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Orrin Hatch Faces Treacherous Path To Reelection

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ORRIN HATCH REELECTION

A year ago, the thought that Robert F. Bennett, a conservative Mormon Republican incumbent from Utah, could lose his Senate seat in the absence of any scandal was nearly unimaginable.

But it happened. And now the same set of treacherous circumstances is starting to fall into place for Mr. Bennett's fellow Utah Republican, Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, who will be on the ballot in 2012.

Read the whole story at The Washington Times

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