Many GOP Senate Staffers Shown the Door

Change in leadership of committees leading to the purge


For hundreds of congressional staffers, it's time to dust off the old résumé and pick up that interview suit from the cleaners.

There's a bloodbath on Capitol Hill among Senate Republican staffers, stemming from a big turnover in committee leadership. Of 21 Senate committees, 13 have new ranking Republicans. And while the new bosses might keep some members of the old regime, many of them are being shown the door.