When Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced his presidential bid, I and various other commentators suggested that he might be the 2016 cycle’s equivalent of Jon Huntsman: the relatively moderate GOP candidate whom media elites adore but who...Show More Summary
Jon Huntsman Sr.’s declared effort to buy the Salt Lake Tribune has stalled, the paper reported over the weekend. In an anonymously sourced story, the Tribune wrote that its Joint Operating Agreement partner, the Mormon church-ownedShow More Summary
At some point, anybody who runs for the Republican nomination for President will learn the lesson that it is not a good idea to insult the very people who determine if you represent the party as their nominee. In 2012, Jon Huntsman,Show More Summary
How’s this for a power union: Mary Anne Huntsman, the daughter of former Utah governor and Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman and wife Mary Kaye, is set to tie the knot later this month to Evan Morgan, the son of CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger and her husband, Lance Morgan. She’s an accomplished concert pianist who rose […]
.@GOPLeader McCarthy just got "Chaffetzed."Something I know a little something about. #selfpromoter #powerhungry — Jon Huntsman (@JonHuntsman) October 6, 2015 Oof – Chaffetz was Huntsman's former chief. https://t.co/EzgYyURvz1 — Manu...Show More Summary
Jon Huntsman took a swipe at Jason Chaffetz on Twitter tonight, which you would think would be nothing, except for the fact that Chaffetz used to be Huntsman's chief of staff. Ouch.
Michael Vadon/Wikimedia Commons Give John Weaver some credit. As the majordomo of Jon Huntsman's 2012 presidential campaign, the former McCain wizard took a useful insight--gee! there's this crowd of people...
Jeff Greenfield says that past presidential candidates who win the media’s stamp of approval for their policy stances — think Jon Huntsman, Paul Tsongas, Bruce Babbitt — usually fail dismally at the polls. “Why this consistent pattern of media celebration [...]
Imagine if I wrote a post that just served up a list like this: The people who deserve to be raised in status: Norman Borlaug, Jon Huntsman, female Catholics from Croatia, Scottie Pippen, Yoko Ono, Gordon Tullock, Uber drivers, and Arnold Schoenberg, And The people who deserve to be lowered in status: Donald Trump, Harper […]
The hosts and journalists of MSNBC seem to have found a new Republican favorite, one in the mold of 2012 moderate Jon Huntsman. Daughter Abby Huntsman, a co-host on The Cycle, lamented presidential primary politics, sneering, "You have got to be an entertainer. Show More Summary
It reads like a dream résumé for a Republican presidential candidate: nine-term congressman, six-year Fox News host and now twice-elected governor of a crucial swing state. His record puts him snugly in the mainstream of the Republican Party. Oh, and he won re-election as governor in 2014 by 31 percentage points. And yet, Ohio Gov. […]
Every person (who is a centrist Beltway operative/media figure) is pumped for John Kasich's campaign!
Built in 2007, this waterfront property in sporty Lake Arrowhead (about 80 miles from Los Angeles) boasts a garage that is bigger than most mansions. At 8,000 square feet, the 22-car garage is similar to Jon Huntsman's Deer Valley.....
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman (R) told HuffPost Live he likely won't be running for president again in 2016, largely because of the influence of money in politics. "The thought of going out and spending 99 percent of your time raising...Show More Summary
When former Utah governor Jon Huntsman was appointed United States Ambassador to China, the charming career politician arrived at his new post with his entire family—including his adopted Chinese daughter, Gracie. In "All Eyes and Ears"...Show More Summary
GOP ESTABLISHMENT LOOKING TO run Jon Huntsman against Mike Lee? “Lee stunned the GOP establishment by wresting the Republican nomination for a Senate seat in Utah from longtime incumbent Sen. Robert Bennett, and from that moment on has been a national tea party star. Now, the establishment is looking to return the favor. So far, […]
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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. (R) said he won’t challenge fellow Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) next year, the Deseret News reports. Said Huntsman: “I don’t rule out another run, but not against Mike. We don’t always agree (who does) [...] The post Huntsman Won’t Run for Senate appeared first on Political Wire.
Obama 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina said that “the guy that we were always most afraid of was Jon Huntsman, the governor of Utah, who I think would be a smashingly great general election candidate,” The Hill reports. Of course, [...] The post Obama Feared Huntsman Most in 2012 appeared first on Political Wire.
Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor and presidential candidate was asked about another potential Romney run on CNN’s “State of the Union”. “Like” Liberaland on Facebook, please Now read this:Hillary Clinton Has Double-Digit Lead Over Potential Rivals (Jan 24, 2015) Corn: Why Liberals Should Embrace ‘Progressive Champion’ Mitt Romney (Jan 23, 2015) Mitt Romney Acknowledges [...]