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Jon Huntsman Jr

Romney's Binders Full of Gifts

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Two things were confirmed this past week: that Mitt Romney truly despises the poor and middle class, and that most Republican leaders despise Mitt Romney.

Is Mitt Romney a Master Debater?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

I'll give him credit: Mitt Romney trounced his opponents in the Republican debates. But did you see that crop of crazies battling for King or Queen of the Parallel Universe?

The GOP's Massive Problem

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Is there a chance there will be no clear winner by August? Is there a possibility of a brokered convention? Will the party's leaders entice Mitch Daniels, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie or Paul Ryan to come to Tampa for a chance to grab the Oval Office keys? At this point, anything's possible.

Why I'm Endorsing Rick Santorum

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

While he may come off as arrogant, insolent, temperamental, smug, self-aggrandizing, narrow-minded, intolerant and bigoted, it's not political expediency talking. He's not pretending. With Rick, what you see is exactly what you get.

The Seven Dwarfs and Sleazy Is In the Lead

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

It is inconceivable to many that this is the best of the Republican Party but alas it appears to be.

How Jon Huntsman Jr. Could Be the GOP Nominee

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Huntsman's smart, witty and squeaky-clean, and with his impeccable bi-partisan credentials, diplomatic and foreign policy expertise, and moderate positions he just may be the prom queen voters want to send up against President Obama next November.

Why This Democrat Is Rooting for Jon Huntsman Jr.

Andy Ostroy | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Huntsman should be the Republican nominee not simply because he deserves to be, but because his candidacy would restore civility, integrity and sanity to a political process that has driven off a cliff in recent years.

Thoughts on the GOP Debate

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The current pack of GOP hopefuls mainly consists of a bunch of under-qualified loons, led by cracked Tea Pot queen Michele Bachmann.

Jason Cherkis

Huntsman Signed Bill Requiring Utah To Study Mandate | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. began his public deliberations on whether he would seek the GOP nomination for president, he has...

Jason Cherkis

Jon Huntsman Flirted With 'Death Panels' As Governor | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

Two years before Sarah Palin conjured “death panels" from her active imagination, Utah’s business elite devised its own far less infamous version....

Jason Cherkis

Potential GOP Presidential Candidate Favored Health Care Mandate As Governor | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics

HANCOCK, N.H. –- To hear Jon Huntsman and his advisers tell it, he is a bedrock conservative on health care who took a free market approach as gover...

An Ode to Huntsman

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

I wish there were more Republicans like Jon Huntsman. And when you have a leader like him, it doesn't matter what side of the aisle you are on - you still should take notice of this rising star.

Retro Politics

Libby Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Libby Mitchell

Despite his Republican status, Jon Huntsman pushed for equal rights for everyone and advocated energy efficiency in order to battle global warming. Sadly, those days are over now.

Are Some Top Republicans Conceding Obama's Second Term?

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

{First, a cheap plug for my blog Senate Guru.} Any list of potential 2012 Republican Presidential candidates can be broken down into the die-hard win...

Plouffe: Jon Huntsman Makes Me A "Wee Bit Queasy"

ABC4 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is one republican presidential candidate that President Barack Obama's campaign manager fears the most in 2012...and his name is Jon Huntsman Jr...

Strange: Utah Governor's Parents Max Out Donations To GOP, Dem Campaign Committees

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jon Hunstman, Sr., a businessman who is the namesake father of the Republican governor of Utah, last month gave the maximum $30,400 to the National Re...

GOP Governor: Congressional Leadership 'Inconsequential' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with the Washington Times, the Republican governor of Utah on Monday said his party's leaders in Congress' lack of new ideas renders t...

Utah's GOP Governor Backs Same-Sex Unions

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican governor of Utah, Jon Huntsman, backs a proposal that would give same-sex couples the right to civil unions in the state. A spokeswoma...

2008 Utah Gubernatorial General Election:
Huntsman (R-i) vs. Springmeyer (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UT-Gov: Huntsman vs Springmeyer

Sundance Friday: Hanks, Malkovich and Politics On Show

Michelle Kung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Kung

An ex-pat, Malkovich admitted to having basically tuned out of the American political scene "since 1972." More opinionated was Utah governor Jon Huntsman, Jr, who showed off his Mandarin skills.