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Orrin Hatch Reelection

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Tea Party Group Making Big Move Against Hatch

Politico | Manu Raju | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

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

Disgruntled Conservatives Take Aim At Orrin Hatch

AP | By KEVIN FREKING and JOSH LOFTIN | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY -- Disgruntled conservatives planted the seeds for Sen. Robert Bennett's defeat long before delegates at the Utah Republican Convention...

Laura Bassett

Orrin Hatch Tacks Anti-Abortion Amendment Onto Korean Trade Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON--Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) attached an amendment to the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement on Thursday that would ban any organizations that p...

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...

Tea Party Targets Three Senators For Removal In 2012

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON and KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — What does a longtime Republican senator with a national reputation for working well with Democrats do in the face of a potentially ...

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...

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...