Club For Growth Ranks Orrin Hatch In Its Top 10
Salt Lake City, UT – Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, received a nearly perfect rating from the Club For Growth, a national conservative political organization, and he was ranked No. 7 on the organization's list of conservative senators.
The Club For Growth congressional rankings for 2011 were released earlier today, and Hatch joined conservative Senators like Rand Paul, R-KY; Tom Coburn, R-Okla.; Jim DeMint, R-S.C.; Mike Lee, R-Utah; and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. in the organization's top 10.
Senator Hatch said he was pleased but not surprised by his 99 percent rating.
"I have always been a staunch conservative, and it's always gratifying to see that reputation upheld by an organization as prominent as the Club For Growth," he said.
According to their website, www.clubforgrowth.org, the Club For Growth is a national network of Americans who support economic freedom and the prosperity and opportunity such freedoms offer. According to the website, the rankings for members of Congress are determined by their votes on several issues. These include low taxes, limited government spending, expanding free trade and reforming entitlement programs to fiscally sustainable levels.