Congress Archive

Utah’s Fourth District Race Takes a Softer Tone

(KCPW News) The quarterly campaign fundraising numbers are in from the Federal Election Commission, and there are few surprises. For example, Republican

Owens, Love Clash in Debate

(KCPW News) The Utah Debate Commission held its final debate of the election season on Tuesday night. The last of five debates

10/14/2014 – Utah’s Fourth Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from October 14, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s Fourth Congressional District: Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug

Third District Candidates Square Off in Only Debate

(KCPW News) The fourth Utah Debate Commission debate took place Tuesday night. This time, it was the lead contenders for Utah’s Third

10/07/2014 – Utah’s Third Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from October 7, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s Third Congressional District: Republican incumbent, Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Democratic

Bishop, McAleer Spar Over Washington Gridlock

(KCPW News) The Utah Debate Commission set out on its maiden voyage Tuesday night in Ogden. The commission held its very first

The Rundown: Doug Owens – Democratic Candidate for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Today on the show we’re joined by Doug Owens, the Democratic candidate for Utah’s 4th District seat in congress – which is

U.S. Rep. Stewart Visits Utah Legislature

(KCPW News) The U.S. Representative for Utah’s 2nd District spoke to both chambers of the Utah legislature on Tuesday.  Stewart gave an

Rep. Stewart Confronts Immigration Reform Proponents

(KCPW News) United States Representative Chris Stewart faced a bombardment of questions related to immigration reform on Thursday. The congressman from Utah’s

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.

Matheson Responds to Voting ‘No’ on Fiscal Cliff Bill

Tuesday night, the U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval to a Senate bill that would keep America from going over the

With Hearing Planned Wednesday, Chaffetz Discusses Trip to Libya

Following the deadly September 11 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya last month, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz is among those

Politics Up Close: Congressional Hopeful Mia Love, County Mayor Candidate Ben McAdams

Today on the show, we were joined by Congressional hopeful Mia Love, who responded to criticism from her Democratic opponent, Jim Matheson,

Politics Up Close: Rep. Jim Matheson and PoliticIt

Today on the show, we spoke with Josh Light of PoliticIt.com, which tracks candidates' digital influence online, followed by Democratic Utah Congressman

Matheson Visits For-Profit School, Praises Students & Administrators

Democratic Utah Congressman Jim Matheson offered praise to administrators at Fortis College and students studying in fields like nursing there as he

Politics Up Close: Automatic License Plate Readers/Congressional Candidate Donna McAleer

Today on the show, we looked at automatic license plate scanners with the ACLU of Utah and Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim

Automatic Cuts Would Have Big Impact in Utah

While the debate over cutting spending in Washington might seem thousands of miles away, if Congress isn’t able to reach a deal

Salt Lake City Mayor Sits Down with White House Council, Congress on Wasatch Canyons

With the debate over the controversial SkiLink proposal and proposed wilderness protections in the background, Mayor Ralph Becker took his push to

Reaction to Matheson Vote on ACA, Huntsman Skips GOP Convention

This week, for the 30th-plus time, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, President

Wildfires Get Political

While the more than half a dozen wildfires burning across Utah certainly have an immediate impact on the nearest residents and the

Politics Up Close: Health Reform Reaction, Congressional Candidate Jay Seegmiller

Democratic Congressional candidate Jay Seegmiller served one term in the Utah House of Representatives after defeating the House Speaker back in 2008,

The Post-Primary Path Ahead for Hatch

With the Republican primary election behind him and an overwhelming victory, longtime Utah Senator Orrin Hatch has survived a challenge from his

Herbert on Court Ruling: Repeal ObamaCare, Repeal Obama

Utah Governor Gary Herbert says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act still must be repealed, following today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch One Step Closer to Seventh Term

Republican voters in Utah weren’t hesitant Tuesday about who they want to send to Washington for the next six years. Last night,

Politics Up Close: Senate Candidate Dan Liljenquist, County Council Hopeful Joe Demma

Former Republican State Senator Dan Liljenquist was counting on a strong showing in the GOP caucus meetings this spring to knock off

Politics Up Close: Mayor Ralph Becker, Congressional Candidate Chris Stewart

Salt Lake City’s plans to restrict electronic billboards survived during this year’s legislative session. But changes will still be coming to the

Politics Up Close: Winder Runs for County Mayor

West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder is plowing ahead with his bid for Salt Lake County Mayor. The candidate has picked up

Romney, Hatch Weigh in on Birth Control Insurance Mandate

While the Catholic Church has battled the Obama administration on mandatory contraception coverage for health insurance plans, Utah’s dominant religion, which does

Politics Up Close: Former Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff

Former Utah House Speaker David Clark now has his sights set on a higher political office, running for Congress in the 2nd

Budget Would Impact Central Utah Project

It’s no surprise that Republicans in Utah’s Congressional delegation have nothing positive to say about President Obama’s new budget proposal. But how