Mormons in America

Likely 'Never Trump' alternative candidate not known in Utah but could be helped by Mitt Romney

Utah GOP Chairman James Evans had no idea who David French was when the conservative lawyer and writer emerged Wednesday as a likely independent candidate for president backed by Mitt Romney. Read more »

June 1, 2016


Sen. Hatch meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu during Israel trip

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, met Thursday in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after both participated in a ceremony marking Holocaust Memorial Day. Read more »

May 5, 2016


Romney trying new tactic to stop Trump?

Mitt Romney reportedly tried to convince Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to coordinate with Ohio Gov. John Kasich to try to stop their party's controversial front-runner, Donald Trump, from winning the GOP... Read more »

March 30, 2016


Romney's campaign prepped for contested convention predicted now for Trump

Four years ago, former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt was quietly making preparations for a contested Republican National Convention to ensure Mitt Romney secured the party's nomination despite a... Read more »

March 29, 2016


Cruz, Sanders top picks in Tuesday's Utah caucuses, poll says

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the top pick of Utahns in Tuesday's GOP presidential preference caucus election and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is their choice in the Democratic caucus vote, according to a... Read more »

March 21, 2016


Romney: I'll do everything within 'normal political bounds' to stop Trump

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney pledged Friday "to do everything within the normal political bounds" to keep the Republican Party's controversial front-runner, Donald Trump, off the... Read more »

March 4, 2016


Mitt Romney trades jabs with Donald Trump

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has a new role in the 2016 race for the White House, leading out in the fight against his party's controversial frontrunner, Donald Trump. Read more »

Feb. 28, 2016


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