Republicans Prepare for Battle in Senate Runoff

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Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (left) and Senator Luther Strange will do battle in the Republican primary runoff on September 26th.
Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (left) and Senator Luther Strange will do battle in the Republican primary runoff on September 26th.

The race for U.S Senate in Alabama is down to three. Doug Jones easily won the Democratic primary on Tuesday. But Republicans will hold a runoff between Senator Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald has analysis of the race and looks ahead to next week’s municipal election in Birmingham.

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Alabama is full of big news stories. From the removal of the Confederate battle flag, to gay marriage, to Birmingham's increase in the minimum wage. It's a lot for journalists to keep up with and a lot of great materials for columnists like AL.com and The Birmingham News' John Archibald. He discusses the city, county and state politics in forums large and small.

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