Judicial 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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As her husband Jason Cantrell, left, cheers, LaToya Cantrell hugs her daughter RayAnn as she celebrates her victory in the New Orleans mayoral election during her election party at the New Orleans Jazz Market in Central City Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in New Orleans. Cantrell, a City Council member who gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, was the victor Saturday night in an election that will make her the first woman mayor in New Orleans' history. (Michael DeMocke/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 11:14 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans. The Democrat will succeed term-...
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Riot police take cover during clashes with opposition supporters as one throws a stone at them, left, in the Mathare area where four people were killed, in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Kenyan opposition leaders say police are using gunfire and tear gas to disperse residents of a city slum protesting the overnight murder of four people in a suspected ethnic attack. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
November 19, 2017 - 9:32 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called Sunday for "international intervention" in the country's election crisis, saying at least 31 supporters have been killed by police and militia since his return from an overseas trip on Friday. Odinga said Kenya "was being pushed to...
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November 18, 2017 - 11:05 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's mayoral election in New Orleans (all times local): 10 p.m. City Council member Latoya Cantrell is the apparent victor in the New Orleans mayor's race. Her opponent, fellow Democrat and former municipal Judge Desiree Charbonnet (DEZ'-uh-ray SHAR'-boh-nay...
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FILE - This Aug. 25, 2017, booking photo originally provided by the Gallatin County Detention Center shows U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont. A Montana judge has ordered the release on Monday, Oct. 10, 2017, of the mug shot taken of the state's lone Congressman after he was convicted of assaulting a Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs on the eve of the special election that put him in office. More than 100 pages of documents, photos and audio from the investigation into Gianforte were released under a court order on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Gallatin County Detention Center via AP, File)
November 17, 2017 - 9:46 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it, according to documents released Friday. U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, a Republican, told an...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions reacts to the audience as he arrives to speak at the Federalist Society 2017 National Lawyers Convention at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, about maintaining and strengthening the rule of law. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 17, 2017 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is making light of the grilling he's received over contacts with Russians. Sessions opened a speech Friday to the conservative Federalist Society by asking if the former Russian ambassador was in the room. Sessions recused himself from the Justice...
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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 Feb. 25, 2013 file photo, Southern Coalition for Social Justice director Anita Earls, who is representing the NAACP, makes a point during her presentation in Raleigh, N.C. Earls is running for the state Supreme Court next year. She announced plans Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at state Democratic Party headquarters to run for an eight-year term in 2018. (Takaaki Iwabu/The News & Observer via AP, File)
November 15, 2017 - 6:01 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A longtime civil rights attorney who successfully sued in striking down North Carolina legislative district boundaries for excessive racial bias announced Wednesday she's running for the state Supreme Court next year. Anita Earls of Durham, who is seeking the position currently...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a revival, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Jackson, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 15, 2017 - 6:01 am
JACKSON, Ala. (AP) — Taking the pulpit at a Baptist revival at a south Alabama church, Republican Roy Moore quoted lengthy Bible passages and made only passing reference to the allegations against him of sexual misconduct with teenagers. The former judge found a brief refuge Tuesday night from the...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore leaves after he speaks at a church revival, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Jackson, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 14, 2017 - 10:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Republicans tightened pressure Tuesday on Alabama's GOP to keep a defiant Roy Moore from being elected to the Senate next month, with many voicing hope that President Donald Trump could use his clout to resolve a problem that Republicans say leaves them with no easy...
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