Tag Archives: Alabama

LGBT Groups Celebrate Defeat Of “Bigot” Roy Moore

From the Human Rights Campaign: “Tonight, in rejecting avowed bigot Roy Moore, Alabama voters solidified once and for all that attacking and demonizing the LGBTQ community is a sure-fire way to get yourself beat on Election Day,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Doug Jones’ victory in Alabama is monumental, and was made possible by the overwhelming and unprecedented, grassroots resistance ...

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New York Daily News: Screw You, Roy Moore

From the New York Daily News: Jones’ narrow win means the Republican majority over Democrats in the Senate drops to a slim 51 to 49. It will also further galvanize the Democratic Party as it looks to build on sentiment against President Trump to mount a challenge next year to the Republican control of Congress. The bitter political battle centered ...

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Trump: I Was Right About Roy Moore

Talking Points Memo reports: After Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore Tuesday night in the special election to fill a Senate seat representing Alabama, President Donald Trump reminded Twitter early Wednesday morning that he endorsed Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) in the primary. Though Trump backed Strange in the Republican primary, he was quick to jump on the Moore bandwagon ...

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Roy Moore Refuses To Concede: We Know God Is In Control And The Votes Are Still Coming In [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) refused to concede the special election Tuesday night after multiple media outlets called the race in favor of his Democratic opponent, Doug Jones. “At this point, we do not have a final decision on the outcome tonight,” Moore’s campaign chairman Bill Armistead told supporters. “When the vote is this close, it is ...

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Trump: Doug Jones Won On The Write-In Votes

The Hill reports: President Trump congratulated Democrat Doug Jones for winning the Alabama Senate race Tuesday night. Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in a close election for the open seat, becoming the first Democrat to win a Senate seat in Alabama since 1992. The result was a major blow for Trump, who backed Moore despite a series of allegations that ...

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DOUG JONES WINS ALABAMA SENATE RACE!!!

The New York Times reports: Doug Jones, a Democratic former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic Senate campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy S. Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican, according to The Associated Press. The upset delivered an unimagined victory for ...

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LIVE THREAD: Alabama Senate Election Results

The New York Times reports: The last polls close at 8 p.m. Eastern. Strong support for Roy S. Moore, the Republican, is expected in rural, mostly white parts of the state and in its northern half. The Democrat, Doug Jones, aims to create a lead in the urban counties that include Birmingham and Montgomery, and across a band of largely ...

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Jake Tapper Schools Moore Spokesman On Claim That Elected Officials Must Swear In On The Bible [VIDEO]

A spokesman for the Moore campaign was left literally slack-jawed this after when CNN’s Jake Tapper took him to school on Moore’s claim that Muslims cannot serve in Congress because the oath of office requires swearing on a bible. Tapper: “You don’t actually have to swear on a Christian bible. You can swear on anything, really. The law is not ...

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ALABAMA: High Voter Turnout Seen In Senate Race

The Washington Post reports: The campaign chairman for Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones sounded notes of cautious optimism Tuesday afternoon as Alabama voters continued to cast ballots in a pivotal special election here. Giles Perkins said he had observed signs of high voter turnout in Jefferson and Montgomery counties — populous Democratic strongholds where Jones is trying to run up ...

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Jeff Sessions Won’t Say If He Voted For Roy Moore

The Daily Beast reports: Asked who he voted for in the Alabama’s special election, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to say whether he cast a ballot for the Republican nominee, accused pedophile and disgraced ex-judge Roy Moore. “I voted absentee,” Sessions told reporters. “I value the sanctity of the ballot. The people of Alabama are good and decent, they’ll ...

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NEW POLL: Majority Say Roy Moore Should Be Expelled From Senate If Elected, Half Of GOP Females Agree

Politico reports: A majority of voters nationwide say Republican Roy Moore should be expelled from the Senate if he wins a seat in the chamber in Tuesday’s special election in Alabama, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. More than six-in-10 voters (61 percent) — including a plurality of Republicans — think the Senate should expel the embattled Moore, who ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Rides Sassy To The Polls

The Associated Press reports: Former Alabama state judge Roy Moore arrived at his polling station, the Gallant Fire Department, just after 11:30 a.m. eastern time Tuesday. He showed up on horseback, riding his horse named “Sassy.” AL.com called Moore arriving to his polling station on horseback a “family tradition.” Moore’s wife Kayla, also rode in on horseback. “I think it’s ...

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Kayla Moore Tells Rally Crowd: We Can’t Be Anti-Semitic Because One Of Our Attorneys Is A Jew [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn’t support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys “is a Jew.” Speaking at a campaign rally Monday night in Midland City, Alabama, Kayla Moore pointed out that her husband appointed the first black marshal ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Alabama Father Pickets Roy Moore Rally For Lesbian Daughter Who Committed Suicide

The Washington Post reports: Perhaps it was the man’s strong but plain-spoken rebuke outside a Roy Moore rally on the campaign’s final night, condemning the Republican candidate’s past comments lambasting homosexuality. Perhaps it was the admission of the man, a peanut farmer, that he too, had harbored some of the same anti-gay feelings. Perhaps it was his sign, a photograph ...

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RUN MILLIE, RUN AWAY: Pro-Trump Super PAC Sends 12 Year-Old Girl To Interview Roy Moore [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: A political group backing President Donald Trump has sent a 12-year-old girl to interview embattled Alabama Republican Senate contender Roy Moore. The America First Project published a video today that showed Millie March—who rose to fame at the age of 11 during the 2016 election due to her support for Donald Trump—interviewing Moore as part of his campaign ...

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CNN’s Ed Martin: The Senate Won’t Be Voting On Slavery So It Doesn’t Matter If Roy Moore Wants It Back

“He’s getting elected to the Senate. When he gets to the Senate, he’s going to have to vote on things. And slavery’s not going to be voted on in the Senate, and it’s not — neither is homosexuality. And here’s the thing. Let’s be clear because it’s such a slur against him. What he said was families still loved each ...

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Lindsey Graham: If Roy Moore Wins, He’ll Be The Gift That Keeps On Giving For The Democrats [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Sen. Lindsay Graham said Monday in a CNN interview that if Roy Moore — accused of sexual misconduct by nine women — is elected to the U.S. Senate Tuesday, his victory will “define the 2018 elections.” Republican candidates will be “asked about a thousand times” about Moore, he said. “Roy Moore will be the gift that keeps on ...

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Democrat Calls For Extra Protections For “Vulnerable” Congressional Pages If Roy Moore Gets Elected

The Hill reports: Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) is calling for extra protections for Senate pages to prepare for the possible election of Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore. In a Dec. 8 letter to the Senate Sergeant at Arms, the congresswoman writes of her “urgent concern” for the safety of Senate pages if Moore is elected. “Being away from home ...

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ALABAMA: Anti-LGBT Hate Group Launches Ad Claiming Democrat Doug Jones Wants To Start “Race War”

Politico reports: Looking to activate the Republican base, Moore has sent out mailers highlighting his endorsement from President Donald Trump and portraying Jones as a steadfast ally of Hillary Clinton. Some pro-Moore groups are taking an even more pointed approach to energize conservatives. One Moore-aligned group, Restore Our Godly Heritage PAC, is airing commercials on nearly 60 stations around the ...

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ALABAMA: Obama Records Robocall For Doug Jones

CNN reports: Former President Barack Obama is adding his voice to the Alabama Senate race, imploring voters to go to the polls Tuesday to reject the candidacy of Roy Moore as part of an aggressive effort by Democrats to try and counter President Donald Trump’s full-throated endorsement of the controversial Republican candidate. “This one’s serious,” Obama says in the call. ...

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