Roy Moore

Roy Moore Files Lawsuit Over ’17 Campaign Ads

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Republican Roy Moore has filed a lawsuit against people involved with a group that spent millions against him in the 2017 U.S. Senate race. Moore announced the defamation lawsuit Friday. In a press statement, he said it was part of “fraudulent campaign tactics” against him in the 2017 race he lost to Sen. Doug Jones. The…

Judge Weighs Defamation Claim Against Roy Moore

A judge will weigh whether Roy Moore made statements during the 2017 U.S. Senate race that could be considered defamatory against a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct. The judge heard arguments Monday in Moore’s effort to dismiss the defamation lawsuit. Leigh Corfman said Moore molested her decades ago, when she was 14 and he was 32. Corfman filed…

Roy Moore Defamation Lawsuit Against Accusers is Paused

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A judge has paused a defamation suit filed by Roy Moore against women who accused him during his unsuccessful U.S. Senate bid of past misconduct. Circuit Judge Albert Johnson says the case will be held until a related defamation case against Moore by one of the women is resolved. During Alabama’s 2017 special Senate race, several…

Roy Moore Lags in Campaign 2020 Fundraising; Sen. Doug Jones Leads

Republican Roy Moore has raised less than $17,000 so far in his newest U.S. Senate race. Moore this week reported raising $16,693 since announcing his candidacy four weeks ago and trails almost all other candidates in fundraising. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Jones has raised the most. He brought in $2 million last fundraising quarter and has a campaign balance of…

Secretary of State John Merrill Running for U.S. Senate Seat

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill has just announced he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. There has been speculation for weeks about him running, but today he made it official. The announcement came before hundreds of supporters and a strong media presence. Merrill says that people have been approaching him about the seat for months now and his…