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Dan Liljenquist
Dan Liljenquist is a former state senator and U.S. Senate candidate.

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Utah Sen. Mike Lee has successfully championed the bipartisan USA Freedom Act, which would end the NSA’s blanket “metadata” collection and storage activities. The U.S. Senate convenes Sunday t...
With the recent audit of Utah Retirement System's management and investment practices, the media only highlighted the one subjective section of the report. Some legislators are using that section to insert them...
We need not condone irreverent portrayals of religious beliefs — especially of our own. However, we must defend, with force when necessary, the right of all Americans to speak their minds.
The proposals floated by the Utah GOP chairman — to require all prospective Republican candidates to submit to a formal vetting process by party insiders and/or to pay an "initiation fee" of up to $10,000...
In the past, political leaders could thump their chests and spin any negotiated deal in the best light possible for their varying political regimes. Now, the ubiquity of social media, particularly Twitter, has ...
Money is, and has always been, the “mother’s milk” of politics. Those candidates who raise the most money, whether directly into their campaigns or through surrogates into Super PACs, will hav...
Christina Figueres, the United Nations climate chief, has expressed her belief that human population growth is negatively impacting climate change. But the idea of population control programs dangerously divide...
If we are to remain true to Israel, we must acknowledge Israel’s legitimate stake in the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program and insist that Tehran and other Arab countries recognize IsraelR...
Bickering among Obama, the U.S. Congress and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over nuclear dealings with Iran continues. A nuclear deal with Iran is a mirage, a flickering image upon which only the foo...
The NCAA Tournament begins today, but for political junkies, the real March Madness ended Thursday when the Utah Legislature adjourned. Before the 2015 session, I made several predictions — my own "bracke...