AL: Moore crushes Strange in US Senate primary

Source: Politico

“Republican challenger Roy Moore defeated Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama’s Senate primary Tuesday night, riding a wave of rural support over the incumbent backed by President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Moore, a former state Supreme Court justice, had 55 percent of the vote to Strange’s 45 percent with 95 percent of precincts reporting. Strange, who was appointed to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ old seat earlier this year, is the first senator to lose a primary since Indiana Republican Richard Lugar was defeated in 2012.” [editor’s note: America — “Trump as president would sure be hard to top in the annals of American electoral stupidity.” Alabama — “Hold my beer.” – TLK] (09/27/17)