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Utah GOP Governor Derides Bill Protecting Female Athletes from Trans Competitors

Governor Spencer Cox (R-UT) spoke publicly about his concerns over state lawmakers’ efforts to advance legislation protecting female high school and college athletes competing in sports against transgender women. House Bill 302 passed with a 50-23 vote last week, and it will advance to the state Senate despite Cox’s effort to undermine the legislation. The…

‘Diversity Of Thought’: Utah GOP Releases Statement Supporting Romney’s Vote To Convict And Lee’s...

February 15, 2021 5:52 PM ET The Utah Republican Party released a statement Monday supporting both Utah Senator Mitt Romney’s vote to convict former President Donald Trump and Utah Senator Mike Lee’s vote to acquit during the impeachment trial. “The violence at the US Capitol on January 6 was horrific and inexcusable,” the Utah GOP…

Four Skiers Killed Following Utah Avalanche, Officials Say

An avalanche at a backcountry ski location close to Salt Lake City on Saturday left four skiers dead, according to CNN. The Unified Police Department of Salt Lake City was notified that five people were caught in an avalanche in the Wilson Basin area shortly after the department received a discontinued 911 call, Sgt. Melody…

Republican Burgess Owens Defeats Democrat Rep. Ben McAdams in Utah

Republican Burgess Owens proved victorious over his challenger, Democrat Rep. Ben McAdams, in Utah’s Fourth Congressional District for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. As of Friday night, with 99 percent of precincts reporting, the Salt Lake Tribune considered Owens’ 2,095-vote lead over McAdams to be “insurmountable.” The Tribune also noted that Owens had 47.50 percent of the…

Cougar Stalks Man On A Run For 6 Minutes

October 12, 2020 8:57 PM ET A cougar stalked a man while he was on a run for six minutes. The man captured video of the interaction, which occurred near Slate Canyon near Provo, Utah, according to a post shared Monday by KSL NewsRadio. WATCH: WATCH: “C’mon dude! I don’t feel like dying today!” A…

Kamala Harris Courts Mormon Voters Ahead of VP Debate in Salt Lake City

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), the Democrat nominee for Vice President, wrote in an op-ed published by the Deseret News on Sunday, that her running mate, former Vice President Joe Biden, would “restore” values in public life and that President Donald Trump’s “callousness and cruelty” would end. “Are we, as a nation, living our values when we…

Burgess Owens: Need to Take Back Utah’s 4th District to ‘Take Back Our Country’

Burgess Owens, a former Oakland Raiders Super Bowl champion safety and Utah’s fourth congressional district Republican candidate, told Breitbart News Saturday that Republicans need to take back Utah’s fourth district to help the GOP “take back our country.” Burgess Owens hopes to unseat Rep. Ben McAdams (R-UT), a freshman swing district Democrat. McAdams, like many other…

Mitt Romney To Self-Quarantine After Rand Paul Tests Positive For Coronavirus

March 22, 2020 5:43 PM ET Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday announced that he will self-quarantine after having contact with Sen. Rand Paul who tested positive for coronavirus and is taking caution by working from home. Senator Romney’s office issued the following statement: pic.twitter.com/tBSx03ZlTr — Senator Mitt Romney (@SenatorRomney) March 22, 2020 Paul…

Democratic Congressman Ben McAdams Tests Positive For Coronavirus

March 18, 2020 9:04 PM ET Utah Democratic Congressman Ben McAdams has tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced Wednesday evening. From his Twitter account, he explains that he began experiencing “mild cold-like symptoms” after returning from the capital Saturday evening, and later developed more severe symptoms including a fever, dry cough, and labored breathing.…

Utah GOP Considering Resolution Calling For Mitt Romney To ‘Immediately Resign’ From Office

February 17, 2020 4:39 PM ET The Utah Republican Party is reportedly considering multiple resolutions following Sen. Mitt Romney’s vote to convict President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial, including a resolution calling for his resignation. According to local Salt Lake City news outlet 2KUTV, “the Utah Republican Party has pending resolutions on Romney: one…

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