Alabama Senate

Roy Moore urges Republicans to ignore sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

The failed Alabama Senate candidate is no stranger to accusations of sexual misconduct.<p>Failed Alabama Senate candidate and accused child molester Roy …

Roy Moore

Expenditures For and Against Candidates

<b>Note:</b> Because senators refuse to file their campaign finance reports electronically, there is limited data available for two of the biggest …

Republicans

US politician sues Sacha Baron Cohen for £74m over TV show sting

Roy Moore appeared in the comedian’s TV show Who Is America?<p>Former Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore appeared on Who Is America? in July on the …

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Roy Moore is suing Sacha Baron Cohen over his 'Who is America?' appearance, and might end up having to prove he's not a sex offender

• Former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has sued Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation following his appearance on the actor's Showtime series, "Who is America?"<br>• Lawyers for the Republican judge and his wife claimed that Cohen "falsely painted, portrayed, mocked and with malice defamed Judge Moore as a …

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Failed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore sues Sacha Baron Cohen over ‘defamatory’ TV prank

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is suing comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation after being pranked on the actor’s …

British Humour

Lawsuit looming over Who is America?

A former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore who featured in <b>Who Is America?</b> says he will sue Sacha Baron Cohen, CBS and Showtime for $95 million -but …

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Family ties: Alabama Senate gives Robinson daughter a job

<i>This is an opinion column.</i><p>When Oliver Robinson resigned from the Alabama Legislature in late 2016, he said he was making way for his daughter Amanda …

Birmingham, AL

Alabama Republican losses appeal to have his votes counted from his own party after a 'racist, anti-Semetic' Facebook post

Alabama GOP commission candidate Jim Bonner’s appeal to have his votes counted in a primary election was rejected by the Alabama Republican Party on …

Social Media

Sen. John McCain made many Alabama visits, inspired students, spoke out on Roy Moore

U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, 81, died Saturday. A POW during the Vietnam War, McCain turned to politics after retiring from the Navy in 1981. He …

Roy Moore

Groups hope to spur black voter turnout in Mississippi much like in Alabama Senate race

CLOSE<p>In the 2016 presidential election, Randolph County, Georgia used nine election precincts to cast almost 2900 votes. Now, a consultant hired by …

African-American News

Chuck: Alabama Senate Runoff is ‘Trump vs. Trumpism’

Congresswoman: He 'tried to pin me to the door' and kiss me<p>05:56<p>Fmr. Trump aide: Trump should make clear he endorses Roy Moore<p>08:10<p>What's Mueller's …

Republicans

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'Who Is America?' Clip: Sacha Baron Cohen Gives Former Senate Candidate Roy Moore a Pedophile Test

The third episode of <b>Sacha Baron Cohen</b>‘s headline-making comedy documentary series <b>Who Is America?</b> aired last night, and right on schedule, we have the …

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Watch Sacha Baron Cohen trick Roy Moore into participating in a 'pedophile detector' test

• <b>On Sunday's episode of "Who Is America?," Sacha Baron Cohen made the former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore participate in a "pedophile detector" test.</b>• <b><br>Cohen, disguised as his recurring character of an Israeli "anti-terror expert," interviewed Moore and concluded the segment by pulling out a</b> …

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Failed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore files defamation lawsuit over ads

<b>(CNN) —</b> Failed Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is suing for defamation, claiming that campaign ads that ran during the Alabama US Senate special race last year damaged his reputation.<p>The suit jointly filed with his wife, Kayla Moore, claims that a Democratic-aligned super PAC ran "false, …

Roy Moore

New Poll Shows Alabama Senate Is A Just 6-Point Race

The Senate race in deep-red Alabama might be within reach for Democrats, after the Republican nomination of Roy Moore.<p>The poll, conducted by Opinion …

Republicans

Failed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore says he has no plans to run for office again

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Failed Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama says he doesn’t plan to run for office again, adding he has filed a new lawsuit …

Roy Moore

Roy Moore Is Peddling an Unhinged Conspiracy Theory as the Reason for His Senate Loss

Nearly six months after Moore lost his shot at an Alabama Senate seat to Democrat Doug Jones, he is now pushing a wild lawsuit claiming the defeat …

Roy Moore

Plan to move Alabama to Daylight Saving Time permanently OK'd by Alabama Senate

A plan that would leave Alabama on Daylight Saving Time year-round has cleared an early hurdle.<p>The Alabama Senate approved a resolution Thursday to …

Birmingham, AL

Ana Marie Cox: I'm 'willing' to vote for Al Franken again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ana Marie Cox, host of Crooked Media's "With Friends Like These" podcast, says she is "willing to vote" for Al Franken if he runs again after calling for his resignation.<p>Franken was ousted from the Senate after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against him last year. His …

U.S. Politics

Trump admits Conor Lamb ran a 'smart campaign' in Pennsylvania

During a fundraiser for another congressional candidate, President Donald Trump gave tacit praise to Pennsylvania Democrat Conor Lamb for his big win …

Conor Lamb

Roy Moore accuser running for Florida House seat with no party affiliation

A woman who said she dated former Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreRoy Moore dismisses Kavanaugh accusation: 'So …

Roy Moore

Rosa Parks Day bill gets Alabama Senate committee approval

CLOSE<p>From her now-iconic booking photo taken at the time of her arrest to President Bill Clinton presenting Parks with the 1996 Presidential Medal of …

Senate Committees

Alabama Senate passes bill to reduce payday loan costs

People who take out payday loans would have more time to pay them off under a bill that passed the Alabama Senate today, a change that would …

Finance

Moore accuser leaves GOP, will run for Florida House seat as Dem

A woman who said she dated former Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreRoy Moore dismisses Kavanaugh accusation: 'So …

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Donors launch $2.5 million push to elect Georgia's first African-American governor

WASHINGTON — An influential Democratic donor is launching a $2.5 million effort to help elect veteran Georgia legislator Stacey Abrams as the state's first African-American governor — and to lay the groundwork for what Democrats hope will be more victories in the Deep South.<p>Susan Sandler, a San …

Georgia Politics

Disgraced Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore Is Now Begging For Money To Pay His Legal Bills

Poor Roy Moore. Embattled, beleaguered Roy Moore. After having lost the Alabama Senate special election to Democrat Doug Jones — which is practically unheard of — it seems as if everyone has turned their backs on the former judge. Even President Donald Trump, who astonishingly continued to support …

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Former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore pleads for $250,000 from supporters to pay legal fees

Former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is long past the need for campaign contributions, but that didn't stop him from pleading with supporters to …

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Alabama Senate passes amendment that would allow Ten Commandments in schools—to stop shootings

One Republican state senator has decided to forgo talk about arming teachers and talking about mental health in order to cut right through to a …

Alabama Legislature

Alabama Senate approves 1st cost-of-living raise for state employees in 10 years

State employees would receive their first cost-of-living raise in a decade under a bill approved Tuesday by the Alabama Senate.<p>Senators voted 28-1 to …

Birmingham, AL