BOB CORKER Headlines

  • Don't Trust Bob Corker

    Bob Corker would like you to know that he’ll stick around Washington a little bit longer, if you want him to. The Tennessee Republican announced his retirement on September 26, 2017, in a short humblebrag celebrating both the power he’d accumulated and the sacrifices he’d made. “When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn’t imagine serving for more than two terms. Understandably, as we have gained influence, that decision has become more difficult,” Corker declared. “But I...

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  • Bob Corker reconsidering leaving Senate: report

    Sen. Bob Corker may "un-retire." According to a report Monday evening in Politico, the Tennessee Republican who said months ago that he wouldn't run for re-election in 2018 is being urged by party leaders to reconsider his decision. And, Politico reported, he is "listening." The attempt is the ...
  • Sen. Bob Corker's second thoughts on retiring

    Here are the stories our DC insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today.

  • Bob Corker, other GOP senators challenge unbalanced budget

    President Trump's new budget alone isn't enough to keep federal deficits from getting out of hand, Republican senators said Tuesday, challenging the White House to find more savings. Mr. Trump's 2019 budget never gets to balance in the 10-year fiscal window, breaking long-standing GOP promises to show the path to ...
  • Bob Corker faces uphill climb if he reconsiders retirement

    Republicans are warning that Sen. Bob Corker would be doomed in Tennessee's primary if, in a change of heart, he decides to run for re-election.

  • Bob Corker may reconsider retirement, setting up Republican battle in Tennessee

    Republican Sen. Bob Corker announced his retirement in the midst of a feud with Donald Trump, and now his retirement is setting up another fight among Republicans. With a poll showing potential trouble for Republicans in the race to replace Corker: … a faction of Republicans in Tennessee and Washington are worried that the favorite for the Republican Senate nomination, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), could lose the general election — and with it the Senate majority. They want Corker to get...