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Former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones wins Senate race; first Democratic win since 1992

By APR Staff Alabama Political Reporter Alabama elected its first Democratic senator in over two decades Tuesday after a grueling seven-month long election cycle. Doug Jones, a former U.S. attorney, faced a great challenge in overcoming the deficit polling between him and his opponent, former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. Jones trailed Moore Read More

Live Updates: US Senate Special General Election

By Staff 9:26 p.m.–APR projects Doug Jones will win Senate election. 9:25 p.m.–A little over 100,000 estimated votes left to be counted. Jones’ chance of victory shoots to 95 percent or above. 9:21 p.m.–Jones Passes Moore momentarily. As Jones-leaning counties come in, he’s expected to widen the gap. 9:16 p.m.–Jones tied with Moore. Jones has Read More

Moore holds election eve rally with Steve Bannon, other supporters in Midland

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Monday, December 11, 2017, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore held a “Drain the Swamp rally” in Midland just 13 hours before Alabama voters go to the polls to decide whether they want to vote for Moore or Democrat Doug Jones to be their senator, replacing Jeff Sessions Read More

For Moore’s core supporters, this election goes much deeper than policy or politics

By Chip Brownlee Alabama Political Reporter For Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore’s core group of voters, this special election is about much more than politics or policy. At its core, Tuesday’s vote isn’t about taxes and it’s not about Steve Bannon, Donald Trump or even Democrat Doug Jones. When Moore’s staunchest supporters walk into a Read More

Steve Bannon at Moore rally: “There’s a special place in hell” for Republicans like Richard Shelby, Condoleezza Rice

By Chip Brownlee Alabama Political Reporter Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who has become one of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore’s main supporters, took some hefty swipes Monday night against Alabama Republican Sen. Richard Shelby and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, an Alabama native. Bannon spoke out against Shelby, Rice and other Read More

Moore v. Jones: This is who we are

By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter So, here we are. Roy Moore v. Doug Jones. The race that determines … who gets to rep Alabama in the U.S. Senate for the next two years. And that’s pretty much it. I keep hearing that this race is vitally important to the state, that it will determine Read More

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In US Senate race, a Democratic coalition played to win while many Republicans took a knee

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter Democrats are elated, Birmingham’s big mules are relieved and the once dominant Alabama Republican Party — whether they will admit it or not — is in trouble. From solid red counties to African-American communities financially handicapped by white Republican leaders, the U.S. Senate race showed that a few committed individuals Read More

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    Joey
    Kennedy

    Roy Moore’s god fails to come through

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter It turned out as it should have. Democrat Doug Jones, his honor and history intact, defeated Roy Moore. Moore talks a lot about how God guides his campaigns. Well, God saw what was best for Alabama, and selected Jones – at least, that’s what the perspective from Moore should Read More

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  • Charles Barkley nails it on Alabama’s US Senate race
  • Heroes in our midst
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    Steve
    Flowers

    They all can’t be lead horses

    By Steve Flowers Inside the Statehouse The legendary Speaker of the U.S. House, Sam Rayburn, coined a famous phrase he used often and imparted to young congressmen when they would arrive on Capitol Hill full of vim and vigor. He would sit down with them and invite them to have a bourbon and branch water Read More

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  • Baker leads Alabama Community College System into the future
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    Josh
    Moon

    ASU’s debt plan is solid

    By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter There seems to be some confusion about Alabama State University’s plan to manage its debt. At a board meeting last Friday, the trustees heard a proposal from new president Quinton Ross to take advantage of a federal loan program available to historically black colleges to refinance a significant portion Read More

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