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