Longtime Utah senator Orrin Hatch forced into primary fight




 
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April 21st, 2012  
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Topic: Longtime Utah senator Orrin Hatch forced into primary fight


Utah Republicans denied U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch a clear path to a seventh and final term Saturday, forcing the 78-year-old lawmaker into a June primary with 37-year-old former state Sen. Dan Liljenquist. Hatch fell short of the nomination by fewer than 50 votes from the nearly 4,000 delegates at the party convention.




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