Tuesday, January 23, 2018

‘Radical homosexuals?’ Anderson Cooper’s contentious interview with Roy Moore’s spokeswoman, annotated

‘Radical homosexuals?’ Anderson Cooper’s contentious interview with Roy Moore’s spokeswoman, annotated Anderson Cooper's Wednesday-night interview with Roy Moore spokeswoman Janet Porter already...

‘The worst you can say about Democrats is they are too pure’ on sexual...

MSNBC host Chris Matthews on air during the final day of the 2016 Republican National Convention. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)When Al Franken announced...

Al Franken finds unlikely defenders on Fox News

Al Franken finds unlikely defenders on Fox News “Good riddance” was how Tucker Carlson reacted Wednesday night to news that Sen. Al...

So, how much credit do Democrats get for pushing Al Franken out?

So, how much credit do Democrats get for pushing Al Franken out? Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) became the first sitting senator in...

Democrats’ Senate majority math is suddenly starting to add up

Then-Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) talks about his eight years in office on Dec. 13, 2010. (Mark Humphrey/AP)Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) resigned Thursday...

Al Franken’s defiant, unapologetic resignation speech, annotated

Al Franken’s defiant, unapologetic resignation speech, annotated Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) reluctantly announced he's resigning his seat Thursday after multiple women accused...

Yes, a government shutdown before Christmas is still possible

Yes, a government shutdown before Christmas is still possible We're closely monitoring the chances of a government shutdown this month, and we will update this story...

Black lawmakers are stumping for Doug Jones in Alabama. But is it too late?

Doug Jones waves to a supporter as he walks in a Christmas parade on Dec. 2 in Selma, Ala. (AP)In response to concerns that...

How Washington Post journalists broke the story of allegations against Roy Moore

A new poll by the Poynter Institute, a journalism nonprofit, finds that while overall trust and confidence in the press has increased during the Trump...

Scandal cost three congressmen their jobs this week. The last time something like this...

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) leaves the Capitol after announcing his resignation Thursday. (Andrew Harnik/AP)Here's one way to put this extraordinary week into perspective,...