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By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Because 2016 is a presidential election year and media coverage of the presidential race is so extensive, the importance of other races on the ballot—county, statewide, even other federal races—often becomes minimized and lost in the

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C.— DeKalb County’s representatives in Washington D.C.—U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions and U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt—each offered responses to President Obama’s State of the Union speech earlier this week. Sen. Shelby released

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Republican Shadrack McGill from Jackson County announced today that he will be running against U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby in 2016. Shelby is a lion in the U.S. Senate and is the most senior legislator from Alabama’s