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Corker reconsidering retirement sets up possible GOP battle with Blackburn
When Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker announced in September that he would retire at the end of his term, fellow Republican hopefuls hopped into the fray eager for a rare shot at an open seat in the deeply-red state. Just a few months later, Corker’s having second thoughts about retirement amid a behind
Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role
Many Republicans looking to Mitt Romney to be an elder statesman in the Senate, willing to take on President Donald Trump
Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf
A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate
In a possible 'Senator Romney', some GOPers see an elder statesman and potential Trump foil
Former Massachusetts Governor and one-time Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is planning to announce that he will run for the U.S. Senate in Utah on Thursday morning, according to senior advisers familiar with the matter. "He’s probably going to run for the Senate ,” Ron Kaufman, a senior
Campaign: Only 'sexist pig' would think Blackburn can't win
Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn's campaign says that anyone who thinks she can't win the general election in her U.S. Senate bid is a "plain sexist pig"
Sen . Bob Corker ducks questions about re-election decision
Senator corker. I don't know. Differently time are you having conversations about running again.
Trump proposes deep cuts in State Department budget
The Trump administration's proposed budget for the State Department that was rolled out Monday has two things in common with last year's proposal: It calls for a one-third cut to the agency and the U.S. Agency for International Diplomacy — and it's being dismissed already. "This is not a serious
Trump plan would study sale of federal utility's assets
President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan suggests studying whether the nation's largest public utility should sell its transmission assets, which Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander called "a looney idea" "with zero chance of becoming law."
The Note: Accountability due for Trump White House
The TAKE with Rick Klein “Due Process” is what President Donald Trump is demanding — again going far to find those on his team credible, while disbelieving women in particular. What’s due first, though, is scrutiny of the White House process that allowed Rob Porter’s alleged background to go either
Trump officials defend Afghanistan policy before skeptical senators
Sixteen years into America’s longest war - and six months into President Donald Trump ’s new Afghanistan policy - top officials with the Pentagon and State Department could not tell Congress Tuesday how many fighters the Taliban has, how many ISIS terrorists are in Afghanistan, or whether there’s