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Sen. Orrin Hatch Reiterates Support for Mitt Romney

Retiring Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) gave another endorsement of his chosen successor, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, in his Thursday address at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” conference on Capitol Hill.

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Mitt Romney Announces His U.S. Senate Race

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced on Friday his bid to run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Utah.

FILE - In this June 8, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, laughs walking side-by-side with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who met him on the tarmac at Salt Lake International Airport, in Salt Lake City. Local television stations recorded the moment, reminding the state’s …

Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch announced in a video message on Tuesday that he will retire at the end of his current term — after serving four decades in the U.S. Sena

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Utah Crowd Chants ‘Four More Years’ for Trump … on Day 318

A crowd inside the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City chanted “Four more years!” as President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on Monday — though it is only the 318th day of his presidency, well short of one year.

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Cheap-Labor Lobby Funds New H-1B Song-and-Dance Movie

Movie theaters around the country are screening a glamorous new movie about a struggling-yet-handsome Indian H-1B contract-worker in the United States — but viewers aren’t told that the movie was funded by lobbyists to help import more foreign workers for the moviegoers’ own white-collar jobs.

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All 100 Senators Contacted Russian Government This Week

On Monday — two days before the Washington Post broke the highly scandalous story that Sessions had met the Russian ambassador twice in the course of his duties — every single United States Senator had formal contact with the Russian government.

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White House and Senate Republicans Wrangle over Supreme Court

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama is quietly strategizing with Senate Democrats about how to push a Supreme Court nominee to confirmation this year, while Republicans show no sign of flinching in their promise to let the American people decide this issue in November.

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Joe Biden, 1992: No Supreme Court Pick Until After Election

Vice President Joe Biden spoke out forcefully against appointing a new Supreme Court justice in an election year–in 1992, when he was chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and George H.W. Bush was running for re-election.