Repeal the 17th Amendment? Don’t bother!

Everyone knows what happened at Philadelphia in 1787, when the large States (Virginia, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania) faced off against the small States on how Congress should be structured. At what has come to be called the Constitutional Convention, the large States wanted representation to be based on population. Never, said Delaware and New Jersey, and the other small States. Each state should have an equal voice. The impasse threatened to de-rail the convention until Roger Sherman of Connecticut put forward the “Great Compromise.” Let’s have two houses, Sherman…

BREAKING: Dieter F Uchtdorf to run for US Senate in 2016

News out of Salt Lake today confirms that Deiter F Uchtdorf will announce a run for the US Senate in 2016 during this weekend’s General Conference of the LDS Church. “There is a great opportunity to steer this great plane of America into the future,” Uchtdorf said. “Quiet conversations with Utah legislators have assured me that I have 100% of their support..” It is widely expected that he will get most of the support he needs after he asks for it from the pulpit in Saturday morning’s General Conference session. Pollsters…

Poll: 76% of Utah GOP Voters Approve of Sen. Mike Lee [UPH Wire]

For Immediate Release Contact: Brian Phillips bphillips@leeforsenate.com 202-577-1303  Poll: 76% of Utah GOP Voters Approve of Sen. Mike Lee SALT LAKE CITY – Today, a new poll showed Sen. Mike Lee with overwhelming support from more than three out of four likely Republican voters in Utah.  The survey, conducted in the early part of December, showed that 76% of those most likely to vote in a Republican primary approved of the job Senator Lee is doing, with just one in ten having an unfavorable opinion. Among Independents who are likely…