Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott run down a busy week of Utah political news.
We’re less than two weeks away from the 2018 midterms.
The Mia Love/Ben McAdams race in UT04 is the marquee matchup this year. Outside groups are spending millions of dollars in the fight to persuade a shrinking group of undecided voters.
Will Mitt Romney at the top of the ballot boost turnout among Republican voters in Utah?
Speaker Greg Hughes is doing PR to sell the compromise on medical marijuana. Support for Prop. 2 has dropped measurably, mostly among faithful members of the LDS Church, since the compromise was announced.
Greg Miller is exploring a possible bid for governor in 2020.
James Singer probably won’t win his congressional bid this year, but his impressive performance in his televised debate against John Curtis might make him a rising star in the Democratic Party.
Plus, Chinese and Russian spies are listening in on President Trump’s cell phones.