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Senator Orrin Hatch and His Legacy

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Wednesday, we’re talking about Senator Orrin Hatch’s decision to retire after more than 40 years in office. We’ll explore his career, his legacy, and ask who may run in his place.

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Wednesday, we’re talking about Utah’s senior senator Orrin Hatch, who just announced his retirement. January 3rd is actually his 41st anniversary in the Senate, making him the longest-serving Republican. Hatch was getting pressure from two different sides. Apparently, the President wanted him to run again. Utahns though, according to a survey, thought it was time to call it a day. So we’ll talk about his decision, his legacy, and who may run in his place.