utah Community Foundation, and gives us

Political Cornflakes: Revelations on NSA Surveilance During Salt Lake’s 2002 Winter Olympics

(KCPW News) News continues to break about NSA surveillance programs. What’s the latest? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr,

The Rundown: Reps. King and Powell on Efforts to Limit Utah Campaign Contributions

A summary of today’s top headlines, and a conversation with Democratic Rep. Brian King and Republican Rep. Kraig Powell about their work

Political Cornflakes: Moab Uranium Tailings, Immigration and Unlikely Allies in NSA Scandal

(KCPW News) The US House of Representatives passed legislation allotting more money to relocate Moab’s radioactive uranium tailings. But will that money

The Rundown: Political Cornflakes and the Fate of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Today on the program, historians Anne Meadows and Dan Buck – authors of the book Digging Up Butch and Sundance on what

Political Cornflakes: Data Center and Immigration Debate

(KCPW News) What, exactly, is inside the NSA Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr,

Cornflakes: Utah NSA Center to Play Role in Phone Records Monitoring

(KCPW News) After The Guardian Newspaper broke the news that the National Security Agency is collecting the phone records of millions of

Cornflakes: Leavitt’s Plans for Romney White House

(KCPW News) A new book by former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt revealed some of the details on the transition plan for Mitt

Political Cornflakes: Rental Questions for Senator Lee, IRS Scandal, Huntsman’s New PAC

(KCPW News) Senator Mike Lee is renting his Alpine residence from the same man who bought Lee’s previous home in a short

Political Cornflakes: Background Checks Bill Fails in Senate

(KCPW News) A bill that would increase the level of background checks needed to purchase firearms failed to pass in the senate

Political Cornflakes: Interior Secretary Confirmed

(KCPW News) A new Interior Secretary was sworn in on Friday – after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. How did Utah’s

Political Cornflakes: Chaffetz Tours Arizona Border

(KCPW News) As the debate over immigration reform takes center stage in Washington, one member of Utah’s congressional delegation is visiting the

Political Cornflakes: Interior Secretary Nominee Facing Questions

(KCPW News) A Senate committee had approved Sally Jewell to head the Interior Department but her nomination could still see trouble. What’s

Political Cornflakes: Assault Weapons Ban Clears Senate Committee

The Senate Judiciary Committee passed an assault weapons ban on Thursday. How did Utah’s Senators come down on the bill? KCPW’s Roger

Political Cornflakes: Utah Poll Shows Wide Support for Background Checks

A poll commissioned by the BYU Center for Elections and Democracy shows that Utahns support background checks for gun buyers by a

Political Cornflakes: Huntsman Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Former Utah Governor and Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is now also a supporter of same sex marriage. Huntsman made that announcement

Political Cornflakes: Utah’s Congressional Delegation Reacts to the State of the Union

Earlier this week President Obama delivered his State of the Union address in front of a joint session of Congress. So what

Political Cornflakes: Sally Jewell’s Nomination, Congressman Bishop’s Reaction

Earlier this week President Obama nominated Sally Jewell as the new Interior Secretary. If confirmed, Jewell would replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ken

Political Cornflakes: Utah Senators React to Senate Gun Hearing

Gun control took center stage this week in Washington as the Senate Judiciary Committee began its hearings on gun violence. So how

Political Cornflakes: Response to President’s Swearing In

President Obama was sworn in for his second term in office earlier this week. So what did Utah’s members of Congress think

Political Cornflakes: Presidential Inauguration 2013

The Presidential inauguration is less than two weeks away and Washington is busy getting ready for the ceremonies. So what should the

Political Cornflakes: Congressman Stewart’s Swearing In

Thursday, the 113th Congress was sworn into session. Among the freshman members is Republican Chris Stewart who represents Utah’s second Congressional District.