Red State

Roy Moore’s Loss Is a Win For Republicans As Much As a Victory for Democrats

Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones came down to the wire in the end, despite Alabama being known as a ruby red state that hasn’t elected a Democratic senator in a quarter of a century. As results rolled in …

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You Won’t Believe What Trump Tweeted About the Alabama Senate Race

Once Democrat Doug Jones was announced the winner of the Alabama Senate race over Republican Roy Moore, the watch began to see how President Donald Trump would react to his endorsed candidate losing. Well, the wait is over. Trump has tweeted, and the contents are …

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Exit Poll: How Much Is Donald Trump a Factor in the Alabama Senate Race?

People are often asked why they’re voting in an election. Lately, people say that votes are based on Donald Trump, that his presence puts things in play. According to the Washington Post exit poll, the Trump factor represents quite a large percentage of why people …

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With Eight Percent Reporting, Moore Re-Takes the Lead in Alabama

Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a press conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) It’s early, and there is a lot to still report, but Doug Jones has taken an early lead …

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538.com: Moore is in Control of the Race

Nate Silver’s 538.com is following the race by benchmarking the vote total each candidate needs at county level. They see Moore making his targets. Given the exit polls and this, Moore seems to be the favorite at this moment. The post 538.com: Moore is in …

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GOP Demands Resignation of Latest Alleged Sex Abuser and He’s a Real Nutter

In Kentucky, a GOP state representative is refusing to resign despite pressure from his party. Rep. Dan Johnson is accused of sexually molesting a 17-year-old friend of his daughter after a New Year’s Eve party. Johnson is denying the accusations while also saying he doesn’t …

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White House Lawyer: Mueller Is Finished Here

I don’t like posting on stuff that is one tweet deep  but this seems important. A little earlier, Donald Trump’s attorney, Ty Cobb (I am not making that up), told NBC News that all of Robert Mueller’s White House interviews are over: BREAKING: Donald Trump’s …

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If Al Franken Hasn’t Set a Date By the Time a Winner is Declared in Alabama, He’s Basically a Roy Moore Voter

Last week, Al Franken offered a non-apology apology for the many accusations against him from women who claim he was inappropriate or sexually harassed them. Then, under pressure, he offered a non-resignation resignation. Today, the special election takes place in Alabama, and we’ll find out …

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Kirsten Gillibrand Won’t Shut Up About Being ‘Silenced’

Poor oppressed Kirsten Gillibrand. President Donald Trump tweeted about her, and now she’s been silenced, never to be heard from again. Her noble voice, stolen by this evil agent of the patriarchy, never to speak another word… Wait, what’s that now? She’s tweeting to her …

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Trump Will Push for Tax Reform Wed While Conservative Groups Push for a 20 Percent Corporate Rate

Senior Trump administration officials told reporters Tuesday — ahead of President Trump’s “closing argument” for tax reform speech Wednesday — that the polls and progressive talking points are meant to manipulate the public into believing the tax reform plan represents a boon to the wealthiest …

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