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Moore, Strange in GOP runoff in Alabama Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was twice removed from his judicial duties, forced a primary runoff Tuesday against Trump-backed incumbent Sen.

Aug. 16, 2017 1:26 AM EDT
Alabama Senate race tests Trump, McConnell reach

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — On the final day of campaigning in Alabama, U.S. Sen. Luther Strange on Monday touted his backing from President Donald Trump while his GOP rivals continued to batter him as the candidate of the so-called Washington establishment because of his bankrolling from Senate leadership.

Aug. 14, 2017 6:58 PM EDT
Alabama's US Senate race all about Trump love, swamp hate

PIKE ROAD, Ala. (AP) — On a humid afternoon, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, on his campaign bus named the Drain the Swamp Express, pulled into a central Alabama farmer's market and said he is the true conservative to help enact the agenda of President Donald Trump.

Aug. 13, 2017 11:34 AM EDT
Trump endorses Strange; Brooks said president was misled

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump's tweet endorsing Luther Strange is welcome news for the recently appointed senator, but it's shaking up Alabama's contentious GOP primary, where all the major candidates have tried to lay claim to Trump's message of disruptive change.

Aug. 9, 2017 11:54 AM EDT
Trump mistreats native son Jeff Sessions, Alabama GOP says

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump finds some of his strongest support in Alabama, but his public flogging of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is dismaying Republicans who consider the conservative stalwart a home state hero.

Jul. 27, 2017 6:34 AM EDT
Trump's anti-Sessions tweets dismay Alabama's Republicans

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump finds some of his strongest support in blood-red Alabama, but his public flogging of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is dismaying Republicans who consider the conservative stalwart to be a home state hero.

Jul. 26, 2017 6:05 PM EDT
Republican firebrand seeks runoff spot in Ala. Senate race

DAPHNE, Ala. (AP) — As U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks told it to young Republicans at a seafood restaurant on the marshy banks of Mobile Bay, the Washington "swamp critters" are trying to have their way in Alabama's Senate race.

Jul. 11, 2017 4:32 PM EDT
Sessions' selection caps bizarre year for Alabama politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general sets off jockeying for his seat in Alabama, leaving the state's embattled Republican governor — who faced an impeachment push after affair allegations — to choose a successor.

Nov. 18, 2016 4:37 PM EST
Embattled governor would choose Sen. Sessions' successor

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general has set off jockeying for his seat in Alabama, leaving the state's embattled Republican governor — who faced an impeachment push after affair allegations — to choose a successor.

Nov. 18, 2016 4:33 PM EST
Bernie Sanders courts voters in Alabama on King Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With polls showing him running well in Iowa and New Hampshire, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders took aim at what might be unusual territory for a self-described democratic socialist: the Deep South.

Jan. 18, 2016 10:12 PM EST