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    (CNN)Heres a look at the life of Jon Huntsman, former Utah Governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate.PersonalBirth date: March 26, 1960 Birth place: Palo Alto, CaliforniaBirth name: Jon Meade Huntsman Jr.Read MoreFather: Jon Meade Huntsman Sr., billionaire chemical magnateMother: Karen (Haight) HuntsmanMarriage: Mary Kaye Cooper (1983-present)Children: Asha Bharati, adopted from India; Gracie Mei, adopted from China; William, Jon III, Elizabeth, Abigail and Mary AnneEducation: Attended University of Utah, 1978-1980; University of Pennsylvania, B.A. in Political Science, 1987Religion: MormonOther FactsDropped out...
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As a once enormously popular governor, scion of a prominent family and ambassador under two presidents to America’s biggest global rivals, Jon Huntsman Jr. should be a political force to be reckoned with. But his comeback attempt fell short in a GOP primary as he contended with a crushing pandemic and a fresh-faced opponent. Huntsman was narrowly beaten Monday by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who had heightened visibility as he helped the state response...
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As a once enormously popular governor, scion of a prominent family and ambassador under two presidents to America’s biggest global rivals, Jon Huntsman Jr. should be a political force to be reckoned with. But his comeback attempt fell short in a GOP primary as he contended with a crushing pandemic and a fresh-faced opponent. Huntsman was narrowly beaten Monday by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who had heightened visibility as he helped respond to the...
    By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As a once enormously popular governor, scion of a prominent family and ambassador under two presidents to America’s biggest global rivals, Jon Huntsman Jr. should be a political force to be reckoned with. But his comeback attempt fell short in a GOP primary as he contended with a crushing pandemic and a fresh-faced opponent. Huntsman was narrowly beaten Monday by Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who had heightened visibility as he...
    Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19? Devin Nunes winery, yacht clubs, a resort in West Virginia owned by its governor – heres who got PPP loans Abby Huntsman Says Family Will Be More Resilient & More Thankful After Dads Election Loss in Utah Former View co-host Abby Huntsman on Monday shared her love and support for dad Jon Huntsman Jr., writing that their family will sail off into this next...
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Spencer Cox won the Republican nomination for Utah governor on Monday, as the lieutenant governor successfully staved off a comeback attempt by former U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. Cox’s primary win gives him a heavy advantage in the conservative state’s general election in November. The four-way race came down to Huntsman and Cox, who clinched a narrow win after days of vote counting. Huntsman is a well-known former governor, ex-ambassador to Russia and a one-time...
    Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox won the Republican gubernatorial primary in Utah on Monday, edging former Gov. Jon Huntsman by only two points, The New York Times reported. The result comes almost a week after the election, which took place on June 30. With his win, Cox will likely become Utah’s next governor due to the state’s conservative lean, but his victory comes after a close primary that drew endorsements from the current governor and Sen. Mike Lee. Huntsman, the most...
    Spencer Cox won the Republican nomination for Utah governor on Monday, as the lieutenant governor successfully staved off a comeback attempt by former U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. Cox’s primary win gives him a heavy advantage in the conservative state’s general election in November. The four-way race came down to Huntsman and Cox, who clinched a narrow win after days of vote counting. Huntsman is a well-known former governor, ex-ambassador to Russia and a one-time presidential candidate. Cox has been...
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Spencer Cox won the Republican nomination for Utah governor on Monday, as the lieutenant governor successfully staved off a comeback attempt by former U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. Cox’s primary win gives him a heavy advantage in the conservative state’s general election in November. The four-way race came down to Huntsman and Cox, who clinched a narrow win after days of vote counting. Huntsman is a well-known former governor, ex-ambassador to Russia and a one-time...
    By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the Republican race for the first open Utah governor’s seat in more than a decade, well-known former U.S. ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. on Wednesday was running narrowly behind Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who helped run the state’s coronavirus response. The pandemic has made counting ballots more complicated. It also has shaped the primary by curtailing traditional campaigning and infecting Huntsman, who recovered shortly before Tuesdays election. Voting...
    Jon Huntsmans hopes to become Utah governor again 11 years after leaving the office arent looking good, with the states lieutenant governor, Spencer Cox, leading in Republican primary voting. Early Wednesday, Cox led Huntsman 37%-34.3%. But with a large swath of mail-in votes still to be counted, the race hasnt been called. Cox, 44, was the favorite for much of the four-way race for the GOP nomination to replace incumbent Gov. Gary Herbert after a decade as Utahs...
    With votes still being counted late Tuesday, the Republican primary in Utah’s governor’s race was still looking too close to call, according to reports. Current Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox held a slight lead over former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, FOX 13 of Salt Lake City reported. Cox had about 37 percent of the vote and Huntsman about 34.5 percent, according to the report. JON HUNTSMAN, NOW RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR OF UTAH, SAYS HES TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS “You’ve made us...
    Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox (R) was leading former Gov. Jon Huntsman (R) in the states Republican gubernatorial primary as votes continued to be tallied into the night.  With 76 percent of precincts reporting, Cox was leading in the primary with 37 percent of the vote compared to Huntsman’s 34.4 percent. State Rep. Greg Hughes (R) trailed in a distant third with 20.7 percent. The state experienced a surge in mailed-in ballots that is expected to delay results for close races...
    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman (R-Utah) and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox (R) are running neck-and-neck ahead of their gubernatorial primary next week, according to a new poll released by the Salt Lake Chamber. Cox led the field with 30 percent support among likely voters, narrowly edging out Huntsman, who came in second with 29 percent, a 1-point margin that easily falls within the polls margin of error. The primary is set to take place on Tuesday, Cox has a 5-point...
    Abby Huntsman and her family have been battling COVID-19, she revealed, after she and some family members received false negative tests. The former host of “The View” — who left the show last year and moved to Utah to work on her father’s gubernatorial campaign — has been documenting the experience on social media. She said in a video on Twitter: “My dad [candidate Jon Huntsman Jr.] is pretty much about 95 percent back to normal … My mom...
    Abby Huntsman and her household have been battling COVID-19, she revealed, after she and a few members of the family acquired false unfavourable assessments. The previous host of “The View” — who left the present final 12 months and moved to Utah to work on her father’s gubernatorial marketing campaign — has been documenting the expertise on social media. She stated in a video on Twitter: “My dad [candidate Jon Huntsman Jr.] is just about about 95 p.c again...
    Abby Huntsman and her family have been battling COVID-19, she revealed, after she and some family members received false negative tests. The former host of “The View” — who left the show last year and moved to Utah to work on her father’s gubernatorial campaign — has been documenting the experience on social media. She said in a video on Twitter: “My dad [candidate Jon Huntsman Jr.] is pretty much about 95 percent back to normal … My mom still...
    Former co-host of “The View” Abby Huntsman announced that she tested positive for the coronavirus along with her father and mother, former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. and Mary Kaye Huntsman. “I got a call the other day from the nurse saying I was in fact a false negative [for the coronavirus] so I’ve been dealing with the virus for the last week and a half, two weeks,” the 34-year-old former co-host of “Fox and Friends Weekend” shared in a...
    (CNN)Heres a look at the life of Jon Huntsman, former Utah Governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate.PersonalBirth date: March 26, 1960Birth place: Palo Alto, CaliforniaBirth name: Jon Meade Huntsman Jr.Read MoreFather: Jon Meade Huntsman Sr., billionaire chemical magnateMother: Karen (Haight) HuntsmanMarriage: Mary Kaye Cooper (1983-present)Children: Asha Bharati, adopted from India; Gracie Mei, adopted from China; William, Jon III, Elizabeth, Abigail and Mary AnneEducation: Attended University of Utah, 1978-1980; University of Pennsylvania, B.A. in Political Science, 1987Religion: MormonOther FactsDropped out of...
    Utah gubernatorial candidate and former ambassador Jon Huntsman announced he has tested positive for coronavirus. Huntsman said Wednesday he’s experiencing “classic symptoms” of COVID-19 and will self-isolate. “After a second try, test results came back positive for COVID-19. Have been experiencing classic symptoms..like so many others, my goal is to keep my family safe,” Huntsman wrote on Twitter. “Though isolated temporarily, we’ve never been more energized in this important race for Governor. The work goes on!” His positive test came after...
    Washington (CNN)Jon Huntsman, the former US Ambassador to Russia and current gubernatorial candidate in Utah, announced Wednesday that he tested positive for coronavirus. After a second try, test results came back positive for Covid-19, the Utah Republican wrote on Twitter. Have been experiencing classic symptoms.. like so many others, my goal is to keep my family safe. Though isolated temporarily, weve never been more energized in this important race for Governor. The work goes on!Huntsman previously tested negative for the...
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Utah gubernatorial candidate and former ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. said Wednesday he has tested positive for COVID-19. Huntsman said he is experiencing “classic symptoms” of the illness caused by the coronavirus, and will isolate himself while his “energized” campaign continues. The news comes after a staffer in his office tested positive last week. Huntsman previously served as Utah governor until 2009, when he left to be the U.S. ambassador to China under then-president...
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Republican Utah gubernatorial candidate and former ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. said Wednesday he has tested positive for COVID-19. Huntsman said he is experiencing “classic symptoms” of the illness caused by the coronavirus, and will isolate himself while his “energized” campaign continues. The news comes after a staffer in his office tested positive last week. TOP STORIES Coronavirus hype biggest political hoax in history Abraham Lincoln monument torched in Chicago: An absolute disgraceful act AG...