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Politics & Policy Daily: Senator Hatches Retirement Plan

Follow stories throughout the day with our Politics & Policy portal. Is He Running?: Utah Senator Orrin Hatch’s retirement opens the door for a possible Senate bid by Mitt Romney. Here’s what a Senator Romney might look like . (McKay Coppins) A Tax Incentive That Works: New...

Orrin Hatch, Utah Senator, to Retire, Opening Path for Mitt Romney

Mr. Hatch’s decision clears the way for the political resurrection of Mr. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee who is now a Utah resident and is popular in the Mormon-heavy state. Mr. Romney has told associates he would likely run i...

Trump should resign over sexual harassment allegations, Booker says

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker called on President Donald Trump to resign Saturday night over the allegations of sexual harassment that have dogged him since the presidential campaign. Booker made the comments at a campaign appearance in Alabama for...

Jeff Sessions Adopts Jared Kushner’s Incompetence Defense

Jeff Sessions speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., November 14, 2017.By Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images.For all his blunders, Jared Kushner has made one invaluable contribution to the Donald Trump administration: he inspired its go-to defens...

Roy Moore: Another GOP calamity

The Washington Post's blockbuster article on Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, the twice-booted judge whose incendiary rhetoric on gays and Muslims spurred a handful of elected Republicans t...

McConnell, chorus of GOP senators call on Moore to step aside in Alabama Senate race

A growing chorus of Senate Republicans including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., have called on Senate candidate Roy Moore to withdraw from a special election in Alabama if allegations pr...

Opinion | Roy Moore: Another GOP calamity

Roy Moore speaks at the Values Voter Summit of the Family Research Council in October. (James Lawler Duggan/Reuters) The Post’s blockbuster article on Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, th...

McConnell calls on Roy Moore to exit Alabama Senate race 'if these allegations are true'

WASHINGTON — A growing chorus of Senate Republicans including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., have called on Senate candidate Roy Moore to withdraw from a special election in Alabama if...

The Lesson for Republicans

RUSH: Here’s another truth, ladies and gentlemen, just gonna fire this out there. There’s nothing inspiring about establishment Republicans, and to win in a blue state like this was, you’re...

Analysis | Tuesday’s elections offer fresh evidence that the ground is shifting beneath the GOP

Republicans awoke Wednesday to a series of aftershocks following Democratic victories across Virginia and other local elections that far exceeded either side’s expectations. That performance, ...

2 more GOP Congress members announce retirements

Two longtime GOP lawmakers announced their retirements Tuesday from the House of Representatives, adding to the growing list of Republicans electing to leave Capitol Hill under the Trump administ...

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