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How Democratic Control in U.S Senate will Affect Alabama

Georgia’s Senate runoff race elections might have a greater impact on Alabama than any other state. Now that the democrats have the majority of power, Alabama Senator Richard Shelby will no longer be chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee. That committee decides how Congress will use taxpayers money. Shelby has been a vital part in Alabama’s economical appeal. He has…

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….

President Trump Talks Alabama US Senate Race Results

President Donald Trump says he “would have liked” embattled Roy Moore to have won the Alabama Senate race, though he acknowledges many fellow Republicans disagree. Trump tells reporters at the White House that “a lot of Republicans feel differently. They’re very happy with the way it turned out.” But the president says that “as the leader of the party, I…

Lower Turnout, Higher Write-Ins Predicted For U.S. Senate Special Election

Monday was the last day for Alabamians to register to vote in the December 12th special election

1/1IMG_0514 Show Caption Hide Caption The U.S. Senate race between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore continues to dominate local and national headlines. This, due in big part to recent sexual misconduct allegations aimed at Moore. But, how will the controversy translate at the polls? Secretary of State John Merrill says he is lowering his initial prediction for voter turnout…

Equality Alabama Holds Happy Hour Rally for U.S. Senate Candidate Doug Jones

LGBTQ community expresses support for Jones

1/1IMG_0492 Show Caption Hide Caption Hundreds packed Kru Bar in Montgomery to support U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones. “Doug Jones is the candidate that can bring people to the middle and the candidate that can find common ground to actually get things done in Washington, DC,” said Landon Nichols, campaign manager for Sue Bell Cobb for Governor. The human rights…

People Already Vying for Sessions’ Senate Seat

A spokeswoman for Gov. Robert Bentley says the administration has already been approached by “several” people seeking appointment to U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions’ Senate seat if Sessions takes a position in the incoming Trump administration. Sessions has not taken a position with Trump but the mere possibility has set off a political chain reaction. Bentley, in a statement, says he…