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Luther Strange talks immigration, oil spill at town hall breakfast

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SYLACAUGA — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange attended a town hall breakfast Thursday morning at Coosa Valley Medical Center.

At the breakfast, hosted by state Sen. Jerry Fielding, Strange discussed his role in the cases of most concern to Alabama citizens.

“My main goals right now are to win the BP oil spill case and enforce the immigration law,” Strange said.

Strange, who took office in November 2010, said it has been a tremendous year of issues.

“This is the most wonderful job in the world if you’re a lawyer,” Strange said. “I have seen what an impact the position can make through former attorney generals, so I am honored to have this job.”

The Attorney General’s Office strives to do two things, Strange said.

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“My job has been to take politics out of the office and do what is best for the people of Alabama,” he said. “A second goal is to make sure our economy is strong. I think Alabama is the greatest state in the world, and I want more businesses to come here and existing businesses to grow.”

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