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Orrin Hatch

Orrin Grant Hatch was an American attorney and politician who served as a United States senator from Utah from 1977 to 2019. Hatch's 42-year Senate tenure made him the longest-serving Republican U.S. senator in history. Hatch was also a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . Wikipedia*

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Orrin Hatch has 2,417 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 139 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2019 with an average of 50,502 views per program. Most appearances with John Cornyn (27), Mitch McConnell (26), Chuck Grassley (20). Most common tags: Federal Courts, Tax Policy, Senate.

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U.S. Senator, R-UT January 3, 1977 - January 3, 2019 Videos: 2,414

Recent Appearances

  • Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 1

    Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing for William Barr, President Trump’s nominee to succeed former Attorney…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate adopted a measure offered by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) to change IRS donor disclosure requirements for tax-exempt…

  • Chronic Illness Care

    Chronic Illness Care

    The Bipartisan Policy Center hosted an event on chronic illness care. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR)…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    Several senators paid tribute to Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), who was retiring after serving seven terms. Senator Hatch then…

  • Judicial Confirmations

    Judicial Confirmations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing to consider four of President Trump’s judicial nominees including…

  • Senator Hatch on the Constitution and the Courts

    Senator Hatch on the Constitution and the Courts

    Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) talked about the history of judicial confirmations. He also commented at length about the…

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