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May 13, 2012

Arlen Specter Would Like Utah to Reelect Orrin Hatch

What does that tell you?

For Arlen Specter, it's not about being a good Republican. It's about holding onto power.

But you don't have to worry about Orrin Hatch. He has an 89% lifetime ACU conservative rating. He only crosses the aisle on the really important things.

From Philip Klein at the Washington Examiner:

As President Bush worked with Congressional Republicans to explode government when they were in power, Hatch voted with him every step of the way. He voted to expand the federal role in education with "No Child Left Behind" and for the biggest expansion of entitlements since LBJ's Great Society in the form of the Medicare prescription drug plan.

In 2005, Hatch voted for the $286 billion highway bill, which contained 6,376 earmarks, including the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere." He then voted against an amendment that would have diverted funds earmarked for the bridge to help pay for Hurricane Katrina relief. In the fall of 2008, Hatch went on to vote for the Wall Street bailout.

Video below the fold from The Daily Caller.


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