Senate elections

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore holds his Bible as he acknowledges the applause during his speech at the Barrow County Court House in Winder, Ga. Moore drew rounds of applause as he spoke in support of the framed Ten Commandments in the courthouse breezeway. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)
November 19, 2017 - 7:56 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn't fit the evangelical mold. The Republican Senate candidate has long...
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The Rev. William J. Barber speaks at a rally in opposition to Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore at a church in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Barber and other speakers criticized Moore over allegations he made improper sexual advances toward teenage girls decades ago. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
November 18, 2017 - 5:41 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation." The remarks Saturday by the Rev. William J. Barber come a day after a letter signed by dozens of progressive pastors in Alabama...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a news conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. The normally sleepy Senate Ethics Committee hasn't had a major case since 2011, but it could be deciding next year on the fate of three senators _ including two facing allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 18, 2017 - 1:01 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A leading figure among religious liberals is speaking out against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Rev. William J. Barber led a rally against Moore at a church in Birmingham...
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Kayla Moore, wife of former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, speaks at a press conference, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. Moore spoke out in defense of her husband, saying they have been married for over 32 years and the Army veteran has always been an officer and a gentleman. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 17, 2017 - 6:34 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women Friday to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing Republicans, and women in particular. "He will not step down. He...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a newss conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 17, 2017 - 3:25 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she plans to vote for Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate even though he faces accusations of sexual misconduct. Ivey told reporters...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017 file photo, Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., appears on Capitol Hill in Washington. Messer is running for Senate in Indiana, though he primarily lives with his family in suburban Washington. It could complicate his plans to win the Republican primary and unseat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly next year. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 17, 2017 - 11:04 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A campaign stop for Rep. Luke Messer in his bid for Senate involves traveling from his family's home in suburban Washington back to Indiana, where aides say he typically stays overnight with his mom. Although living outside the state is hardly a first for members of Indiana's...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a newss conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 16, 2017 - 8:48 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Ever defiant, Republican Roy Moore's campaign on Thursday lashed out at the women accusing him of sexual misconduct, declaring "let the battle begin." Women's advocates decried the talk as worn intimidation tactics in a desperate attempt to keep his imperiled Senate bid...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a church revival, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Jackson, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 16, 2017 - 4:16 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Republican Roy Moore and the special U.S. Senate election in Alabama (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Alabama Republican Party says it stands with GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, breaking ranks with national Republicans who have called for him to step out of...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a church revival, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Jackson, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 16, 2017 - 12:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dodged questions about the turmoil in the Alabama Senate race on Wednesday, declining to join national Republicans who've called for Roy Moore to abandon the race amid allegations of sexual impropriety with teenage girls. Far from surrendering, Moore's camp...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016 file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. Hannity has put Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on notice: explain "inconsistencies" in his response to allegations of child molestation or exit the Alabama race. Hannity, on his show Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, gave Moore 24 hours. "We deserve answers _ consistent answers _ and truth," he said. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 15, 2017 - 11:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity ultimately said Wednesday he couldn't be the judge of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. It was an odd conclusion to a televised ultimatum. Hannity, whose words carry weight among conservatives because of his large nightly audience, had given...
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