Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Thursday, July 21, 2016 11:04 pm MDT
After a week of friction over Donald Trump, the Utah delegation at the Republican National Convention stood and even cheered him. Earlier, they debated whether they've been an embarrassment because of their rel...
Published: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:25 pm MDT
Utah Republicans reluctant to accept Donald Trump as their nominee finally were fired up at the Republican National Convention, when their choice for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, spoke Wednesday.
Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:24 pm MDT
Utah's 40 delegate votes went for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, not for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of the state's GOP presidential preference caucus.
Published: Monday, July 18, 2016 9:12 pm MDT
Utah Sen. Mike Lee and other members of the state's delegation to the Republican National Convention were at the center of a contentious floor fight Monday over a last-ditch effort to stop presumptive GOP nomin...
Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 5:00 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert, one of the state's 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland that begins Monday, isn't sure what to expect from his party's presumptive nominee, Donald Trump.
Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:04 pm MDT
Donald Trump's apparent choice of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate could help Utah voters warm up to the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee, a longtime pollster in the state said Thursday.
Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 11:15 am MDT
The Point of the Mountain Development Commission on Wednesday approved a nationwide search for consultants to come up with a plan for transforming the current site of the Utah State Prison into a technology hub...
Published: Monday, July 11, 2016 7:21 pm MDT
Not only is Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, skipping next week's Republican National Convention despite being elected a delegate, she also has decided not to go on a congressional trip to Israel.
Published: Monday, July 11, 2016 4:53 pm MDT
A Utah delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was able Monday to pitch his plan to replace the party's lengthly platform with a short statement of principles.
Published: Sunday, July 10, 2016 5:00 pm MDT
The Republican Party's packed platform should be replaced with the same kind of simply stated principles that the GOP stood for when Abraham Lincoln ran for president, Sutherland Institute President Boyd Mathes...