This is not unreasonable.
This is not unreasonable.
Republican David Yancy was declared the winner of a disputed election, giving the GOP a slim one-seat majority in the state’s House of Delegates.
Via the NYT: Write-In Results From Alabama Senate Race Are In. And They’re Downright Weird. What do Robert E. Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants, Nick Saban, Jesus Christ and George C. Wallace have in common? They, like Roy Moore, will not be the next Senator from the state of Alabama. (And, really, if JC can take the hint, Moore […]
Roy Moore continues to think that he is special.
Roy Moore isn’t giving up, but he can’t stop the inevitable.
The battle for control of the Virginia House of Delegates remains up in the air as both sides continue to dispute the outcome in one district.
After nearly twenty years, the Republican domination of the Virginia House of Delegates came to an end thanks to a single vote.
Roy Moore’s loss in Alabama is bringing out into the open a civil war that has been going on for seven years now.
In what amounts to an electoral perfect storm, Democratic nominee Doug Jones pulled off a win last night in the Alabama Senate Election.
There are no good outcomes for the GOP in Alabama.
A top Republican political analyst is warning that a Roy Moore victory in Alabama could pose real problems for Republicans in 2018. If it does, they’ll have nobody to blame but themselves.
Polling remains uncertain in the Alabama Senate race, but the odds favor Roy Moore.
Richard Shelby, the senior Republican Senator from Alabama: “I’d rather see the Republican win, but I would hope that Republican would be a write-in. I couldn’t vote for Roy Moore. I didn’t vote for Roy Moore. But I wrote in a distinguished Republican name,” Shelby said. “I’d rather see another Republican in there and I’m going […]
An analysis with maps and numbers via WaPo: What it would take for a Democrat to win Alabama.
Political Scientist Greg Weiner makes an argument for character in the NYT: The Scoundrel Theory of American Politics. there is also a novel and ominous concept of the statesman emerging in American politics, most clearly in the gymnastic contortions being accomplished to justify support for the Senate campaign of Roy Moore, the former chief justice of Alabama: […]
To add to my post form earlier, I would recommend this column in the NYT by Quin Hillyer: How Roy Moore Survives. He raises two key points that are worth highlighting. The first, which I did not mention in my post, Alabamians have a deep-seated resentment about perceived out of state inference. As such, the following is […]
Roy Moore wishes he was back in the days of cotton when families were close and African-Americans were enslaved.
President Trump has formally endorsed an accused child molester for the United States Senate.
As I’ve said before, the Republican Party in the Trump Era has become the party of Trumpaloons, sycophants, sellouts, and cowards.
With ten days to go, the Senate race in Alabama between Roy Moore and Doug Jones is close.
Via WaPo: ‘Doug Jones’s problem’: African American voters not energized by Alabama’s Senate race. Jones’s campaign believes he can win only if he pieces together an unusually delicate coalition built on intense support from core Democrats and some crossover votes from Republicans disgusted with Moore. Crucial to that formula is a massive mobilization of African Americans, who […]
President Trump put his thumb on the scale for Roy Moore, ignoring the allegations of harassment and sexual abuse that have been made against the candidate.
This continues to be a highly credible story, and Moore himself has helped that credibility.
The woman who says Ray Moore assaulted her when she was just 14 spoke out this morning at the same time that the White House effectively endorsed Moore’s candidacy.
No, we don’t have to presume that Roy Moore is “innocent until proven guilty.”
Could the tide be turning in the Alabama Senate race against Roy Moore? At least some polling indicates the answer could be yes.
The charges against Roy Moore continue to mount as national Republicans continue to push back against him.
Another Alabama woman accuses Roy Moore of sexually assaulting him when she was a teenager.
Roy Moore’s most die-hard defenders are living in a world of their own, and it’s unlikely they’ll change their minds.
There has been some press speculation concerning a write-in vote in Alabama Senate special election. Here’s what the Secretary of State’s page says on the subject: When the candidate you would like to vote for is not listed on the ballot, you may vote for that person by writing his or her name in the […]
Via AL.com: Doug Jones takes lead on Roy Moore in new Senate poll. Louisiana-based JMC Analytics conducted the poll after allegations of sexual misconduct by Moore were reported by The Washington Post. The poll had Jones received 46 percent support in the poll to Moore’s 42 percent. With a margin of error of 4 percent, however, […]
The Moore situation illustrates the nonhierarchical nature of US parties. This is nothing new.
While many on the right are condemning Roy Moore, there are far too many prevaricators and defenders out there.
Republicans have a Donald Trump problem, and they can’t run away from it.
Voters in Maine hand their conservative Governor a setback.
Democrats, Republicans, and Independents came out for an an election that can only been seen as a strong rebuke to President Trump and the Republican Party.
To nobody’s surprise, a blue state returns to its roots.
With less than forty-eight hours to go, the race for Virginia’s Governor is tighter than ever.
New polling shows Democratic nominee Ralph Northam continuing to lead Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia Governor’s race, but anything is still possible with three weeks to go until Election Day.
A new poll shows Democratic nominee Doug Jones tied with twice-removed former Chief Justice Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate race, but it’s still too early to be optimistic.
The nation’s only competitive Governor’s this year appears to be going in favor of the Democratic candidate.
A sign of hope that Alabama voters could end up rejecting the far-right theocratic politics of Roy Moore? Possibly.
Despite, or perhaps because of, his bigoted, radical, far-right positions on the issues, Roy Moore beat the sitting Senator from Alabama in a runoff election that essentially guarantees that he will win the General Election later this year.
A new poll shows that Donald Trump could end up having an impact on the race for Virginia Governor.