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Sen. Orrin Hatch eyes legacy with archive, think tank plans

Signed boxing gloves from Muhammad Ali, documents from the Bill Clinton impeachment and 3,000 boxes of other papers and memorabilia from a 42-year career in Washington, D.C., will be part of a library and think tank being named for retiring U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch on Wednesday.

After helping pass a sweeping overhaul of the tax code and persuading President Donald Trump to downsize two national monuments, the Republican Hatch announced in January he will be leaving office at the end of the year.

"Presidents normally open entire libraries to house their papers, and those normally cover a period of just four or eight years," Hatch said. "With 42 years of...

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