The Pulse of Utah Politics
How Bad is Benghazi?
Rep. Jason Chaffetz has suggested the way the Obama Administration handled the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi may eventually rise to an impeachable offense. Our insiders and readers weigh in on the seriousness of the situation.
Matheson vs. Love Round Two
After a narrow loss in 2012, Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love is planning to challenge Congressman Jim Matheson again in 2014. We asked our readers and political insiders to rate her chances of pulling off the win the second time around.
Grading Thomas Wright's Time as GOP Chairman
Utah GOP Chairman Thomas Wright will not seek another term as head of the state party. We asked our insiders and readers to grade Thomas' time as head of Utah's Republicans. Find out what they had to say after the jump.
The 2013 Legislature at the Halfway Point
Utah's 2013 Legislative session is past the halfway point. Is this year's session on track or behind schedule? Are the new crop of lawmakers more moderate than in the past? Check out what our insiders and readers think after the jump.
Anti-Discrimination Legislation and Should Shurtleff Have Told?
The LDS Church is reportedly in talks with lawmakers about a statewide anti-discrimination law. We asked our insiders if they think that legislation will pass this session. Also, should Mark Shurtleff have told the public about allegations against John Swallow when he found out about them in Octo...
Guns and the 2013 Legislature
Should Utah make it a felony for federal agents to enforce gun laws in the state? Our readers and insiders weigh in. Read results and comments after the jump.
John Swallow's Ethical Morass
We asked our readers and insiders to weigh in on the allegations that new Attorney General John Swallow is part of an influence peddling scheme. Check out their responses and anonymous comments after the jump.
Should Utah Have an Alternative Path to the Ballot
A group of Utahns are launching an initiative to provide an alternative path for candidates to get on the primary ballot outside of the current caucus and convention system. We asked our readers an insiders whether this is a good idea and if it has a chance of passing.
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The federal government has told states it's "all or nothing" when it comes to money for Medicaid expansion under ObamaCare. Our Insiders and readers weigh in on whether Utah lawmakers will accept the funding.
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