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Alabama, Utah Republicans choose candidates for special elections

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama’s Ten Commandments judge, Roy Moore, has forced a Senate primary runoff against Sen. Luther Strange, who was backed by President Trump. The outcome sets up a September showdown between the Republican Party’s cultural conservatives and those now running Congress. In another key race, the mayor of Provo, Utah, won the contest for the Republican nomination Tuesday to fill the seat vacated by retired Rep. Jason Chaffetz against a pair of GOP rivals who portrayed themselves as more ardently conservative. John Curtis is now well positioned in Utah’s conservative Third Congressional District ahead of the Nov.

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