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Sen. Doug Jones Calls for Bipartisanship in Farewell Speech

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones has called for bipartisanship in his final speech in U.S. Senate. Jones gave his farewell speech Wednesday. Jones in 2017 became the first Alabama Democrat elected to the U.S. Senate in a quarter-century. He is leaving the Senate after being defeated by Republican Tommy Tuberville. Jones highlighted some of his favorite moments from the past three…

Steve Flowers Analysis: What We Learned from Election Day in Alabama and the U.S.

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers joined us on our newscasts to talk about what we have learned from Election Day, both in Alabama and across the country. Even though we don’t yet know the final outcome of the presidential race, the results we do have show a nation that is split nearly equally. But Flowers points out that…

Tommy Tuberville defeats Senator Doug Jones, flips Alabama seat

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Former college football coach Tommy Tuberville has recaptured a U.S. Senate seat for Republicans by defeating Sen. Doug Jones in Alabama. Jones had widely been considered the Senate’s most endangered Democrat. Republicans had made recapturing the once reliably conservative seat a priority in 2020. Tuberville has never held public office and last coached four years ago….

Sen. Doug Jones, Tommy Tuberville Fight for U.S. Senate Seat

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Alabama) will try to perform another Deep South win Tuesday, this time against former college football coach Tommy Tuberville. The race pits the incumbent former U.S. attorney against Tuberville, who has made support for President Donald Trump the main pillar of his campaign. Jones has positioned himself as a moderate and is often called the Senate’s…

Sen. Doug Jones to Face Tommy Tuberville in U.S. Senate Showdown

  With former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville’s victory over former U.S. Senator Jeff Session in Tuesday’s runoffs, the stage is now set for Tuberville to take on incumbent Democratic Senator Doug Jones. The two are wasting no time in making their pitch to voters in advance of the November 3 general election. “I just spoke with President Trump. He…

Campaign Trail Heats Up for Sessions, Tuberville Before July 14 U.S. Senate GOP Runoff

We are a little over a month until the state primary runoff elections. Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tuberville have been busy preparing for the upcoming GOP Senate runoff. “Well, it’s certainly using our social media and interviews like this and radio interviews and I’m doing conference calls,” Sessions told Alabama News…

Sen. Doug Jones Says He’ll Vote to Remove President Trump from Office

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Alabama) announced this morning that he will vote to convict President Trump on both articles of impeachment. He released the following statement regarding his decision: “On the day I was sworn in as a United States Senator, I took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution. At the beginning of the impeachment trial, I took…

HELPFUL NEWS: Senator Doug Jones and Team Hosting FAFSA Workshops Across Alabama

U.S. Senator Doug Jones announced his local staff members will host a series of workshops across Alabama to assist students and their families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We’re told these events are free and open to the public. In 2018, Alabama high school graduates missed out on an estimated $57.5 million in federal grants…

In Alabama, Sen. Doug Jones Kicking Off 2020 Reelection Bid

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, who pulled off an upset victory in Alabama two years ago, is kicking off his reelection bid. Jones is holding a campaign launch rally Sunday afternoon in Birmingham. The Deep South Democrat pulled off an upset in the 2017 special election. He defeated Republican Roy Moore to claim the Senate seat that…