Political Cornflakes: Pleas for Calm in Ferguson; Labor Role for Former Utahn

(KCPW News) Lily Eskelson, a former Utah school teacher, is slated to head America’s largest labor union. What do we expect to hear from her in her new role? 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, […]

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Political Cornflakes: Herbert Invites Some Senators Over, Congress Members Aren’t Popular, The GOP Still Loves Mitt

Last week, 14 U.S. Senators signed a letter written to President Obama, urging him to establish a new national monument in southern Utah. In reaction to this, Utah Governor Gary Herbert sent a letter to those senators inviting them to come visit Utah, and see the area around Canyonlands National Park for themselves. For this week’s […]

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Political Cornflakes: Natl Monument Requests, Romney’s Family Vacation, Suing Obama

(KCPW News) Fourteen US senators wrote a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to name a new national monument in Utah. Is that sitting well with Utah’s delegation? 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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Political Cornflakes: The Senate’s Good Old Days, BLM Complaints, Pioneers in DC

(KCPW News) Some Utahns were on Capitol Hill in Washington DC yesterday decrying abuses by the Bureau of Land Management. What was their main concern? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent with the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah politics.

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Political Cornflakes: Miscast Votes and the GOP’s Immigration Reform Crisis

When casting votes on legislation, members of Congress sometimes make mistakes and have to fess up. Has that been the case for any of Utah’s lawmakers in Washington? KCPW’s Roger McDonough asked Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and the author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah politics. […]

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