Reporter covering national politics Education: Hamilton College
Sean Sullivan covers national politics. Before joining The Washington Post in the summer of 2012, he was the editor of Hotline On Call, National Journal Hotline’s politics blog. He has also worked for NHK, Japan's public broadcaster, and ABC News. Sullivan is a graduate of Hamilton College, where he received a degree in philosophy.
“We should stop bringing candidates with questionable track records on race before the full Senate for a vote,” Scott writes in response to Wall Street Journal editorial on Thomas A. Farr’s nomination to the federal bench.
In a private conversation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to consider Rep. Martha McSally, who came up short in her bid for the state’s other Senate seat this year. But some Arizona Republicans have concerns about her.