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U.S. Senator Doug Jones Hits the Ground Running in Washington

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — The newest member of the United States Senate, Democrat Doug Jones of Alabama, is hitting the ground running in Washington, D.C., already sponsoring more legislation than his Republican counterparts in just his first month in office. On Tuesday, Jones announced that he will co-sponsor legislation to repeal the…

Alabama Democrat Doug Jones Sworn in as U.S. Senator

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By Glynn Wilson – Birmingham attorney Doug Jones kicked off the new year by making history on Wednesday, being sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence as the first Democrat in the United States Senate from Alabama in a quarter century. He reclaimed the seat long held by his mentor, Howell Heflin, narrowing the Republican…

Former President Barack Obama Tops Most Admired American List

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By Glynn Wilson – Former President Barack Obama tops President Donald Trump as America’s “most admired man” for 2017, the 10th consecutive year Mr. Obama has received the accolade, according to public opinion polls from Gallup. The annual survey done every year save one since 1946 asks people to name their most admired man and…

Trump is Running a Criminal Enterprise Out of the White House

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By Glynn Wilson – It has been clear for some time now that President Donald J. Trump is running a criminal enterprise out of the White House. Finally, a credible source said it out loud on TV. During a segment an MSNBC on Tuesday, Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean said President Trump is…

Doug Jones Wins Historic Senate Election Over Defiant Judge Roy Moore

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By Glynn Wilson – BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Doug Jones and his supporters in Alabama pulled off a historic election victory Dec. 12 that sent reverberations around the political world in a reprimand to President Donald J. Trump, a repudiation of Roy Moore’s style of racist-religious politics, and a major blow to Steve Bannon of Breitbart…

One More Day: Doug Jones Opens 10 Point Lead Over Roy Moore

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Don’t believe it. Go vote on Tuesday anyway. – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — A new public opinion survey has Birmingham attorney Doug Jones opening up a 10 point lead over former judge Roy Moore with one day to go before the vote in the special U.S. Senate election on Tuesday, Dec. 12.…

Trump Campaigns for Roy Moore in Pensacola?

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. – Five days before a crucial special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, President Donald J. Trump came to Pensacola, Florida, to try to turn out the vote for accused teen sex predator and former judge Roy Moore in his race with Birmingham attorney Doug Jones. But…

Ten Days to Go: Doug Jones Pulls Ahead of Roy Moore in U.S. Senate Race

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Editor’s Note: New American Journal editor and publisher Glynn Wilson is an expert at analyzing public opinion data having studied survey research at the University of Alabama as an undergrad in the early 1980s and a grad student in the mid-1990s. He has covered public opinion and politics as a specialty for newspapers, wire services…

Auburn Basketball Star Charles Barkley Supports Doug Jones in U.S. Senate Campaign, Says Roy Moore Should Be Disqualified as ‘White Separatist’

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By Glynn Wilson – Auburn and NBA basketball star Charles Barkley was interviewed by a reporter for NBC before the Alabama-Auburn game on Saturday and asked to weigh in on the contentious campaign for U.S. Senate between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. Barkley, who does not live and vote in Alabama, said he…