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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…

Roy Moore Lags in Campaign 2020 Fundraising; Sen. Doug Jones Leads

Republican Roy Moore has raised less than $17,000 so far in his newest U.S. Senate race. Moore this week reported raising $16,693 since announcing his candidacy four weeks ago and trails almost all other candidates in fundraising. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Jones has raised the most. He brought in $2 million last fundraising quarter and has a campaign balance of…

John Merrill Expected to Announce Tuesday Whether He’ll Run for U.S. Senate

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill has scheduled an announcement for Tuesday morning in Montgomery. He is expected to announce whether he’ll seek the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 2020. The seat is currently held by Democratic Sen. Doug Jones. Jones wants to keep the seat, which he won by defeating Republican Roy Moore in a special election in…