Orrin Hatch


Republicans are making his confirmation about whether he’s an honest judge or not—but this is really about radical conservatism and a stolen Supreme Court seat.

New Nepotism

A governor’s daughter is made CEO without a MBA. A senator’s son starts a hedge fund right out of college. Democrats have joined Republicans in the new nepotism.

Conservative champions like Orrin Hatch are running for their political lives in the Tea Party era. Jill Lawrence on the senators being targeted and their chances of survival.

Exciting the punditry, Orrin Hatch suggested he's heard Hillary Clinton is a candidate to be nominated to the Supreme Court. It still seems to be a rumor more than anything else, but the idea is sure to stir up some discussion. NBC

On State of the Union, Orrin Hatch and Chris Dodd say they both think Ted Kennedy's widow, Vicki, ought to be considered for his interim successor in the Senate. CNN