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Jim Matheson

Mia Love Has Healthy Lead Over Democratic Challenger, New Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Republican Mia Love has a 12-point lead over her Democratic challenger for Utah's 4th Congressional District, according to a poll released Monday. ...

Dem Rep Bows Out For Another Term

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah) announced Tuesday that he would not run for reelection in 2014, setting up a potential pickup opportunity for Republicans i...

Paul Blumenthal

These House Challengers Are Defying The Fundraising Odds

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Raising money for a congressional run is hard work. Candidates have to spend hours each day dialing for dollars and attending fundraiser...

Tea Party Senator: 'I'll Continue To Get Paid'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

As hundreds of thousands of federal workers continue to be impacted by government shutdown furloughs, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has no intention of losin...

DCCC Fighting For Dems Who Sided With House Republicans On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

Early Sunday morning, the House made its latest effort to pass a continuing resolution that hits Obamacare with a one-year delay. Standing on the yea ...

Friday Talking Points -- The Answer To Obamacare, The Universe, And Everything

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's all becoming clear now. House Republicans are just really big fans of Douglas Adams -- that's been their plan all along.

Meet The House Republican Who Actually Voted Against Defunding Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

For the 42nd time, House Republicans have voted to say no to Obamacare. Friday's decision came with near-unanimous GOP support, minus the vote of one ...

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

2 Dems Stand Alone In Distaste For Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

More than three years after being signed into law, President Barack Obama's landmark Affordable Care Act still lacks unanimous support among House Dem...

GOP Wants More Seats: Seven Democrats Marked As Vulnerable

National Journal | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Vowing to expand their majority, House Republicans have identified seven Democrats they consider top targets for the midterm elections, according to a...

Mia Love Loses House Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Mia Love conceded in a hotly contested congressional race against incumbent Rep. Jim Matheson (D) in Utah's 2nd congressional district. Love, a ris...

Republican Jon Huntsman, Sr. Endorses Democrat In Utah Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Jon Huntsman, Sr., a wealthy industrialist and a Republican, is endorsing Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah) over Republican rising star Mia Love in Utah's 4t...

Gene Demby

Can Mia Love Help The GOP With Black Voters?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices

John McCain has stumped for her. Paul Ryan has held fundraisers on her behalf. She's been coached on public speaking by a member of Mitt Romney's team...

OUCH: Another Dem Skipping The National Convention

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) joined the growing group of Democrats who will skip the Democratic National Convention, Talking Points Memo reported Mon...

John Celock

Tea Party Group: We're 'Coming Back With A Vengeance'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Pledging that a victory in the Indiana Senate primary will show Tea Party-backed candidates are "coming back with a vengeance," FreedomWorks for Ameri...

Can Brigham Young's Great Great Gay Progressive Granddaughter Oust a Blue Dog and Win a House Seat In Utah?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Claudia Wright has told delegates at the Salt Palace Convention Center that Republicans have become so radical that some of their party members will consider Democrats, including her.

Betsy Markey Tapped By Moderate Democrats To Be Latest 'Blue Dog'

Fort Collins Coloradoan | Bob Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. Betsy Markey has been named to the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of more than 50 fiscally conservative House Democrats, the group announced Wednesd...

MoveOn Targets Blue Dogs Who Voted Against Health Care Reform (AUDIO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn.org is targeting Blue Dog legislators on health care reform, running radio ads in the districts of Reps. John Barrow (D-Ga.), Jim Matheson (D-U...

GOP Split Playing Out In Utah

New York Times | KIRK JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. of Utah, a hugely popular Republican from one of the nation's most conservative states, made waves and headlines in recent month...

Shocker: Blue Dogs Thwart Fellow Democrat

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Jim Matheson is one of 10 moderate Democrats (see: Blue Dog Democrats, what they call themselves so people stop confusing them with Republicans) who are all worked up over Waxman's climate bill.

2008 Utah CD-02 General Election:
Dew (R) vs Matheson (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UT-02: Dew vs Matheson

2006 Utah CD-02 General Election:
Christense (R) vs Matheson (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UT-02: Christense vs Matheson