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Sally Persons

Sally Persons

Sally Persons covers politics for The Washington Times. She can be reached at

Articles by Sally Persons

In this March 6, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir speaks at the Capitol in Madison, Wis. Vukmir, a candidate for U.S. Senate, faces businessman and political newcomer Kevin Nicholson, in the Aug. 14, 2018, primary. (Mark Hoffman /Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File/)

Republicans put heat on Tammy Baldwin over Gina Haspel vote

Republican Senate candidate Leah Vukmir on Tuesday accused incumbent Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin of catering to left-wing groups after failing to take a position on Gina Haspel, the nominee for CIA director. Published May 15, 2018

In this Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, file photo, ranking member Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on North Korea on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Ben Cardin still undecided on Gina Haspel vote

Sen. Ben Cardin said Friday he's still undecided on whether he will support President Trump's CIA nominee Gina Haspel due to her past experience with enhanced interrogation techniques, or what critics have called torture. Published May 11, 2018