Tag "UT12,Orrin Hatch"

20 Republicans Vote to Fund Obamacare

After voting for an unsuccessful amendment to stop funding for Obamacare, 20 Republicans then voted for the final spending bill, which still funded the dangerous program. If these senators were truly committed to stopping funding for Obamacare, they would have joined the other 25 Republicans who voted against the bill.

Hatch Faces June Primary

Sen. Orrin Hatch failed to clinch his party’s nomination at the state GOP convention Saturday, ensuring a June primary against state Sen. Dan Liljenquist.

After Chaffetz, conservatives search for new challenger

THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE: Jason Chaffetz was a kicker on the BYU football team in college, but few expected him to punt when it came to challenging Sen. Orrin Hatch. His decision leaves Utah conservatives and tea party leaders frustrated with the senior senator and searching for a new champion -- although, for now, few appear to be stepping forward.

Chaffetz won't challenge Hatch

POLITICO: After publicly dangling the prospect for months, GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz was set to announce Monday he won't challenge Sen. Orrin Hatch next year, removing a menacing threat to the six-term senator's reelection prospects.

Hatch rebukes Chaffetz

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) rebuked potential primary challenger Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R) in a Tuesday interview on the Hugh Hewitt radio show, saying it was wrong for him to run against a fellow Republican.

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