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  • Illustration: Google by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    RULE: Google dominance deserves scrutiny

    Recently, the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, on which Utah Sen. Mike Lee is the ranking Republican, held a hearing titled, "The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition?"

  • Sen. Mike Lee, Utah Republican (Photo from Mike Lee for Senate 2010)

    Utah senator calls Democrats' budget plan 'insulting'

    Sen. Mike Lee, one of the first-term budget hawks who rode a wave of tea party support into Washington last fall, on Wednesday dismissed Democrats' budget proposals as "insulting."

  • Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican

    'Old school' Hatch girds for new wave in primary

    Orrin Hatch has served Utah for many years — maybe too many. The political mood among Republican voters favors fresh faces with tea party connections, and while the 76-year-old Mr. Hatch may be a veritable political institution in his state, he's not exactly fresh.

  • Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, Vermont Democrat, chided Republicans Thursday for delaying a nominee hearing. (Associated Press)

    GOP glitch delays judicial hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday opened its work in the new Congress with a scheduling glitch that delayed a slew of judicial nominations and the formal introduction of a bill to overhaul the nation's patent system.

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  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen.-elect Marco Rubio, R-Fla. thanks supporters in Coral Gables, Fla. after winning his senate bid Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.

    'Tea party' helps Rubio break Beltway

    If the "tea party" is the story of 2010, then Marco Rubio's rise from anti-establishment challenger to senator-elect is the story of the insurgent movement itself.

  • **FILE** Sharron Angle shakes hands of supporters in Las Vegas on June 8, 2010, after winning the Nevada Republican U.S. Senate primary election race. Angle will face Sen. Harry Reid in November. (Associated Press)

    'Tea party' hopefuls target Education Department

    Conservatives have talked wistfully for years about eliminating the Education Department, but a host of Republican "tea party" candidates this election year are saying it's time to move beyond talk and force Congress to vote.

BUCKING THE SYSTEM: South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint seeks some new allies in the Senate.

    DeMint expands clout all the way to Utah

    South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint has bet on the right horse in an impressive string of Senate primary contests this year, but the freshman Republican's biggest challenge will likely be how he and his band of conservative outsiders fit into the GOP establishment.

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