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Orrin Hatch Tea Party

Longtime GOP Senator: Tea Party Republicans Need To Be 'Rehabilitated'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) had some strong words for his tea party colleagues on Tuesday, suggesting some members need to be "rehabilitated" after thei...

Palin Reverses Course, Makes Surprise Pick In GOP Primary

Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

In a departure from her pattern of anti-incumbent, tea party-backed picks in 2012 GOP primaries, Sarah Palin endorsed six-term Sen. Orrin Hatch ahead ...

John Celock

Tea Party Group: We're 'Coming Back With A Vengeance'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Pledging that a victory in the Indiana Senate primary will show Tea Party-backed candidates are "coming back with a vengeance," FreedomWorks for Ameri...

Hatch Fends Off Tea Party

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — The tea party movement solidified its presence as a force within the Republican Party two years ago when it helped orchestrate ...

John Celock

Tea Party Group Claims Policy Victory In Senate Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

With polls showing a battle to the finish in Saturday's state Republican convention vote for U.S. Senate in Utah, a national Tea Party group is claimi...

Tea Party Takes Aim At GOP Senators

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS -- Sen. Richard Lugar sounded wistful in his gratitude when he thanked supporters packed in the skybox of the Indiana Pacers' home court,...

John Celock

Tea Party Group Not Giving Up Senate Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Tea Party group, under fire for its work in the Utah Republican Senate caucuses last week, is pledging to continue fighting to oust Se...

Hatch Scores Big Win On Opponent's Home Turf

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

While the final delegate counts from Thursday night's Republican caucuses in Utah will likely not be known until early next week, U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatc...

John Celock

Tea Party Hopes To Take Down Senator Tonight

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Tea Party activists are hoping that Thursday's Republican caucuses in Utah mark the first victory in the ultimate defeat of longtime Sen. Orrin Hatch ...

GOP Senator Threatened By Strong Tea Party Challenge

Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

By Debbie Hummel SALT LAKE CITY--Seeking one last term, Republican U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch is facing what may prove to be the toughest re-electio...

Mitt Romney Supports Orrin Hatch In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

In a new television ad released Monday, Mitt Romney speaks up for Sen. Orrin Hatch ahead of this week's Utah Republican caucuses. The spot was his sec...

Orrin Hatch's 12 Ways the Poor Can Balance the Budget (VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Sure, 400 U.S. families own more than the bottom 150 million Americans. But "enough" is a relative term. What you or I would consider a vast fortune, they would call barely getting by.

Michael McAuliff

Orrin Hatch Rips 'Perverse' Tax System That Spares Lower Middle Class

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) pushed back Monday on criticism that he wants to tax the poor, but called it "perverse" that people on the bot...

GOP Senator Faces Conservative Reelection Threat Ahead Of 2012

AP | KEVIN FREKING and JOSH LOFTIN | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — With a challenge from within his own party in the offing, Sen. Orrin Hatch is taking aggressive steps to make sure the same con...

Three Mormon Politicians Feel Heat From Tea Party In Utah

The New York Times | Kirk Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But in the muscular arena of Tea Party and so-called Sept. 12 groups that have surged into dominance in Utah over the last year, places like Coalville...

Orrin Hatch Courts Tea Party In Quest For Political Survival

The Washington Post | Philip Rucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's what Sen. Orrin G. Hatch has done in pursuit of a seventh term. The carmaker and the midwife are among the most influential of Utah's tea party...

Orrin Hatch Working To Fix Tea Party Problem

The Salt Lake Tribune | Matt Canham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hatch is well aware that he has a tea party problem, and one of the ways his campaign is trying to solve it is by hiring some of the movement's organi...

Tea Party Town Hall Brings Out Big Conservative Names

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Orrin Hatch doesn't want to follow his fellow Utah Republican Bob Bennett out of the Senate with the tea party hot on his heel...

Orrin Hatch Faces Treacherous Path To Reelection

The Washington Times | Valerie Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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...

Orrin Hatch & Dick Lugar Could Face Tea Party Challenges In 2012

Politics Daily | Tom Diemer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Does the tea party movement have senior Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch and Dick Lugar in its crosshairs?...

Orrin Hatch Haunted By Ghosts Of Defeat & Could See Tea Party Threat In 2012

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 2010 midterm elections may have only just occurred, but that hasn't stopped speculation from swirling about the vulnerability of Utah Republican S...