Conservative nonprofit American Action Network has launched a TV ad in support of Sen. Orrin Hatch’s (R-Utah) work in Congress to “stop reckless spending and balance the budget.”
The new ad, which will run for four weeks on Fox News, comes as other conservative outside groups are actively seeking to replace Hatch. He is up for a seventh term next year and is likely to face state Sen. Dan Liljenquist at the April 21 Republican state convention.
“Sen. Hatch has fought against the president’s bloated stimulus,” the ad’s announcer says. “He’s led the fight for a balanced budget amendment, and he’s stopped the latest stimulus dead in its tracks. Tell Sen. Hatch to keep leading the fight to balance the budget.”
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.