Alabama Politics

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…

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…

More Salacious Allegations Surface Against Pious Roy Moore

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VIDEO ADDED: By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Another woman from Alabama has come forward with a story saying she was sexually attacked and almost raped as a teenager by U.S. Senate candidate and former Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore. Beverly Young Nelson, from Anniston, appeared at a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred…

John Lewis Urges People to Vote for Doug Jones in Senate Race

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — It felt like history was being made to many in the audience Friday night when Georgia Congressman John Lewis joined Doug Jones on the campaign trail and urged people to exercise their hard fought right to vote. When I asked Levon Manzie, a member of the Mobile City…

Judge Roy Moore is Finished: We Will Not Elect Another Sex Fiend

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. – Judge Roy Moore is finished. Done. If his homophobic, bigoted positions and ignorance of law were not enough, it has now been confirmed that he is also a sex fiend, maybe a pedophile. Alabama had it’s Bentley affair. They will never elect another sex fiend. In case you’ve…