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Trump’s Attacks on Sessions Become Part of U.S. Senate Primary


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, stands next to Sen. Jeff Sessions during a rally in Madison, Ala. on Feb. 28, 2016.

In less than three weeks, voters will go to the polls in the special primary election for U.S. Senate. In the last few days, the campaigning among Republicans has become something of a family feud. That’s because President Donald Trump has been publicly ridiculing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a popular native son of the Alabama GOP. We talk about this and other aspects of the Senate race with Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald.

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Internal City Government Spats Affect Election Outcome

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Outgoing State Ethics Commissioner Takes Aim at Fellow Commissioners

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Revisiting Birmingham’s Bid to Host the Democratic National Convention

Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald explains why he believes the City of Birmingham's bid to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016 wasn't really about landing the convention.

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