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Harry Reid, Notable Latter-day Saint Politician, Dies at 82

Harry Reid, Notable Latter-day Saint Politician, Dies at 82

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a notable Latter-day Saint politician who served in public office for over 30 years, died on Tuesday. “I am heartbroken to announce the passing of my husband, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid,” Landra Reid, his wife of 62 years, announced in a statement. “He died peacefully this afternoon, surrounded by our family, following …

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Utah Gubernatorial Candidates Make Headlines for Unique Political Ads

Utah Gubernatorial Candidates Make Headlines for Unique Political Ads

Utah gubernatorial candidates GOP Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox and Democratic nominee Chris Peterson made national headlines with a series of unique political ads calling for civility and respect in politics. The most popular of the three ads, titled “We Approve,” features Cox and Peterson giving a call to “stand united” in the pursuit of a better way to campaign. At …

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Mormon Political Community Reacts to Orlando Massacre

Mormon Political Community Reacts to Orlando Massacre

Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Many LDS members serving in political office have reacted to massacre of 49 innocent people at a gay nightclub in Orlando this past weekend. Below are their condolences, their calls to action, and their views on the political debates that have arisen. Senator Harry Reid (D-Nevada, Senate Minority Leader)     This act of terror was an …

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