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Reese: Progressives Need to Think Local Before Taking On Moderates Like McAdams

Reese: Progressives Need to Think Local Before Taking On Moderates Like McAdams

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer

January 18, 2020

  Many centrist Democrats are facing progressive challengers in 2020, inspired by the wins of progressives such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar. Rep. Ben McAdams has attracted a challenge from progressive Daniel Beckstrand, a first-time political candidate. I applaud the guts it takes to r...

Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

Improved Ties with the Governor and Downtown Development Addressed in Televised SLC Mayoral Debate

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

July 16, 2019

  On Monday, July 15, Salt Lake City’s mayoral candidates gathered for a debate hosted by the Pioneer Park Coalition. Broadcast by KSL-TV and live-streamed on Facebook, the forum was moderated by radio host Doug Jones.  All eight candidates — Jim Dabakis, Luz Escamilla, David Garbett, Richar...

Scott: Millennials Deserve a Seat at the Table

Scott: Millennials Deserve a Seat at the Table

By Elise Scott, Opinion Editor

July 27, 2018

About a month ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shocked the nation, ousting the district’s incumbent Congressman Joe Crowley in the primary election for New York's 14th Congressional District. Crowley hadn’t faced an intra-party challenge in fourteen years, yet Ocasio-Cortez's win sent him packing...

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