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Dan Liljenquist

GOP Senator Looking Strong In The Face Of Tea Party Challenge

AP | KEVIN FREKING and PAUL FOY | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY -- It was an entertaining exchange, as one-man debates go. Dan Liljenquist, hoping to shock the political world on Tuesday, didn't let...

GOP Veteran Weathering Tea Party Storm

AP | KEVIN FREKING and PAUL FOY | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY — It was an entertaining exchange, as one-man debates go. Dan Liljenquist, hoping to shock the political world on Tuesday, didn'...

Tea Party Grassroots Prep For 'The Hostile Takeover'

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A four-day conference for conservative activists organized by FreedomWorks was capped off Monday with a boisterous press conference. ...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: A Supreme Court Strikedown Of Health Care Reform Would Not Be A Boon To Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Because political discussion is primarily forged in the flames of a pointlessly crazy news cycle, by a profoundly decadent set of pundits farting into...

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...

Utah Democrats Prepare To Take On Hatch

Jake Rush | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics
Jake Rush

It's not uncommon in Utah to see Democratic candidates forego any indication that they're Democrats on campaign literature. It's a bold move, believe it or not, to put a donkey on yard signs here. The fear, or perhaps the well-documented fact, is that the biggest obstacle for a Democrat is the mere presence of a 'D' after his name.

GOP Senator Forced Into Primary Fight

AP | KEVIN FREKING and JOSH LOFTIN | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

SANDY, Utah — Utah Republicans denied U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch a clear path to a seventh and final term Saturday, forcing the 78-year-old lawmaker ...

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...

Indefinite Detention Sparks GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

Monday night's Republican primary debate in Utah's U.S. Senate race sparked an interesting disagreement over the National Defense Authorization Act, a...

Group Backing GOP Senator Makes Gross Exaggeration

Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. A group supporting Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch claims in a TV ad that a Republican challenger “...

FreedomWorks, Tea Party Group, Sees Tactics Backfire In Utah GOP Primary: Report

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) appears likely to have fended off what seemed not too long ago to be a very viable Tea Party challenge. The Utah Republic...

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 ...