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Senator Hatch's Plan To Give Hollywood The Key Seat At The Table For All Future Trade Negotiations

2 years agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We recently wrote about Senator Orrin Hatch's plans to create a special new ambassador-level role within the USTR for someone focused solely on pushing copyright and patent maximalism around the globe. Hatch actually claimed that intellectual property issues don't get enough attention in international trade negotiations. Show More Summary

Manufacturers Agree—the HIT Tax Has to Go

We were pleased to read a bi-partisan op-ed by Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Congressman Jim Matheson (D-UT), who haveRead the Rest...

Senator Fido Wants To Create Official Ambassador For Hollywood's Interests

2 years agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Senator Orrin Hatch has taken a back seat on various "intellectual property" issues in the past few years, as some other Senators have stepped up. But, for years, he was Hollywood's "go to" Senator for bad legislation. One of the running...Show More Summary

Gun Legislation Getting Holstered on Capitol Hill

Gun legislation getting holstered on Capitol Hill (via AFP) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP/FileSenate Judiciary Committee members (L-R) US Senators Orrin Hatch, ranking member Chuck Grassley, Chairman Patrick Leahy, Dianne Feinstein and Charles Schumer on Capitol Hill, January 30, 2013. The committee considered four pieces of gun control legislation on March…  

Orrin Hatch, Top Republican on Finance Committee, Backs Lew Nomination

Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah, the ranking member of the Finance Committee, will support the nomination of Jack Lew, President Obama’s pick to lead the Treasury Department. “I believe the president is owed a fair amount of deference in...Show More Summary

Hatch: 'I Don't Think There's Any Question' Obama Would Like to Repeal Second Amendment

Utah Republican senator Orrin Hatch said he believes President Obama would repeal the Second Amendment if he could. “I don’t think there’s any question about it. Most liberal Democrats would,” Hatch told Laura Ingraham on her radio show...Show More Summary

Immigration reform bills start to drop

As President Obama unveils his comprehensive immigration reform bill in Las Vegas, Nevada, the real work begins in the Senate. Senators Marco Rubio and Orrin Hatch will drop the Immigration Innovation Act of 2013, with an ambition of attracting and retaining highly skilled workers born elsewhere. Show More Summary

Sen. Hatch Wants Lew’s Plan on Deficit Reduction

Sen. Orrin Hatch, the ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, is expected to press Jacob Lew to offer more details of the administration's plan to reduce the deficit.

Bob Bork Remembered in the Senate

From Orrin Hatch: Bob was a true lion of the law who reinvigorated our belief that principles must be more important than politics, and reminded us that the rule of law is different than the rule of judges. He was a most brilliant attorney who shaped the way we think about the Constitution, the role of judges, and the meaning of liberty. Show More Summary

Senators Demand Answers From Clinton, Napolitano, on Visas to Welfare Cases

Senators Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Pat Roberts (R-KS) sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano demanding answers regarding theShow More Summary

Video: Sen. Hatch Highlights Estate Tax Issues on Senate Floor Today

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R., Utah) highlighted important estate tax issues and the agricultural economy on the Senate floor today. -kg

Sen. Orrin Hatch: Obama Fiscal Proposal ‘Classic Bait and Switch’

Senator Orrin Hatch (R, Utah) delivered the GOP weekly address and it was a damn good one. He pulled no punches and laid it out straight that Obama lied when he ran for re-election and perpetrated a “classic bait and switch” maneuver. What ever you think of Mr. Hatch or the GOP, he spoke truth [...]

Sen. Orrin Hatch: The Poor, Not The Rich, Need To Do More To Shrink The Debt

Submitted by vegasman The Utah senator voted against debating whether the Senate should declare that the rich should do more to reduce the debt. “I hear how they’re so caring for the poor and so forth,” Hatch said in remarks on the Senate floor Wednesday, in reference to Democrats. “The poor need jobs! And they [...]

GOProud Announces Senate Endorsements

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

GOProud has named their 2012 Senate endorsements.Scott Brown (R-MA) (incumbent)Connie Mack (R-FL)Tom Smith (R-PA)Elizabeth Emken (R-CA)Barry Hinckley (R-RI)Dean Heller (R-NV) (incumbent)Orrin Hatch (R-UT) (incumbent)Jeff Flake (R-AZ)Linda...Show More Summary

The Victory Lap

2 years agoArts : Slate - Art

DENVER – Sen. Orrin Hatch tried to be nice, he really did. The senator took the Crowne Plaza stage at the post-debate Conservative Political Action Conference, and asked his audience to indulge one backhanded compliment of President Barack Obama.

Hatch Reminisces about Past Debates

Denver — Orrin Hatch has been in the Senate since 1977, but he has only attended a handful of presidential debates. “The first one was probably Reagan in 1980,” he tells me as we chat outside of the University of Denver’s debate hall. Show More Summary

Senator Orrin Hatch Opponent: ‘Vote For Me, Because He Might Die’

It’s either the smartest or the laziest campaign strategy yet. Senator Orrin Hatch’s Democratic opponent is trying to get votes on the argument that if elected again, the incumbent Hatch won’t live through his next term. No, it’s not a threat. Democratic candidate Scott Howell just doesn’t think that Orrin Hatch’s health will carry him [...]Show More Summary

Offensive Democratic Ad: Sen. Orrin Hatch “Could Die” In Office

Utah Democratic Senate candidate Scott Howell is attacking incumbent Orrin Hatch for being 78 years old, even going so far as saying in a fundraising letter that Hatch “could die before his term is through.”…

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