U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah said he is considering challenging incumbent Orrin Hatch for their state’s Republican Senate nomination next year, adding that he is getting “increasing clarity” about a bid to unseat the six-term lawmaker.
Republican Representative Darrell Issa has many questions he wants President Barack Obama’s administration to answer: Why wasn’t more security outside the Benghazi consulate? Is the White House encouraging federal contractors to flout the law by not sending pre-election layoff warnings to workers who may lose their jobs to spending cuts?
The U.S. ambassador to Libya died in a smoke-filled tomb while his colleagues escaped the American diplomatic post in Benghazi when it was attacked by Islamist gunmen, according to a reconstruction of his final hours.
Dirk Van Dongen has raised money for Republican presidential candidates for three decades and will be a financial force for Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign –- if Jeb Bush doesn’t run.
Mitt Romney spent three years managing the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, an investment that is paying off for him in the Republican presidential primary at the expense of former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman.
Top Republicans on a House oversight panel demanded that President Barack Obama say whether the White House staff played any role in decisions on security at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, raising new questions days before a presidential debate on foreign policy.