Sen. Orrin Hatch does not seem to be aboard the MarcoTedRand bandwagon. Q: You have three Senate colleagues running for president — Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz. Would all three be outstanding presidents who you’d be delighted to be your party’s nominee? That's either the softest softball question ever lobbed at Sen. Show More Summary
Nope. Orrin Hatch still doesn't have a plan. Three Republican senators, Lamar Alexander (TN), John Barrasso (WY) and Orrin Hatch (UT) kick off this week in which the Supreme Court will decide whether to strip health insurance subsidies...Show More Summary
“I don’t think that senators have much chance of running for president. The reason is, if they’re doing their job, they can’t run. If they don’t do their job, then that’ll be used against them. ” — Sen. Orrin Hatch [...] The post Quote of the Day appeared first on Political Wire.
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
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...
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
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...
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
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
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 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 […]
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
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.
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.
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