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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 to refuse to back him, found Moore allegedly engaged in sexual behavior with a minor a...

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 prove true that the former judge initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl n...

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, the twice-booted judge whose incendiary rhetoric on gays and Muslims spurred a handful ...

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...

New Jersey GOP congressman LoBiondo to retire after 12 terms

New Jersey GOP congressman LoBiondo to retire after 12 terms WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve-term GOP Rep. Frank LoBiondo of New Jersey announced his retirement Tuesday, declaring that "our nation is...

What Killed the Democratic Party?

This post originally appeared in The Nation. The Democratic Party lost just about everything in 2016, but so far it has offered only evasive regrets and mild apologies. Instead of acknowledging ...

Bob Corker shows how to be a lame duck | Brian Dickerson

CLOSE In a public spat that just keeps getting uglier, President Trump and retiring Sen. Bob Corker from Tennessee had harsh words for each other on social media. Corker went even further in ...

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