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Loretta Lynch nomination for attorney general moves forward, for now

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of Loretta Lynch as attorney general on Thursday, in a vote of 12 to 8. Republicans Orrin Hatch (UT), Jeff Flake (AZ) and Lindsey Graham (SC) joined all Democrats in advancing the nomination. Show More Summary

Senate Holds Hearing on Tax Reform, Growth and Efficiency

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing yesterday on Tax Reform, Growth and Efficiency: Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Ron Wyden (D-OR) Michael Boskin (Stanford) John Diamond (Rice) Laura Tyson (UC-Berkeley) Jane Gravelle (Congressional Research Service) In connection with the hearing, the Joint Committee on Taxation released Economic Growth And Tax Policy...

GOP Senator Insists Case For Obamacare Lawsuit Is 'Clear,' Then Shows Why It Isn't

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday tried to argue that something he wrote in 2010 does not undercut the premise of the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that the Supreme Court will hear next week. It was not a particularly convincing effort. Yes, we’re back to talking about King v. Show More Summary

Senate Holds Hearing Today On Lessons From The 1986 Tax Reform

The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on Getting to Yes on Tax Reform: What Lessons Can Congress Learn from the Tax Reform Act of 1986?: Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Ron Wyden (D-OR) Bob Packwood (Former Chair, Senate Finance Cmmittee) Bill Bradley (Former Member, Ways & Means Committee) Press and...

Will Republican healthcare 'alternative' provide cover for the Supreme Court?

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen Orrin Hatch (R-UT): The Republican face of health insurance reform. This past week, the House of Representatives voted for the 56th time to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Not because they have any hope it will pass the Senate—much...Show More Summary

A Replacement, A Vision, and Promises

An Obamacare replacement?  Senate Finance Committee chair Orrin Hatch, House Energy and Commerce chair Fred Upton, and GOP Senator Richard Burr have released their health reform plan, called the Patient CARE Act. The proposal, similar...Show More Summary

Republicans Propose Alternative to Obamacare

Three Republican Congressmen—Senator Orrin Hatch, chair of the Finance Committee; Representative Fred Upton, chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee; and Senator Richard Burr, member of the Finance and Health committees—have proposed an alternative to the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary

The GOP’s Orrin Hatch problem

The GOP’s Orrin Hatch problem by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 Did the 2014 midterms really happen? Less than three months after a red tide rolled over the country, the Senate Republican Rollover Caucus is back to its default position in Washington, D.C.: Hands up, bow down. Last week, senior GOP supplicant Sen. Orrin […]

Hatch previews Republican 'blame Obama' strategy if Supreme Court rules against Obamacare

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Remember how Sen. Orrin Hatch is part of a Republican working group of senators supposedly coming up with some kind of Obamacare replacement plan? Here's how seriously he's taking that role. On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell testified at a Senate hearing, and had this exchange with Hatch. Ms. Show More Summary

Senator Orrin Hatch Grills Health Secretary For Believing What Senator Orrin Hatch Said In 2010

Will the real Orrin Hatch please stand up? The post Senator Orrin Hatch Grills Health Secretary For Believing What Senator Orrin Hatch Said In 2010 appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Bipartisan Praise for Lynch as Confirmation Hearings End

Testimony in the confirmation hearings of Loretta E. Lynch wrapped up Thursday with members of both parties praising her performance as she won her first declared Republican supporter, Senator Orrin G. Hatch of Utah.

Top Republican Senator Explains Why The Supreme Court Challenge To Obamacare Is Garbage

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) joins the club of Republicans who were capable of reading Obamacare correctly when it wasn't advantageous for them to tell the Supreme Court that it says something else. The post Top Republican Senator Explains Why The Supreme Court Challenge To Obamacare Is Garbage appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Hatch Sees Warren as the New Kennedy

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) told Yahoo News that he thinks Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), “who showed up at a well-attended reception to celebrate Hatch’s chairmanship of the Senate Finance Committee and said a few words in his honor, would like [...] The post Hatch Sees Warren as the New Kennedy appeared first on Political Wire.

Orrin Hatch is the happiest senator in Washington

6 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The longest-serving Republican senator talks about his role as the Senate's bipartisan mediator and his friendship with Elizabeth Warren.

Senate Republicans introduce bill that would overturn Obamacare’s individual mandate

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Leading Republican senators on Wednesday introduced a bill to repeal one of Obamacare’s most unpopular provisions – the individual mandate that requires most Americans to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty. Senator Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Senator...

Is Obama's State of Union Speech a Call for Class Warfare?

We hear it every time raising taxes on the rich are even suggested. The phrase "class warfare" comes up. Yesterday Sen. Orrin Hatch, the new President pro temp ore of the Senate and Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, used the phrase...Show More Summary

The Tax Reform Gap Between Obama and the GOP is Widening

In his state of the union address, President Obama laid out his vision for the tax code. Earlier in the day, in a speech to the Chamber of Commerce, Senate Finance Committee chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) described his. They are not only on different planets. Show More Summary

‘Class warfare’: GOP senator attacks Obama’s plan to close tax loopholes for the wealthy

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The Senate’s top tax law writer accused President Barack Obama on Tuesday of undertaking “class warfare” with his plan to raise taxes on wealthier Americans to help the middle class. Republican Senator Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said the proposals Obama...

How I-Squared Would Affect Employment Based Green Cards

Alex Nowrasteh Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced the I-Squared Act of 2015 to reform the high-skilled immigration system. Most of this bill attempts to improve the H-1B visa for temporary highly skilled workers by making the workers more legally mobile and increasing the quotas for that visa. Show More Summary

NAM Applauds Introduction of the Immigration Innovation Act of 2015

Today Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) along with Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chris Coons (R-DE), Jeff FlakeRead the Rest...

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