Democratic National Convention http://kuer.org en Howell Attends Democratic National Convention After Last Minute Invitation http://kuer.org/post/howell-attends-democratic-national-convention-after-last-minute-invitation <p>As the Democratic National Convention kicks off today in Charlotte, North Carolina, organizers didn’t expect any congressional candidates from Utah to come. But, Senate candidate Scott Howell is participating after a last minute invitation.</p><p>Howell wasn’t planning on attending the convention because of campaign issues back home. But when he was asked last weekend to be a panelist at the DNC’s Faith Council meeting, he felt compelled to attend.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 20:02:06 +0000 Todd Patton 17869 at http://kuer.org Howell Attends Democratic National Convention After Last Minute Invitation KUER News Pod: Wednesday September 5, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-wednesday-september-5-2012 A last minute invitation allows Democratic Senate Candidate Scott Howell to become Utah’s only congressional candidate at the Democratic National Convention, celebrated attorney and advocate Brian Barnard dies, and Salt Lake’s Downtown Alliance reassures the public that the Gateway Shopping Center is going to survive. <br/> <iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F58809486&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 17:30:40 +0000 Brian Grimmett 17797 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Wednesday September 5, 2012 Jim Matheson Puts Family Over Party, Won't Attend Democratic National Convention http://kuer.org/post/jim-matheson-puts-family-over-party-wont-attend-democratic-national-convention <p>Utah’s lone Democratic Congressman, Jim Matheson is not participating in his party’s national convention this week.</p><p>Last week Matheson’s opponent, Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love spoke at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, but Congressman Matheson will be home this week when his party meets in Charlotte to nominate Barack Obama and Joe Biden for re-election. Matheson says it’s more important for him to stay in Utah.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:39:24 +0000 Terry Gildea 17738 at http://kuer.org Jim Matheson Puts Family Over Party, Won't Attend Democratic National Convention