Moore wins GOP nomination for Senate

September 26, 2017

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

Roy Moore is the Republican nominee for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat.

His convincing and remarkably easy victory over Luther Strange Tuesday night was equally expected – with the results matching closely to recent polling results – and surprising – completing a stunning fall from grace for Strange and meteoric rise for Moore.

Less than a year ago, then-Attorney General Strange, fresh off of his office’s conviction over the summer of Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard, was one of the most popular politicians in the state.
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Roy Moore takes commanding lead in Alabama Senate race

August 22, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

 Monday, August 21, 2017, the first poll conducted, since the Alabama Senate primary, was released and it shows Judge Roy Moore with a commanding lead over incumbent Senator Luther Strange (R) in the upcoming Senate Republican primary runoff. The JMC Analytics poll conducted between August 17 and 19 among likely Republican voters found that in the upcoming runoff Judge Moore leads with 51 percent support to just 32 percent for Strange with 17 percent of voters still undecided.

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Roy Moore campaigns in Pell City

August 9, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, Senate candidate and former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore (R), was in Pell City speaking to the St. Clair County Republican Executive Committee, plus dozens of guests.

Former Chief Justice Moore said that the people of America voted for change in November.  Moore said that they have not gotten that change because of the establishment in both the Democratic and Republican parties. The Senate does not even take up half of the bills coming from the House.
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A letter to GOP voters: You’re being conned

February 7, 2017

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

Dear Republican voter,

You’re a fool.

I say that in the nicest possible way. I say that with a tone of pity, instead of a tone of condescension. I say that because I want to help you, and in turn help all the rest of us.

But mostly I say it because you’ve been tricked time and again – like a bunch of Charlie Browns trying to kick the same football – into believing that the shiny, controversial, fringe issue is of utmost importance and should take all of your focus while the other boring, policy stuff should be left up to the lawmakers who have your interest at heart.
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Same-sex marriage fight loses the State more than $300,000

February 3, 2017

By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY — State officials’ fight to keep marriage equality from coming to Alabama has culminated in a $300,000 bill for taxpayers — with little to show for it.

Last month, the Attorney General’s office agreed to pay a total of $315,000 to attorneys representing a gay couple in the case of Strawser v. Strange. US District Judge Callie Granade issued an order on Jan. 20, in accordance with the negotiated resolution.

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Chief Justice Moore Suspended For The Rest Of His Term

September 30, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, September 30, 2016, the Court of the Judiciary has found Chief Justice Roy Moore guilty of violating judicial ethics and has suspended him for the rest of his term.

The Alabama Political Reporter spoke with State Auditor Jim Zeigler, a vocal Moore supporter, about the controversial decision. Zeigler said that the decision by the Court of the Judiciary to suspend Moore rather than removing him was an underhanded attempt to remove Moore when it was apparent they did not have the nine votes needed for removal.
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Liberty Counsel Defends Moore Calls Charges Against Him “Baseless”

September 30, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, the case of the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) versus Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was the most hyped-up, legal proceeding in State politics this year, outside of the Mike Hubbard trial, and it lasted just a few hours. There will be no verdict for ten days, but Moore’s defense team expressed confidence in their case, calling the charges by the JIC “baseless.”
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Court of Judiciary Rejects Moore’s Motion to Dismiss JIC Charges

August 9, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, August 8, 2016, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) was in Court to ask the Alabama Court of the Judiciary to drop the charges which the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) have brought against him. The motion for summary judgement was denied. The Court also denied a motion by attorney for the JIC that the case against Moore was so strong that the Court could simply remove Moore without going through the formality of a trial.
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HRC Alabama Blasts Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Over Stall Tactics

June 8, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, June 7, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Alabama blasted Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore for what they claimed were stall tactics to delay responding to charges by the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) that his defiance of federal marriage equality rulings violated judicial ethics rules.

The HRC said in a statement that, “After more than a year of trying to deny loving same-sex couples their constitutional right to marriage, it is well past time for Chief Justice Roy Moore to be censured for disregarding the laws of our nation.”
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I now pronounce you … nothing.

September 16, 2015

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

Well, I guess same-sex marriage did destroy traditional marriage. At least in Alabama, where homophobic probate judges refuse to sign marriage licenses for men who love men and women who love women.

The Supreme Court of the United States leaves little doubt: Same-sex marriage is the law of the land. Live with it.

Except in Alabama; we never live with it.

We Dare Defend Our Wrongs.
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