Political Cornflakes: Trump Gains Steam, Remembering Sen. Bob Bennett

(KCPW News) Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, a giant on the local and national political scene, passed away on Wednesday. Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough to discuss Bennett’s legacy and the reactions to his death. Also, Trump as the presumptive GOP nominee and more. Find even more at the […]

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Political Cornflakes: SCOTUS Appointment Battle, Biden’s Utah Visit

(KCPW News) With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, there’s a new fight over whether President Obama or the next US president should name his replacement. How do Utah’s senators come down on this? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes […]

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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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