Tag: Senate Leadership Fund

Exclusive — Mitch McConnell’s Full Meltdown: Danny Tarkanian Slams Majority Leader, Dean Heller for Baseless Smears Against Steve Bannon

Danny Tarkanian, an anti-establishment insurgent GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate in Nevada, is stepping up to fight back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s cronies and Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) in their efforts to inaccurately smear former White House chief strategist and Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon.

Alabama Senate Race: It’s Trump vs. Trumpland

President Donald Trump’s political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He’s campaigning for the establishment-backed incumbent over an upstart beloved by many of his own most ardent supporters, including his former chief strategist Steve Bannon.

Roy Moore and Luther Strange, candidates for the Alabama special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat of now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Mitch McConnell’s Super PAC Trots Out Last Minute ‘Poll’: Luther Strange Losing Alabama GOP Senate Runoff by Lesser Margin

On Thursday the Senate Leadership Fund, a Super PAC associated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), trotted out a “poll” that purports to show that the Republican establishment candidate, Senator Luther Strange (R-AL), trails conservative Judge Roy Moore by only one point in the upcoming September 26 Alabama U.S. Senate Republican primary runoff election.

UNITED STATES - AUGUST 4: GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore, holding an article about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks during the U.S. Senate candidate forum held by the Shelby County Republican Party in Pelham, Ala., on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. The former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court is running in the special election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Judge Roy Moore Blasts Alabama Debate Co-Sponsor for Not Disclosing Role in Super PAC Backing His Opponent

On Tuesday, Judge Roy Moore blasted Caleb Crosby, the president of the Alabama Policy Institute and co-sponsor of a scheduled September 21 debate between Moore and incumbent Senator Luther Strange (R-AL). Moore says Crosby failed to disclose his close ties with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), whose Leadership PAC, the Senate Leadership Fund, is backing Strange in the September 26 runoff election.