Roy Moore arrives at an election night party in Alabama on December 12, 2017. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Roy Moore is considering another Senate run in Alabama, concerning Republican leaders who fear his candidacy could damage the GOP's chances to win back the seat from Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, the AP reports.

Why it matters: Jones is viewed as one of the most vulnerable Senate incumbents in 2020, and picking up his seat is vital for Republicans to ensure that they remain in control of the chamber. Moore, the former chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, lost to Jones in a 2017 special election after multiple women accused him of inappropriate touching and making sexual advances toward them when they were underage.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state in Capitol's National Statuary Hall

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Monday that the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state in the Capitol's National Statuary Hall on Friday, making Ginsburg the first woman to ever receive the honor.

The state of play: The Supreme Court also announced Monday that Ginsburg will lie in repose on the front steps of the building on Wednesday and Thursday, allowing the public to pay respects to the late justice outside.

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Trump announces new Iran sanctions in effort to maintain international arms embargo

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President Trump signed an executive order on Monday that would impose sanctions on any person or entity that contributes to the supply, sale, or transfer of conventional arms to or from Iran or is engaged in providing training and financial support related to those weapons.

Why it matters: The executive order is the first step by the Trump administration to put teeth into its claim that international sanctions on Iran were restored over the weekend, one month after the U.S. initiated the "snapback" process under a United Nations Security Council resolution.

Exclusive: Conservative group launches $2M Supreme Court ad

Screengrab of ad, courtesy of Judicial Crisis Network.

The Judicial Crisis Network is launching a $2.2 million ad campaign to put pressure on vulnerable Senate Republicans in battleground states to support a quick confirmation when President Trump announces his Supreme Court nominee.

The big picture: "Follow Precedent," previewed by Axios, is one of the first national and cable television ads to run following Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's death Friday.