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Donor Backing Roy Moore Causes Headaches for Other Republicans

  • Democrats showing signs they plan to use guilt-by-association
  • Uihlein is among top 10 individual political donors in 2016
Roy Moore speaks during a campaign rally in Henagar, Alabama, on Nov. 27, 2017.

Roy Moore speaks during a campaign rally in Henagar, Alabama, on Nov. 27, 2017.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Contributions from an Illinois shipping magnate to a super political action committee backing embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore in Alabama are causing problems for other Republicans.

Richard Uihlein, one of the nation’s top donors to conservative candidates and causes, gave $100,000 to the Proven Conservative PAC, which supports Moore, disclosures filed Monday show.