A closer look at US Sen. Orrin Hatch

Posted at 8:33 PM, Jun 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-17 23:06:26-04

FOX 13's Max Roth interviews Sen. Orrin Hatch about his politics, interests and second career as a songwriter.

The six-term Republican Senator is up for re-election this year. He has received criticism from his opponent Dan Liljenquist for alleged debate-dodging but the longtime senator denies those claimes.

Hatch has garnered support from some high-profile politicians, including current GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

Related story: A closer look at Dan Liljenquist

6 questions in 60 seconds: Orrin Hatch