Alabama GOP Sen. Richard Shelby is confronting a fierce backlash from conservatives over his refusal to support Roy Moore in last month's special election -- with Moore backers pushing a censure resolution and robocall campaign targeting the powerful lawmaker.... Show More Summary
Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) “is confronting a fierce backlash from conservatives over his refusal to support Roy Moore in last month’s special election — with Moore backers pushing a censure resolution and robocall campaign targeting the powerful lawmaker,” Politico reports.
Last Sunday, Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.) appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Asked about the Alabama Senate race, he said: Well, I would rather see the Republican win, but I would hope that Republican would be a write-in. I couldn’t vote for Roy Moore. I didn’t vote for Roy Moore. But I wrote […]
Senator Richard Shelby’s line in the sand extends from George Wallace to Roy Moore.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Credit six-term Republican Sen. Richard Shelby for Democrat Doug Jones' shocking win in Alabama, senators from both parties said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Credit six-term Republican Sen. Richard Shelby for Democrat Doug Jones' shocking win in Alabama, senators from both parties said. Shelby, Alabama's senior senator and the state's most influential official, publiclyShow More Summary
The last time Alabama voted for a Democratic senator was in 1992. That senator, Richard Shelby, became a Republican two years later. Shelby is still a Republican senator for Alabama, and did not vote for Roy Moore, who lost the special...Show More Summary
Kyle Whitmire, a political columnist for AL.com, talks with Rachel Maddow about how influential Senator Richard Shelby's decision not to support Roy Moore is...
Alabama Senator Richard Shelby says he doesn’t want Roy Moore to win, and reveals his absentee vote.
In his sternest rebuke yet, Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said repeatedly Sunday his state can "do better" than electing fellow Republican Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate, making clear that a write-in candidate was far preferable to a man accused of sexual misconduct. Show More Summary
Senior Alabama GOP senator Richard Shelby told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he couldn’t vote for accused child molester Roy Moore and wrote in a candidate. Said Shelby: “I didn’t vote for Roy Moore. But I wrote in a distinguished Republican...Show More Summary
The Morning Joe crew didn't make predictions about tomorrow's special election in Alabama, writing Doug Jones off as a non-factor but talking about the possible effect of Sen. Richard Shelby in his non-endorsement. "It's really all about Roy Moore, the entire race. Show More Summary
Alabama’s senior senator, Sen. Richard Shelby, told CNN’s Jake Tapper today that he refused to vote for Roy Moore, the Republican nominee in the special election for the Alabama Senate, and cast a write-in ballot for another Republican, who he did not identify. Show More Summary
Sen. Richard Shelby explained on Sunday why he didn't vote for Roy Moore. The senior US Senator from Alabama said he wrote in another Republican, but refused to disclose the Republican's name. Several women have accused Moore of sexual misconduct, and pursuing them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s. Republican Sen. Show More Summary
As President Trump and the national Republican Party go all in on backing a child molester for the U.S. Senate, it’s interesting that Alabama’s Republican Senators want nothing to do with it. Here’s Senator Richard Shelby today, reaffirming his refusal to vote for Moore: Sen. Richard Shelby says he wants a Republican elected to the... Read more »
Let's hope there are more Republicans from Alabama than the polls are showing who are going to follow Richard Shelby's lead. It seems voting for an accused child molester was more than the Senator could stomach: Sen. Richard Shelby says...Show More Summary
Alabama Senator Richard Shelby has denounced his GOP colleague Roy Moore, saying his home state “deserves better” than the man accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls. The state senator suggested in an interview with CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday that he would prefer a Republican...
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With Friends like the Senator Shelby Who Needs Enemies? Senator Richard Shelby went on CNN on Sunday morning to announce he did not vote for Judge Roy Moore in the Alabama senate special election. Shelby made these comments 40 hours before the special election. Show More Summary
'I couldn’t vote for Roy Moore,' Sen. Richard Shelby said on Sunday. Most Republican leaders in Alabama say they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday, but Alabama's senior senator said Sunday that he didn't vote for the GOP candidate in the Senate special election. Show More Summary