Trump loses his big bet on Alabama U.S. Senate race

World / Politics | ANALYSIS Dec 13, 2017

Trump loses his big bet on Alabama U.S. Senate race

In backing Roy Moore in Alabama's U.S. Senate race even though the candidate faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls, President Donald Trump made a risky bet — and lost big. The victory by Democrat Doug Jones over the Republican Moore in the Alabama ...

Trump all but endorses GOP's Moore despite sex accusations

World / Politics Nov 22, 2017

Trump all but endorses GOP's Moore despite sex accusations

Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesday, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting repeatedly that voters must not support Moore's "liberal" rival. The president said he would announce ...

Roy Moore denies sexual misconduct, but GOP fears election risk

World / Politics Nov 11, 2017

Roy Moore denies sexual misconduct, but GOP fears election risk

Alabama Republican Roy Moore emphatically rejected increasing pressure to abandon his Senate bid on Friday as fears grew among GOP leaders that a once-safe Senate seat was in jeopardy just a month before a special election. Moore, an outspoken Christian conservative and former state Supreme ...