alabama senate candidates 2017

2 legislators accuse Luther Strange of cover-up in Mike Hubbard investigation

2 legislators accuse Luther Strange of cover-up in Mike Hubbard investigation

"When you lock up people like Mike Hubbard, you're going to make enemies."...
Moore campaign chairman 'proud' of 'reds and yellows fighting' remark

Moore campaign chairman 'proud' of 'reds and yellows fighting' remark

Bill Armistead said the controversy over Moore's comment is "political correctness gone amok."...
Roy Moore still leads, Luther Strange making Senate race closer, poll says

Roy Moore still leads, Luther Strange making Senate race closer, poll says

Moore has led in all eight post-primary polls....
How Stephen Bannon looms large in Alabama's GOP Senate race

How Stephen Bannon looms large in Alabama's GOP Senate race

The former White House chief strategist and current Breitbart executive chairman has his eyes set on Alabama during the final weeks of the campaign leading up to the Sept. 26...
Strange continues push to 'discuss the issues' with debate window closing in Alabama Senate race

Strange continues push to 'discuss the issues' with debate window closing in Alabama Senate race

U.S. Sen. Luther Strange, during an appearance in Robertsdale Saturday, said he still wants to debate former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore ahead of the Sept. 26...
Roy Moore fires back at Luther Strange, calls for 'mano a mano' debate

Roy Moore fires back at Luther Strange, calls for 'mano a mano' debate

"I find it hypocritical that Luther Strange is now suggesting that I am the one who is ducking debates."...
Roy Moore bails on forum with Strange, doesn't give reason

Roy Moore bails on forum with Strange, doesn't give reason

Moore said he won't participate in a candidates' forum at Samford University but didn't give a reason why....
Democrat Doug Jones in close Senate race with Roy Moore, Luther Strange, poll says

Democrat Doug Jones in close Senate race with Roy Moore, Luther Strange, poll says

A potentially surging Jones campaign would perhaps come as a surprise given the state's heavy Republican lean....
'Beyond embarrassing'? Why Roy Moore's DACA gaffe might not matter to  Alabama voters

'Beyond embarrassing'? Why Roy Moore's DACA gaffe might not matter to Alabama voters

Moore, the ex-judge who is leading the polls in the Alabama Senate race, has been criticized in the past week for a July interview in which he appeared not to know much about...
Robert Bentley's interviews for Senate seat were a sham: Ex-lieutenant governor

Robert Bentley's interviews for Senate seat were a sham: Ex-lieutenant governor

The former Democratic lieutenant governor claimed Bentley told him before the interviews that he was selecting Luther Strange for the Senate appointment....
Roy Moore has double-digit lead over Luther Strange, new poll says

Roy Moore has double-digit lead over Luther Strange, new poll says

The poll also showed that President Trump is far more popular than either Moore or Strange....
Mike Huckabee makes endorsement in Alabama Senate race

Mike Huckabee makes endorsement in Alabama Senate race

Huckabee's daughter, Sarah, is President Trump's press secretary....
Roy Moore owes apology to Trump, Luther Strange says

Roy Moore owes apology to Trump, Luther Strange says

Moore also said he does not believe Trump will visit Alabama to campaign for Strange....
Luther Strange, Roy Moore in virtual tie, new Senate poll says

Luther Strange, Roy Moore in virtual tie, new Senate poll says

Moore has held the advantage in all four polls but the two most recent polls have essentially said the race is too close to call....
Steve Bannon to support Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race: Report

Steve Bannon to support Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race: Report

The president's former chief political adviser and head of Breitbart News wants the conservative base to be involved in Moore's Senate campaign....
Gun rights group backs Roy Moore in Senate race

Gun rights group backs Roy Moore in Senate race

Moore and Strange will be in the runoff Sept. 26....
Experts: Roy Moore-connected foundation may be violating tax-exempt status

Experts: Roy Moore-connected foundation may be violating tax-exempt status

The IRS bans tax-exempt organizations, like the Foundation for Moral Law, from engaging in political activity....
Roy Moore, Luther Strange in statistical dead heat in Senate race: Poll

Roy Moore, Luther Strange in statistical dead heat in Senate race: Poll

The survey, commissioned by a super PAC backing Strange, shows Moore ahead by 4 percentage points....
Roy Moore blasts Congress over appeals court ruling on prayer by football coach

Roy Moore blasts Congress over appeals court ruling on prayer by football coach

"Religious liberty is the civil rights issue of our time and judicial supremacy is the biggest challenge to righting that ship."...
Mike Hubbard email strongly suggested voting against Luther Strange

Mike Hubbard email strongly suggested voting against Luther Strange

"[Y]ou already know who I hope and pray you will VOTE AGAINST,'" Hubbard wrote in an email to friends....
Another Senate poll, another big lead for Roy Moore over Luther Strange

Another Senate poll, another big lead for Roy Moore over Luther Strange

It appears also that President Trump's impact in the race has been negligible. He endorsed Strange one week before the primary....
Roy Moore gets endorsements from 14 Alabama lawmakers

Roy Moore gets endorsements from 14 Alabama lawmakers

Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore faces Sen. Luther Strange in the Sept. 26 runoff for the Republican nomination to fill the U.S. Senate seat Jeff Sessions left to...
Sen. Luther Strange on Confederate statues: Keep them in place

Sen. Luther Strange on Confederate statues: Keep them in place

Strange said he disagreed with the barricade erected at the base of a Confederate obelisk in Birmingham's Linn Park on orders from Mayor William Bell....
Roy Moore has big lead on Luther Strange in Senate race, poll says

Roy Moore has big lead on Luther Strange in Senate race, poll says

Moore tells supporters that he is out of campaign money....
Roy Moore, Luther Strange face brutal 6 week Alabama Senate runoff

Roy Moore, Luther Strange face brutal 6 week Alabama Senate runoff

Political observers in Alabama note that Sen. Luther Strange, who finished behind Roy Moore in Tuesday's primary, has a "big monkey" on his back as the Sept. 26 runoff nears....
Alabama's six special Senate elections: Where political careers get made and wrecked

Alabama's six special Senate elections: Where political careers get made and wrecked

Alabama will tie Idaho on Tuesday for hosting the state's sixth stand-alone special election for a U.S. Senate seat. The last special election was in 1978....
Senate candidates urging supporters to get out the vote

Senate candidates urging supporters to get out the vote

Candidates are scattered throughout the state campaigning on this final weekend before the primary....
Pro-Trump group pours funding into Luther Strange campaign days before GOP Senate primary

Pro-Trump group pours funding into Luther Strange campaign days before GOP Senate primary

It comes three days after President Trump tweeted an endorsement of Strange....
Mo Brooks comes to Alabama's coast, woos Pittman supporters

Mo Brooks comes to Alabama's coast, woos Pittman supporters

Brooks was in Mobile Friday encouraging voters of GOP candidates outside the "top three" to support his candidacy on Tuesday for the U.S. Senate. Brooks said there is little chance...
Joe Biden endorses Doug Jones in Alabama special election

Joe Biden endorses Doug Jones in Alabama special election

With Biden's endorsement, the current and previous administrations have weighed in on Alabama's special election....
Roy Moore leading Luther Strange by 8 points in Senate primary race: Poll

Roy Moore leading Luther Strange by 8 points in Senate primary race: Poll

The survey also found that Moore would defeat Strange by 10 percentage points in a hypothetical runoff....
Ann Coulter: Trump endorsement of Luther Strange 'completely idiotic'

Ann Coulter: Trump endorsement of Luther Strange 'completely idiotic'

The Strange campaign fired back at Coulter's comments....
Roy Moore gets endorsement from Duck Dynasty patriarch

Roy Moore gets endorsement from Duck Dynasty patriarch

Earlier this week, Moore received an endorsement from TV star Chuck Norris....
After Trump endorsement, Luther Strange says 'more to come' from president

After Trump endorsement, Luther Strange says 'more to come' from president

"I don't want to spoil the surprise," Strange says of more support from Trump....
Gov. Ivey nonplussed by Trump's Strange endorsement

Gov. Ivey nonplussed by Trump's Strange endorsement

When it comes to Alabama's race for a U.S. Senate seat, Gov. Kay Ivey implied on Wednesday, an endorsement is one thing and a ballot is another....
Roy Moore on Senate endorsement: 'People are not voting for President Trump'

Roy Moore on Senate endorsement: 'People are not voting for President Trump'

Moore said he did know why President Trump endorsed Luther Strange but said he would continue to support Trump's agenda....
Brooks 'baffled' that Trump was 'misled' into Strange endorsement

Brooks 'baffled' that Trump was 'misled' into Strange endorsement

President Trump tweeted an endorsement of Luther Strange in Alabama's special election for the U.S. Senate....
Mo Brooks touts Senate race poll numbers at Huntsville fundraiser

Mo Brooks touts Senate race poll numbers at Huntsville fundraiser

"There's not a lot of enthusiasm to vote for Luther. There is enthusiasm to vote for Roy Moore or myself."...
Luther Strange picks up 2 endorsements in Senate race

Luther Strange picks up 2 endorsements in Senate race

State Rep. Jim Carns and Perry Hooper Jr. -- who first endorsed Strange three months ago -- backed the sitting senator Tuesday in Hoover....
Civil rights icon John Lewis endorses Doug Jones in Democratic Senate race

Civil rights icon John Lewis endorses Doug Jones in Democratic Senate race

The Democratic and Republican primaries are Aug. 15....
Luther Strange's fundraising momentum grows in July, outraises Mo Brooks by 6-to-1; Roy Moore third

Luther Strange's fundraising momentum grows in July, outraises Mo Brooks by 6-to-1; Roy Moore third

The incumbent senator raised $387,000 in July and has a 6-to-1 fundraising advantage over Mo Brooks, who is second in the money race....
One of Mo Brooks' endorsers is also his chief of staff

One of Mo Brooks' endorsers is also his chief of staff

Mark Pettitt did not disclose that he was Brooks' chief of staff when he gave his endorsement at a political event Wednesday in Hoover....
Trip Pittman neck-and-neck in Senate race fundraising with Mo Brooks, Roy Moore

Trip Pittman neck-and-neck in Senate race fundraising with Mo Brooks, Roy Moore

Pittman raised more than $250,000. Luther Strange led second-quarter fundraising with $1.8 million, while Mo Brooks and Roy Moore each raised $300,000....
Mo Brooks raises $300K for Senate campaign

Mo Brooks raises $300K for Senate campaign

The total was on par with Roy Moore Sen. Trip Pittman and $1.5 million behind Luther Strange....