senate race

Ossoff wins Ga. Senate seat, gives Dems control

Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff has won his Senate runoff election. His victory gives Democrats control of the Senate for the opening of Democrat Joe Biden’s presidency. Democrats needed to win both of Georgia’s Senate runoff elections on Tuesday to claim the Senate majority. The 33-year-old Ossoff defeated 71-year-old Republican David Perdue, who held the seat for the past six years…

President Trump Calls on Roy Moore to Concede Race

President Donald Trump is calling on Republican Roy Moore to concede after he lost the Alabama Senate race. Trump told reporters Friday as he departed the White House: “I think he should. He tried.” Trump endorsed Moore in the contentious race despite the allegations of sexual misconduct that shadowed Moore’s campaign. The White House said Thursday that Trump had called…

Doug Jones: “Republican Moore is an Embarrassment to the State”

Roy Moore’s Democratic opponent in the Alabama Senate race says he did his part as a prosecutor to ensure that “men who hurt little girls should go to jail and not the United States Senate.” Doug Jones told supporters Tuesday in Birmingham that the Republican Moore is an embarrassment to the state. Jones says it’s “crystal clear” that Moore’s accusers…

Trump Offers Full Support to Moore in Senate Race

President Donald Trump is throwing his full support behind embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race. Trump tweeted early Monday that “Democrats refusal to give even one vote for massive Tax Cuts is why we need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama.” It was Trump’s most full-throated endorsement of Moore, who has lost backing of many top…

President Trump Won’t Campaign for Roy Moore Before Election

A White House official says President Donald Trump will not campaign for Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore before the Dec. 12 special election. The official was not authorized to discuss the president’s plans publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity. The official says Trump will not travel to Alabama on Moore’s behalf, despite…