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Senator Orrin Hatch was able to easily defeat another Republican candidate backed by tea party activists. It was the first time since Hatch was elected in 1976 to the Senate that he has seen a primary challenge. Hatch who is 78, was bracing for a difficult challenge for his reelection, but was able to breeze [...]
Three longtime Republican senators are targeted by the Tea Party because of their good working relationship with Democrats. They are Richard Lugar of Indiana, Orrin Hatch of Utah and Olympia Snowe of Maine. The Tea Party is seen as one of the reasons why the Republicans took majority of the seats in last fall’s congressional [...]