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Campaign News

The Washington Post: Alabama race is neck and neck, with voters divided over Roy Moore allegations, poll finds CBS News: Poll: Alabama Republicans say allegations against Roy Moore false Detroit Free Press: U.S. Rep. Sander Levin: Thank you for the … Continue reading

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Roy Moore is going to win. Shame on Alabama

While polls coming out of Alabama are less than reliable, the general trend is certainly not in the direction of basic human decency. The most recent numbers have child molester Roy Moore leading Democrat Doug Jones by a 48 to … Continue reading

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Reject the creep in Alabama

Subtlety won’t cut through the noise, or so AL.com seems to well understand with this editorial headline: Our view: Alabama voters must reject Roy Moore; we endorse Doug Jones for U.S. Senate. The accusations against Roy Moore have been horrifying, … Continue reading

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The Democrat in the Alabama Senate Race runs as a non-white supremacist

As Mother Jones reported in a recent article, the cases for which Doug Jones, the Democrat up against Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama special Senate election, “is most famous were his successful 2001 and 2002 prosecutions of two Ku … Continue reading

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Could Sessions reclaim his Senate seat?

I’ll bet a lot of people have been wondering if Attorney General Jeff Sessions would be able to claim his old Senate seat should Trump find a way to get rid of him. Apparently it could happen if all nine … Continue reading

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Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Mo Brooks loves Trump and his wall

Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama is running for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, and he loves him some Donald Trump and his Mexican wall. In fact, both of those passions are driving his campaign to be the next senator in … Continue reading

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Campaign News

Governing: With Governors races now set, Virginia and New Jersey shift focus to November WBIR.com: Burchett: I’m running for U.S. House or Senate (Tennessee) Boston Globe: Cambridge councilor plans to challenge Capuano (MA-7th) The Montgomery Adviser: Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox considers run for Alabama … Continue reading

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Big Luther Strange is a Trump man (in case you couldn’t tell by his name)

I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about safe Republican Senate seats, but sometimes you have to take a peak just to see what kind of craziness in the hinterland makes a phenomenon like Trump possible. On December 12, … Continue reading

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Being insufficiently Trump in the Alabama 2nd Congressional District

Some Republican politicians deemed not sufficiently supportive of the president will almost certainly be getting a primary challenge from their right. Alabama Rep. Martha Roby (AL-2nd) is getting this treatment from State Rep. Barry Moore who has said he made the decision … Continue reading

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Huntsville, Alabama Mayor Tommy Battle to run for governor

Huntsville, Alabama Mayor Tommy Battle, in his third term as mayor, announced on Friday that he will be running for governor of the state in 2018. The  announcement surprises no one. Four years ago he seriously considered running against former … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments Judge Roy Moore to run for Session’s Senate seat

Roy Moore, a man for whom the separation of church and state is someone’s idea of a sick joke, announced yesterday that he will be resigning from his position as the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in order … Continue reading

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