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PHOTO: U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D – Alabama) was one of four Democrats to cross party lines to confirm Mike Pompeo as the new Secretary of State. We asked him how he felt Pompeo would deal with Russia during recent

PHOTO: Earlier today, U.S. Senator Doug Jones held a conference call with rural news outlets regarding efforts to combat the opioid crisis. We asked him how the federal government can help local law enforcement deal with the issue. (Tyler Pruett

(File Photo) By Staff Reports WASHINGTON, D.C. — It was announced today that U.S. Senator Doug Jones (Ala.) will publish a book with All Points Books entitled, “BENDING TOWARD JUSTICE: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights.” In

PHOTO: Former Democratic State Representative and State Senator John Baker issued a statement formally announcing his platform for DeKalb County Sheriff in 2018. Baker will face the winner of the Republican Primary in the General Election in November. (Contributed Photo) By Staff

PHOTO: Incumbent Democrats DeWitt Jackson (County Commission, District 4) and Pam Simpson (DeKalb County Circuit Clerk) submit their qualifying paperwork. Susan Scott Hayes submitted her paperwork to challenge incumbent Republican Ronnie Osborn for Probate Judge. Jackson, Simpson, and Hayes are

PHOTO: Three Republican candidates have filed qualifying paperwork to run on the ballot in 2018 for Circuit Judge, Place 2: (Left to Right) Andrew Hairston, Scott Lloyd, and Jeff McCurdy. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Andrew Hairston,

PHOTO: Earlier today, U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones (D – Birmingham) announced the hiring of Alabama native Dana Gresham as his Chief of Staff. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Today, U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones announced the hiring of former

PHOTO: In a statement to WEIS 990, long-time State Representative Richard Lindsey (D – Centre) announced he won’t be seeking re-election in 2018. (Alabama Legislature) By Marc Summers (WEIS 990)  CENTRE, Ala. – State Rep. Richard Lindsey, (D – Centre)

PHOTO: Doug Jones (D – Birmingham) addressed Northeast Alabama Democrats at the Fyffe Senior Center on Tuesday night. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) Candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones (D

PHOTO: Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Doug Jones, will be speaking at a rally in Fyffe on November 7. (Contributed Photo) Contributed by Reita Grant, Secretary, DeKalb Co. Democratic Executive Committee FYFFE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Democratic Club and Executive