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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

3 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

3 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

3 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...

Orrin Hatch: Put a conservative immigration bill on the the agenda

With the change in majority control of the Senate, the longest-serving Republican, Orrin Hatch (Utah), becomes president pro tempore, the third in the line of succession to the presidency. In an e-mail previewing his plans Hatch’s office advises: “The role of the President Pro Tempore can be broken down into three categories: (1) Presiding over […]

Clip ‘N Save: Orrin Hatch’s Tax Reform Principles

In a few weeks, veteran Utah Republican Orrin Hatch will become chair of the Senate Finance Committee. Soon after, the panel may begin tackling tax reform. While there is good reason to be skeptical about how far a tax code rewrite will...Show More Summary

Tax reform 2014, Senate version

The tax reform 2014 train has another passenger, this one boarding at the U.S. Senate's tax-writing station. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has released an in-depth analysis by the Senate Finance Committee Republican staff entitled "Comprehensive...Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch in Washington

Two of the most powerful leaders in technology and politics got together in the nation's capital earlier this week, as Apple chief Tim Cook met with incoming Senate President pro tempore Orrin Hatch -- a major Silicon Valley supporter --?on Tuesday.

Tim Cook drops by D.C. to talk tech with U.S. senator

5 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

Tim Cook made a visit to Washington D.C. this week to discuss the U.S. technology policy with one of the most tech-focused Senators on Capitol Hill. The Apple CEO met with Senator Orrin Hatch from Utah on Tuesday, reports The … Read more ›

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Technology With Senator Orrin Hatch During Washington, D.C. Trip

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with at least one U.S. senator to discuss technology policy during a trip to Washington, D.C. this week, reports The Hill. According to the report, Cook sat down with Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Senate...Show More Summary

Senate Republicans block their own judicial nominees

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sanctimonious Orrin Hatch wants you to know he is above petty politics. Sen. Chuck Grassley, incoming chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is giving us a preview of what's to come for the next two years of a non-functioning Senate. Last week, Sen. Show More Summary

Hatch: Let’s Not Rush To Confirm This Attorney General Nominee

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch says not so fast on Loretta Lynch. No one has been nominated and confirmed to be attorney general in a lame-duck session since before the Civil War. Since Mr. Holder has committed to serve until a successor is confirmed, there will be no break in Justice Department leadership and, therefore, no [...]

Stop the presses. Orrin Hatch is a filibuster flip-flopper.

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The worst thing to ever happen to the Senate, said Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) was Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision to end the filibuster on nominations for everything but the Supreme Court last year. In fact, he expounded upon that...Show More Summary

Republican Claims About Judicial Nominations Combine Gross Inaccuracies With Banal Observations

Republicans regain control of the Senate and already the self-serving, revisionist history has begun. In a joint op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, GOP Senator Orrin Hatch and former White House counsel under President George H. Show More Summary

Hatch Calls Reid's Leadership "Pathetic, Pitiful"

Not one prone to hyperbole, the most senior republican in the Senate, Utah's Orrin Hatch said of Harry Reid's leadership, it's "the most pathetic, pitiful way I've seen the Senate run in all my 38 years — and I've seen some pretty pathetic, pitiful times." Hatch made the comments during a phone interview with The Hill. Show More Summary

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