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Political Cornflakes: Chaffetz Worried About New Ebola Czar

The House Oversight Committee held a hearing on Ebola on Friday morning. What did Congressman Jason Chaffetz have to say there? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah Politics. Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Herbert Discusses Healthy Utah, Same-Sex Marriage

(KCPW News) Utah Gov. Gary Herbert held his monthly news conference Thursday, and familiar topics were again at the forefront: same-sex marriage and Medicaid expansion. KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham was one of the reporters in attendance at KUED studios. He has this report. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.6MB)

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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 candidate for Congress Mia Love raised roughly four times as much money as her Democratic opponent, Doug Owens—with much of Love’s contributions coming from out-of-state. Still, the Fourth District promises to be a […]

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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 featured the major candidates vying for Utah’s Fourth Congressional District: Democrat Doug Owens and Republican Mia Love. The two are hoping to fill the shoes of outgoing Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson, who announced […]

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Political Cornflakes: Elections Forecasting and Fundraising Gaps

(KCPW News) Election Day is 18 days away and it would appear things aren’t looking so good for Democrats. To learn more, KCPW’s Roger McDonough spoke with Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah politics. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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