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What to watch in Alabama Senate runoff, DC mayor’s race
Brooks is running to be the GOP nominee for the seat being vacated by 88-year-old Republican Sen. Richard Shelby. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt talks to supporters during her watch party on May 24, 2022, in Montgomery, Ala. Former President Donald Trump on Friday, June 10, endorsed Britt in an Alabama U.S. Senate race, doubling down on his decision to spurn his previous choice in the Republican primary.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The two Republican candidates in Alabama’s U.S. Senate primary runoff on Tuesday can each boast that at one point they had Donald Trump’s endorsement in the race.
Trump first backed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in the spring of 2021. That endorsement stood for nearly a year until Trump rescinded it as the conservative firebrand languished in the polls. The former president took his time in issuing a second endorsement, supporting Katie Britt in the race only after she emerged as the top vote-getter in the state’s May 24 primary.
In other races Tuesday, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser is […]