Gop Moderates Bow Out?

Conservatives are rejoicing because three veteran GOP moderates may retire from the Senate next year. Capitol Hill sources say they are Mark O. Hatfield of Oregon, who blocked passage of a balanced-budget amendment; Nancy L. Kassebaum of Kansas, who has long talked of stepping down; and William S. Cohen of Maine, who is openly unhappy with the Senate's sharp shift to the right.

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