Speaker McCutcheon endorses Roy Moore for Senate

October 19, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, the Roy Moore U.S. Senate Campaign announced the endorsement of Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon, R-Monrovia.  The Moore Campaign said that McCutcheon’s endorsement reflects the strong support Judge Moore has received from state Republican elected officials ahead of the December 12th Special Election.

“I am pleased to add my name to the continually-growing list of those endorsing Judge Roy Moore in his bid to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions,” McCutcheon said Wednesday. “Judge Moore is the only candidate remaining in the race who holds the same conservative beliefs and moral values that most Alabamians share, and he is the only one who will follow in the footprints that Jeff Sessions left behind.”

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Does love win when a 20-week old baby is aborted? Some liberals think so

October 19, 2017

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

A recent poll of the U.S. Senate race in Alabama is giving liberal Democrats hope that Judge Roy Moore’s beliefs are too far out of the mainstream for him to win in December’s general election.

A recent Fox poll shows Moore and former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones in a statistical dead heat for the U.S. Senate. This outlier survey is reverberating through the national media, and here at home, as a glimmer of hope for progressives who wish to defeat a man they called bigoted, hateful and a lawbreaker.

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Ron Bishop runs write-in campaign for Senate

October 19, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, the Executive Committee of The Libertarian Party of Alabama selected Ron Bishop of Irondale, Alabama, to represent the party as a write-in candidate for the upcoming special election for the U.S. Senate.

Bishop formally announced his candidacy at the Whistle Stop Festival on Saturday, September 30 in Irondale.

“Alabama has the most restrictive ballot access laws in the nation. The Democrats and Republicans are attempting to keep the Libertarians off of the ballot, but the voters of Alabama can write us back on it by writing in Ron Bishop for the U.S. Senate,” said Josh Tuttle, LPA chairman.

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Roy Moore, Doug Jones tie nothing to celebrate

October 18, 2017

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

It’s time that we had a little talk about Roy Moore.

Messages came pouring in to me on social media Tuesday evening following the release of a Fox News poll that showed Moore in a statistical tie with Democratic challenger Doug Jones.

There was great glee among the more progressive types, and among many of my more moderate conservative friends.

To all of you: Shut up.

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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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Doug Jones fundraising jumps to about $1.3 million, campaign says

October 17, 2017

By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones has raised about $1.3 million, his campaign said, amounting to a drastic jump in his campaign fundraising, which struggled in the first months of the race.

Through July 31, during the primary in the first three months of the campaign, Jones’ campaign raised less than $300,000. At the end of the third quarter, Jones’ campaign now has more than $1 million in cash on hand, his campaign said.

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Human Rights Campaign endorses Doug Jones

October 17, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Repoter

The Human Rights Campaign announced that it was endorsing Democratic candidate Doug Jones for U.S. Senate.

Jones is running against former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (R). Judge Moore has often clashed with the gay rights group over the years.

“Doug Jones has pledged to serve all Alabamians, including LGBTQ people,” said Eva Kendrick, HRC Alabama state director. “In this election, the choice between Roy Moore and Doug Jones could not be more stark. Moore has never passed up an opportunity to promote bigotry, division and extremism, while Doug Jones has staked his career on fairness, equality and a positive vision for Alabama’s future. HRC is proud to endorse Doug Jones and work to help him become the next U.S. Senator from the state of Alabama.”

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Judge Moore addresses Values Voter Summit

October 17, 2017

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, Republican Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore addressed the Value Voters Summit in Washington D.C. where he called Alabama’s U.S. Senate special election a “breakout opportunity” to take back our country and advance President Trump’s conservative agenda.

“Last November, with the election of Donald Trump, it was a day of great hope and enthusiasm. Today, we are seeing stagnation in Congress and this frustrates many Americans –  but I believe that we can Make America Great Again and this election is key to ensure that the America First agenda of President Trump becomes a reality,” Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore said.

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Moore addresses Madison County Republicans

October 16, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore addressed the Madison County Republican Party Freedom Gala at the Jackson Center in Research Park.  Moore discussed the Senate race and his views on God.

“I have always admired this part of the state,” Moore said.  “It is so innovative.  I got to go through the Remington factory.  I saw more guns today than I saw in the military.”

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Marsh joins growing list of Republican leaders endorsing Moore

October 16, 2017

 By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, the Moore campaign announced the endorsement of Alabama Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh, (R-Anniston). Marsh’s endorsement comes following Moore’s successful runoff campaign victory where Moore won 63 of Alabama’s 67 counties despite being outspent 12 to one. The Moore campaign says that they are receiving mounting support coming from all corners of the Republican Party as the GOP unites to defeat the Democratic candidate, Doug Jones in December.

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