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Senate race in Alabama pits Trump against his own supporters and advisors

Senate race in Alabama pits Trump against his own supporters and advisors

Trump is swooping into Alabama to prop up Republican Sen. Luther Strange's campaign. But some Trump backers say the president is supporting the wrong man. They prefer the...
'You've got to go': How the GOP convinced Trump to campaign in Alabama

'You've got to go': How the GOP convinced Trump to campaign in Alabama

GOP establishment waged a behind-the-scenes campaign to convince Trump that he could carry Luther Strange to a Senate runoff victory in Alabama....
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."...
Bentley's notes show thinking behind Luther Strange's appointment

Bentley's notes show thinking behind Luther Strange's appointment

Strange's appointment to fill Sen. Jeff Sessions' seat came as Bentley faced an impeachment investigation by state lawmakers for the fallout of an alleged affair with a staffer....
Trump vs. Bannon: Alabama Senate showdown sees GOP rival factions go to war

Trump vs. Bannon: Alabama Senate showdown sees GOP rival factions go to war

Bannon believes unseating the Trump-backed incumbent could herald an overthrow of the Republican establishment....
Several Republican senators are in danger of losing primary battles — and it could signal where the party is going in the age of Trump

Several Republican senators are in danger of losing primary battles — and it could signal where the party is going in the age of Trump

Three Republican senators appear to be at risk of getting primaried, a feat that has only been pulled off by just five challengers since 1994....
Trump backs the non-Trumpian candidate in a place that likes Trump

Trump backs the non-Trumpian candidate in a place that likes Trump

Roy Moore did better where Trump thrived in 2016 — which is bad news for Trump....
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....
Luther Strange, Roy Moore set debate; Trump coming to Alabama as Senate race nears end

Luther Strange, Roy Moore set debate; Trump coming to Alabama as Senate race nears end

Saturday was an eventful day in the GOP's Senate campaign. President Trump announced, via Twitter, he will be in Huntsville to stump for Strange. Moore secured an endorsement from...
Trump to campaign with Luther Strange in U.S. Senate race in Alabama

Trump to campaign with Luther Strange in U.S. Senate race in Alabama

The president also endorsed Republican Bill Schuette in Michigan's gubernatorial race....
Trump coming to Alabama to campaign for Luther Strange

Trump coming to Alabama to campaign for Luther Strange

Trump tweeted Saturday that he will campaign for Strange in Huntsville on Sept. 23....
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, Luther Strange agree to debate with no moderator

Roy Moore, Luther Strange agree to debate with no moderator

Moore demanded a debate without a moderator after claiming a planned Samford University debate was stacked against him....
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....
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....
Mitch McConnell attending high-dollar Luther Strange fundraiser

Mitch McConnell attending high-dollar Luther Strange fundraiser

Individuals are encouraged to give as much as $2,000 and political action committees are being asked for as much as $5,000, according to the invitation....
Sen. Luther Strange changes his mind, wants to change filibuster rule

Sen. Luther Strange changes his mind, wants to change filibuster rule

The U.S. Senator from Alabama held a press conference Tuesday morning before heading back to Washington, D.C., announcing his change of heart regarding the filibuster rule....
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 on the latest polls, phone calls with Trump

Luther Strange on the latest polls, phone calls with Trump

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In emails, lawyer Jere Beasley says Roy Moore 'will be good for our clients'

In emails, lawyer Jere Beasley says Roy Moore 'will be good for our clients'

Beasley, a Democrat, wrote in emails that Roy Moore winning is 'important to our firm and our clients'...
Roy Moore and Luther Strange locked in tight runoff race in Alabama: Poll

Roy Moore and Luther Strange locked in tight runoff race in Alabama: Poll

Roy Moore and Sen. Luther Strange are locked in a neck-and-neck battle in their runoff race in Alabama, according to a poll released Tuesday that also shows President Trump is very...
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....
Mike Hubbard makes the best case for Luther Strange

Mike Hubbard makes the best case for Luther Strange

There it is. The best reason to give the guy a second look....
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....
How 'Big Luther' can score a big comeback in Alabama's Senate race

How 'Big Luther' can score a big comeback in Alabama's Senate race

The incumbent U.S. Senator is down 18 to 19 percent in two polls recently released in the GOP's Senate runoff scheduled for Sept. 26. Strange finished second in the Aug. 15 primary...
Trip Pittman endorses Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race

Trip Pittman endorses Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race

Moore faces Sen. Luther Strange in the Sept. 26 runoff for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate....
Trump considers backing away from Strange in heated Alabama Senate runoff

Trump considers backing away from Strange in heated Alabama Senate runoff

President Donald Trump is considering turning his focus away from a heated Republican primary runoff in Alabama, according to multiple Republicans....
The shrinkage of Big Luther Strange

The shrinkage of Big Luther Strange

Big Luther Strange has shrunk into a hybrid GOP establishment/Trump mini-me candidate....
Sarah Palin, breaking from Trump, endorses Roy Moore for Senate

Sarah Palin, breaking from Trump, endorses Roy Moore for Senate

Sarah Palin, former Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential nominee, is endorsing Roy Moore's bid for U.S. Senate....
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 claims Mitch McConnell wooing Alabama Democrats to vote for Luther Strange

Roy Moore claims Mitch McConnell wooing Alabama Democrats to vote for Luther Strange

Moore made the claims -- without offering evidence -- in an interview with the Daily Caller....
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....
Can Luther Strange beat Roy Moore? Can Democrat Doug Jones? What the numbers show

Can Luther Strange beat Roy Moore? Can Democrat Doug Jones? What the numbers show

There is a major takeaway from last week's U.S. Senate primary results: the numbers are in favor of Republican Roy Moore....
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....
Two face off in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

Two face off in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

The winner of the Sept. 26 runoff between Roy Moore and Luther Strange will face Democratic nominee a December election....
Alabama’s voters, divided over Trump’s remarks, don’t see them changing election

Alabama’s voters, divided over Trump’s remarks, don’t see them changing election

As Republicans in the rest of the country agonized over how to respond to Trump, Alabama’s race seemed to speed into the future....
Alabama's low voter turnout in the Senate primary: 67 counties ranked by turnout

Alabama's low voter turnout in the Senate primary: 67 counties ranked by turnout

The closely watched Republican Senate showdown between Roy Moore and Luther Strange garnered national attention. What it didn't attract was voters....
Trump: Endorsement gave Strange 'a lot of additional support'

Trump: Endorsement gave Strange 'a lot of additional support'

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that his endorsement of Luther Strange gave the Senator additional support in Tuesday night's primary....
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....
Roy Moore: Establishment Republicans Failing in Washington

Roy Moore: Establishment Republicans Failing in Washington

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who is headed to a Republican primary runoff election along with Luther Strange to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney...
Luther Strange: Trump loves Alabama, that's why he endorsed me

Luther Strange: Trump loves Alabama, that's why he endorsed me

"He loves the people of the state," Strange said of Trump....
Alabama Senate primary: Battle of Trump-backed Strange vs. 10 Commandments judge Moore brings national attention

Alabama Senate primary: Battle of Trump-backed Strange vs. 10 Commandments judge Moore brings national attention

Turnout for today's U.S. Senate primary is expected to be below 25 percent but outside of Alabama, there are plenty of eyes are on the race - particularly the showdown between...
Luther Strange: I Share Trump's Goals for America

Luther Strange: I Share Trump's Goals for America

Sen. Luther Strange, who has the backing of President Donald Trump in Tuesday's special election in Alabama, believes he got the endorsement because they have the same goals to...
Trump records robocall for Luther Strange ahead of Alabama primary

Trump records robocall for Luther Strange ahead of Alabama primary

Trump is urging voters to turnout for Strange, an Alabama senator, in Tuesday's primary election...
Trump Doubles Down on Luther Strange Endorsement for Alabama Senate

Trump Doubles Down on Luther Strange Endorsement for Alabama Senate

President Donald Trump tweeted another endorsement for Sen. Luther Strange Monday morning in the Alabama Senate special election to fill the position left when Jeff Sessions was...
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....