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Roy Moore Tries To Trash Another Accuser–And Fails (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Roy Moore Tries To Trash Another Accuser–And Fails (TWEETS/VIDEO)

For the better part of 20 years, one thing has been as certain as death and taxes in Alabama–a month out from Election Day, the Republican candidate for Senate has more or less assured himself of victory. But that isn’t the case in the special election to succeed now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Mounting evidence suggests […]

Fox News Host Thinks Its Possible To Keep Roy Moore Away From The Senate (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Fox News Host Thinks Its Possible To Keep Roy Moore Away From The Senate (TWEETS/VIDEO)

On Sunday morning, Alabama’s largest newspapers ran a front-page editorial pronouncing Roy Moore unfit for the Senate on a number of counts–not the least of which was the numerous allegations that he molested and improperly pursued women and girls over several years. Moore’s reaction was predictable. First, he threw red meat to his supporters by […]

Young Alabama Voters Are Saying ‘No Moore’ (TWEET)

Young Alabama Voters Are Saying ‘No Moore’ (TWEET)

It’s already been amply established that if Roy Moore wins the special election for Jeff Sessions’ old Senate seat in Alabama, the Republicans will have set themselves up to lose the war while winning the battle. With his extreme and theocratic views, Moore would have been a millstone around the GOP in 2018 even before […]

Alabama Newspapers Call For Voters To ‘Reject Roy Moore’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Alabama Newspapers Call For Voters To ‘Reject Roy Moore’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

When the people of Birmingham, Huntsville, and Mobile walked out to get their morning papers, they were greeted by a rare sight–a front-page editorial. But under the circumstances, it was more than warranted. The three largest papers in Alabama urged their readers not to send Roy Moore to the Senate. Alabama Media Group, a subsidiary […]

Here Are The 13 Republicans Who Voted Against The House Tax Plan (Video)

Here Are The 13 Republicans Who Voted Against The House Tax Plan (Video)

The looming GOP tax reform bill cleared the first stage Thursday when it passed in the House of Representatives 227 to 205. Yet, as it now makes its way to the Senate for consideration and revision, let’s take a few minutes to acknowledge the 13 Republican lawmakers who rejected it. For a bill that was sold […]

Roy Moore Is America’s Problem, NOT Just ‘A Decision For The People Of Alabama’ (TWEETS/VIDEOS)

Roy Moore Is America’s Problem, NOT Just ‘A Decision For The People Of Alabama’ (TWEETS/VIDEOS)

On Tuesday night, Sean Hannity demanded that Roy Moore either clear up the numerous “inconsistencies” in his response to the allegations of sexual misconduct against him by the following night or get out of the race for the former Senate seat of Jeff Sessions in Alabama. But when the clock ran out, Hannity punted, saying […]

Roy Moore’s Smear Attempts On Accuser Exposed As BS (TWEETS/IMAGES/VIDEO)

Roy Moore’s Smear Attempts On Accuser Exposed As BS (TWEETS/IMAGES/VIDEO)

Even if the jury is theoretically still out on whether Roy Moore is a serial philanderer and sexual harasser, it is already clear beyond all doubt that the former Alabama chief justice is not fit to serve in the Senate. For the most part, Moore’s response to claims from multiple women that he either molested or […]

Sean Hannity: I’m Not The One To Decide If Roy Moore Should Go (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Sean Hannity: I’m Not The One To Decide If Roy Moore Should Go (VIDEO/TWEETS)

It’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 24 hours for former Alabama chief justice Roy Moore and his bid to take the old Senate seat of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. On Tuesday, his own party’s Senate leadership effectively threw him overboard in the wake of allegations that he had inappropriate contact with teenage […]

GOP Senator Grows A Set, Wants Roy Moore Booted If He Wins (VIDEO/TWEETS)

GOP Senator Grows A Set, Wants Roy Moore Booted If He Wins (VIDEO/TWEETS)

When The Washington Post published a bombshell story alleging that former Alabama chief justice and current Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore made inappropriate advances toward teenage girls in the 1970s, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell initially said that Moore should withdraw if the allegations were true. That claim was echoed by a number of other […]

Alabama County GOP Chairs: Even If Roy Moore’s A Perv, We’ll Vote For Him (TWEETS)

Alabama County GOP Chairs: Even If Roy Moore’s A Perv, We’ll Vote For Him (TWEETS)

One of the most nauseating moments of the 2016 campaign came when a number of rock-ribbed Republicans refused to even consider pulling their support from Donald Trump after the release of the “Access Hollywood” tapes. You would have thought that hearing Trump boast about how he could degrade women any way he pleased–even “grab ’em […]

Senate Repubs May Not Be Able To Rid Themselves Of Roy Moore (TWEETS)

Senate Repubs May Not Be Able To Rid Themselves Of Roy Moore (TWEETS)

Just when the Republican Party was beginning to process the pounding it took in Virginia, it was sent reeling by news that put Jeff Sessions’ old Senate seat in Alabama in real jeopardy. On Thursday afternoon, The Washington Post reported that Republican candidate in the special election to succeed now-Attorney General Sessions, former state chief […]

Roy Moore May Be Too Religious For Ultra-Religious Alabama (VIDEO)

Roy Moore May Be Too Religious For Ultra-Religious Alabama (VIDEO)

For almost four decades, the religious right has followed a simple formula–use social issues to wedge devoutly religious voters away from the Democrats when, at least on paper, they have no business voting Republican. This tactic has worked particularly well in Alabama. The Democrats remained more or less on an even footing with Republicans for […]

Steve Bannon To Bob Corker: Bow Down To Trump Or Resign (VIDEO)

Steve Bannon To Bob Corker: Bow Down To Trump Or Resign (VIDEO)

In recent days, Senator Bob Corker has become one of the loudest critics of Donald Trump on the Republican side–possibly, the loudest. His suggestion that the Trump White House resembles an “adult day care center,” as well as his other pointed questions about Trump’s mental and emotional state, have led to speculation that Corker is […]

RESURFACED FOOTAGE: Roy Moore Saying Newtown Happened Because U.S. Forgot God’s Law

RESURFACED FOOTAGE: Roy Moore Saying Newtown Happened Because U.S. Forgot God’s Law

Roy Moore, who recently won the Alabama Republican primary to fill the vacated Senate seat of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is about as right wing as they come. He is staunchly Republican, has spouted anti-gay and anti-Islamic views, and was a leading voice in the racist “Birther” crusade against former President Barack Obama. Recently uncovered […]

Jeff Flake’s Dem Challenger Looks To Give Him A Run For His Money (VIDEO/TWEET)

Jeff Flake’s Dem Challenger Looks To Give Him A Run For His Money (VIDEO/TWEET)

It’s no secret that Arizona’s junior Senator, Jeff Flake, was going to have his work cut out for him to win a second term. He’s got potential Republican primary challengers circling him like sharks, and the White House has loudly hinted that it wouldn’t mind seeing him go down in the primary. If Flake wasn’t […]

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

The Republicans’ hopes of repealing the Affordable Care Act this year suffered a potentially fatal blow on Friday afternoon, when Senator John McCain announced he would oppose a last-ditch effort to ram a repeal measure through the Senate. Rather than try to get a repeal measure past an all-but-certain Democratic filibuster, Mitch McConnell and friends […]

Alabama Senate Race Turning Into ‘#War’ Between Trump And Bannon (TWEET)

Alabama Senate Race Turning Into ‘#War’ Between Trump And Bannon (TWEET)

When Steve Bannon returned to Breitbart after being pushed out as Donald Trump’s chief strategist, he publicly maintained that he saw this as a chance to go to war for Trump. But Trump and Bannon now find themselves on opposite sides of the race for Jeff Sessions’ former Senate seat in Alabama. Trump is openly supporting Luther Strange, […]

Roy Moore Appeared With Pastor Who Wants Gays Put To Death (VIDEOS)

Roy Moore Appeared With Pastor Who Wants Gays Put To Death (VIDEOS)

If the latest polls are to be believed, Luther Strange is facing a steep climb to keep Jeff Sessions’ former Senate seat in Alabama–even with the White House putting its thumb on the scale. But this isn’t something that we in Liberal America should applaud. After all, polls show him losing badly in the Republican primary […]

New Poll Shows Trump-Endorsed Senator Losing Bigly In GOP Primary (TWEET/AUDIO/VIDEO)

New Poll Shows Trump-Endorsed Senator Losing Bigly In GOP Primary (TWEET/AUDIO/VIDEO)

By any standard, Donald Trump is cratering. As of Friday, FiveThirtyEight pegs his average approval rating at 38.7 percent–up slightly from last week, but still the lowest on record for a newly-elected president at this stage. It would be even lower than that if not for a poll released on Friday from Rasmussen Reports, a […]

Crazy Theocrat Roy Moore One Step Closer To Sessions’ Senate Seat (VIDEO)

Crazy Theocrat Roy Moore One Step Closer To Sessions’ Senate Seat (VIDEO)

In Tuesday’s election, theocrat and former Chief Justice Roy Moore got one step closer to taking Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ vacant Senate seat. Moore failed to clear the 50 percent needed to win, so he will face Luther Strange in a runoff election next month. (Moore-Strange sounds about right.) The bad news is that Moore […]

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