Report: Lott to Step Down A report says Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) will step down as Senate Republican leader following a furor over remarks that seemed to endorse America's segregated past. Lott faced a Jan. 6 vote on his status as incoming majority leader and a challenge for the post from Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN). NPR News reports.

Report: Lott to Give Up Senate GOP Leader's Post

Report: Lott to Give Up Senate GOP Leader's Post

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A report says Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) will step down as Senate Republican leader following a furor over remarks that seemed to endorse America's segregated past. Lott faced a Jan. 6 vote on his status as incoming majority leader and a challenge for the post from Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN). NPR News reports.