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    In Alabama Senate Race, Trump’s Favorite Republican Lags

    He’s trying to out-Trump his fellow Republicans. Alabamians will vote Tuesday to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ vacated U.S. Senate seat. Gubernatorially appointed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange snagged President Trump’s endorsement — days before polls showed him trailing Roy Moore, an ousted state supreme court chief who recently agreed that “America today is evil.” Trump’s nod could close the 8-point gap, but some say Strange might not make the September runoff, polling just a few points ahead of Rep. Mo Brooks, who’s said Democrats are waging “a war on whites.”

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