Book Review: Mia Love — The Rise, Stumble and Resurgence of the Next GOP Star, by Matt Canham, Robert Gehrke and Thomas Burr

With Mia Love: The Rise, Stumble and Resurgence of the Next GOP Star, a biography of Mia Love by Salt Lake Tribune reporter Matt Canham,  with Robert Gehrke and Thomas Burr, readers are fortunate to find a glimpse into the history and biography of Utah’s newest Representative to Congress, the first black, Republican woman to be elected to the United States House of Representatives. The book (which you can find at mialovebook.com or at the Amazon link below) is not authorized by Mia Love or her campaign. Americans should be so lucky as to have…

The HubCap Spin | Love or Owens: Who Wins the Race for Congressional District 4?

The HubCap Spin | Love or Owens: Who Wins the Race for Congressional District 4?

HubCap Spins: Where the Rubber Meets the Road is a collaborative effort of Utah Political Capital (UPC) and Utah Politico Hub (the Hub). One person from each site answers a question about upcoming races, elections, and issues. Last week we looked at the Utah Attorney General race; today we turn to the Fourth Congressional District. Utah’s Fourth Congressional District has been in the spotlight since even before the district was officially drawn. Adding to the interest is the fact that late last year Congressman Jim Matheson announced that he would not seek an eighth term,…

He Who Is Without Sin: GOP Chair Asks Iron County Chair to Resign

In a letter, Utah Republican Party Chair James Evans has called on  Republican County Chair and legislative candidate Blake Cozzens to resign from his party position to avoid conflict of interest. Under the Iron County Republican Party bylaws cited by Evans, the county party chair is restricted from endorsing any candidate for office until after a candidate has garnered the party’s nomination (find a screen shot of the letter below). Within moments of posting the letter to the Utah Republican Party’s UnOfficial Page, a spirited debate broke out in the online…