Political Cornflakes: Obama Cites Mormon Persecution in Call for Religious Tolerance

(KCPW News) President Barack Obama this week mentioned Mormons during his first U.S. visit to a mosque. What was the context of the Mormon reference? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that and other questions to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah […]

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Political Cornflakes: Trouble for Hypothetical Mormon Candidates

(KCPW News) There’s a new poll out on the presidential race and it contains a lot of information on the opinions of the US electorate. Included in the poll: information on how voters feel about candidates of different faiths. So how would a Mormon presidential candidate fare? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas […]

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Political Cornflakes: Utah’s State of the Union Response

(KCPW News) President Barack Obama gave his last State of the Union speech this week. What was the reaction to his remarks and what did Utah’s members of Congress say about it? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent with the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a […]

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Political Cornflakes: Executive Orders, Oregon Standoff, President Burr

(KCPW News) President Obama unveiled new executive orders to expand background checks on gun sales this week. He made the announcement in the White House East Room on Tuesday – and there was a Utahn standing behind him. Who was she and what did she have to say about the president’s actions? KCPW’s Roger McDonough […]

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Political Cornflakes: Chaffetz’s Report on Secret Service Security Lapses

(KCPW News) Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz issued a report this week that looks into security lapses by the Secret Service in recent years. Was it a very damning report? 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 […]

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