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Alabama Special Election 2017 Tag

A woman has accused Alabama Republican senator candidate Roy Moore of coming onto her when she was only 14-years-old and he was 32. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that if the sexual assault allegations against Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore are true he must step aside. From Politico:
"If these allegations are true, he must step aside."

The GOP only has a two seat majority in the Senate, which has shown to be as fragile as everyone thinks after a handful of senators voted no on Obamacare "repeal" bills. The same trouble seems to be brewing when it comes to tax reform. Now that majority may shrink even more since a Fox News poll, yes FOX NEWS, shows that GOP candidate Roy Moore is tied with Democrat candidate Doug Jones at 42% for the Alabama senate seat.

UPDATE: Roy Moore has won comfortably. See bottom of post for Updates. Donald Trump (Luther Strange) versus Steve Bannon (Roy Moore) for the Republican nomination to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. It's turned into a battle between Trump and Bannon, both of whom made appearances for their respective candidates. What is wrong with this picture. How is it that Trump is the "establishment" now? Polls close at 8 p.m. Eastern. We'll have results as they come in.

Next Tuesday, the citizens of Alabama head to polls to vote in the special election for senator between incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, who took over after Jeff Sessions became attorney general, and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. President Donald Trump attended a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, on Friday to show his support of Strange. Will this be enough for Strange? After all, polls are too close to call.

Next Tuesday, August 15, is an Alabama Special Election primary for the Republican nomination to replace Jeff Sessions in the U.S. Senate. Luther Strange was an interim appointment, and is running. Congressman Mo Brooks and "controversial" former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore also are running. Since whoever gets the Republican nomination is all but guaranteed to win in the general election, the Republican Special Election essentially is the election.