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  • Roy Moore has 11-point edge over Doug Jones in new Senate race poll

    10/19/2017 6:06:02 PM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 29 replies
    WBRZ Fox 6 ^ | 10/18/17 | Rick Journey
    Republican Roy Moore leads Democrat Doug Jones by 11 percentage points in a new Raycom News Network Senate Election poll conducted by Strategy Research.
  • Group says McConnell 'wasted millions' against Moore

    10/04/2017 4:28:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 4, 2017 6:30 PM EDT
    A group that backed Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s contentious U.S. Senate primary said a super PAC aligned with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “wasted millions” trying to defeat Moore. The Senate Leadership Fund spent $9 million in the race on behalf of Sen. Luther Strange. Ed Rollins, lead strategist for the Great America PAC backing Moore, said the Senate Leadership Fund can “atone for this mistake” by providing Moore with the same level of financial support as he faces Democrat Doug Jones in the general election. …
  • Steve Bannon taunts Trump over Roy Moore victory: The people are '6-0 in these elections'

    09/27/2017 4:46:20 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 79 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09/27/2016 | Naomi Lim
    Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon mocked President Trump on Wednesday for backing the so-called Republican establishment favorite Luther Strange over Roy Moore in the GOP's Alabama U.S. Senate seat runoff. "We're 6-0 in these elections," Bannon told Sirius XM's "Breitbart News Daily," referring to "we, the people" and the slew of special elections held under the Trump administration. "President Trump is 5-1. Oops! Did I say that? 5-1." Moore won the contest with about 54.6 percent to Strange's 45.4 percent, per the Associated Press. Bannon, who returned to Breitbart News as chairman right after his departure from the...
  • Nolte: Luther Strange Endorsement Is Just Latest Awful Advice Trump Received from Jared Kushner

    09/27/2017 4:23:20 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/27/2016 | John Nolte
    To no one’s surprise, President Donald Trump is apparently “furious” over his woefully misguided decision to go all-in for Luther Strange in Alabama’s U.S. Senate primary. It was a decision that blew spectacularly up in the president’s face last night with Strange’s massive 10-point loss to Roy Moore, an outsider much closer in spirit to Trumpism than establishment crony Strange. In what is becoming a disturbing pattern, Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner was apparently one of those who advised the president to back Strange, to once again sail into big, jagged rocks — a humiliation for Trump that anyone...
  • Dark days for Senate Leader McConnell as losses cast doubt

    09/27/2017 3:49:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 27, 2017 6:17 PM EDT | Erica Werner
    Senate Republicans reckoned Wednesday with an insurgent’s win in Alabama that poses clear threats to their own grip on power and the leadership of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Nearly $10 million spent by a McConnell-backed super PAC couldn’t save incumbent GOP Sen. Luther Strange, who had been endorsed by President Donald Trump as well. It came the same day that McConnell, short of votes, pulled the plug on the latest and possibly final GOP effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare.” Coming together, the events raised questions about McConnell’s leadership within the Senate and without, casting doubt on his reputation both...
  • Trump Stumped As Bannon-Backed Roy Moore Wins Alabama Republican Primary By Landslide

    09/27/2017 1:51:50 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 80 replies
    thedailycoin ^ | 9-26-2017 | Tyler Durden
    In a serious rebuke for President Trump (and perhaps moreso for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell), ousted judge and alt-right favorite Roy Moore has won the Alabama Republican Primary by a landslide. The Steve Bannon-backed candidate, who defied court orders to remove the Ten Commandments from his courtroom and refused to recognize gay marriage after the Supreme Court’s June 2015 ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, is leading by 9.6 points with 92% of the votes counted... Interestingly, former Trump deputy assistant Sebastian Gorka, who backed Moore, said despite Trump backing the establishment favorite, a Moore victory strengthens Trump... “But guess what...
  • Trump infuriated after backing Alabama loser

    09/27/2017 8:44:11 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 142 replies
    CNN ^ | September 27, 2017
    CNN)Returning from a high-dollar fundraiser in Manhattan on Tuesday evening, an infuriated President Donald Trump watched aboard Air Force One as Fox News called the Alabama Senate primary for Roy Moore against Trump's favored candidate, Luther Strange. What ensued was a barrage of angry venting at his political team and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who had consolidated establishment GOP support behind Strange. Trump, officials and informal advisers say, felt misled by McConnell and his political team, who encouraged him to endorse and campaign for Strange.
  • Roy Moore defeats Luther Strange in Alabama Senate runoff

    09/26/2017 6:29:54 PM PDT · by markomalley · 189 replies
    Al.com ^ | 9/26/17
    Alabama voters today pick a Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, choosing between former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore and Sen. Luther Strange. Today's winner advances to face Democratic nominee Doug Jones on Dec. 12 to fill the Senate seat Jeff Sessions left to become President Trump's attorney general. Strange has held the seat on an interim basis since accepting the appointment by former Gov. Robert Bentley in February.
  • Live Election Results: U.S. Senate Primary Runoff in Alabama

    09/26/2017 2:08:18 PM PDT · by House Atreides · 479 replies
    The New York Times ^ | September 26, 2017 | Alexander Burns et al
    Alabama votes on Tuesday in the Republican runoff to fill the United States Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, now the attorney general. Polls close at 8 p.m. Eastern. The winner will face the Democratic nominee, Doug Jones, a former United States attorney, on Dec. 12.
  • Strange vs. Moore: Which Brand of Trumpism Will Win?

    09/26/2017 4:09:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 26, 2017 | Andrew Egger
    Washington stands by to see which brand of Trumpism will carry the day in a Alabama's special election primary between Luther Strange and Roy Moore, a race that has become something of a proxy war for the Republican Party. Polls close at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday and THE WEEKLY STANDARD will be tracking the vote count below, with data provided by DecisionDeskHQ:(CHART-AT-LINK) The race pits the incumbent Strange, a relatively conventional Republican who was appointed to fill Jeff Sessions’s vacated seat in February, against Moore, a religious firebrand who achieved notoriety through his uncompromising social stances as an Alabama judge....
  • *** ALABAMA, GET OUT AND VOTE FOR JUDGE ROY MOORE TODAY ! ! ! ***

    09/26/2017 5:40:32 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 30 replies
    Golden State Times on YouTube.Com ^ | Sep 26 2017 RUNOFF Election | Luther Strange; Roy Moore
    WATCH: Luther Strange and Roy Moore Debate Ahead of Alabama GOP Senate Runoff ( 1:09:25 ) Golden State Times Streamed live on Sep 21, 2017 Click on the link above to watch the entire debate.
  • Trump Could Win Even If He Loses in Alabama

    09/24/2017 3:06:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 24, 2017 | Alex Seitz-Wald
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Alabama Republicans have a choice between a Trump-like outsider and a Trump-backed insider Tuesday in a closely watched Senate GOP runoff that has the potential to wreak havoc on the Senate Republicans’ narrow majority. In a fitting conclusion to a sometimes nasty battle, supporters of GOP establishment-backed interim Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., are expected to rally on the eve of the election with Vice President Mike Pence. On the other side of the state, backers of insurgent candidate Roy Moore will stump with Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and controversial "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson. Trump...
  • Sarah Palin: Big Luther Got His Senate Seat from Corrupt ‘Quid Pro Quo’

    09/23/2017 8:25:57 PM PDT · by aspasia · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | September 22, 2017 | breitbart news
    “Getting the job of the temporary Senate seat, being handed the job by the politician who’s now gone because corruption, whatever,” Palin said, trailing off. “I don’t know what you guys call it, but up in Alaska we call it quid pro quo, which I think is an old Eskimo term for that which fertilizes the swamp.”
  • Donald Trump Admits: ‘I Might Have Made a Mistake’ in Endorsing Luther Strange Over Judge Roy Moore

    09/23/2017 10:24:48 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 64 replies
    The Politistick ^ | 09/22/2017 | Matthew K. Burke
    During President Donald Trump’s rally to show support for RINO Mitch McConnell stooge, lifelong DC lobbyist and swamp creature Luther Strange, who the president endorsed, even though many of his supporters like Sebastian Gorka, Sean Hannity, Sarah Palin, and many others endorsed legendary Ten Commandments Judge Roy Moore, the president admitted that he may have made a “mistake’ with the endorsement. “I might have made a mistake,” President Trump told the Alabama crowd before the special election on September 26 to fill the seat vacated when former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions became attorney general. “I’ll be honest, I might have...
  • WATCH: Luther Strange & Roy Moore Debate... Alabama GOP Senate Runoff (Sep 26, 17)

    09/22/2017 5:10:45 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 177 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | Sep 21, 2017 | Luther Strange and Roy Moore
    WATCH: Luther Strange and Roy Moore Debate Ahead of Alabama GOP Senate Runoff ( 1:09:25 ) Golden State Times Streamed live on Sep 21, 2017 Click on the link above to watch the entire debate.
  • Luther Strange ignores Roy Moore question on appointment by Bentley

    09/21/2017 6:14:34 PM PDT · by Bodleian_Girl · 75 replies
    al.com /The Birmingham News ^ | 09/21/17 | Mike Cason
    Roy Moore said Luther Strange lacked character and challenged Strange to say whether his office was investigating former Gov. Robert Bentley when Bentley appointed Strange to the Senate. Strange ignored Moore's question, repeatedly talking about his endorsement by President Trump, which the president will emphasize with a campaign appearance for Strange on Friday night in Huntsville. The two candidates went at it tonight in a 70-minute, no-frills debate. It comes five days before Tuesday's runoff for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate. The televised event in Montgomery will be the only debate of a hard-hitting six-week campaign.
  • Trump Reluctant to Campaign in Alabama - But Swamp Fears Domino Effect if Luther Strange Defeated

    09/21/2017 10:42:22 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/20/2017 | Tony Lee
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his gang of establishment Republicans implored President Donald Trump to campaign for establishment Republican Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) against conservative frontrunner Roy Moore, the former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, because they reportedly are terrified that more grassroots candidates across the country will challenge establishment Republicans if Moore defeats Strange on Tuesday. Moore has led in every poll leading up to Tuesday’s runoff in what has been described as the “first proxy battle” between Trump and his former Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, who has vowed to support the economic nationalist agenda that got...
  • Mo Brooks endorses Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race

    09/16/2017 3:52:27 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 50 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Sep 16, 2017 | Kelly Cohen and David M. Drucker
    Rep. Mo Brooks struck back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Saturday, endorsing former judge Roy Moore over Sen. Luther Strange in the Alabama Senate special election 10 days before Election Day. Brooks, who finished third in round one of the Aug. 15 special GOP primary contest after sustaining million of dollars in political attacks from a super PAC connected to McConnell, made clear that his antipathy toward the Senate majority leader was a motivating factor behind his endorsement of Moore, the former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. "The Strange/McConnell forces care not one twit about...
  • Chamber of Commerce Throws Globalist Open Borders Weight Behind Struggling Luther Strange

    09/07/2017 10:58:41 AM PDT · by detective · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Sep 2017 | Matthew Boyle
    As Luther Strange continues to fail to gain any traction on the campaign trail in his home state of Alabama in the final weeks before the GOP primary runoff, he picked up about the worst endorsement one can get in the Yellowhammer State on Wednesday. The globalist, open borders U.S. Chamber of Commerce threw its weight behind Strange’s flailing campaign with less than three weeks to go until the Sept. 26 runoff, as the GOP frontrunner conservative former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore maintains and extends his commanding lead.
  • Judge Roy Moore Extends Commanding Double-Digit Lead ( NEW POLL)

    09/06/2017 11:04:03 AM PDT · by tennmountainman · 50 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 9-6-17 | Matthew Boyle
    Judge Roy Moore is the clear conservative frontrunner for the U.S. Senate GOP primary runoff on September 26, dwarfing the GOP establishment-backed Sen. Luther Strange by more than double digits in a new poll. Moore towers over Strange with a solid majority of the electorate and a 16-point lead. Moore’s 52 percent, per the new poll, dwarfs Strange’s 36 percent in the poll conducted by firm Southeast Research from August 29 to August 31 in Alabama. The poll surveyed 401 likely voters in the runoff and has a margin of error of five percent.