Dan Liljenquist. Utah
FreedomWorks, a grassroots organization that was essential to Tea Party wins in 2010, has made it clear that Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has to go. They been constantly hammering Hatch big government record for months, hoping to send him the way of his former colleague, Bob Bennett; though they haven’t yet endorsed his primary opponent, State Sen. Dan Liljenquist.
Hatch has been trying to come back to the right on fiscal issues, but Tea Party and fiscal conservatives have been unconvinced that the change is real. And yesterday, FreedomWorks made that clear yesterday by releasing a new web ad slamming Hatch for the $7.5 trillion in debt that he has racked up while serving in the Senate: