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Tommy Tuberville

  1. what reckoning?
    The Senate Wants to Give Us a Lot More CopsLast year’s so-called reckoning with race is curdling into a bipartisan love fest for the police.
  2. covid-19 vaccine
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders Deploys Big Lie to Boost VaccinationsThe gubernatorial candidate is encouraging Arkansans to get their “Trump vaccine” and blaming the left for sowing distrust of the COVID jab.
  3. covid-19 vaccine
    What If Republicans Were Anti-Lockdown, Anti-Mask, and Pro-Vaxx?Tommy Tuberville suggests the best way to erode vaccine hesitancy is to give Trump credit for those shots in the arm. That may be sad but true.
  4. 2022 midterms
    Sex, Trump, and Insurrection: Alabama Republicans Are at It AgainWith Mo Brooks winning Trump’s endorsement and John Merrill imploding in a sex scandal, Alabama’s 2022 Senate primary is off to a fine start.
  5. u.s. senate
    Richard Shelby, the Last of the South’s Senate Party-Switchers, to RetireThe six-term Alabama senator never changed that much but went with the flow of conservative southern politics.
  6. past is prologue
    The Flimsy Nixon Precedent Trump Is Seizing On to Contest Biden’s WinIn 1960, Nixon disregarded a certified Electoral College slate from Hawaii favoring him. This is not the same as Pence disregarding a national defeat.
  7. contested election
    Will Two Alabama Extremists Force a Vote on Overturning the Election?Mo Brooks and Tommy Tuberville are two peas in a pod from the same right-wing patch and may make every Republican go on record about Trump’s claims.
  8. gaffes
    Incoming GOP Senator Apparently Doesn’t Know Basics of World War IITommy Tuberville said his father deployed to France to liberate Paris “from socialism and communism,” forgetting perhaps that Nazis were fascist.
  9. vision 2020
    The Perpetually Frustrated Dream of the South Turning BlueThere remain signs of optimism for long-suffering southern Democrats, but 2020 was in most respects bitterly disappointing.
  10. poll position
    Two Republicans Could Blow Up Democrats’ Shot at the SenateHow the GOP may just pull off flipping seats in states as different as Alabama and Michigan.
  11. college football
    Nick Saban’s Positive Test Makes COVID-19 Real in the Heart of TrumplandNobody pays more attention to detail than the legendary Alabama coach. Now college football in the South is as imperiled as COVID-19 denial.
  12. 2020 elections
    We May Have to Wait for Senate Election Results, TooFor reasons ranging from slow counts of mail ballots to funky majority-vote requirements, we may not know who controls the Senate until January.
  13. poll position
    It’s Harder Than it Looks for Democrats to Win the SenateRecent polls show many newly competitive Democratic Senate candidates, but they could still fall short of a majority even if Biden wins.
  14. 2020 elections
    Tuberville Ends Jeff Sessions’s Political Career in Alabama Primary RunoffThe former Auburn coach isn’t a cinch against Democratic senator Doug Jones, but he did dramatically reverse Sessions’s once dazzling success.
  15. court is in sessions
    Jeff Sessions Keeps Getting WorseA new profile at the New York Times Magazine vivifies the warning about Sessions that Coretta Scott King gave in 1986.
  16. 2020 elections
    Biden’s Surge Could Flip the Senate — and Boost His PresidencyA rising tide from the top of the ticket may lift Democrats to control of the Senate, which would make a successful Biden administration more likely.
  17. 2020 elections
    Obamagate Could Be the Last Nail in the Coffin for Jeff SessionsA new poll shows him trailing by more than 20 points in the race for his old Alabama Senate seat. The GOP obsession with the “witch hunt” may be why.
  18. 2020 elections
    Trump Campaign Attacks Sessions For Too Much Praise of TrumpIt’s not enough for Trump to endorse Sessions’s primary opponent. He wants his former Attorney General to stop taking his name in vain.
  19. 2020 elections
    Coronavirus-Scarred 2020 Congressional Landscape Leaning DemocraticThe Senate landscape is looking slightly bluer, and COVID-19 has frozen House races in ways that will make a Republican takeover more difficult.
  20. 2020 elections
    Trump Endorses Sessions Foe in AlabamaBacking Tommy Tuberville is Trump’s ultimate revenge on his former attorney general for failing to quash what became the Mueller investigation.
  21. super tuesday
    There Were Down-Ballot Contests on Super Tuesday, TooFive states had down-ballot races, and some will shape the congressional landscape in November.
  22. everything is fine
    At Least Roy Moore Won’t Be a U.S. SenatorThings aren’t all bad.
  23. impeachment
    House Republican Wants Impeachment of Trump to Include Impeachment of ObamaBradley Byrne, an Alabama Republicans who needs some MAGA magic, is going the extra mile to go after Trump’s hated predecessor.
  24. 2020 elections
    Will Trump Crush Jeff Sessions’s Senate Comeback?With Sessions ready to jump into the race for his old seat, his GOP rivals hope Trump punishes him for recusal in the Russia collusion investigation.
  25. u.s. senate
    Jeff Sessions May Seek Old Senate Seat Despite Crowded FieldWill Donald Trump vengefully drop a hammer on his former attorney general?
  26. alabama senate race
    Tommy Tuberville: Roy Moore Without the Sex ScandalsThe former Auburn coach is working hard to dumb down the 2020 Alabama Senate race.
  27. 2020 alabama senate race
    Judge Roy Moore Rides Again Into a 2020 Senate RaceEverybody’s favorite theocrat and alleged mall creeper is again threatening to wreak havoc on his party’s Senate prospects in Alabama.