Utah Gov. Spencer Cox tests positive for COVID, ‘feels fine’

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced Thursday. The governor took a test after developing a scratchy throat late Wednesday...

Friends, family, government and church leaders honor Sen. Orrin Hatch during funeral service

Hundreds of friends and family honored the life of Sen. Orrin G. Hatch at a funeral service this afternoon in the University of Utah Institute of Religion in Salt Lake City.

Hundreds protest at Utah Capitol following Roe v. Wade leak

Hundreds of people gathered at the Utah State Capitol on May 5 to protest a threat to abortion rights after the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court draft decision was leaked earlier this week.

Utah Democrats back independent candidate Evan McMullin in historic convention

The Utah Democratic Party voted to back independent candidate Evan McMullin in the Democratic convention this past weekend.

Long-serving Utah US Senator Orrin Hatch dies at age 88

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin G. Hatch, the longest-serving Republican senator in history who was a fixture in Utah politics for more than four decades, died Saturday at age 88. His death was announced in a statement from his foundation, which did not specify a cause.A staunch conservative on most economic and social issues, he also teamed with Democrats several times during his long career on issues ranging from stem cell research to rights for people with disabilities to expanding children’s health insurance. He also formed friendships across the aisle, particularly with the late Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

Last minute crossover voters unlikely to sway primary results

Utahns who registered as Republicans in an effort to vote Sen. Mike Lee out of office are unlikely to sway primary election results significantly.
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