Jon Huntsman, Jr. will do a monthly talk show focusing on bipartisan politics on SiriusXM. The former U.S. ambassador to China and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, of West Virginia, will appear Wednesday on the inaugural edition of the call-in show on Sirius XM Radio — “No Labels Radio: A Town Hall with America.” Manchin is [...]
THE BUZZ includes Ted Cruz being touted for 2016, which immediately throws the spotlight to the Republican base who decides these things. There really is no room for the Chris Christie, Jon Huntsman Republican wing if Ted Cruz is the model for who’s whipping up the faithful. From Politico: There’s no immediate downside to being [...]Show More Summary
Jon Hunstman has "begun dipping his toe back into the political pond--traversing the country at a brisk pace and delivering meaty op-eds and speeches that pointedly address the woes of his party... But when asked if the reception he's...Show More Summary
As he decides whether to run for president in 2016, Jon Huntsman, the former governor of Utah, is making a case for a modified conservatism. Huntsman was an advance man for Ronald Reagan in 1980, and speaking at the Reagan Library here in California last week, he located the origin of his beliefs in what he saw Reagan standing for. Show More Summary
Appearing on Monday's Today, Abby Huntsman, daughter of former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, offered kind words eulogizing Margaret Thatcher: "What we know about Margaret Thatcher is she's a woman with so much courage...She really sticks to her convictions, and that's rare today. Show More Summary
(CNN) - Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman said Sunday China is likely reaching its boiling point with longtime ally North Korea. "This is a huge opening, believe me, with China, because our interests for the first time in a long while are aligned," he said on CNN's "State of the Union." "We both [...]
Former Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman on Sunday called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "a crazy man," and said it's important to consider what Read more...
Molly Redden surveys other politicians who have been pressured on marriage equality by their children: The three eldest Huntsman sisters—Mary Anne, Liddy, and Abby—all publicly supported same-sex marriage before their father, Jon Huntsman. But they seized on the fact that he endorsed civil unions for gay couples in 2009, Abby told me, and pushed him [...]
In the lead-up to this week's gay marriage arguments at the Supreme Court, legislators and wannabe presidents are coming out of the woodwork to express their support for gay marriage. Jon Huntsman. Rob Portman. Hillary Clinton. Claire McCaskill. Show More Summary
Turns out today is the 159th anniversary of the founding of the Republican party. So who did Al Sharpton have on his MSNBC this evening to discuss it supposedly from the GOP point of view? "Republican" Abby Huntsman, daughter of Jon. After...Show More Summary
I wanted to follow up on yesterday’s post on Republican foreign policy …
A few years ago, when I would talk to liberals in various cable news greenrooms across Washington, the general consensus was clear: Republicans ought to nominate Jon Huntsman for president. My liberal pals were incredulous that Republicans couldn't see how much sense this made. Show More Summary
Last week, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman (R) endorsed marriage equality, which seemed like a modest breakthrough. Sure, the failed Republican presidential candidate is to the left of his party's median, but when a high-profile GOP voice announces his support for same-sex marriag …
Dozens of prominent Republicans including Meg Whitman, Jon Huntsman, Christine Todd Whitman, and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen support marriage equality. read more
(Jonathan H. Adler) Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman endorses gay marriage in The American Conservative. Here’s a bit of his argument: All Americans should be treated equally by the law, whether they marry in a church, another religious institution, or a town hall. This does not mean that any religious group would be forced by the state to [...]
Seemingly everybody to the right of Jon Huntsman has been invited to speak at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference — including formerly moderate Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R). There's one name, though, that's conspicuously absent on the list of invitees: New Jersey Gov. Show More Summary
Last week, former Utah governor and failed Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman published a piece in The American Conservative, arguing that it's time for the right to embrace marriage equality. There is nothing conservative about denying other Americans the ability to …
Obama outdoes himself, Jon Huntsman records in writing his support for same-sex marriage, and then an animal adopts another animal. This is real life.
During this morning's edition of Meet the Press, David Gregory asked GOP Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal if he would adopt Jon Huntsman's newfound support of marriage equality. He won't. The likely 2016 presidential candidate responded: “Look, I believe in the...
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) — a possible Republican candidate for president in 2016 — rejected former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman’s argument that conservatives must embrace marriage equality for gays and lesbians if they want to survive as a party and reiterated his support for “traditional marriage.” “Look, I believe in the traditional definition of marriage,” [...]