Tag Archives: U.S. Senate

Week of sequester, Rand Paul might cause upheaval to the political norm

This has been a big week in politics. Two events occurred that have a strong potential to disrupt the political norm and effect major changes. The first was the collective public yawn over the sequester. The Obama administration, and its … Read More

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Hatch, Senate Colleagues Introduce National Right to Work Act

WASHINGTON – Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and seven Senate colleagues today introduced the National Right to Work Act, which would reduce workplace discrimination by protecting individuals from forced unionization. Sponsored by Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), the legislation would protect the free … Read More

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Hatch Votes Against Continuing Resolution to Fund the Federal Government

WASHINGTON – Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) issued the following statement today after he voted against a two-week extension to the Continuing Resolution (CR): “The cuts in this bill are a start, but don’t go far enough to bring fiscal sanity … Read More

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Frank J. Cannon was a thorn in the Mormon Church 100 years ago

Editor’s note: There have been small edits as suggested; also, to see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here: Frank J. Cannon, son of the LDS leader, George Q. Cannon, was Mormonism’s most famous apostate, led the … Read More

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Lee tells Hatch: Do not count on my support in 2012

Interesting news from The Hill magazine’s blog: Utah’s junior senator, Mike Lee, will not endorse his Republican colleague, Orrin Hatch, if Hatch faces a Senate primary. Of course, getting to a primary may not be Hatch’s toughest task next year … Read More

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Why the GOP took the House so easily

It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to figure this out: A Democratic president and Congress governed to the left and angered a center-right nation. Scott Brown’s win in Massachusetts sent a signal that voters did not want comprehensive health care … Continue reading

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