Paul Ryan: Tax reform by summer

Joseph Lawler The Washington Examiner 2/13/2015

Rep. Paul Ryan set an aggressive timeline for a tax reform Friday, saying that it had to be done before the end of the summer if it is going to be done during President Obama’s tenure.

“Summer is — if we’re going to find common ground on tax reform, […]

Editorial: Why Harry Reid and Senate Democrats want to amend the Constitution

The Washington Examiner 7/15/2014

…as the world burns and the U.S. economy limps, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and Senate Democrats are trying to chip away at two of America’s most cherished freedoms.

Both involve stunts aimed at the First Amendment. One was the introduction of a bill to reverse the recent Hobby […]

GOP senators unveil first health care plan in an Obamacare world

Philip Klein The Washington Examiner 1/27/2014

Republican senators on Monday unveiled a plan to replace President Obama’s health care law that reflects the limitations on GOP health policy created by the rollout of Obamacare.

Sens. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, would repeal Obamacare as part of the Patient Choice, Affordability, […]

House Republicans, Reid to rubber-stamp Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

GOP Set to Fast-Track ‘New World Order’ Pact House Dems now last line of resistance to controversial trade agreement

Jerome R. Corsi WorldNetDaily 1/14/2014

NEW YORK – Republicans in the House are preparing to follow the lead of the White House and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to rubber-stamp the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, the […]

Orrin Hatch introduces bill to block Obama power grab

Scott Kaufman Human Events 7/18/2012

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced a bill Wednesday to block President Obama’s controversial changes to work requirements in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families law.

Sen. Hatch introduced his bill, the Preserving Work Requirement for Welfare Programs Act, on the Senate floor by saying, “This bill halts last week’s unprecedented […]

Orrin Hatch Gets a Primary

David Weigel Slate 4/21/2012

The Tea Party movement is alive in Utah. With representatives from FreedomWorks in the audience, delegates at the Utah Republican Convention managed to force Sen. Orrin Hatch into a June 26 primary. He got 59.2 percent of their votes against Dan Liljenquist, a 38-year-old state senator. Hatch needed 60 percent to […]