Utah Politico Summer Reading: Senator Mike Lee [video]

It’s not too late to start a new book. And if you need a good idea or two, here are a few that Utah’s politicos are reading. This is the seventh in the series on what Utah’s politicians have on their summer reading lists. Senator Mike Lee has represented Utah in the U.S. Senate since 2010. When I asked what was on the Senator’s summer reading list, I didn’t expect a full explanation of why it was and what he enjoyed about the book.  After all, Senator Lee is a busy guy, and even state legislators have sent me…

Prediction: Orrin Hatch Will Run Again in 2018

A long time ago, a younger Orrin Hatch made this quip about three-term senator Frank Moss. “What do you call a senator who’s served for three terms? You call him home.” Seven terms later, after more than one promise that he would not run again, he’s leaving the door open. Let me tell ya something, when that Tough Old Bird leaves a door open, he walks through it. Maybe it was a promise he intended to keep in 2012. The same as the promises he’s made in previous terms when…