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Is Utah's senior senator too old?

Utah's 78-year old Senator Orrin Hatch, who's running for reelection this Fall, has faced criticism from his Democratic opponent that he's too old. Scott Howell has distributed a fundraising letter urging support for him in part because Hatch could die before a potential next term would end.

Thomas Burr, Senior Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune, talks about the reaction to Howell's letter.