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Romney endorses Hatch for re-election

Romney endorses Hatch for re-election

By Matt Canham
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Sep 12, 2011 09:52AM MDT

Washington • Mitt Romney, likely the most popular politician among Utah voters, endorsed Sen. Orrin Hatch’s re-election campaign Monday, reciprocating after the senior senator backed Romney’s two presidential runs.
This is the latest in a string of conservative endorsements that the Hatch campaign hopes will ward off a potential Republican challenger in his 2012 race.
Romney hinged his endorsement on Hatch’s position as the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, which oversees tax...

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