The defeat of Roy S. Moore, the Republican, in Alabama’s Senate election contains some worrying signs for the party as it heads into the 2018 midterms.
Representative Robert A. Brady, a Philadelphia Democrat, has denied that he paid a political opponent $90,000 to drop out of a primary election race.
Roy S. Moore, the Republican nominee for the Senate, was accused of making sexual advances toward teenage girls, throwing his candidacy in doubt.
The Republican senator’s surprise announcement not to run for re-election has thrown open the race to succeed him, igniting divisions in both major parties.
Mr. Moore, a firebrand former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, overcame efforts by top Republicans to rescue his rival, Senator Luther Strange, soundly defeating him on Tuesday in a special primary runoff.
By ALAN FEUER June 17, 2017 PHILADELPHIA — Larry Krasner has sued the Philadelphia Police Department 75 times. He has promised not to seek the death penalty. He has even called law enforcement “systemically racist.” Now, in a twist that...