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Why Scarborough’s Misleading Hatch Tweet Matters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 5:30pm 12/3/2017 at 5:30pm

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough cause a Twitter storm when he posted a misleading tweet about Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT).  Scarborough misrepresented Hatch’s comments about entitlements generally as being specifically about CHIP, a program created back in 1997 when Hatch co-sponsored the legislation with then-Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA).

Scarborough has since taken down the...

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Sen. Orrin Hatch Lets Loose on Sen. Sherrod Brown: ‘I get a little tired of that crap’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTForKOWYds
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/17/2017 at 7:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTForKOWYds

During a Senate Finance Committee hearing Thursday evening, Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch was unusually animated.

When Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) suggested the current tax reform legislation would hurt the middle class, all hell broke loose.

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Sessions Approved While GOP Changes Committee Rules to Approve Price, Mnuchin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 1:03pm 2/1/2017 at 1:03pm

Senate Republicans found a way to end the Democrat boycott of approval votes for President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee changed the rule stating at least one member from each party must attend a meeting for the committee to do its work.

The Democrats boycotted the hearing...

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Orrin Hatch for Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 23, 2012 at 11:49am 4/23/2012 at 11:49am

I’m not jumping on the anti-Orrin Hatch bandwagon, and not making his primary race part of Operation Counterweight.

Orrin Hatch is no Dick Lugar.

 
 
 

Utah Republican Convention Results

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 11:59am 4/21/2012 at 11:59am

Mia B. Love wins Republican nomination in UT04

UPDATE (9:40  pm): Voting finally starts, after delay caused by bickering in the voting for another district.

UPDATE (8:15  pm): Love and Wimmer advance to round 2.  Love 53%, Wimmer 30% on first ballot.

Kenneth Gray – 1 vote, 0.12 percent

Steve Sandstrom – 81 votes,...

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Hannity Endorses Orrin Hatch

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 2:08pm 8/3/2011 at 2:08pm

I find this interesting, considering that Hatch is facing a likely challenge from Jason Chaffetz, who is gaining in the polls.

I like Hatch, although I’ll readily admit I have followed him mostly as relates to judicial appointments, where he fought the good fight on Clarence Thomas, John Roberts and Samuel Alito,...

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Thanks, Orrin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 10:34am 12/9/2009 at 10:34am

Senator Orrin Hatch has written a Hanukkah song. The background is here. Thanks, Orrin.

There’s a lesson to be learned here, but unfortunately the Jewish community will not learn it because it is so deep in...

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