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Op-ed: The problem is values, or the lack thereof

I read with interest the side-by-side op-eds in last Sunday’s Tribune, one entitled, “The problem is Utah’s radical Republicans,” by Paul Mero, and the other entitled, “The problem isn’t Trump, it’s the Democrats,” by Eric Ethington. These are two very different columnists, so I would not expect to find much in common between them. But…

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Op ed: Kathie Allen: Common ground is truth

As a Democrat running for Congress in the 3rd Congressional District, I am often asked about my campaign strategy. My answer is always the same: We can, and will, find common ground because the issues that keep us from sleep at night are invariable and they are never far from our minds. The most obvious…

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KUER: Utah Democrats Tap Well-Funded Kathie Allen For Congress

Democratic delegates have selected Dr. Kathie Allen as their candidate in the special election to replace Congressman Jason Chaffetz. She won the nomination with 77% of the delegate vote over progressive activist Ben Frank and environmentalist Carl Ingwell. Allen announced her candidacy in February, after she tweeted a response to Chaffetz’ controversial remark about choosing…

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US News and World Report: Democrats Nominate Allen In Chaffetz Race

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Latest on Utah conventions to winnow the field of candidates running to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (all times local): 4 p.m. Utah Democrats have nominated physician Kathie Allen as their candidate in the election to replace Republican Jason Chaffetz in the U.S. House. Delegates to the Democratic convention…

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Salt Lake Tribune: Democrats congressional nominee Kathie Allen predicts victory amid Trump frustrations

Ogden • Medical doctor Kathie Allen — a fundraising powerhouse with nearly $700,000 in the bank — won the Utah Democratic nomination Saturday for the special congressional race to replace outgoing Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Allen said, “Our message has resonated far and wide” as she has raised money from all 50 states. She spoke…

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Daily Herald: Utah Democrats nominate Kathie Allen to replace Chaffetz

Utah Democrats have nominated physician Kathie Allen as their candidate in the election to replace Republican Jason Chaffetz in the U.S. House. Delegates to the Democratic convention at Weber State University chose Allen over two other candidates on Saturday. Unlike the eventual Republican nominee, Allen will not have to compete in a primary election in…

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LA Times: Kathie Allen, a family physician who says she has ‘strong medicine’ for Congress

Family physician Kathie Allen was laying careful plans for a run against U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz when the Utah Republican announced in late April he would retire from Congress in 2018. Since then, Allen, a Democrat, has had to put her campaign into warp drive. The district, which includes Provo and Orem, is “deep red,” she said…

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Vogue Blog: Meet Dr. Kathryn Allen, the Woman Running for Jason Chaffetz’s House Seat

Today, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, House Oversight Committee chair (and noted serial Hillary Clinton/Benghazi investigation-launcher), announced he won’t run for re-election in 2018, leaving his House seat up for grabs. Thought to be one of the most powerful Republicans in Congress, he’s also an embattled one of late, thanks to a viral, heated town hall in…

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The Salt Lake Tribune: Viral fundraising catapults Democrat Kathryn Allen over Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Democrat and first-time candidate Kathryn Allen has leapfrogged Rep. Jason Chaffetz in nearly every metric of campaign fundraising: She raised more money, received contributions from more people and after expenses, has more cash available to spend. So far this year, she raised nearly $400,000 more than the five-term Republican congressman, according to first quarter filings…

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Fast Company: Jason Chaffetz May Go Down In 2018 Thanks To This Crowdfunding Utah Doctor

Jason Chaffetz May Go Down In 2018 Thanks To This Crowdfunding Utah Doctor It was a flip remark on health care by Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz that gave Dr. Kathryn Allen the final push to toss her stethoscope into the political ring. While talking about GOP efforts to dismantle Obamacare, Chaffetz suggested Americans were spending…

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