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Orrin Hatch 2012

Drug lobby gave $750,000 to pro-Hatch nonprofit in Utah's U.S. Senate race

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael BeckelThe Center for Public IntegrityWhen six-term GOP incumbent Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah faced the prospect of a mutiny from conservativ...

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 ...

GOP Senator Challenged By Unusual Primary

AP | By JOSH LOFTIN | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

KAYSVILLE, Utah -- Every handshake counts in Utah's unique nominating system, even for a senator seeking his seventh term. At Granny Annie's Cafe, ju...

Interest Group Comes To Hatch's Aid

AP | JOSH LOFTIN and KEVIN FREKING | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A trade group representing nursing homes has given the Utah Republican Party $175,000 over the past year, money that could help Sen...

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 ...

Tea Party Group Making Big Move Against Hatch

Politico | Manu Raju | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Forget about Senate Democrats and President Barack Obama....

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...

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...

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...

New Tea Party-Backed Senator Snubs Orrin Hatch

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Tea party favorite Sen. Mike Lee says he won't endorse fellow Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch's re-election in the 2012 GOP primar...

Emily Swanson

Senate Elections 2012: The State Of The Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Only a week after the 2010 midterms, it's difficult to tell how the 2012 senate elections will take shape. Any changes in the economy ar...

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...