Republican National Convention http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Republican National Convention en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:24:23 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss George F. Will: Goldwater 2.0 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607455/Goldwater-20.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607455/Goldwater-20.html Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention... Thu, 24 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606601/Mia-Love-labeled-surefire-winner--by-Roll-Call-blogger.html 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 Wright Words: Former priest, pastor share their journey to Mormon faith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606546/Former-priest-pastor-share-their-journey-to-Mormon-faith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606546/Former-priest-pastor-share-their-journey-to-Mormon-faith.html Randy Casto was a Lutheran pastor. His wife, Meredith, was an Episcopal priest. Today, thanks to a courageous member, they... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:00:00 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605084/2016-presidential-hopefuls-gathering-for-Romney-Deer-Valley-retreat.html 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 Salt Lake City won't bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604805/Salt-Lake-City-wont-bid-for-2016-Democratic-National-Convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604805/Salt-Lake-City-wont-bid-for-2016-Democratic-National-Convention.html Utah's capital city won't be competing to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, despite an invitation to bid to be... Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:45:33 MDT Easy wins at GOP convention for congressmen, Love http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601893/Easy-wins-at-GOP-convention-for-congressmen-Love.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601893/Easy-wins-at-GOP-convention-for-congressmen-Love.html Utah's three Republican Congressmen easily won their party's nomination at the GOP State Convention on Saturday, as did Mia... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 19:40:00 MDT In our opinion: Utah is not a swing state and should focus political and civic energies elsewhere http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601645/Utah-is-not-a-swing-state-and-should-focus-political-and-civic-energies-elsewhere.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601645/Utah-is-not-a-swing-state-and-should-focus-political-and-civic-energies-elsewhere.html A community cannot and should not be true to something that it isn’t. The time and energy of our political and business... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:08:42 MDT Could Salt Lake City host Democratic National Convention? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601656/Could-Salt-Lake-City-host-Democratic-National-Convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601656/Could-Salt-Lake-City-host-Democratic-National-Convention.html The short list of cities to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention includes the capital of one of the most Republican... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:50:00 MDT Some big GOP names coming to Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600726/Some-big-GOP-names-coming-to-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600726/Some-big-GOP-names-coming-to-Utah.html Utahns will get a chance to see some big names in the GOP, including potential presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:00:08 MDT Ann Romney selected as SUU commencement speaker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599612/Ann-Romney-selected-as-SUU-commencement-speaker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599612/Ann-Romney-selected-as-SUU-commencement-speaker.html Former Massachusetts first lady Ann Romney will give the keynote address during commencement ceremonies for Southern Utah... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:00:00 MDT White mayor, black wife: New York City shatters an image http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641769/White-mayor-black-wife-New-York-City-shatters-an-image.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641769/White-mayor-black-wife-New-York-City-shatters-an-image.html Another milestone is passing in America's racial journey: The next mayor of New York City is a white man with a black wife. Sat, 16 Nov 2013 09:56:59 MST George F. Will: Changes in how GOP nominates candidates could save the party http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587499/Changes-in-how-GOP-nominates-candidates-could-save-the-party.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587499/Changes-in-how-GOP-nominates-candidates-could-save-the-party.html Reince Priebus from Kenosha, Wisconsin has a presence that is almost as unprepossessing as James Madison's was, and his... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Analysis: Backlash for NYPD as Bloomberg era ends http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636505/Analysis-Backlash-for-NYPD-as-Bloomberg-era-ends.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636505/Analysis-Backlash-for-NYPD-as-Bloomberg-era-ends.html They took responsibility for keeping New York City safe in the aftermath of Sept. 11. And for years, their approach was seen... Sat, 24 Aug 2013 11:00:06 MDT Utah GOP wants Salt Lake City to host 2016 Republican National Convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584978/Utah-GOP-wants-Salt-Lake-City-to-host-2016-Republican-National-Convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584978/Utah-GOP-wants-Salt-Lake-City-to-host-2016-Republican-National-Convention.html Utah GOP Chairman James Evans is pushing hard for Salt Lake City to try again to host the Republican National Convention,... Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:55:00 MDT Mitt Romney insider details what went wrong during 2012 presidential campaign http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584466/Mitt-Romney-insider-details-what-went-wrong-during-2012-presidential-campaign.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584466/Mitt-Romney-insider-details-what-went-wrong-during-2012-presidential-campaign.html For Spencer Zwick, the realization that the man he’d worked for since the 2002 Winter Olympics would not be president... Sat, 10 Aug 2013 15:15:00 MDT Col. Bud Day, Medal of Honor recipient and Sen. McCain's cellmate, dies at 88 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634889/Col-Bud-Day-Medal-of-Honor-recipient-and-Sen-McCains-cellmate-dies-at-88.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634889/Col-Bud-Day-Medal-of-Honor-recipient-and-Sen-McCains-cellmate-dies-at-88.html Retired Col. George "Bud" Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5½ years as a POW in Vietnam and was Arizona Sen.... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 15:21:23 MDT Calif. fireworks accident injures more than 30 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633438/Calif-fireworks-accident-injures-more-than-30.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633438/Calif-fireworks-accident-injures-more-than-30.html As many as 10,000 Fourth of July revelers were just settling into their seats for the fireworks show at a Simi Valley park... Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:00:00 MDT Playing the long game: For Gov. Chris Christie, long-term benefits of decisions trump GOP gripes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631790/Playing-the-long-game-For-Gov-Chris-Christie-long-term-benefits-of-decisions-trump-GOP-gripes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631790/Playing-the-long-game-For-Gov-Chris-Christie-long-term-benefits-of-decisions-trump-GOP-gripes.html A series of unorthodox decisions by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie points to a simple political calculation for a potential... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 12:26:02 MDT This week in history: Lincoln wins the Republican nomination http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580096/This-week-in-history-Lincoln-wins-the-Republican-nomination.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580096/This-week-in-history-Lincoln-wins-the-Republican-nomination.html On May 18, 1860, Abraham Lincoln won the Republican nomination for the presidency in Chicago. Lincoln won the nomination by... Wed, 15 May 2013 18:02:32 MDT The Grand's 'La Cage aux Folles' is 'a timeless story,' director says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579544/The-Grands-La-Cage-aux-Folles-is-a-timeless-story-director-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579544/The-Grands-La-Cage-aux-Folles-is-a-timeless-story-director-says.html Director-choreographer Brent Schneider says "La Cage aux Folles" has a "timeless story that resonates with everyone because... Mon, 06 May 2013 16:37:29 MDT 2016: Rare same-state pairings in the early stages challenge both Republicans, Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html The early stages of the 2016 presidential race feature an unusual cluster of high-powered potential candidates hailing from... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:36:10 MDT Teeples: Without convention center hotel, large-scale sporting events may not be in Utah's future http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579272/Teeples-Without-convention-center-hotel-large-scale-sporting-events-may-not-be-in-Utahs-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579272/Teeples-Without-convention-center-hotel-large-scale-sporting-events-may-not-be-in-Utahs-future.html Salt Lake City lacks large hosting infrastructure seen in most other cities. Local lawmakers and businessmen have been... Wed, 01 May 2013 11:30:00 MDT Ann Romney to speak at Time Out for Women event in Salt Lake City this November http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579236/Ann-Romney-to-speak-at-Time-Out-for-Women-event-in-Salt-Lake-City-this-November.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579236/Ann-Romney-to-speak-at-Time-Out-for-Women-event-in-Salt-Lake-City-this-November.html Ann Romney will be one of the presenters at the Time Out for Women event in Salt Lake City Nov. 22-23 at the Maverik Center. Wed, 01 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT Some say immigration bill is bad deal for the GOP http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628132/Some-say-immigration-bill-is-bad-deal-for-the-GOP.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628132/Some-say-immigration-bill-is-bad-deal-for-the-GOP.html 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 Mia Love looks toward next election, hires top Hatch strategist http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624837/Mia-Love-looks-toward-next-election-hires-top-Hatch-strategist.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624837/Mia-Love-looks-toward-next-election-hires-top-Hatch-strategist.html 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 Mitt Romney's older brother reportedly interested in Levin seat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624227/Mitt-Romneys-older-brother-reportedly-interested-in-Levin-seat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624227/Mitt-Romneys-older-brother-reportedly-interested-in-Levin-seat.html Sun, 10 Mar 2013 00:24:53 MST Sen. Marco Rubio to deliver GOP State of Union response in English, Spanish http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621966/Sen-Marco-Rubio-to-deliver-GOP-State-of-Union-response-in-English-Spanish.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621966/Sen-Marco-Rubio-to-deliver-GOP-State-of-Union-response-in-English-Spanish.html Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will deliver the Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:57:33 MST Another Romney for Massachusetts? Tagg, Ann suggested as candidates in special election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572213/Another-Romney-for-Massachusetts-Tagg-Ann-suggested-as-candidates-in-special-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572213/Another-Romney-for-Massachusetts-Tagg-Ann-suggested-as-candidates-in-special-election.html Some supporters have suggested Tagg and Ann Romney as possible candidates in the upcoming Massachusetts special election for... Mon, 04 Feb 2013 17:33:58 MST Feisty former N.Y. mayor Koch dies at 88 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621580/Feisty-former-NY-mayor-Koch-dies-at-88.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621580/Feisty-former-NY-mayor-Koch-dies-at-88.html Former New York mayor Ed Koch died of congestive heart failure Friday at 88, after carefully arranging to be buried in... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:55:32 MST Reince Priebus re-elected GOP national chairman http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621064/Reince-Priebus-re-elected-GOP-national-chairman.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621064/Reince-Priebus-re-elected-GOP-national-chairman.html Reince Priebus has been elected to lead the Republican National Committee for another two years. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:09:07 MST Ron Paul's GOP legacy growing in states like Iowa http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620235/Ron-Pauls-GOP-legacy-growing-in-states-like-Iowa.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620235/Ron-Pauls-GOP-legacy-growing-in-states-like-Iowa.html Ron Paul is exiting the political stage, but his legions of followers insist they are only getting started. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:42:33 MST Mia Love's 'Love Bomb' fundraiser up for national campaign award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570254/Mia-Loves-Love-Bomb-fundraiser-up-for-national-campaign-award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570254/Mia-Loves-Love-Bomb-fundraiser-up-for-national-campaign-award.html Mia Love lost her bid for Congress, but she could win an award for her "Love Bomb" fundraiser on the heels of her rousing... Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:10:00 MST 4 BYU alumni among 100 senators in upcoming 113th U.S. Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569877/4-BYU-alumni-among-100-senators-in-upcoming-113th-US-Congress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569877/4-BYU-alumni-among-100-senators-in-upcoming-113th-US-Congress.html Jeff Flake joins and Mike Crapo, Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee will rejoin the ranks of the Senate for the coming six years as... Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:25:00 MST Who will play Mitt Romney in HBO miniseries? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568763/Who-will-play-Mitt-Romney-in-HBO-miniseries.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568763/Who-will-play-Mitt-Romney-in-HBO-miniseries.html With HBO’s miniseries “Game Change” stockpiling awards and nominations, it’s a virtual lock the cable... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:54:54 MST $11.2M spent on Matheson-Love race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617517/112M-spent-on-Matheson-Love-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617517/112M-spent-on-Matheson-Love-race.html A hotly contested congressional race narrowly won by Democrat Jim Matheson over Republican Mia Love was one of the most... Tue, 11 Dec 2012 00:32:25 MST Jim Matheson holds on for slim win over Mia Love after final vote tally http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567253/Jim-Matheson-holds-on-for-slim-win-over-Mia-Love-after-final-vote-tally.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567253/Jim-Matheson-holds-on-for-slim-win-over-Mia-Love-after-final-vote-tally.html Republican Mia Love narrowed the gap on Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson after the outstanding votes were counted but not enough... Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:19:51 MST And the winner in the 2012 presidential election is ... the Mormon church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615656/And-the-winner-in-the-2012-presidential-election-is--the-Mormon-church.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615656/And-the-winner-in-the-2012-presidential-election-is--the-Mormon-church.html The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has entered a new era after Romney's run for president. His candidacy... Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:33:39 MST Letter: GOP in trouble as party of 'no' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615262/GOP-in-trouble-as-party-of-no.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615262/GOP-in-trouble-as-party-of-no.html 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 Republicans see demographic shifts, time for soul-searching in the wake of election losses http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566243/Republicans-see-demographic-shifts-time-for-soul-searching-in-the-wake-of-election-losses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566243/Republicans-see-demographic-shifts-time-for-soul-searching-in-the-wake-of-election-losses.html Fresh off an electoral shellacking on a number of levels, Republicans are indicating intra-party soul-searching, suggesting... Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:54:10 MST Twitter full of praise for Mitt Romney, post-election emotions after presidential race (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566222/Twitter-full-of-praise-for-Mitt-Romney-post-election-emotions-after-presidential-race-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566222/Twitter-full-of-praise-for-Mitt-Romney-post-election-emotions-after-presidential-race-video.html Mitt Romney may not have won the presidential election, but he won praise on Twitter after his concession speech, while... Wed, 07 Nov 2012 02:06:30 MST Jim Matheson claims victory over Mia Love in very close 4th District race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566218/Jim-Matheson-claims-victory-over-Mia-Love-in-very-close-4th-District-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566218/Jim-Matheson-claims-victory-over-Mia-Love-in-very-close-4th-District-race.html Like a magician freeing himself from a box filling with water, Rep. Jim Matheson escaped with his political life once again... Wed, 07 Nov 2012 01:06:41 MST Deseret News/KSL poll: Mia Love has slim edge on Jim Matheson in volatile 4th District http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614673/Deseret-NewsKSL-poll-Mia-Love-has-slim-edge-on-Jim-Matheson-in-volatile-4th-District.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614673/Deseret-NewsKSL-poll-Mia-Love-has-slim-edge-on-Jim-Matheson-in-volatile-4th-District.html After dropping millions of dollars, exchanging testy debate barbs and attacking each other week after week on TV, Democratic... Sat, 03 Nov 2012 22:35:46 MDT Elections magnify film politics amidst a closely contested presidential race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614583/Elections-magnify-film-politics-amidst-a-closely-contested-presidential-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614583/Elections-magnify-film-politics-amidst-a-closely-contested-presidential-race.html Steven Spielberg knows the dust that can be kicked up when Hollywood takes up political themes in the weeks before a closely... Sat, 03 Nov 2012 15:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Governing through mutual respect and judicious compromise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614590/Governing-through-mutual-respect-and-judicious-compromise.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614590/Governing-through-mutual-respect-and-judicious-compromise.html In his keynote address to the Republican National Convention this year, GOP Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey criticized... Sun, 04 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MDT Chris Christie and Barack Obama: unlikely love-fest continues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565785/Chris-Christie-and-Barack-Obama-unlikely-love-fest-continues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565785/Chris-Christie-and-Barack-Obama-unlikely-love-fest-continues.html Although diametrically opposed in terms of their political views, Pres. Obama and New Jersey’s Gov. Christie joined... Thu, 01 Nov 2012 08:27:16 MDT Odd politics as Obama, Christie tour storm damage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614348/Odd-politics-as-Obama-Christie-tour-storm-damage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614348/Odd-politics-as-Obama-Christie-tour-storm-damage.html Here's an image few probably expected to see six days before Election Day: President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris... Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:43:54 MDT