Quote of the day: "An old guy"

Orrin Hatch could "die before his term is through," says his Dem challenger


Jillian Rayfield
September 19, 2012 12:16AM (UTC)

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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Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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