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Mo Brooks

  1. u.s. senate
    Richard Shelby, the Last of the South’s Senate Party-Switchers, to RetireThe six-term Alabama senator never changed that much but went with the flow of conservative southern politics.
  2. self defense
    Mo Brooks Is Definitely Not a Criminal, So Stop AskingIn a bizarre statement, Brooks defended himself from “scurrilous, George Orwellian, 1984, Socialist Democrats Politics of Personal Destruction.”
  3. capitol riot
    Mo Brooks Slapped With Censure Resolution Over Pre-Riot SpeechThe GOP representative was an instigator of the Electoral College vote coup effort and helped incite the crowd that violently disrupted it.
  4. contested election
    How the January 6 Electoral-Vote Count Will WorkIt will be a tedious day full of bogus election-fraud claims, placing Pence in a tight spot — but Congress will affirm Biden’s win in the end.
  5. contested election
    Hawley to Trigger Congressional Vote on Trump’s Election CoupThe circus will come to Congress on January 6, but the man at center ring is Mike Pence, who will preside over a joint session to certify electors.
  6. past is prologue
    The Flimsy Nixon Precedent Trump Is Seizing On to Contest Biden’s WinIn 1960, Nixon disregarded a certified Electoral College slate from Hawaii favoring him. This is not the same as Pence disregarding a national defeat.
  7. contested election
    Will Two Alabama Extremists Force a Vote on Overturning the Election?Mo Brooks and Tommy Tuberville are two peas in a pod from the same right-wing patch and may make every Republican go on record about Trump’s claims.
  8. vision 2020
    McConnell Finally Acknowledges Biden As President-electIt’s taken a long time, but the dam has broken, with Republican senators undermining any last-minute rebellion against the results in January.
  9. contested election
    Every Republican in Congress May Have to Vote on Trump’s CoupDie-hard supporters of the president may force a January vote to overturn Biden’s Electoral College majority.
  10. politics
    No, Congress Won’t Help Trump Overturn the ElectionAlabama congressman Mo Brooks’s last-ditch effort to protest the electoral vote count won’t amount to much.
  11. racism
    Steve King’s Political Prospects May Be Fading, but His Party’s Racism Is NotKing is one of his party’s most flagrant bigots — but not by much.
  12. 2020 alabama senate race
    Judge Roy Moore Rides Again Into a 2020 Senate RaceEverybody’s favorite theocrat and alleged mall creeper is again threatening to wreak havoc on his party’s Senate prospects in Alabama.
  13. vision 2020
    Poll Shows Roy Moore Is Still the Wacko to Beat in AlabamaMoore may draw multiple GOP rivals, but don’t bet the farm against him — or against Democratic incumbent Doug Jones.
  14. alabama senate
    Very Trumpy Florida Congressman May Move to Alabama to Run Against Doug JonesDoes Alabama really need to import wild-ass Trump loyalists?
  15. nazis
    U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks Compares Democrats, Media to HitlerNo smear is too stupid or disgusting for Mo Brooks in his effort to win Trump’s support for a possible 2020 Senate race.
  16. roy moore
    Good News for Democrats: Judge Roy Moore Mulling Another Senate Race in AlabamaMoore may want a rematch with Doug Jones because he thinks he was robbed, and a rematch would be a best-case scenario for the red-state Democrat.
  17. the national interest
    GOP Congressman: Rising Sea Level Caused by More Dirt on Ocean FloorA bold new scientific theory by Rep. Mo Brooks catches a scientist off guard at a congressional hearing.
  18. Trump Endorses Another GOP Senator Facing a Perilous Primary BattleTrump unsuccessfully backed Alabama’s Luther Strange against a field of more Trumpian rivals. Now he’s making a similar play in Mississippi.
  19. Nick Saban Gets Crushed in Alabama Senate ElectionMany thought Saban would get many write-in votes in a Senate contest between an alleged predator and a Democrat. He did not.
  20. Only One Man Can Save the Alabama Senate Race for the GOPSo long as Roy Moore stays in the race, there’s only one man who could beat him as a write-in. And it’s not Luther Strange.
  21. Roy Moore Beats Trump’s Candidate in Alabama Senate RunoffDespite presidential and vice-presidential campaigning and massive infusions of money, appointed senator Luther Strange lost handily.
  22. Alabama GOP Senate Preview: A Strange Struggle in a Pro-Trump StateDonald Trump went to Alabama to pull his candidate across the finish line to victory in a GOP Senate runoff. But it’s not looking good for Big Luther.
  23. So Much for ‘Bipartisan’ Trump: He’s the Congressional GOP’s Best Friend AgainIn backing a partisan health-care bill and working to save McConnell’s candidate in Alabama, POTUS is back in harness with his congressional party.
  24. Could Trump Be About to Stab Luther Strange in the Back?After deflating Mo Brooks’s candidacy with a surprise endorsement of Luther Strange, reports now suggest Trump could turn his back on Strange, too.
  25. Trump Needs to Stop Whining About the FilibusterFor all his complaining about the Senate’s 60-vote requirement, Trump passed up the chance to take the issue to GOP voters in Alabama.
  26. Judge Roy Moore Has Big Lead in First Poll for Alabama Senate RunoffLuther Strange may need all the money and all the Trump love he can get to catch up with Roy Moore, who’s winning over supporters of other candidates.
  27. Trump Fans Moore and Strange Head to a Runoff in Alabama Senate RaceAll of Mitch McConnell’s fundraising and Trump’s endorsement only won Luther Strange a second-place finish and a runoff fight with Judge Roy Moore.
  28. Alabama GOP Senate Primary Getting Strange-er After Trump InterventionAlabama GOP voters likely to vault the wheezing campaign of Trump’s endorsee Luther Strange into a runoff with the grim celebrity theocrat Roy Moore.
  29. Trump Shocks Alabama Republicans by Endorsing Luther Strange for the SenateThe president shook up a tight three-way race for the GOP Senate nomination by endorsing Mitch McConnell’s candidate just days before the primary.
  30. Jesus, Trump, and Guns: Luther Strange’s Ultimate Alabama GOP AdIn a race marred by negative ads, Senator Luther Strange has a positive spot that’s got more shout-outs to conservative icons than you can count.
  31. In Alabama Senate Race, There’s Stiff Competition to Be the Most Pro-TrumpAll three major candidates profess to love the president. But they’re really fighting about Mitch McConnell.
  32. Senate Candidate Uses Audio of Scalise Shooting in Campaign AdScalise’s staff objected in strong terms.
  33. Will Trump Jump Into Alabama’s Crazy Senate Primary?He could tap McConnell’s favorite Luther Strange or Hannity’s favorite Mo Brooks. Theocrat Roy Moore’s in the mix, too.
  34. Republican Blurts Out That Sick People Don’t Deserve Affordable CareMo Brooks says what many conservatives believe but aren’t supposed to say: If you need lots of medical care, it’s your fault.
  35. the national interest
    Republican Denounces ‘War on Whites’Mo better Brooks, please.