Bob Bennett Bob Bennett en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:15:52 MST Newspapers Letter: Voting like a liberal Sen. Orrin Hatch is not conservative and his voting record proves it. When he was running for re-election, he said all the... Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 MDT Tea party movement still strong, Harvard professor tells U. students The tea party movement that toppled former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett in 2010 and supported his successor, Sen. Mike Lee, remains... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:35:00 MDT Former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett 'optimistic' about pancreatic cancer outlook Former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett said he and his doctors are “optimistic” about his pancreatic cancer, though his... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:09:36 MDT Letter: Power for a few There is no doubt in my mind if we had a primary election we would have a larger turnout of voters. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MDT Update: Former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett has pancreatic cancer Former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett confirmed Wednesday that he has pancreatic cancer. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:30:00 MST Letter: Congressional inaction Sat, 14 Feb 2015 00:00:00 MST Letter: Government stalling Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Letter: On Bob Bennett's words Now that (Sen. Bob Bennett) is out of office, I find his columns uniquely candid, objective and insightful. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Mike Lee It would be tragic if the senator’s recent attempts to suggest he’s re-thinking the goals of the GOP turned out... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST Governor appoints Jon Cox to open House seat Gov. Gary Herbert appointed Sanpete County Commissioner Jon Cox to fill a vacant seat in the Utah House of Representatives. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:01:02 MST Letter: Climate opinions Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Eisenhower memorial Sun, 27 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Delegate representation There is no correlation between the caucus system and voter turnout. There are ways to improve the caucus system and it would... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Keep up the fight I would ask, when did we start sending people to Washington to further their career instead of representing the people? Sun, 13 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Contractual right In the "Debt limit" letter by Roland Kayser in the Oct. 9 Readers' Forum, and the article by Bob Bennett to which he refers,... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Debt limit I would like to make a comment on Bob Bennett's excellent opinion piece on why the debt ceiling has to be raised. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: No wonder Utah has a low voter turnout Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Bennett is right What a breath of fresh air to read former Sen. Bob Bennett's article regarding John Swallow — something that really... Fri, 24 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Global warming action Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Keep caucus system I've always had the highest respect for Jim Hansen and can't recall ever disagreeing with his legislative record. However, I... Sat, 04 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Sen. Lee says conservatives need to talk more about what they stand for Conservatives need to start making a better case for what they stand for, Sen. Mike Lee said Monday in a speech to a... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 06:38:25 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Will Utah parties change how they pick candidates? It seems the world spins out of control, with cataclysmic events occurring far beyond our feeble minds to comprehend. We'll... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Represent the people I really can't understand how and why our national legislators don't want to comply with the passage in our Constitution that... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Richard Davis: Utah's parties should change nomination process Both parties should reform their convention rules to allow the top two vote getters an automatic place on a primary ballot.... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Fix primary system As the Republicans consider ways to "fix" their primary system, they need to seriously consider simply undoing the two... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Caucus and convention questions prompt talk of change by Republicans The Utah Republican Party, facing the possibility of a statewide initiative to create another avenue for political candidates... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 20:25:00 MDT Letter: Hatch's 'radicals' harmful Sen. Orrin Hatch said the GOP is in risk due to the extreme right ("Utah GOP may end up being 'dominated by radicals,' Hatch... Mon, 14 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST "Since leaving the Senate and re-engaging with the private sector, I have rediscovered the forces within America," former... Fri, 04 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Letter: Low voter turnout: No presidential candidate on the ballot that represented liberty In Bob Bennett's Nov. 19 article, "Why the low voter turnout in 2012?" he refers to a Harvard publication that states two... Sun, 02 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Letter: GOP in trouble as party of 'no' I hope the tea party is happy with the national election results. Their party of "no" got them the results they deserve. The... Sun, 11 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST Letter: Matheson's bipartisan work helps improve overall quality of life for Utahns Sun, 14 Oct 2012 00:00:00 MDT SLCC names Sheehan to community relations post Salt Lake Community College has named Tim Sheehan as vice president of government and community relations. Sheehan had been... Wed, 05 Sep 2012 14:33:58 MDT Letter: Bob Bennett and Paul Ryan have similar voting records Sun, 19 Aug 2012 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Photo ID law can deny citizens' constitutional right to vote Bob Bennett's recent article that photo IDs help prevent voter fraud was interesting ("Photo IDs may be inconvenient, but... Tue, 31 Jul 2012 07:34:30 MDT Letters: Remembering Florida Sun, 22 Jul 2012 00:00:00 MDT Advocates tout global vaccination importance At a luncheon Wednesday at the Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, a panel of five advocates — including former U.S.... Thu, 12 Jul 2012 00:21:42 MDT Utah Sen. Mike Lee takes issue with portrayal on HBO series "The Newsroom" Sen. Mike Lee is taking issue with how the new HBO series "The Newsroom" portrayed him on a recent episode. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 19:37:19 MDT Letter: Does Sen. Mike Lee support bailouts after all? In a twist of irony, Sen. Mike Lee received a bailout of sorts from the very bank he opposed bailing out. Fri, 08 Jun 2012 00:00:00 MDT Hatch's debating 'issue' is manufactured Sen. Orrin Hatch doesn't need to spend his time by debating another conservative, especially because he and Liljenquist have... Sat, 26 May 2012 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Orrin Hatch a faithful servant of constituents Sen. Orrin Hatch is responsive public servant. Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Time for new blood in Washington, D.C. Sen. Orrin Hatch has done much good, but it's time for some new blood in Washington, D.C. Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Bob Bennett's defense of congressional earmarks baffling Former Sen. Bob Bennett's defense of congressional earmarks is baffling. Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 MDT Utah GOP delegates deciding fate of Sen. Hatch The fate of the long-serving senator from Utah, Orrin Hatch, is in the hands of 4,000 GOP delegates. Sat, 21 Apr 2012 02:05:31 MDT Letter: Political bullying I would hope that our delegates at the state political conventions would not repeat the debacle of the bullying out of office... Sat, 21 Apr 2012 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Right to vote If the caucus system is truly representative, then Sen. Orrin Hatch will make it through the nominating process at the... Tue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 MDT Bennett could replace DeWine as Ohio GOP chairman The Ohio Republican Party's former chairman Bob Bennett says he's grateful for support he's received from GOP members to... Thu, 05 Apr 2012 16:20:27 MDT Letter: Keep politicians on leash Since Bob Bennett's ouster, Sen. Orrin Hatch has been on his best behavior. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 00:00:00 MDT National media abuzz about Orrin Hatch's caucus performance According to national media reports and comments from his campaign, Sen. Orrin Hatch performed well in Thursday's caucus... Fri, 16 Mar 2012 15:27:59 MDT Readers' forum: Support Hatch Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 MST Readers' forum: Make time for caucuses Recent calls to change our caucus system following the ouster of Sen. Bob Bennett have me concerned, not because I have... Fri, 13 Jan 2012 00:00:00 MST