Carl Wimmer

Awards to the best and worst of politicians in 2012

Believe it or not, the big 2012 political year has come to a close. As our final act of columny in 2012, we hand out year-end awards to deserving politicians. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2012

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Politicians share appreciation this Thanksgiving weekend

Some politicians have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving weekend. Others not so much. Using FBI-style email investigative techniques, perfected in the Petraeus... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2012


Why are people critical of ALEC?

Recently, some groups have criticized the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, for providing a forum where elected officials can discuss various proposals... Read more »

July 22, 2012


GOP activist charged with kidnapping, raping 4 women

A GOP activist who prosecutors say kidnapped and raped women whom he met online and at church functions has been arrested and charged with 23 felonies. Read more »

July 19, 2012


GOP activist charged with rape claimed close ties with Mitt Romney, Utah politicians

A conservative activist charged with raping four women rubbed shoulders with some of Utah's most prominent Republican politicians and served as co-chairman of a 2007... Read more »

July 19, 2012


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