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How Orrin Hatch voted on key votes

Member Most DEMS
Confirmed VOTE 2

On the Nomination

Confirmation of Samuel A. Alito, Jr. to be an Associate Supreme Court Justice.

Agreed to VOTE 363

On the Motion

Cut nearly $40 billion from the federal budget by imposing substantial changes on welfare, child support and student lending programs.

Agreed to VOTE 249

H R 2863

Supported a ban on cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of detainees held by U.S. forces and to requires the military to follow the Army field manual for interrogations.

Confirmed VOTE 245

On the Nomination

Confirmation of John G. Roberts, Jr., to be Chief Justice of the United States.

Agreed to VOTE 213

H R 6

Offered tax breaks and incentives in what supporters said was an effort to spur oil and gas companies to provide innovative wasy to reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil, conserve resources and reduce pollution.

Passed VOTE 170

S 1307

Established a free trade zone between the United States, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua; a separate agreement with the Dominican Republican was also included in the measure.

Rejected VOTE 142

On the Cloture Motion

Blocked, for the second time, the confirmation President Bush's choice for U.N. Ambassador, John Bolton. Those opposed to the confirmation voted "no" on a measure to limit debate. Those in favor of the confirmation fell short of the 60 votes needed to limit debate and move the nomination process forward.

Passed VOTE 44

S 256

Made it harder for people to erase debt by declaring bankruptcy.

Passed VOTE 9

S 5

Sought to curtail the ability of plaintiffs to file class-action lawsuits against corporations by making cases that were filed in multiple states the responsibility of federal courts.

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