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A record-breaking number of Americans are signing up for the Affordable Care Act, which is popular here in Utah, too. Don’t forget: the deadline is tomorrow, Jan. 15. https://healthcare.gov Former President Obama, the late Senator (& USU Aggie) Harry Reid & Dems in Congress got the legislation...

Congratulations to Thom DeSirant, new Millcreek City Council member & Utah Democratic Party Executive Director. Democrats across our state, including in rural counties, are telling me that they’re ready to remind neighbors what Dems stand for this election cycle & all that follow — & for...

Davina Smith, Democratic Party candidate for House District 69 — vs. the notorious incumbent Phil Lyman — joined the Utah Women’s Democratic Club virtual luncheon today. Here’s an oped I wrote about Davina & her race, published in last Sunday’s SL Tribune. “Smith’s background has prepared her...

Mike Lee is silent on voting rights & duplicitous on the filibuster — while trying to distract us from his role before, during & after 1/6. Author William Golding is quotable: Mike Lee — for four years — acted as if his job, paid by us, was...

Rachel Whipple is the newest member of “Team Provo” as Mayor Michelle Kaufusi put it, T-shirt in hand — a gift for newly elected officials. Rachel was sworn in this evening as a new Provo City Council member, noting in her remarks that, “Provo will welcome...

Good & reassuring, so far this water year at least, to see our very dry & politically reddish state so … blue. But saving the Great Salt Lake will take more water and political will.   Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson writes that “the ongoing drought and...