Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:14 pm MDT
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered this morning by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and elect Hillar...
Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:24 pm MDT
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is "kind of person we want" as vice president, his longtime friend, state Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, the Utah Democratic National Committeewoman, said Wednesday.
Published: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 5:58 pm MDT
Utahns at this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia see opportunity in the lack of enthusiasm both Democrats and Republicans in the state feel toward their parties' presidential nominees.
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...