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Alabama Senate Race Tests Trump, McConnell Reach

Alabama Sen. Luther Strange on Tuesday looked to support from President Donald Trump to help carry him to the victory — or at least a runoff — in the Alabama Senate Republican primary, while his GOP rivals continued to batter him as the candidate of the so-called Washington establishment.   Alabama voters go to the polls Tuesday to select party nominees in the closely watched Senate race for the seat that belonged to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The race will test both the reach of Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell…

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Alabama Senate race tests Trump, McConnell reach

AP Photo/Butch Dill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Sen. Luther Strange was counting on support from President Donald Trump to help carry him to victory – or at least a runoff – in Alabama’s Republican primary, while his GOP rivals got in their last licks, calling him the candidate of the so-called Washington establishment. “The final pitch is: Listen to President Trump. The key is someone who will support him in Washington. He’s endorsed me,” Strange said as he encouraged Alabamians to get out … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Alabama…

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