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Sen. Orrin Hatch Predicts Victory At Supreme Court For Marriage Equality Advocates

Hatch, a Republican and a member of the Mormon Church, created a firestorm of criticism in 2010 when he called on Republicans to emulate the tactics of gay rights activists in supporting Democratic candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Sundance Film Festival

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Hill

Republicans question motive of Census Bureau survey changes

Republicans in both houses of Congress urged the Census Bureau Thursday to maintain its old questions used for tracking how many U.S. residents have health insurance in order to better observe any shifts caused by ObamaCare.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, John Thune, Healthcare Law, Law, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

National Review Online

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We conservatives haven't won much lately, but would be nice to see SOMEONE at NRO give Chancellor Merkel props for pounding the Social Democrats down to pre-1933 levels.

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Related Topix: US News, Angela Merkel, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

H-1B Visa Lottery to Determine Fate for Thousands of Tech Workers

The winners, from among more than 172,000 foreign citizen applicants, will be granted three-year visas to work for companies who have already agreed to sponsor them.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

West Hawaii Today

A program conservatives should love

Don't laugh. If we can agree on anything across our philosophical divides, surely we can support efforts to promote voluntary service by our fellow citizens and to strengthen our nation's extraordinary network of civic and religious charities.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Cartoonist is named a Pulitzer finalist

On Monday, longtime Salt Lake Tribune cartoonist Pat Bagley was recognized as a finalist in editorial cartooning for the Pulitzer Prize.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Utah

Utah Business

Sen. Hatch Discusses Patent Trolls with UTC Group

Lehi A group of Utah business and technology leaders gathered recently at IM Flash to meet with Sen. Orrin Hatch to discuss the issues patent trolls pose to companies and to discuss patent reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lehi, UT

Washington Times

Salt Lake County conventions choose nominees

The three-way Republican race went to Micah Bruner , who took 71 percent of the vote.

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Related Topix: US News, Salt Lake County, UT, Sundance Film Festival, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Salt Lake City, UT

National Review Online

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This exchange from this morning's Senate Finance hearings between Sen. Orrin Hatch and the Congressional Budget Office director says volumes about how hard it is to determine the impact of health care legislation when it's passed so hastily: SEN.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Hot Air

Orrin Hatch and Alexander Hamilton on advice and consent

Senator Orrin Hatch has an editorial up this week in which he argues passionately in defense of a strong role for the Senate in the nomination process.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Salt Lake Tribune

Big day for women at Salt Lake Democratic convention; GOP rejects 2 incumbents

In what the losing side called a shock, former Salt Lake County Council member Jani Iwamoto eliminated former Senate Minority Leader Ross Romero Saturday in a race to succeed retiring Sen. Pat Jones, D-Holladay.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Holladay, UT, West Jordan, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Sat Apr 12, 2014

ThinkProgress

Senator Orrin Hatch Slams Democrats For Wanting To Do What Senator Orrin Hatch Did In 2003

Rolling back the Senate's so-called "blue slip process" would be " disastrous ," according to an op-ed written by Sen. Orrin Hatch on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Patrick Leahy, Democrat, George Bush, Saxby Chambliss, Johnny Isakson

Fri Apr 11, 2014

GretaWire

Sen. Hatch: HHS Sec nominee Burwell "must outline how she will...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch , Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee that oversees the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , issued the following statement after President Obama nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell to serve as HHS Secretary replacing Kathleen Sebelius: "The President's signature domestic policy achievement is an ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

Business Wire

Sen. Hatch Meets with Utah Businesses to Solve Patent Troll Issues

The roundtable, hosted by Utah Technology Council and the Main Street Patent Coalition , discussed the benefits and issues associated with the Innovation Act passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and presented to the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

The Hill

GOP hits ObamaCare, not Sebelius

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Darrell Issa

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Patent compromise continues

THE LEDE: Sens. Charles Schumer and John Cornyn have reached a patent reform agreement that would increase transparency around patent infringement lawsuits and threats of lawsuits and institute a "loser-pays" system for unreasonable lawsuits, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, John Cornyn, Patrick Leahy

Salt Lake Tribune

Top federal prosecutor for Utah to leave office

After close to three years in office, U.S. Attorney for Utah David Barlow said Thursday he is resigning this summer to return to private practice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Utah, Barack Obama, Eric Holder

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Dutch John - a Utah town fishing for a future

Area residents coined the name in the 1860s because immigrant John Honselena wintered his horses on the flats where the community now sits.

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Related Topix: Dutch John, UT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah, Daggett County, UT, Green River, UT

Deseret News

Lawmakers to BLM: Sending seized Nevada cattle to Utah 'imprudent and careless'

Utah's congressional delegation weighed in Thursday on the Bureau of Land Management's proposal to bring cattle seized from a Nevada rancher to the Beehive State for auction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chris Stewart, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Utah, Nevada Government, Nevada

Ars Technica

Comcast PAC gave money to every senator examining Time Warner Cable merger

It's no surprise that Comcast donates money to members of Congress. Political connections come in handy for a company seeking government approval of mergers, like Comcast's 2011 purchase of NBCUniversal and its proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Patrick Leahy, Democrat, Republican, Senator Al Franken

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