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National Media Scrambles to Understand Alabama Politics

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — With less than a week to go before a special election runoff in an national Senate race that could be a harbinger of the future for Alabama and the country, feisty former Judge Roy Moore is still holding off the…

Alabama Democrat Doug Jones Has A Chance to Be the Next U.S. Senator

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democrats in bars and coffee shops around the nation’s capital and across Alabama are asking each other an implausible question: Is 2017 the year a Democrat might get elected to the U.S. Senate from the conservative state? The 63-year-old former…

Senate Democrats Join Protesters in Rally to Save American Health Care

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Activists held a rally outside the Capitol on Tuesday to try to save the American health care system with chants of “kill the bill” as Republican senators inside held a procedural vote to debate the repeal of the Affordable Care…

Democrats Seek Revival Thanks to Divisiveness of Trump

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — In coffee shops, empty warehouses, churches, brewpubs and even wine bars around the country, Democrats are coming out of the woodwork to meet and get involved in public affairs again, appalled at the election of reality television celebrity Donald J.…

Help Defeat Big Oil’s Wish List

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Coming Clean – By Michael Brune – I’m not going to lie, this week’s election was a blow. That’s exactly why we’re doubling down now, and I need to know you are too. Friends of Big Oil have taken control of the Senate, and they have a…

Organized Labor Could Make the Difference in Key Kentucky Senate Race

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…If Union Members Were Not So Politically Conservative – By Berry Craig – PADUCAH, Ky. — Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says Bluegrass State union members are her “secret weapon” in her quest to unseat arch conservative Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and help…

Senate Gridlock Breaks: McCarthy Approved at EPA, Perez at Labor

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Something has come over the Republicans in the U.S. Senate. Gridlock in Washington is cracking, and President Obama’s nominees are now working their way through confirmation like water through an open dam. A bipartisan deal was reached this week with the Republicans to…