Tag Archives: Luther Strange

Alabama Governor Won’t Delay Senate Election

The Birmingham News reports: As sexual misconduct claims plague the campaign of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is considering a scenario where Sen. Luther Strange steps down from the seat to trigger a new special election, Politico reported Thursday. It’s unclear whether Strange — who was appointed to the seat by then-Gov. Robert Bentley in ...

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McConnell May Ask Sen. Luther Strange To Resign

Politico reports: Republican leaders are exploring a dramatic remedy to salvage the Alabama Senate seat as fresh polling shows Roy Moore’s prospects fading fast. With less than four weeks until the special election and no sign that the party’s besieged nominee will exit the race, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his top advisers are discussing the legal feasibility of ...

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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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Trump “Embarrassed And Pissed” About Alabama Senate Result, Rages About His Staff And McConnell

CNN reports: 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 ...

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Trump Deletes Tweets Backing Sen. Luther Strange

IT NEVER HAPPENED, people. The Hill reports: President Trump began deleting his tweets supporting Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) in the Republican Alabama Senate primary after Luther lost the race. Trump had tweeted about Strange several times in the days leading up to the primary, including the day of, but started to delete the tweets Tuesday night. Those deleted tweets included ...

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OPEN THREAD: Alabama Senate Runoff Results

The New York Times reports: Alabama votes today 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. Northern Alabama may end up being a pivotal region, with ...

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Bannon Rages Against GOP And Mitch McConnell: I Wear Their Contempt As A Badge Of Honor [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Monday night, saying he wears the top GOP lawmaker’s contempt as “a badge of honor.” “The elites represented by Mitch McConnell hold me in contempt,” Bannnon told Fox News’ Sean Hannity in a rare TV interview. “They think I’m a bad ...

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Trump Warns Alabama: If “Ray” Moore Wins Senate Runoff, Democrat Doug Jones Will Win The General

AL.com reports: A primary win by “Ray” Moore would open Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat to Democrats, President Donald Trump told radio-hosts “Rick and Bubba” this morning. Trump called the popular syndicated radio show on Monday, just days after appearing at a Huntsville, Alabama rally for Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange. “Luther Strange is going to be a great Senator,” Trump ...

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Steve Bannon To Headline Roy Moore Rally

Via Breitbart: Steve Bannon, executive chairman of Breitbart News and President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, is headed to Alabama Monday night to campaign for Judge Roy Moore in a fierce runoff election. Bannon will appear along with Phil Robertson, businessman and star of Duck Dynasty, at a rally in the Mobile, Alabama area — the heart of Trump Country. ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Rally For Sen. Luther Strange Hours After Humiliating Obamacare Repeal Smackdown

AL.com reports: The president is making his first trip to Alabama since taking office in January to headline the campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange. But the early birds in line to get the best seats for the rally said they were there to see Trump, not Strange. Waylon Turner of Scottsboro said he was the first in line at ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Roy Moore Debates Luther Strange

AL.com reports: Roy Moore and Luther Strange stand face-to-face tonight in Montgomery for what could be the defining event of a bitter campaign for the U.S. Senate. With no moderator, the two men will take turns telling voters where they stand and why they are the right Republican to send to the U.S. Senate. It will be the only debate ...

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Breitbart Mocks Size Of Trump/Strange Rally Venue

A couple of days ago a leaked internal Breitbart message revealed Steve Bannon’s order for the staff to go all-in on their mission to destroy Sen. Luther Strange’s chances against Roy Moore in next week’s GOP Senate runoff. Multiple pro-Moore and anti-Strange articles have since littered the site. Here’s their latest attack: Friday, President Donald Trump will appear in Huntsville, ...

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Dead Heat In Alabama GOP Senate Poll, But….

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Luther Strange trailed former state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, both Republicans, by 1 percentage point in a closely watched special Senate election in Alabama. The upstart Moore led Strange, appointed when Jeff Sessions resigned to become U.S. attorney general, 41 percent to 40 percent. The special election is Sept. 26. The survey was produced ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Takes 18-Point Lead In Senate Runoff Poll Despite Trump’s Support For Luther Strange

The runoff is in four weeks: Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore has taken a commanding 18-point lead in Alabama’s Republican Senate primary runoff, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Opinion Savvy-Decision Desk HQ poll released Wednesday finds Moore with 50.3 percent support in the state, compared to just 32.2 percent for his challenger, Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.). ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore And Luther Strange Head To Runoff After Neither Takes 50% In GOP Senate Primary

The New York Times reports: Roy S. Moore, a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court, and Senator Luther Strange emerged from a crowded Republican field on Tuesday in a special Senate primary in Alabama, according to The Associated Press. They will face off for their party’s nomination next month in a runoff election, a contest that will test ...

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Sen. Luther Strange Touts Endorsement, Accuses Rep. Mo Brooks Of Bragging About Attacking Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) released two new ads on Thursday promoting President Trump’s endorsement, adding to a contentious Alabama special election primary scheduled for next week. The two ads both tout Trump’s endorsement of the senator, while a radio ad hits Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) for his prior criticism of Trump during the 2016 presidential election. “Listen ...

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Rep. Mo Brooks Is Pissed: Mitch McConnell And His Swamp Tricked Trump Into Endorsing Luther Strange

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) says he is confused over President Trump’s endorsement of Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) in Alabama’s Senate race. “I respect President Trump, but I am baffled and disappointed Mitch McConnell and the Swamp somehow misled the President into endorsing Luther Strange,” Brooks said in a statement. “Perhaps the President is unaware that Luther Strange ...

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Trump Endorses Luther Strange For US Senate

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Alabama Sen. Luther Strange as Strange goes into a contentious GOP primary election next week. Trump took to Twitter to throw his support to the Republican senator who is trying to hold on to the Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The presidential endorsement comes as some ...

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Roy Moore Slams McConnell’s “Slime Machine” [VIDEO]

Emboldened by his perch atop the latest poll, Roy Moore is attacking Mitch McConnell’s “slime machine” in a new ad: The 30-second ad spot echoes President Trump’s calls to “drain the swamp” in Washington and attacks the Senate majority leader for “spending millions to attack” Moore, an apparent reference to a Politico report that the Kentucky Republican’s super PAC is ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Leads US Senate Poll

This isn’t surprising considering that Alabamians happily reelected Moore to the state Supreme Court after the first time he got booted from the bench: Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore leads the crowded Republican primary field in the state’s Senate race, according to a new poll. Moore has 30 percent support in the JMC Analytics and Polling survey. ...

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