Moore holds election eve rally with Steve Bannon, other supporters in Midland

December 12, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, December 11, 2017, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore held a “Drain the Swamp rally” in Midland just 13 hours before Alabama voters go to the polls to decide whether they want to vote for Moore or Democrat Doug Jones to be their senator, replacing Jeff Sessions (R) who vacated the seat to become U.S. attorney general.

“We are not going to stand by and let people from out of state and California control this election,” Judge Roy Moore said. “Three years before I was born, 1944, America was in crisis. We were at war with Adolph Hitler and the armies of Nazi Germany.” President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said on the radio that many would die in that war; but we had faith. Three years later I was born. “In the 1960s, we started to forget God and we started to forget where our strength comes from.”

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For Moore’s core supporters, this election goes much deeper than policy or politics

December 12, 2017

By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

For Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore’s core group of voters, this special election is about much more than politics or policy. At its core, Tuesday’s vote isn’t about taxes and it’s not about Steve Bannon, Donald Trump or even Democrat Doug Jones.

When Moore’s staunchest supporters walk into a polling place Tuesday, first and foremost on their mind will be a world that appears to be fundamentally shifting away from them — a political and social reality that not only feels uncomfortable but even hostile.

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Dr. K.A. Paul endorses Roy Moore

December 11, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

​Friday, December 8, 2017 K. A. Paul endorsed GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore on Friday.

Paul called upon all Republicans including Mitt Romney, John McCain, independents and blue dog democrats to vote for Moore.

“The events going on in the Alabama Senate race are watched by tens of millions in the world who are wondering if Americans will judge a man based on 40-year old allegations or send a message to the nation’s leaders that people are considered innocent until proven guilty in America,” Paul said.

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The V to carry extended interview with Roy Moore on Sunday

December 8, 2017

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

For the past few weeks, following allegations of sexual assault and inappropriate behavior by several women, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has been mostly quiet, denying interview requests and refusing to answer questions at public appearances.

On Sunday, the “Voice of Alabama Politics” will air Moore’s first full interview with an Alabama news outlet in more than a month. That will include questions from host and “V” producer, Bill Britt, to Moore about the allegations against him and his recollections of that time in his life, nearly 40 years ago.

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Majority Republicans doubt Moore’s accusers: some reasons why

December 4, 2017

By Bill Britt 
Alabama Political Reporter

A new poll by CBS News finds that 71 percent of Alabama Republicans believe the allegations against Roy Moore are false. Of those surveyed, 92 percent of Republicans who don’t believe the claims against Moore think, “Democrats are behind the charges,” and 88 percent say, “newspapers and the media are behind them.” When reports leave gaps in a story or cite inaccuracies as fact, it’s not surprising that a vast majority of Republicans doubt what they read in the news and hear on television.

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Roy Moore says he is fighting a spiritual battle

November 30, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore was campaigning to a full house of over 230 in the town hall of Henager, Alabama, in rural DeKalb County.  At least 50 journalists and news media were also on hand both inside and outside the building.

Roy Moore said, “There is fourteen days left to the general election.  We are very exciting.  It has been a long and enduring campaign and grueling at times.   We have been looking for the end for a while.  Thank you for taking time out from your busy schedules to hear about the campaign.  We are working very hard.  We have been going to meetings and having private meetings.  We have been doing all the campaign stuff and got several events this week again and are going to be very busy on the campaign trail.”

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National Black Republican Association endorses Roy Moore for Senate

November 28, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The National Black Republican Association (NBRA) announced that they have endorsed Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Jeff Sessions.

The group based that decision on the following considerations:

“Judge Moore who shares our support of the Trump Agenda has over 40 years of public service, has been married to the same woman for 33 years and has four children and five grandchildren;

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Moore campaign slams Jones for having “Mexico First” agenda

November 23, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, the Roy Moore campaign attacked Doug Jones for what they called his “Mexico First” immigration and border control policies.

The Moore campaign stated that, on Saturday, Jones said he did not support the building of a border wall, stating that it would be too expensive. On Sunday, another Border Patrol officer was killed defending the Southern Border.  The Moore campaign also criticized Jones for his support of the controversial DACA and DREAM Acts.

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Young Republican Federation of Alabama divided in decision to suspend support for Roy Moore

November 20, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, November 18, 2017, the Young Republican Federation of Alabama (YRFA) Steering Committee passed a resolution suspending their support for Roy Moore’s candidacy for the United States Senate by a supermajority vote. The resolution also calls for Roy Moore to step aside as the Republican nominee if he is unable or unwilling to clearly and convincingly refute the allegations against him.

“The YRFA is a diverse organization with clubs all over the state of Alabama,” said YRFA Chairman Jackie Curtiss. “We understand, respect, and appreciate that there are varying opinions on this issue within our Federation. We also encourage and welcome individual clubs to speak out on this issue according to the conscience of their membership.”
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Poll: Doug Jones holds eight-point lead, majority says Moore shouldn’t withdraw

November 17, 2017

By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones has gained an eight-point lead over Republican Roy Moore in the race to replace Jeff Sessions as Alabama’s next Senator, according to a new poll — amid mounting calls for Moore to withdraw after numerous sexual misconduct allegations surfaced in the last week.

A majority of likely Alabama voters says Moore shouldn’t drop out, though, despite calls from Republicans leaders in Washington for him to give up the fight.

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