Tea Party ‘super PAC’ going after Sen. Orrin Hatch
An outside spending group affiliated with the conservative Tea Party movement is targeting long-time Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch in 2012 for not being conservative enough.
for America is a so-called “super PAC,” meaning it can accept unlimited
donations from corporations, individuals and labor unions and spend the
funds on advertising and other expenditures aimed at electing or
defeating a candidate.
On Tuesday, the group reported
to the Federal Election Commission that it spent more than $43,000 on
expenditures to oppose Hatch, including payments to a Utah
communications firm for research, a D.C.-based polling firm, an
Oregon-based yard sign manufacturer and a North Carolina online services
says his group is working to provide Utah-based activists with the
resources they need to defeat Hatch, including polling, focus groups,
online phone-banking, direct mail, door-hangers, and palm cards.Read more at www.tucsonsentinel.com