Roy Moore Wins Senate G.O.P. Runoff in Alabama

Mr. Moore, a firebrand former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, overcame efforts by top Republicans to rescue his rival, Senator Luther Strange, soundly defeating him on Tuesday in a special primary runoff.

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Man in the News: Alabama Republicans Bet on Roy Moore, a Familiar Rebel, for Senate

Roy S. Moore, a former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, was repeatedly cast aside, even by his fellow Republicans, as a bigot and a hatemonger. Now he may win Jeff Sessions’ Senate seat.

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