GOP GOP en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:39:03 MST Newspapers Senate, House GOP differ on savings approach to Medicare Senate Republicans are matching President Barack Obama's proposals to cut Medicare by more than $400 billion over the coming... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:02:18 MDT Questions about how Schock handled money lead to resignation Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's fall was fast and hard even by Washington's unforgiving standards. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:48:02 MDT GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts Republicans now in charge of Congress offer their budget blueprint this week with a pledge to balance the nation's budget... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:53:13 MDT Changes coming to primary elections in 2016 Utah voters will see a new primary elections system in 2016 that allows candidates to bypass the state’s caucus and... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:57:46 MDT Walker draws scrutiny from GOP rivals for changing positions Scott Walker's rivals see him as an up-and-comer in the Republican race for president, so they are focusing on the Wisconsin... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:22:52 MDT If saving money isn't independence enough, try off-the-grid living Most people believe they're happily independent if they can pay off their debts and put money in the bank. For some, that is... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:30:00 MDT GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with warning to Iran Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:12:13 MDT American flag ban on California college campus draws lawmakers' rebuke When a California college student council banned the display of the American flag from a common area in the student... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:03:23 MDT Extent of Obama's executive reach often in eye of beholder When it comes to President Barack Obama exerting presidential powers, Republicans have made it clear they want to keep him in... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 09:35:28 MDT Utah GOP votes to hold presidential caucus, despite plea from Mitt Romney By a overwhelming majority, members of the Utah Republican Party Central Committee approved a resolution to conduct the next... Sun, 08 Mar 2015 01:11:36 MST Republican Jeb Bush says he'd be an upbeat candidate Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he will be an upbeat candidate for president if he runs for the Republican nomination. Sun, 08 Mar 2015 01:02:24 MST Kentucky GOP clears path for Paul's dual campaigns Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul took his first step toward running for president with state party leaders on Saturday endorsing his... Sat, 07 Mar 2015 23:04:32 MST Good presidential muscle? It's in the eye of the beholder When it comes to President Barack Obama's use of executive authority, Republicans can be of two minds. Sat, 07 Mar 2015 14:50:59 MST Iowa ag forum displays GOP rift on immigration reform The rift over immigration in the emerging Republican presidential field opened up publicly Saturday, as several potential... Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MST House passes GOP's alternative health plan after contentious debate After a contentious debate Friday, the House passed Utah Cares, the GOP leadership's counter to Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy... Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:08:09 MST Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies' A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:15:00 MDT Health insurers: Payment rates above 80 percent Health insurance companies are telling Congress that more than 80 percent of people who've signed up under the new health... Wed, 07 May 2014 18:05:00 MDT Benghazi heats up once again “Benghazi is and has been for some time a witch hunt that perverts all notions of democratic accountability,”... Wed, 07 May 2014 10:25:00 MDT Parenting language derails Utah County GOP immigration compromise A proposed change in the Utah County Republican platform on immigration pitched as a compromise between the current stand and... Sat, 04 May 2013 18:45:41 MDT Local setbacks vex GOP governors eyeing 2016 race Republican governors are often seen as innovative policymakers and potential presidential candidates, but a few are... Wed, 01 May 2013 12:24:22 MDT In a first, black voter turnout rate passes whites America's blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the white turnout... Sun, 28 Apr 2013 20:50:08 MDT GOP faces Senate recruitment woes in key states Republicans are struggling to recruit strong U.S. Senate candidates in states where the party has the best chances to reclaim... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 12:04:52 MDT Some say immigration bill is bad deal for the GOP Some feisty Republicans are challenging the claim, widely held among GOP leaders, that the party must support more liberal... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 12:02:33 MDT Obama: Flight delay fix a 'Band-Aid' President Barack Obama says the congressional fix for widespread flight delays is an irresponsible way to govern, but he's... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 10:44:16 MDT Democrats to speak at Romney retreat in Deer Valley Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has added high-profile Democrats to the list of speakers at an exclusive... Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:28:16 MDT House GOP gears up for debt showdown this summer Preparing for another debt showdown this summer, House Republicans advanced a bill Wednesday to protect Social Security... Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:27:12 MDT New Salt Lake County GOP chairman questions changes to caucus system Newly elected Salt Lake County GOP Chairman Chad Bennion said the party's caucus and convention system for selecting... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 18:15:00 MDT Democratic Sen. Baucus rules out 7th term Democratic Sen. Max Baucus, the powerful Senate Finance chairman who steered President Barack Obama's health care overhaul... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:36:26 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 5 Questions With U. of U. assistant football coach Dennis Erickson Q: How did your first spring with the Utes go? Sat, 20 Apr 2013 19:20:00 MDT Outgoing GOP chairman eyes high-profile political future Outgoing Utah GOP Chairman Thomas Wright isn't ruling out a run to represent Utahns in Washington, D.C., or even lead the... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 20:42:13 MDT Gun control loses: No expanded background checks Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:55:00 MDT Utah GOP making progress in quest for open caucus meetings Utah Republicans on Saturday continued discussion about opening caucus meetings to include more of the state's registered... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:05:06 MDT President Obama's budget plan limits his bargaining power President Barack Obama's budget overtures to Republicans may limit his bargaining power if the GOP ever returns to the... Sat, 13 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Rand Paul at Howard University: GOP faces 'daunting task' with black voters Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says Republicans face a "daunting task" in connecting with black voters and are often cast as... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:51:35 MDT Dem, GOP senators reach deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:00:00 MDT Man arrested after wandering into Logan Temple A man wanted in Provo was taken into custody in Logan after wandering into parts of the LDS Logan Temple where he wasn't... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:05:00 MDT Mormon Democrats announce new national, state organizations Mormon Democrats announced a new national organization Thursday with chapters in eight states joining the Utah State... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:00:00 MDT GOP ponders long list of names, policies for 2016 The Republican Party's search for a way back to presidential success is drawing a striking array of personalities and policy... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:05:07 MDT Virginia's experiment: Can hard-right ideology win in a 50/50 state? Virginia is conducting nothing short of a grand political experiment in 2013, testing whether a tea party favorite can carry... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:57:57 MDT Romney bringing 2016 presidential hopefuls, donors to Deer Valley Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney appears to be stepping up his post-election involvement in Republican Party... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 20:55:00 MDT GOP's 'no' on Medicaid becomes "Let's make a deal' Given the choice of whether to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law, many Republican governors and... Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Utah Compact gets little love from Utah County GOP committee The Utah County Republican Central Committee overwhelmingly rejected Saturday a proposal to include the Utah Compact in its... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:50:00 MDT Mia Love looks toward next election, hires top Hatch strategist In 2012, Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love lost to Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, by only one point, but this time around, Love... Sun, 17 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Obama: US should fund research for cleaner cars President Barack Obama says the U.S. must shift cars and trucks off oil for good so the public can avoid spikes in gasoline... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 10:15:11 MDT Partisan split marks high court gay marriage cases No Democratic attorney general in a state that prohibits same-sex couples from marrying has signed onto a legal filing asking... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Too early? Republicans audition for 2016 election Florida Sen. Marco Rubio implored fellow Republicans to reconnect with middle-class voters. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul basked in... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT House GOP pushes bill streamlining job training A House Republican plan to make it easier for job seekers to learn skills by consolidating dozens of sometimes redundant job... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Obama, GOP in 'great conversation' on Capitol Hill President Barack Obama said he had "a great conversation" with Senate Republicans on Thursday, the third stop in his... Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:33:23 MDT