Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb
Recent Articles by Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb
Published: Saturday, November 28, 2015 6:00 pm MST
Just what are the various politicos grateful for this time of year?
Published: Saturday, November 21, 2015 6:00 pm MST
It’s Thanksgiving week, so the temptation is, of course, to expose political turkeys. Instead, we offer thoughts, even praise, regarding some Utah politicians.
Published: Saturday, November 14, 2015 5:00 pm MST
Conservative Republicans and the "liberal media" have long been antagonists. But the presidential campaign and the performance of moderators at Republican debates have thrust this matter into national prominenc...
Published: Sunday, October 25, 2015 3:33 pm MDT
As twisted, demented political observers, your columnists love everything about polling and the dynamics driving the results. We offer our insights on recent interesting surveys of Utahns by Dan Jones & Associa...
Published: Saturday, October 17, 2015 9:53 pm MDT
Engaging topics thrive at the local and national levels. In Salt Lake City, the mayoral race has tightened, and Medicaid expansion has stalled. Nationally, Democrats may view Hillary Clinton as the strongest ca...
Published: Saturday, October 10, 2015 9:08 pm MDT
Politics can be awfully unpredictable — especially leadership races in legislative bodies. As of this writing (Thursday afternoon), Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz was back in play for the speakership of ...
Published: Saturday, October 3, 2015 10:20 pm MDT
The scary prospect of a federal government shutdown has been avoided, making Halloween less frightening in Washington, D.C. But in Utah, Medicaid expansion has risen from the dead, terrifying the Utah political...
Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Pignaelli Pope Francis' visit, Fiorina's rise dominate political spectrums
Published: Saturday, September 26, 2015 10:23 pm MDT
Questions dominating the political media have stemmed from two unlikely sources — Pope Francis and presidential contender Carly Fiorina.
Published: Saturday, September 19, 2015 10:48 pm MDT
It would be really nice if Republicans would rally around a candidate early and focus attacks on Democrats instead of each other, but that would be far too sensible.
Published: Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:13 pm MDT
Congress is back in action for its autumn session. Members face some very tough issues, so we naturally offer our simplistic solutions.