Tag Archives: Alabama

GOP Senator Behind Multiple Anti-LGBT Bills To Roy Moore: Stop Money Begging With My Name And Face

The Hill reports: Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has requested to be removed from Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore’s fundraising pitches after a Thursday report from the Washington Post detailed accusations of inappropriate sexual conduct between a 32-year-old Moore and a minor from decades ago. Moore released a fundraising pitch featuring Lee on Thursday just hours after the Washington Post ...

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Bannon Compares Roy Moore Scandal To Pussygate: The Washington Post Works For The Democratic Party

Politico reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Thursday likened a report that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl to last year’s publication of the infamous Access Hollywood tape, telling a New Hampshire audience that The Washington Post, which published both, is “part of the apparatus of the Democratic Party.” “The ...

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White House: Roy Moore Should “Step Aside” From Campaign If Underage Sex Allegations Are Proven True

ABC News reports: The White House reacted Friday to a series of sexual misconduct allegations leveled against Republican Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore, saying that President Donald Trump believes if they are proven true then Moore should “step aside.” “Like most Americans, the president believes we cannot allow a mere allegation, in this case one from many years ago, to ...

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Alabama State Official Defends Roy Moore: The Virgin Mary Was Underage And She Gave Birth To Jesus

The Washington Examiner reports: “There is nothing to see here,” Alabama State Auditor Jim Ziegler told the Washington Examiner. “The allegations are that a man in his early 30s dated teenage girls. Even the Washington Post report says that he never had sexual intercourse with any of the girls and never attempted sexual intercourse.” “Take the Bible. Zachariah and Elizabeth ...

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Sen. Luther Strange Urged To Launch Write-In Campaign In Wake Of Allegations Against Roy Moore

The Hill reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Thursday she has talked to Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) about running a write-in campaign in the wake of an explosive new report that Roy Moore, the GOP candidate for Senate in Alabama, had inappropriate encounters with teenage girls. Strange challenged and lost to Moore in the Republican primary for the open Alabama ...

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Roy Moore Accused Of Sex Encounter With 14 Year-Old Girl When He Was 32, GOP Leaders React Swiftly

The Washington Post reports: Leigh Corfman says she was 14 years old when an older man approached her outside a courtroom in Etowah County, Ala. She was sitting on a wooden bench with her mother, they both recall, when the man introduced himself as Roy Moore. It was early 1979 and Moore — now the Republican nominee in Alabama for ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Refuses To Debate Opponent

Huntsville’s CBS affiliate reports: WHNT News 19 in conjunction with our partners at Reckon by AL.com invited both of Alabama’s US Senate candidates to participate in what would have been a live, commercial-free debate. The Doug Jones campaign accepted, but the Roy Moore campaign has declined. We at WHNT News 19 believe that public debates give voters a chance to ...

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Roy Moore +17 In Senate Poll, Calls For Impeaching Judge Who Ruled Against Trump’s Trans Military Ban

The Hill reports: Republican Roy Moore leads his Democratic opponent in the Alabama Senate race by 17 points, according to a new poll. Moore takes 56 percent of the vote, while Democrat Doug Jones takes 39 percent, according to a survey commissioned by the Senate Leadership Fund (SLF), which has ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), and conducted ...

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Roy Moore: Same-Sex Marriage Is Worse Than Slavery

Talking Points Memo reports: Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore said late last year that the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage was “even worse” than the notorious 1857 Dred Scott ruling that upheld slavery. Moore, a hard-right former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, has twice been removed from office for refusing to follow the rule of law — the ...

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Washington Post: Roy Moore Is Unfit To Serve

From the Washington Post editorial board: Alabama voters will pick a new senator in December, and their choice is between one of the most divisive, counterproductive figures in U.S. politics and a well-qualified, even-tempered former prosecutor. In other words, there is no choice. Former judge Roy Moore (R) is unfit to serve. Former prosecutor Doug Jones (D) would be a ...

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ALABAMA: Financial Scandal Deepens For Roy Moore

The Washington Post reports: The Alabama charity once led by Senate candidate Roy Moore did not report to the Internal Revenue Service that in 2011 it guaranteed him $498,000 in back pay, according to an income report provided to The Washington Post by the charity itself. Five tax law and accounting specialists said it appears the guaranteed payment should have ...

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Roy Moore’s Hate Group Took Donation From Nazis

The Huffington Post reports: In 2005, the foundation run by Judge Roy Moore, now the Republican nominee for a Senate seat in Alabama, accepted a $1,000 donation from a group founded by Willis Carto, a white supremacist, Nazi supporter and World War II vet who famously said he regretted fighting for the U.S instead of Germany. The Foundation to Defend ...

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POLL: Dem Doug Jones Surges Against Roy Moore

A new poll from Fox News: Republican Roy Moore, the anti-Republican establishment candidate, is tied at 42 percent apiece with Democrat Doug Jones in the U.S. Senate race in deep-red Alabama. A Fox News Poll also finds that among just the 53 percent of Alabama registered voters who are extremely or very interested in the race, Jones has a one-point ...

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Roy Moore: NFL Protesters Are Breaking The Law

TIME Magazine reports: Senate candidate Roy Moore believes that professional athletes who take a knee during the national anthem are breaking the law. In an interview with TIME magazine, the Alabama Republican argued that NFL players and others who have protested police violence are violating a section of the U.S. code which outlines how people should conduct themselves when the ...

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Roy Moore Gains 20K Twitter Followers…From Russia

The Washington Examiner reports: Judge Roy Moore is a big deal in Alabama — and also, apparently, in Russia. A swarm of Russian Twitter bots has suddenly followed the Republican front-runner in the special Alabama senate race, helping to increase his social media audience from about 27,000 followers on Friday to 47,000 on Monday. But don’t call him Russian Roy ...

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Roy Moore: Send Me Money Because Joe Biden Hates Me And Also (Probably) Something Something Hitler

Email blast from Roy Moore’s campaign: They call us “rubes” because of our family values. They refer to us as “hayseeds” because of our faith. They say we’re “offensive because we love America and refuse to turn our backs on our country and our flag. At a rally in Alabama, Joe Biden officially declared war on me and my campaign ...

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That Time Roy Moore Led The Successful Campaign To Keep Racism Enshrined In Alabama’s Constitution

Talking Points Memo reports: In 2004, a bipartisan coalition of Alabama leaders moved to eliminate sections of the state constitution mandating school segregation and poll taxes. They assumed it’d be an easy feat — until Roy Moore got involved. Democrats and Republicans led by then-Gov. Bob Riley (R) worked together on an amendment to remove language in the state constitution ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore +8 In New US Senate Poll

AL.com reports: A wide-ranging poll conducted by an Alabama firm indicates Republican Roy Moore is still holding a strong lead in his Senate race. At the same time, Democrat Doug Jones is polling well enough to show “signs of life” for the Democratic Party in a deeply Republican state, the poll’s memo said. Moore holds an eight-point lead over Jones ...

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REVEALED: Undisclosed Deal With Roy Moore’s Hate Group Guaranteed $180,000 Salary For Part-Time Work

The Washington Post reports: Former Alabama judge Roy Moore, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, once said publicly that he did not take a “regular salary” from the small charity he founded to promote Christian values because he did not want to be a financial burden. But privately, Moore had arranged to receive a salary of $180,000 a year for ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore’s Son Jailed For Ninth Time

AL.com reports: The son of Roy Moore, Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, turned himself in for third-degree criminal trespassing on Monday, the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office said. Caleb Elisha Moore, 27, was booked into Etowah County Jail at 10:31 a.m. He was released on a $1,000 bond a few minutes later, spokeswoman Natalie Barton said. Barton said Moore turned ...

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