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Roy Moore gets AFL-CIO endorsement

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    Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has picked up a big endorsement in his bid to return to the post.  The labor union AFL-CIO is now backing Moore.

     The group usually endorses Democratic candidates.  Moore is the only Republican the group is supporting this year.  The AFL-CIO says Moore has a record of ruling fairly and not being controlled by corporate interests.

    Moore's opponent says the endorsement may help his own campaign.  Harry Lyon says he hopes the labor endorsement and campaign contributions from plaintiff lawyers will cause Republican-leaning business people to vote Democratic.