Jim Matheson http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Jim Matheson en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:48:30 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Democrat Doug Owens ready for rematch with Rep. Mia Love http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633189/Democrat-Doug-Owens-ready-for-rematch-with-Rep-Mia-Love.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865633189/Democrat-Doug-Owens-ready-for-rematch-with-Rep-Mia-Love.html?pg=all Democrat Doug Owens says the difference between his newly announced rematch with Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and their hard-fought... Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:46:31 MDT 4th District campaign already down and dirty as Doug Owens announces another run for Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632977/4th-District-campaign-already-down-and-dirty-as-Doug-Owens-announces-another-run-for-Congress.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632977/4th-District-campaign-already-down-and-dirty-as-Doug-Owens-announces-another-run-for-Congress.html?pg=all It didn't take long for the campaigning to get down and dirty after Democrat Doug Owens announced Tuesday he is making... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:42:27 MDT Gov. Herbert's re-election campaign off to an early start http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632534/Gov-Herberts-re-election-campaign-off-to-an-early-start.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632534/Gov-Herberts-re-election-campaign-off-to-an-early-start.html?pg=all Even though he isn't up for re-election until next year, Gov. Gary Herbert is already gearing up for what may be a tough race... Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:15:00 MDT Lawmakers may not agree on how to handle election plurality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630919/Lawmakers-may-not-agree-on-how-to-handle-election-plurality.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630919/Lawmakers-may-not-agree-on-how-to-handle-election-plurality.html?pg=all Lawmakers may not be able to come up with a proposal during the legislative interim to prevent a candidate from winning a... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:05:00 MDT Kirk Jowers stepping down from U.'s Hinckley Institute http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626605/Kirk-Jowers-stepping-down-from-Us-Hinckley-Institute.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626605/Kirk-Jowers-stepping-down-from-Us-Hinckley-Institute.html?pg=all One of Utah's most popular political pundits, Kirk Jowers, announced Thursday he is stepping down as director of the... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:01:52 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Can Republicans ever win the presidency? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626251/Can-Republicans-ever-win-the-presidency.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626251/Can-Republicans-ever-win-the-presidency.html?pg=all Karl Rove created a stir recently with a Wall Street Journal column punching holes in the conservative theory that a GOP... Sun, 12 Apr 2015 01:16:53 MDT Poll: Josh Romney would be a tough opponent for Sen. Mike Lee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626030/Poll-Josh-Romney-would-be-a-tough-opponent-for-Sen-Mike-Lee.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865626030/Poll-Josh-Romney-would-be-a-tough-opponent-for-Sen-Mike-Lee.html?pg=all Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, would have a fight on his hands in his reelection bid if Josh Romney, the son of former presidential... Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:38:42 MDT Q and A: Jim Matheson talks politics past, present, future http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865624260/Q-and-A-Jim-Matheson-talks-politics-past-present-future.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865624260/Q-and-A-Jim-Matheson-talks-politics-past-present-future.html?pg=all Freshly retired from the House after seven terms, Jim Matheson talks about politics past, present and future. Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MDT Former Congressman Jim Matheson honored at Democratic fundraiser http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620338/Former-Congressman-Jim-Matheson-honored-at-Democratic-fundraiser.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620338/Former-Congressman-Jim-Matheson-honored-at-Democratic-fundraiser.html?pg=all Former Congressman Jim Matheson, known for his ability to reach across aisles during his 14 years as a representative for the... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:10:00 MST Former Congressman Jim Matheson joins DC lobbying firm http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620003/Former-Congressman-Jim-Matheson-joins-DC-lobbying-firm.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620003/Former-Congressman-Jim-Matheson-joins-DC-lobbying-firm.html?pg=all Former U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson of Utah has joined a major lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:18:02 MST New staff joins Salt Lake County mayor's administration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619771/New-staff-joins-Salt-Lake-County-mayors-administration.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619771/New-staff-joins-Salt-Lake-County-mayors-administration.html?pg=all Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams has announced new employees to fill vacancies created by retiring or departing members of... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:38:17 MST Orrin Hatch and Mia Love ready for new roles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618998/Orrin-Hatch-and-Mia-Love-ready-for-new-roles.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618998/Orrin-Hatch-and-Mia-Love-ready-for-new-roles.html?pg=all Dressed in sleek running gear with her hair tucked under a cap, Rep.-elect Mia Love stopped briefly by her new congressional... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:58:53 MST Mia Love has little to say about House leader who spoke to white supremacist group in 2002 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618694/Mia-Love-has-little-to-say-about-House-leader-who-spoke-to-white-supremacist-group-in-2002.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618694/Mia-Love-has-little-to-say-about-House-leader-who-spoke-to-white-supremacist-group-in-2002.html?pg=all Utah Rep.-elect Mia Love, the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, had little to say Tuesday about House... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:50:00 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Our year-end Utah politico awards for 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618556/Our-year-end-Utah-politico-awards-for-2014.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618556/Our-year-end-Utah-politico-awards-for-2014.html?pg=all News outlets are sharing their year-end lists and awards. Not to be outdone, we join this great American endeavor and in our... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 17:22:57 MST Utah came first for Rep. Jim Matheson, but what comes next? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618539/Utah-came-first-for-Rep-Jim-Matheson-but-what-comes-next.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618539/Utah-came-first-for-Rep-Jim-Matheson-but-what-comes-next.html?pg=all Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson served in Congress for 14 years but never forgot who sent him there and where he came from. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 17:20:23 MST Mia Love names KSL reporter to head communications post http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618282/Mia-Love-names-KSL-reporter-to-head-communications-post.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618282/Mia-Love-names-KSL-reporter-to-head-communications-post.html?pg=all Longtime KSL-TV political reporter Richard Piatt will join Congresswoman-elect Mia Love's office as communications director... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:55:00 MST Robert Bennett: More political participation needed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617718/More-political-participation-needed.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617718/More-political-participation-needed.html?pg=all I supported “Count My Vote” because I favor more political participation, not less. I hope the court lets us see... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Final report shows Mia Love raised more than $5 million http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617083/Final-report-shows-Mia-Love-raised-more-than-5-million.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617083/Final-report-shows-Mia-Love-raised-more-than-5-million.html?pg=all Republican Rep.-elect Mia Love raised more than $5 million in her race to defeat Democrat Doug Owens, according to... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:05:15 MST Bill nullifying Obama's immigration action reaffirms proper roles, Stewart says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617044/Bill-nullifying-Obamas-immigration-action-reaffirms-proper-roles-Stewart-says.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617044/Bill-nullifying-Obamas-immigration-action-reaffirms-proper-roles-Stewart-says.html?pg=all The U.S. House on Thursday passed the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act of 2014, legislation intended to... Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:45:00 MST Letter: Impeachment authority http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616638/Impeachment-authority.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616638/Impeachment-authority.html?pg=all Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 MST Sen. Mike Lee: Congress needs to remind president 'he is not a king' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615750/Sen-Mike-Lee-Congress-needs-to-remind-president-he-is-not-a-king.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615750/Sen-Mike-Lee-Congress-needs-to-remind-president-he-is-not-a-king.html?pg=all Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Monday called on Democrats in the Senate to stand up to President Barack Obama's new plan to take... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:30:00 MST Love not attending Salt Lake City Rotary Club debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613582/Love-not-attending-Salt-Lake-City-Rotary-Club-debate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613582/Love-not-attending-Salt-Lake-City-Rotary-Club-debate.html?pg=all The Rotary Club of Salt Lake City planned to host a debate Tuesday between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens, but... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:20:00 MDT GOP targets Dem House districts that backed Mitt Romney http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661422/GOP-targets-Dem-House-districts-that-backed-Mitt-Romney.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661422/GOP-targets-Dem-House-districts-that-backed-Mitt-Romney.html?pg=all Republicans are waging a take-no-prisoners battle to boot Democrats from what they consider GOP property: seats from House... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:02:50 MDT Mia Love raises $1.5 million in past three months for congressional campaign http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613313/Mia-Love-raises-15-million-in-past-three-months-for-congressional-campaign.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613313/Mia-Love-raises-15-million-in-past-three-months-for-congressional-campaign.html?pg=all Candidates in all four Utah congressional districts were required to file disclosure reports with the Federal Election... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:00:00 MDT Democrats challenge Mia Love's statements in debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613221/Democrats-challenge-Mia-Loves-statements-in-debate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613221/Democrats-challenge-Mia-Loves-statements-in-debate.html?pg=all Utah Democrats challenged Republican Mia Love on some of her stands Wednesday, a day after her live televised debate with... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:40:00 MDT Meet Mia Love and Doug Owens; see where they stand on the issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661053/Meet-Mia-Love-and-Doug-Owens-see-where-they-stand-on-the-issues.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661053/Meet-Mia-Love-and-Doug-Owens-see-where-they-stand-on-the-issues.html?pg=all Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Love, Owens release conflicting internal polls http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612810/Love-Owens-release-conflicting-internal-polls.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612810/Love-Owens-release-conflicting-internal-polls.html?pg=all The 4th District congressional race continued to heat up Thursday with the release of conflicting poll results by Republican... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:54:28 MDT Letter: Find new diplomacy tools http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612305/Letter-Find-new-diplomacy-tools.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612305/Letter-Find-new-diplomacy-tools.html?pg=all It’s time for the U.S. to be a true leader. Put away the "hammer" and find new tools to deal with ISIS. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Mia Love declines to make joint appearance with Owens at Salt Lake Chamber http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611703/Mia-Love-declines-to-make-joint-appearance-with-Owens-at-Salt-Lake-Chamber.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611703/Mia-Love-declines-to-make-joint-appearance-with-Owens-at-Salt-Lake-Chamber.html?pg=all Local business leaders heard from 4th District congressional candidates Mia Love and Doug Owens at the Salt Lake Chamber... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:36:59 MDT Rep. Stewart: More boots on the ground may be needed to defeat ISIS http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611602/Rep-Stewart-More-boots-on-the-ground-may-be-needed-to-defeat-ISIS.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611602/Rep-Stewart-More-boots-on-the-ground-may-be-needed-to-defeat-ISIS.html?pg=all Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, said Tuesday it may take more boots on the ground to defeat the Islamic State group in Syria and... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:30:00 MDT Now both Mia Love and Doug Owens airing TV commercials http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611358/Now-both-Mia-Love-and-Doug-Owens-airing-TV-commercials.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611358/Now-both-Mia-Love-and-Doug-Owens-airing-TV-commercials.html?pg=all Turn on the TV next week and you're likely to see commercials from both Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens,... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:01:43 MDT Mitt Romney to campaign for Mia Love in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611258/Mitt-Romney-to-campaign-for-Mia-Love-in-Utah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611258/Mitt-Romney-to-campaign-for-Mia-Love-in-Utah.html?pg=all Mitt Romney will campaign in Utah next month for Mia Love, the Republican candidate for the 4th District congressional seat... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:30:28 MDT U.S. House passes bill reauthorizing emergency services for kids program http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611215/US-House-passes-bill-reauthorizing-emergency-services-for-kids-program.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611215/US-House-passes-bill-reauthorizing-emergency-services-for-kids-program.html?pg=all A bill to reauthorize a program for emergency medical treatment for children has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:05:13 MDT Love says commenting on Saratoga Springs shooting 'inappropriate' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611105/Love-says-commenting-on-Saratoga-Springs-shooting-inappropriate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611105/Love-says-commenting-on-Saratoga-Springs-shooting-inappropriate.html?pg=all Former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love, a candidate for Utah's 4th District congressional seat, said Tuesday it would be... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:40:00 MDT Utah's Gov. Gary Herbert eyes more appearances on Fox News http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659586/Utahs-Gov-Gary-Herbert-eyes-more-appearances-on-Fox-News.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659586/Utahs-Gov-Gary-Herbert-eyes-more-appearances-on-Fox-News.html?pg=all Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:01:09 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Dissatisfaction with Utah's congressmen and Congress as a whole http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610911/Dissatisfaction-with-Utahs-congressmen-and-Congress-as-a-whole.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610911/Dissatisfaction-with-Utahs-congressmen-and-Congress-as-a-whole.html?pg=all Usually, Americans like their own members of Congress but greatly dislike Congress as an institution. However, recent... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:00 MDT Democrat Doug Owens campaign delays start of TV advertising http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610576/Democrat-Doug-Owens-campaign-delays-start-of-TV-advertising.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610576/Democrat-Doug-Owens-campaign-delays-start-of-TV-advertising.html?pg=all Democrat Doug Owens is delaying the start of his TV campaign commercials by a week in his 4th District congressional race... Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:12:35 MDT 5 Things to know about the 2014 Utah election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658980/5-Things-to-know-about-the-2014-Utah-election.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658980/5-Things-to-know-about-the-2014-Utah-election.html?pg=all Utah's statewide and national races haven't the same drama and punch since a highly anticipated rematch in Utah's 4th... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:29:43 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: How Utah politicos put their summer to good use http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609939/How-Utah-politicos-put-their-summer-to-good-use.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609939/How-Utah-politicos-put-their-summer-to-good-use.html?pg=all Too bad the president didn’t take his cue from Utah politicians — all of whom put their summers to highly... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:30:12 MDT Owens' pollster says new poll shows 'deep vulnerabilities' for Mia Love http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607647/Owens-pollster-says-new-poll-shows-deep-vulnerabilities-for-Mia-Love.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607647/Owens-pollster-says-new-poll-shows-deep-vulnerabilities-for-Mia-Love.html?pg=all Democrat Doug Owens said Monday his campaign's new poll shows Republican Mia Love has only a single-digit lead, confirming... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:55:00 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Re-enactment of 'This is the place' using modern technology http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607606/Re-enactment-of-This-is-the-place-using-modern-technology.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607606/Re-enactment-of-This-is-the-place-using-modern-technology.html?pg=all In the spirit of Pioneer Day and reflecting on our heritage, we update an old column and provide a “re-enactment”... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:04:01 MDT Luz Robles rallies volunteers in 2nd District congressional race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607221/Luz-Robles-rallies-volunteers-in-2nd-District-congressional-race.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607221/Luz-Robles-rallies-volunteers-in-2nd-District-congressional-race.html?pg=all State Sen. Luz Robles, the Salt Lake Democrat challenging 2nd District Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, rallied some 40 volunteers... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:10:58 MDT Owens has new campaign manager, Love raising more money in 4th District race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607208/Owens-has-new-campaign-manager-Love-raising-more-money-in-4th-District-race.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607208/Owens-has-new-campaign-manager-Love-raising-more-money-in-4th-District-race.html?pg=all Democrat Doug Owens, already lagging behind Republican Mia Love in raising money for the 4th District congressional race, now... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:28:56 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: What Gov. Herbert's 'non-announcement' means for Utah politics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606806/What-Gov-Herberts-non-announcement-means-for-Utah-politics.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606806/What-Gov-Herberts-non-announcement-means-for-Utah-politics.html?pg=all Last month, Gov. Gary Herbert invited a number of business leaders and politicos to breakfast and revealed he intends to seek... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Mia Love labeled 'surefire winner' by Roll Call blogger http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606601/Mia-Love-labeled-surefire-winner--by-Roll-Call-blogger.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606601/Mia-Love-labeled-surefire-winner--by-Roll-Call-blogger.html?pg=all Republican congressional candidate Mia Love said Wednesday she's flattered at being labeled a "surefire winner" by a... Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:12:52 MDT Republican legislators, ex-senator call on U.S. House to pass immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605698/Republican-legislators-ex-senator-call-on-US-House-to-pass-immigration-reform.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605698/Republican-legislators-ex-senator-call-on-US-House-to-pass-immigration-reform.html?pg=all The nation cannot afford to wait any longer for immigration reform, state legislative leaders wrote in a letter to Utah Reps.... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:54:47 MDT 2016 presidential hopefuls gathering for Romney Deer Valley retreat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605084/2016-presidential-hopefuls-gathering-for-Romney-Deer-Valley-retreat.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605084/2016-presidential-hopefuls-gathering-for-Romney-Deer-Valley-retreat.html?pg=all Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday kicked off his annual policy retreat that puts big-money donors... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:15:00 MDT Love plans to join Congressional Black Caucus; Owens first to buy TV time http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604921/Love-plans-to-join-Congressional-Black-Caucus-Owens-first-to-buy-TV-time.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604921/Love-plans-to-join-Congressional-Black-Caucus-Owens-first-to-buy-TV-time.html?pg=all GOP candidate Mia Love said Tuesday she'd join the Congressional Black Caucus if elected in Utah's 4th District even though... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:50:00 MDT Tunnel to Sugarhouse Park opens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604670/Tunnel-to-Sugarhouse-Park-opens.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604670/Tunnel-to-Sugarhouse-Park-opens.html?pg=all A tunnel under a busy street in Salt Lake City's Sugar House neighborhood was opened on Friday. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:29:17 MDT Rep. Jim Matheson endorses Doug Owens in 4th District http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604446/Rep-Jim-Matheson-endorses-Doug-Owens-in-4th-District.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604446/Rep-Jim-Matheson-endorses-Doug-Owens-in-4th-District.html?pg=all Democratic congressional candidate Doug Owens used the announcement Tuesday of an endorsement from the 4th District's... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:42:40 MDT