Orrin Hatch ends 4-decade Senate run as unique GOP voice

U.S. 01/03/19, 16:49

Orrin Hatch ended his tenure Thursday as the longest-serving Republican senator in history, capping a unique career that positioned him as one of the most prominent conservatives in the United States. The departure of the vocal supporter of President Donald Trump ushers in another outsized Utah voice with a very different ...

Update: Feds eye move to regulate legal sports betting

Sports 12/19/18, 14:25

The Latest on a bill that would have the federal government regulate sports betting nationwide (all times local):2:20 p.m.A bill that would have the federal government regulate sports betting nationwide has been introduced in the U.S. Senate.Sen. Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, and Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah ...

APNewsBreak: Feds eye move to regulate legal sports betting

Sports 12/19/18, 13:01

The federal government would regulate sports betting nationwide under a bill to be introduced Wednesday.Sen. Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, told The Associated Press he and Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah will introduce the Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018.The bill would have the U.S. Justice ...

Orrin Hatch laments loss of civility for US Senate in ‘crisis’

Politics 12/12/18, 14:07

Outgoing U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah bemoaned the disappearance of political civility, kinship and cross-party collaboration during a farewell speech Wednesday where he called the Senate a legislative body in "crisis." Hatch, 84, will step down next month as the longest-serving Republican senator in history after serving 42 years. After ...

President Trump recognizes “extraordinary Americans”

Politics 11/16/18, 15:09

The Latest on the Presidential Medal of Freedom (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump has recognized seven "extraordinary Americans" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the highest honor America gives a civilian. Recipients include doctor and Republican Party donor Miriam Adelson, wife of Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. The Adelsons ...

Trump says 7 to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Politics 11/10/18, 12:22

President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they include the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history, Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth. FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 photo, Alan Page, NFL Hall of Famer ...

Update: Mitt Romney wins US Senate seat in Utah

Health 11/06/18, 23:02

The Latest on Tuesday's midterm election in Utah (all times local): 8:00 p.m. Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has handily won a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state of Utah after a campaign where he backed off his once-fierce criticism of Donald Trump. Romney clinched the win Tuesday as soon ...

Kavanaugh hearing devolves into partisan fistfight

U.S. 09/28/18, 11:39

Partisan tensions are only getting worse after a hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh devolved into a partisan fistfight. Democrats and Republicans — and Kavanaugh himself — sparred over explosive allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted an acquaintance while both were teenagers.Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate ...

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