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Roy Moore in uphill battle to woo skeptical Alabama voters

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a state that has long been reliably Republican, Roy Moore faces an uphill battle in winning over skeptical voters to take back the Alabama Senate seat he lost two years ago amid allegations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls.

Jun. 21, 2019 4:18 PM EDT
Alabama foes get in final licks before Tuesday's big vote

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Facing voters at last after the year's most bitter U.S. campaign, Alabama Republican Roy Moore cast himself Monday as the victim of a national barrage of unjust allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers.

Dec. 11, 2017 6:08 PM EST
Bannon savages GOP leaders in fight for Alabama Senate seat

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Populist firebrand Steve Bannon savaged national Republican leaders Tuesday night in a fiery call to rally voters behind embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore as the battle for the GOP's soul spilled into a dirt-floor barn deep in rural Alabama.

Dec. 6, 2017 2:23 AM EST
Moore's path to victory in Alabama: God, guns and defiance

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roy Moore wouldn't stand a chance in many Senate races after defying federal court orders, describing Islam as a false religion, calling homosexuality evil and pulling out a revolver on stage before hundreds of supporters.

Sep. 27, 2017 2:56 PM EDT
Trump victory brings 'alt-right' into full view

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Donald Trump's election is bringing to the fore a strain of race-based politics once so far out of the mainstream few had even heard of it.

Nov. 22, 2016 3:21 PM EST
Schools report racist incidents in wake of Trump election

In the wake of Donald Trump's election, reports of racist incidents are emerging from the nation's schools and universities, including students who chanted "white power" and called black classmates "cotton pickers.

Nov. 11, 2016 7:44 PM EST