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With final election numbers still streaming in at press time Tuesday night, Alabama Sen. Then-Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley appointed his state Attorney General, Luther Strange, to fill Sessions seat and, upon Sessions' confirmation, Strange took office - under a cloud of controversy surrounding an investigation of Bentley's alleged wrongdoing in office.
Other Republicans in the race include state Sen.
GIGI DOUBAN, BYLINE: Hi there.
Former Attorney General of Alabama Luther Strange has been praised by conservatives for his support of crackdowns on undocumented immigrants. Usually being the incumbent gives a candidate a leg up. Typically, about 30 percent of eligible voters show up for primaries but this primary had only one race, which tends to lower the turnout. He was appointed when Sessions left. Odd rejects any suggestion that he took the appointment from Bentley on the expectation of curbing an investigation of the governor, who was under threat of impeachment. Robert Bentley, who later resigned in disgrace after a sex scandal.
Known as "Big Luther" for his 6-foot-9-inch height, unusual was hampered politically by suspicion of impropriety surrounding his February appointment to the Senate by then-Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R).
"The challenge is that I'm playing retail politics - meeting with dozens of voters at a time, maybe hundreds - while Luther Strange and the K Street lobbyists are defaming myself and Roy Moore, hundreds of thousands of voters at a time".
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala.is interviewed on Capitol Hill in Washington. In their final TV spots, Brooks displays an August 10 tweet in which Trump blamed McConnell for the failure of the Affordable Care Act repeal push; Moore's spot says flatly that McConnell's Republicans "lied about repealing ObamaCare".
SIEGEL: I assume they would dismount to actually cast their ballots. "I was in Washington for the inauguration, and you should have seen the destruction they caused". "You know, I wouldn't think I would support Mitch McConnell".
DOUBAN: He is. He's the state's chief justice.
Alabama's judicial discipline panel removed Moore as chief justice in 2003 for disobeying a federal judge's order to remove a boulder-sized Ten Commandments monument from the state courthouse. Brooks got the support of big-name conservatives including Sean Hannity and Ann Coulter. The most damaging spots have played back year-old footage of Brooks, then a supporter of Sen. They have gone after Brooks with a blitz of controversial ads that have slammed him for opposing Trump in the early days of the presidential primary and connected him to Nancy Pelosi. Moore told the crowd, filled nearly exclusively with elderly white people, that the military had become "too weak" and had to be rebuilt. So it's been said that all three of the top three GOP contenders each have their own baggage that they're bringing to this race. Dean Heller, face primary challengers who will try to use the McConnell-aligned groups' spending - and the emerging wedge between McConnell and Trump - against the incumbents.
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The right-handed sophomore allowed just one run on two hits with seven strikeouts over 7.1 innings. "We didn't get out-efforted". The Tigers scored a 6-1 win over the top-seeded Beavers thanks in part to Michael Papierski's three-run homer.
Trump's support for unusual didn't matter to him, he said.
Smith, the first congressman to donate to Trump, told AL.com that he rarely makes primary endorsements but saw strong similarities between Brooks' and the president's platforms.
While Trump remains popular in Alabama, Strange might be hampered by the endorsement of an unpopular establishment Republican - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. But to the surprise of many conservatives here, Trump is not only passing on the opportunity to hurt McConnell's preferred candidate - he's going out of his way to actively help him.
The Democratic side is also crowded but has escaped most of the drama of the bitter GOP race. Who's running in that one? The special election was prompted by the confirmation of former senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general in February.
But, according to Business Insider, the support from McConnell, who is "an unpopular establishment Republican" might hinder his chances.
Neither candidate captured more than 50 percent of the vote required for an outright victory.
Public polling has suggested that the frustration will leave unusual well short of the 50 percent he needs to avoid a runoff. Jones will face the victor of the GOP race in the December 12 special general election.
"I predict President Trump's endorsement will be incredibly important because people want his agenda passed", odd said to Fox on primary election day.
If successful, Spieth will surpass fellow-American Tiger Woods and became the youngest career grand slam victor in golf history. It was the lowest final round in four decades at Firestone Country Club and led to a five-shot victory over Zach Johnson.
Out of the 78 crore phones in India , he said , 50 crore are feature phones that can not be used for Internet or data usage. Mukesh Ambani ( Reliance Industries Chairman) addressed the company's 40th annual general meeting (AGM) today on July 21.
A few weeks ago, the Party revealed that Liu was suffering from late-stage liver cancer , almost past the point of treatment. The scene was captured in a 1995 documentary, The Gate of Heavenly Peace , by filmmakers Richard Gordon and Carma Hinton.
He added that the Republican Party has a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" to redesign the nation's tax laws. Though Republicans occupy 52 seats, they were able to garner only 49 yes votes on the health care bill.
There will be bounce houses, a climbing wall and patriotic activities for the kids including the Star Spangled Safety Event. A parade that steps off at noon gives way to music and activities throughout the day and leads up to fireworks at dusk.
Open champion Curtis Strange to tweet: " Jordan Spieth chips in more than anybody I have ever seen other than Watson and Seve". The final group will follow Brooks Koepka and surprise Canadian contender Austin Connelly out on Sunday.
Republican House Speaker David Ralston has said lawmakers were merely "trying to put communities of interest together". Josh McKoon this year to propose a constitutional amendment creating a bipartisan citizens' redistricting commission.
Dustin Pedroia, who told a great roast story about David Ortiz the night before, brought the big fella to tears in the pre-game. Ojeleye has a great chance of making the Celtics roster, depending on who the team can sign during the rest of this offseason.
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In each case, eggs obtained from healthy donors were fertilized with sperm from a single man carrying the cardiomyopathy mutation. CRISPR-Cas9 is a gene-editing technique that lets scientists pinpoint, remove and replace a faulty sequence on a strand of DNA.
The hosts will return to Eden Park - the scene of their opening victory - for this weekend's hugely anticipated showdown. Davies has been the Lion's best back during the series - and arguably the best player.
Kisner clings to PGA lead; Hideki lurks
Two holes and two double bogeys later, Points tumbled down the leaderboard. " I just didn't believe Bud Cauley stayed around". He tied for fourth in the PGA Championship a year ago , and it felt as though he'd make a run for the top spot this weekend.
Lankans fold for 183, to follow-on v India
While bowling, off the twelfth ball India bowled, Upul Tharanga hit a well-struck flick straight at KL Rahul at short leg. The 30-year-old confessed India gave away plenty of runs in the second innings which they should have ideally stopped.
OJ Simpson to Plead for Parole in Carson City
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Judge Tops Sano In Home Run Derby Finals
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What time is Andy Murray on TV at Wimbledon?
Paire is developing a history for shock as he was also booted out of the French team at the Rio Olympics for "flouting the rules". It is only the third time in 38 years that Britain has had fourth-round representation in both the men's and women's singles.
Nadal bows out after Wimbledon epic
The remarkable Nadal could not break down the old-fashioned serve and volley tennis of his opposing left-hander. He beat Mario Ancic and Lee Childs before losing to #12 seed, Paradorn Srichaphan of Thailand in straight sets.
Senate bill is evil
The new study also said almost every state would have less economic activity under the Senate bill than under the current law. The CBO estimate compares Medicaid spending in the BCRA to the ACA, which grows faster and by more over the nine-year period.
It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
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