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Orrin Hatch courts conservatives in quest for survival

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R), a top 2012 target for the tea party, is running for his seventh term in Utah by courting conservatives activists one by one.

 
 

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Utah Se. Orrin G. Hatch (R) speaks to students on the campus of Utah State University in February. Hatch is trying to present himself as a pure conservative in order to help fend off challengers from the extreme right of the GOP party who played a major part in the ouster of his colleague Sen. Bob Bennett in 2010.


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In Utah, Sen. Hatch courts tea partyers one by one in quest for survival
Article | LOGAN, UTAH - Here's how you run for reelection if you're a powerful Republican senator from a state where powerful Republican activists want somebody new:

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