Senator Orrin Hatch
Up for Re-election in 2012
Ranked 35th most conservative Senator in 2007 by National Journal
Committees: Finance, Judiciary, Health Education Labor and Pensions, Intelligence, Taxation, Aging
Why It’s Time to Replace Senator Hatch
Voted for $700 billion TARP bill
Voted for Medicare Part D, the largest entitlement program in 40 years.
Voted for the original and expansions of SCHIP (socialized medicine for children)
Voted to confirm Timothy Geithner & Cass Sunstein, despite their backgrounds.
Helped author $5.7 billion dollar "Volunteerism" bill with Ted Kennedy which will expand Americorps from 75,000 positions to 250,000.
Voted to provide an additional $550,000,000 for Amtrak for fiscal year 2007.