Orrin Hatch

GOP ACA Replacement Plan: Repeal, Raise Rates, Roll Out Old Ideas
Senate Republicans finally rolled out their alternative to Obamacare, five years late. Read more...
The Texas State Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would require every welfare applicant to be "screened" for drug abuse before receiving assistance. Read more...
A recent article in The New York Times reported on a cost-control exception provided to Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology firm. According to the report, the sweetheart deal — hidden in the Senate’s final “fiscal cliff” bill Read more...
If anyone missed this over the holiday, it's a very heartwarming story about actor Jack Klugman's real legacy and how he managed to roll obstructionist Sen. Orrin Hatch: Jack Klugman’s secret, lifesaving legacy: The actor Jack Klugman died on Read more...
Sen. Orrin Hatch continued the whining we've seen from Republicans over the fact that President Obama didn't immediately cave on these so-called "fiscal cliff" negotiations in this week's Republican weekly address. It seems someone needs to explain Read more...

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With the backing of the the overwhelming consensus of legal scholars regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, the United States Supreme Court on Thursday largely upheld President Obama's signature health care reform law. Read more...
(h/t Scarce) Karma, as they say, is a bitch. After six incumbent terms, some senators start feeling a little ... shall we say entitled to their seat. Funny thing, though. That sense of entitlement doesn't sit well with the tea party, Read more...
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) is offended that President Barack Obama quoted scripture to make the case for a fairer tax policy. Speaking to a group of mostly-conservative politicians at the annual National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, the president Read more...
In May of 2009, as President Barack Obama prepared to replace retiring Justice David Souter on the Supreme Court, he let something terrible slip--something that could threaten the very fabric of our civilization! He would try and pick a new judge Read more...
There you go. Orrin Hatch has sent the signal: If we want a jobs plan, we'll have to give up any right to access our current health care system. Of course, he buries the threat inside a rant about the individual mandate, because that's Read more...