Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is probably going to hold onto his seat against his Democratic challenger, Scott Howell. Which could be why Howell went for broke in a fundraising email:
“I’m going to be frank. Orrin Hatch is not a bad guy. But he is an old guy,” Howell says, also adding that Hatch could “die before his term is through.”
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