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Meet the Romneys of Mexico

They farm, own big houses and pray in a lavish Mormon temple. But they regret that cousin Mitt Romney has never visited.... Read more»

Yuma prison park examines polygamist inmates

Among the murderers and other criminals in Yuma Territorial Prison in the mid-1880s, prominent Mormons were also incarcerated. Their crime? Polygamy.... Read more»2

Commentary

Top 10 things to know about Utah's demographics and immigration policies

In advance of Utah’s Republican primary Tuesday, here are 10 important facts about immigrants and people of color in the state that display their significant economic, cultural, and electoral power.... Read more»1

Obama campaign bullish on Arizona, but experts say odds long

Since the days of Harry S. Truman, only one Democratic presidential candidate has won in Arizona: Bill Clinton, seeking a second term in 1996. But despite the state’s reputation as a GOP bastion and Mitt Romney’s advantages here, President Obama’s campaign is suggesting that it can win Arizona in November.... Read more»

Comic: Politics

March Madness

It was a big day for Mormons Tuesday.... Read more»

Donations from Mesa, Gilbert fuel Romney’s edge in Az

Mitt Romney has a strong lead so far among Arizonans who have opened their wallets in support. And donations from residents of Mesa and Gilbert, cities with large Mormon populations, are a big part of that.... Read more»

Mesa in national spotlight with GOP debate

For better or worse, Arizona’s third-largest city is making national headlines. On Wednesday, four men vying for the Republican presidential nomination will debate in the heart of Mesa’s downtown.... Read more»

Smart v. Stupid

The GOP's worst enemy is its candidates

The GOP’s worst enemy is its candidates. Santorum may be the slightest, but all the remaining Republican contenders come up short. Even so, the anti-sex constituency is very, very small.... Read more»2

Mormon church apologizes for baptizing Jewish dead

Mormon church leaders have apologized to the family of the late Holocaust survivor and Jewish rights advocate Simon Wiesenthal after a researcher discovered that his Jewish parents were posthumously baptized by Mormon church members in Arizona and Utah.... Read more»

Analysis

Understanding the Mormon faith

An interview with scholar Joanna Brooks about the Mormon faith and politics, political coverage of religion, history of the LDS Church, and the progressive Mormon tradition.... Read more»

Smart v. Stupid

That's a wrap, evangelicals

In a post-Citizens United world, has unlimited money ended the need to pander to evangelicals?... Read more»1

Comic: Politics

God Bless

It is that most fundamental of questions, more basic even than the question of whether or not there is a god. The question is: Net? Or gross?... Read more»

Poll: Mormons feel misunderstood by Americans

In the latest poll taken by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, 1,000 Mormons answered questions about their faith and on the overall said they felt uneasy in the spotlight and misunderstood by Americans in the mainstream.... Read more»2

Romney leads race for Az fundraising

Arizonans have donated $774,000 to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, nearly double the amount given to President Barack Obama, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.... Read more»

Spotlight on Mormons as Flake, Cardon vie for Senate seat

It’s been known for months that Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Mesa, would seek the Senate seat being vacated by GOP Sen. Jon Kyl. But when Mesa businessman Wil Cardon announced Friday that he will also run for Kyl’s seat, Mormons suddenly had the two frontrunners in the race.... Read more»2

Analysis

Why religious education matters

Opinion: Despite the fact that Americans claim to be a highly religious people, a Pew Research Center poll released late in September reveals how little Americans know about religion. This knowledge gap has real-world consequences. Americans need some religious schooling.... Read more»

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