Charlie Rangel survived a primary challenge in a redrawn district in New York City, virtually securing a 22 nd term in Congress. Senator Orrin Hatch survived a primary challenge as well, and will likely become he Senate Pro Tempore and 3 rd in line to the presidency if he wins in November. Show More Summary
Written by Doug Powers A couple of primary results from Tuesday I didn’t get to last night: Orrin Hatch survived to seek a seventh term in the US Senate. Also, the forever lingering evidence of a swamp undrained, Charles Rangel, lives on to seek his 22nd term in November. All in all, it was a [...]
SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Veteran Senator Orrin Hatch cruised to an easy victory on Tuesday against a Tea Party movement-backed challenger who managed to eke out enough votes at Utah's Republican nominating convention to force a primary run-off.
Harlem Congressman Charlie Rangel and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch both survived tough primary races. While Hatch had for some time appeared a shoo-in for re-election, Rangel’s fate was far less certain. But Rangel on Tuesday emerged victorious from an arduous House primary, beating back a strong challenge from state Sen. Show More Summary
(CNN) – Longtime Sen. Orrin Hatch will win the GOP primary in Utah, CNN projected Tuesday, though his bid for a seventh term in office has not gone without a fight. Underdog Dan Liljenquist, 37, a former state senator, waged a spirited attempt to unseat the longtime senator, hoping to emulate the tea party-fueled ouster [...]
Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch accomplished Tuesday night what few other veteran Republican senators have done in recent years, managing to fend off a primary challenge from his right. The Associated Press declared Hatch the projected winner of the Utah Republican Senate nominatio …
There are many reasons why Senator Hatch will probably win tonight, but his cash advantage is a key factor. National Journal reports: FreedomWorks, the conservative group seeking to take down Sen. Orrin Hatch, spent over $800,000 on the Utah race leading up to the April convention, the day that the organization decided to back Liljenquist. Show More Summary
Later Tuesday, if the polls are accurate, Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah will escape the fate of a couple of his fellow white-haired Republicans: He’ll survive a tea-party challenge. Hatch leads his primary foe, former state legislatorShow More Summary
Incumbent Orrin Hatch versus Tea Party insurgent Dan Liljenquist. I can’t think of any reason to pick Hatch over Liljenquist, but Hatch might win by default because he’s the incumbent. The latest poll shows him leading 60-32.
(CNN) – While longtime Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah is favored to win Tuesday's GOP Senate primary, his bid for a seventh term in office has not gone without a fight. Underdog Dan Liljenquist, 37, a former state senator, has waged a spirited attempt to unseat the longtime senator, hoping to emulate the tea party-fueled [...]
By Richard K. BarryIn case you were worried that venerable Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) might go down to defeat in a Republican primary like his long-time Senate colleague Dick Lugar, fear no more.According to Political Wire, a Deseret/KSL poll finds that Hatch leads his challenger Dan Liljenquist (R) by a 60 to 32 percent margin. Show More Summary
(CNN) - One day before Utah's GOP Senate primary, a new poll indicates that longtime Sen. Orrin Hatch holds a nearly two-to-one lead over his primary challenger, former state Sen. Dan Liljenquist. According to a Deseret News/KSL survey, 60% of registered voters in Utah who say they'll vote in the GOP primary back Hatch's bid [...]
A new Deseret News/KSL-TV poll finds Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) leads challenger Dan Liljenquist (R) in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, 60% to 32%. The primary is on Tuesday.
Just about the same time Bio attendees were digging into their roasted vegetables and carrot cake, the Senate denied Inhofe's resolution, 53-46, allowing the EPA to proceed with implementation
In 2001, Sen. Orrin Hatch introduced the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act -- better known as the DREAM Act -- into the Senate. The legislation would’ve made it possible for the children of undocumented immigrants to gain permanent residency if they stayed out of trouble and went to school or joined the military. Show More Summary
Orrin Hatch and nine other GOP senators filed an amicus brief in the 9th Circuit DOMA case this week objecting to Judge Jeffrey White's statements regarding "animus" in his ruling striking down the law, Law.com reports: In striking down DOMA...
Yesterday ten GOP Senators filed an amicus brief is support of the DOMA case currently before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Throwing a party for Orrin Hatch and other GOP U.S. senators? Better not invite U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White of San Francisco. Show More Summary
On Monday, a group of GOP senators filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting the Defense of Marriage Act and attacking recent court decisions that have shot holes through DOMA. CONTINUEDicles at Queerty or GayCities
Let there be no doubt: Mitt Romney hearts Orrin G. Hatch, and Utah’s senior senator loves him back. The Republican presidential candidate plans to travel to Salt Lake City on Friday for a brief photo-op alongside Hatch (R), a low-maintenance...Show More Summary
(CNN) - After two public events in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Mitt Romney heads to Salt Lake City to meet with Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, who is currently engaged in a bitter primary battle for his U.S. Senate seat. Romney will also attend a private fund-raiser. See the full schedule after the jump. 11:30 a.m. ET: [...]