Alabama’s Republican primary runoff ended in a victory for Roy Moore over incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, after a race that pitted President Trump against his anti-establishment base. William Brangham reports.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press and Jay Reeves, Associated Press
In an upset likely to rock the GOP establishment, Moore clinched victory over Sen. Luther Strange to take the GOP nomination for the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Moore will face Democrat Doug Jones in a Dec.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press and Kim Chandler, Associated Press
Buoyed by the sense the race is newly competitive, Trump heads to Huntsville, Alabama, on Friday to campaign for Sen. Luther Strange, appointed in February to temporarily fill the seat that opened up when Jeff Sessions became attorney general.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Saturday picked up the endorsement of Rep. Mo Brooks — who finished third in Alabama's Republican Senate primary — as he heads to a runoff with Sen. Luther Strange.
Attorney General Steve Marshall said in a statement that the move violated a new law that prohibits local officials from removing historical structures, including Confederate monuments, that are more than 40 years old.
Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are headed to a Republican primary runoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Alabama Sen. Luther Strange got his appointment to Congress earlier this year from a governor who later resigned under the cloud of an ethics scandal.
For her new project "Whitman in Alabama," Jennifer Crandall spent two years crisscrossing the state and asking Alabamians to recite Whitman to find the threads that tie us together as a nation.
By Christopher Booker and Connie Kargbo
The Affordable Care Act mandated that all Americans obtain health insurance and created marketplaces, also known as exchanges, to facilitate coverage for the uninsured. But now, enrollees in five states, including Alabama, have only one option for insurance. PBS NewsHour…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The justices ruled that Republicans who controlled the state legislature and governor's office in 2011 placed too many African-Americans in the two districts. The result was to weaken African-American voting strength elsewhere in North Carolina.
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