Moore Campaign responds to Washington Post articles on Foundation for Moral Law

October 13, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, Bill Armistead, the Chairman for the Roy Moore for U.S. Senate Campaign accused the reporters from the Washington Post of sleazy tactics and innuendo in the recent story related to Moore and the Foundation for Moral Law.

“The story was full of all of the same distortions and innuendos that characterized past political attacks on Judge Moore,” Armistead said.  “Judge Moore is man of impeccable character who served our country during a time of war in Vietnam and is a true patriot who does not back down from those who violate our constitution.  He has always served with integrity and according to the highest ethical standards.”
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Poll: Moore less than 6 points ahead of Jones, also Alabamians’ opinions on national controversies

October 2, 2017

By Samuel Mattison
Alabama Political Reporter

A new poll in the U.S. Senate race places former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore ahead of Democrat Doug Jones by less than 6 percentage points.

The telephone poll, conducted and sponsored by Decision Desk HQ, sampled 590 likely voters in the election. It was conducted last week and released on Saturday.

Former U.S. Attorney Jones polled at 44.5 percent of the vote, which put him behind Moore who polled at 50.2 percent. The poll had a margin of error of 4 percentage points, putting Jones just out of reach from a statistical tie with Moore.

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Moore endorsed by primary opponents

September 19, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Roy Moore’s campaign picked up several endorsements from former Republican primary challengers as the election draws closer.

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, endorsed Moore for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Jeff Sessions on Saturday.

Brooks finished third in the Aug. 15, Republican primary for U.S. Senate with 19.7 percent of the vote. Moore has also been endorsed by state Sen. Trip Pittman, R-Montrose, and former Alabama Christian Coalition President Randy Brinson who finished fourth and fifth respectively.

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Survey shows Gov. Ivey with substantial lead

September 18, 2017

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

A new poll shows Gov. Kay Ivey is the most popular political figure in the state of Alabama among Republican primary voters with 84 percent indicating that they have a favorable impression of her. Among Republican voters, Ivey bested both President Donald Trump and Alabama native U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions by +7 points in this category.

The Tarrance Group, a widely respected and successful Washington-based Republican strategic research and polling firm conducted the survey between August 28-30, 2017, using telephone-based interviews with 601 “likely” Republican primary voters throughout the state.

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State Rep. Tim Wadsworth endorses Roy Moore

September 14, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, the Judge Roy Moore for U.S. Senate Campaign announced that state Rep. Tim Wadsworth, R-Arley, had endorsed Moore in the Republican runoff.

Wadsworth said, “I’m proud to represent Winston, Walker, and Jefferson counties. In November of 2016, eighty-nine percent of Winston County voters supported Donald Trump and the county has been recognized as the most pro-Trump county in the United States. I continue to support the policies, reforms, and vision of President Trump and my district is more than ready to continue draining the D.C. swamp.”

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US Rep. Thomas Massie endorses Moore

September 11, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., announced that he has endorsed Roy Moore for U.S. Senate.

Massie said, “Roy Moore has more political spine than anyone I know. He has twice chosen to lose his job rather than compromise his principles. He is a man willing to stand up to the out of control courts and help us return to the limited government outlined in our Constitution. I give him my full support and look forward to having him as a stalwart colleague in the Senate.”

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Barry Moore campaign releases poll showing that Roby is vulnerable

August 31, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, August 31, 2017, State Representative Barry Moore’s, R-Enterprise, congressional campaign released results of a poll, by WPA Intelligence, outlining what they claim is the vulnerability of incumbent Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery.

According to the memo released to the Alabama Political Reporter (APR) incumbent Martha Roby is viewed favorably by only thirty-three percent of Republican voters, while forty-three percent have an unfavorable view of the four-term congresswoman.

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Sarah Palin endorses Roy Moore in Senate race

August 25, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, August 24, 2017, the Judge Roy Moore for Senate Campaign announced that former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice-President nominee, Sarah Palin, has endorsed Moore for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Senator Jeff Sessions (R).

Former Governor Palin said, “Glad he’s running and am honored to endorse Judge Roy Moore for the US Senate.  Judge Moore has shown he has what it takes to stand up to the out-of-touch political establishment. The Judge has proven he’s not afraid of a fight for what is right, and he’s ready to take on DC’s swamp monsters and help make America great again. We need more bold leaders like Judge Moore who will fight for all of us in the US Senate.”
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Flowers says Bentley appointment is an albatross around Strange’s Neck

August 14, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, August 12, 2017, former State Representative and political columnist Steve Flowers (R) spoke to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club at the Vestavia Library.  Flowers discussed the current political situation particularly the Tuesday special election primary.  Flowers predicted that former State Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore and U.S. Senator Luther Strange would emerge as winners of the Republican Primary, though Strange is hurt by questions surrounding his appointment by then Governor Robert Bentley.  Flowers predicted a Doug Jones victory in the Democratic Primary but called Jones, “the weakest possible candidate.”

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Former gubernatorial candidate Tim James endorses former Chief Justice Roy Moore

August 10, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, August 10, 2017, former Alabama gubernatorial candidates Tim James (R) endorsed Roy Moore for US Senate in a press conference in Montgomery’s RSA Center for Commerce Building.  Former Governor Fob James (R) also endorsed Roy Moore for the US Senate.

Businessman Tim James said in a statement, “Many good people are in this Senate race, I personally know several of them. However, I have made a decision to support Roy Moore for the following reasons: Judge Moore is a family man, a soldier, a judge, and a constitutional scholar.  His most important attribute is his character which matters the most in times like these.”

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