Carl Wimmer Carl Wimmer en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:21:46 MST Newspapers Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: 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... Sun, 30 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: 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... Sun, 25 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST Former state representative and congressional candidate finds a new role. Carl Wimmer takes job as high school resource officer Thu, 09 Aug 2012 19:20:20 MDT My view: Why are people critical of ALEC? Recently, some groups have criticized the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, for providing a forum where elected... Sun, 22 Jul 2012 00:00:00 MDT 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... Thu, 19 Jul 2012 23:33:21 MDT 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... Thu, 19 Jul 2012 19:09:51 MDT Big turnover expected for 2013 Legislature, but not big changes politically There will be a significant number of new faces in the 2013 Legislature as a result of the recent primary election, as well... Sat, 07 Jul 2012 15:16:42 MDT On second thought First we had a solar eclipse, then Venus crossed the face of the sun, which won't be seen again for 105 years. With all this... Mon, 11 Jun 2012 07:17:18 MDT Nevada GOP chairman says Carl Wimmer responsible for job confusion After days of finger-pointing surrounding Carl Wimmer's announcement that he was offered a post with the Nevada Republican... Fri, 08 Jun 2012 20:15:36 MDT Carl Wimmer back in Utah after Nevada GOP debacle The saga surrounding Carl Wimmer's announcement that he was the new political director of the Nevada GOP has come to a close... Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:12:25 MDT Wimmer's Nevada GOP future remains 'confusing' Nevada GOP officials were expected to meet Wednesday night to discuss personnel issues, but several members of the group said... Wed, 06 Jun 2012 20:21:05 MDT Carl Wimmer's Nevada GOP post in question Former Utah legislator and congressional candidate Carl Wimmer's announcement that he is taking a job as the political... Tue, 05 Jun 2012 22:17:15 MDT Carl Wimmer hired as Nevada GOP's political director Former Utah legislator and congressional candidate Carl Wimmer has been hired as the Nevada Republican Party's political... Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:05:29 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Does the tea party have a real future in Utah politics? The defeat of long-serving, well-respected Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana again raises questions about the power and influence... Sun, 20 May 2012 00:00:00 MDT Former Patrick Henry Caucus pals moving on without each other The conservative Patrick Henry Caucus intends to meet soon to map out its future — without one of its founding members.... Mon, 30 Apr 2012 17:14:13 MDT Panel: Delegates wanted to leave Senator Orrin Hatch's fate up to voters Longtime Sen. Orrin Hatch was forced into a primary race at last weekend's state GOP convention because delegates wanted to... Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:56:27 MDT Mia Love on Jim Matheson: 'He'll have a hard time putting me in a box' Brushing aside a high-profile fellow Republican's slight, Mia Love appears to have arrived on Utah's political scene as... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 19:25:37 MDT GOP nominates 2nd, 4th congressional candidates with love and rancor Utah Republicans fell in love with one congressional candidate and waged a nasty battle over another one at the GOP state... Sat, 21 Apr 2012 22:16:36 MDT Mia Love, Chris Stewart win GOP nominations in 4th, 2nd districts There won't be a Republican primary election in any of Utah's four congressional seats. Sat, 21 Apr 2012 20:26:31 MDT Utah GOP, Democratic state conventions expected to be more representative of voters With the gap narrowing between the political views of Utah voters and party delegates, the results of Saturday's Republican... Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:04:27 MDT Sen. Orrin Hatch, Gov. Gary Herbert convention races too close to call Whether Gov. Gary Herbert and Sen. Orrin Hatch have enough delegate support to avoid a primary is too close to call, a new... Tue, 17 Apr 2012 19:28:55 MDT GOP Senate, House candidates push for delegates, money to avoid primary Sun, 15 Apr 2012 16:25:05 MDT Decision 2012: Utah political races, candidate and delegate information, coverage Candidates from political parties running in major races will be nominated in the coming days, as some 4,000 Republican... Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:01:16 MDT Candidates go through delegates' stomachs to win hearts, minds By the time the state party conventions roll around April 21, delegates should know the candidates inside and out. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 00:17:43 MDT 4th District GOP challengers say they can't let Matheson define them Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:22:04 MDT AG Mark Shurtleff endorses Carl Wimmer in Utah's 4th Congressional District race Carl Wimmer picked up the backing of Utah's top cop in the 4th Congressional District race. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:22:12 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Utah races to watch other than for the U.S. Senate Pignanelli & Webb: Although Utah's U.S. Senate GOP contest has dominated the headlines, other fascinating intraparty races... Sun, 01 Apr 2012 00:00:00 MDT Religious groups rally against 'contraception mandate' A spectrum of religious leaders, political candidates gathered Friday with a few hundred people in front of the Matheson... Fri, 23 Mar 2012 18:12:39 MDT March brings madness to Utah political arena March Madness isn't just for the basketball court. Rep. Jim Matheson's departure from the 2nd Congressional District created... Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:58:01 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: The political dynamics of Utah's congressional districts For the first time in history, Utah has candidates running in four different congressional districts. Most of the interest is... Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:00:00 MST Ex-BYU, NFL player Jason Buck announces campaign for Utah's 2nd Congressional District Former BYU and NFL player Jason Buck announced he will run for Congress as a Republican in Utah's 2nd District. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 21:15:58 MST Conservative activist elected to replace Wimmer in Utah House Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:47:59 MST Eagle Forum convention participants show aligned objectives Republican elected officials and political candidates did more to reinforce core common objectives than point out any... Sat, 14 Jan 2012 20:53:51 MST Newcomer Jay Cobb trying to make a name for himself in Utah's 4th Congressional District Jay Cobb looked over the candidates in Utah's new 4th Congressional District and decided to become one himself. Mon, 09 Jan 2012 23:58:37 MST Love would 'take apart' Congressional Black Caucus if elected in Utah's 4th District Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:51:20 MST Wimmer quits Legislature to raise money for congressional race Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:18:46 MST Rep. Jim Matheson leads all comers in Utah's new 4th Congressional District, poll shows Incumbency has its privileges, even in a congressional district without an incumbent. Rep. Jim Matheson leads all... Sun, 25 Dec 2011 22:00:00 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Here's what Utah's politicians wished from Santa Pignanelli and Webb: Santa Claus is resting this morning. He took care of more than 4 billion items on his to-do list. Not a... Sun, 25 Dec 2011 00:00:00 MST Mia Love making a run in Utah's new 4th Congressional District Except for few a chairs and photos of her shooting a gun or teaching a treadmill class, Mia Love's campaign headquarters has... Thu, 22 Dec 2011 22:00:00 MST Utah lawmaker resigning due to fundraising ban during legislative session A law prohibiting fundraising during Utah's legislative session has at least one Republican resigning his post and another... Sun, 18 Dec 2011 00:11:25 MST Utah lawmaker resigning due to fundraising ban A law prohibiting fundraising during Utah's legislative session has at least one Republican resigning his post. Another is... Sat, 17 Dec 2011 09:23:33 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A year has changed a lot of Utah's political landscape Pignanelli and Webb: "An ironclad rule of American politics: A week is a lifetime politically, and three months is an... Sun, 18 Dec 2011 00:00:00 MST Rep. Jim Matheson jumps to 4th Congressional District for re-election With several high-profile Republicans and now an incumbent Democrat, the race in Utah's new 4th Congressional District... Thu, 15 Dec 2011 17:35:50 MST National Eagle Forum endorses Carl Wimmer for Congress The national Eagle Forum political action committee announced Friday it is endorsing Utah Rep. Carl Wimmer, R-Herriman, in... Fri, 18 Nov 2011 12:00:50 MST Sandstrom announces bid for Utah's new congressional district seat State Rep. Stephen Sandstrom announced Monday a bid for Utah's new 4th Congressional District seat where will take on fellow... Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:12:22 MST State lawmaker proposes bills to keep roadside crosses on public land Thu, 03 Nov 2011 17:21:06 MDT Rep. Jim Matheson says he won't challenge Sen. Orrin Hatch Fri, 28 Oct 2011 18:57:35 MDT With congressional map done, time for candidates to pick a race Tue, 18 Oct 2011 23:38:40 MDT Redistricting squabble has GOP congressional hopefuls wondering where to line up Fri, 14 Oct 2011 23:08:47 MDT