US Sen. Steve Daines endorses Roy Moore

November 8, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said that Roy Moore will help reform Washington.  Daines announced that he is endorsing Moore in Alabama’s special election for U.S. Senate.

“The people of Alabama will have soon have an opportunity elect a new U.S. Senator, and I believe Judge Roy Moore is the best candidate to follow in the steps of former Senator Jeff Sessions,” Daines said. “Judge Moore is a principled conservative, and he will help reform Washington and return power to the people of America. I look forward to working with Judge Moore on ideas to cut taxes, rein in the national debt, and boost job growth.”

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Ted Cruz endorses Judge Roy Moore for US Senate

October 25, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced that he has endorsed Republican candidate Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate.

Cruz said in a statement that he needed more principled conservatives like Moore as allies in Washington.

“This December, the People of Alabama have a clear choice,” Cruz said. “They can choose a liberal Democrat, who will stand with Chuck Schumer to raise taxes, weaken our military, open our border, and undermine our constitutional rights. Or, they can choose to elect Judge Roy Moore, a conservative who will proudly defend Alabama values.”

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Appointed Chief Justice Lyn Stuart to run for a full term

October 24, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama Chief Justice Lyn Stuart (R) announced that she is seeking election as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.

Stuart has been a judge for 29 years and has served on the Alabama Supreme Court since 2001. She was appointed chief justice by Governor Kay Ivey (R) in April 2017, after former Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) retired to run for U.S. Senate.  Stuart was already an associate justice and had been the acting chief justice since Moore had been suspended for failing to order Alabama’s probate judges to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.  When Ivey formally elevated Stuart, she appointed Montgomery attorney Will Sellers (R) to the Court to fill Stuart’s seat.

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Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee endorse Roy Moore for US Senate

October 18, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, the Judge Roy Moore (R) for U.S. Senate campaign announced that it has received the endorsements of U.S. Senators Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, and Mike Lee, R-Utah.

The Moore campaign said that Sen. Rand Paul has served in the United States Senate for six years and has earned a reputation for his stalwart defense of the Constitution, limited government and fiscal conservatism.

“Judge Roy Moore has spent a lifetime defending and standing up for the Constitution while fighting for the people of Alabama. We need more people in Washington, D.C. that will stand on principle and defend the Constitution. I look forward to welcoming him to the Senate very soon,” Sen. Rand Paul said.

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Moore camp: Son’s arrest has “nothing to do with the campaign”

October 11, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, the Roy Moore for Senate campaign responded to the arrest of his son, Caleb Moore on Monday for trespassing.

Bill Armistead, the Chairman for the Roy Moore for U. S. Senate Campaign made the following statement on Caleb Moore’s arrest for trespassing: “This is a personal matter involving an alleged hunting violation by Judge Moore’s son Caleb over eleven months ago which has nothing to do with the campaign.”

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Roy Moore still not making friends with Senate leadership

October 6, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is in Washington D.C., but he has ruffled some feathers by not meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, Alabama’s senior Senator Richard Shelby (R), anyone at the White House or with the powerful National Republican Senate Committee. He even skipped the customary lunch with Senate Republican leaders.

Moore has met with ousted White House Chief Strategist Steven Bannon, Congressman Robert Aderholt, R-Haleyville, former South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas, Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky, and Sen. Mike Lee, Utah.

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Roy Moore to headline Madison County Republican Party Freedom Gala

October 6, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Madison County Republican Executive Committee will present the 2nd biennial Freedom Gala: A Celebration of Freedom on Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Jackson Center in Research Park in Huntsville. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore will be the Keynote Speaker.

Moore is a life-long Alabamian and outspoken constitutional conservative that has stood up for liberty and religious freedom his entire career. He is an alumnus of Etowah High School in Attalla, Alabama, and an alumnus of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts and Engineering. Moore also has a 1977 law degree from the University of Alabama.

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Campaign Legal Center requests investigation of US Senate candidate Roy Moore

October 3, 2017

 By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Campaign Legal Center (CLC) wrote to the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., requesting an immediate investigation into whether U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore failed to declare honoraria earned, liabilities owed, and compensation received on his financial disclosure statement, in violation of federal law and Senate rules.

The CLC is the non-profit “watch dog” that the Daily Beast cited as experts for their Thursday, September 28 story charging that Moore had violated campaign reporting requirements when his June Senate disclosure form appeared to have discrepancies with his filing with the Alabama Ethics Commission two months earlier.

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Senate Republican primary runoff is today 

September 26, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Republican voters across Alabama will go to the polls today, Tuesday, Sept. 26, to decide who will represent the Republican Party in the state’s general election for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he was appointed to U.S. attorney general.

A primary election for the position of U.S. senator was called by Gov. Kay Ivey for Dec. 12, 2017. The major party primaries were on Aug. 15. Doug Jones won the Democratic primary outright. Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore and Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., are the candidates in the Republican runoff today.

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Justice Terry Butts, the Alabama Second Amendment, Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar endorse Roy Moore

September 21, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, retired Alabama Supreme Court Justice Terry Butts, the gun rights group Alabama Second Amendment and U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., all announced their endorsements of Roy Moore in the Republican Senate runoff race.

“I have known and worked with Judge Roy Moore for the last 20 years,” Butts said. “He is a man of integrity, a leader, and a constitutional scholar. Judge Moore has spent his entire life in service and now is the time for him to serve the great State of Alabama and the United States of America as our U.S. Senator.

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