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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: 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: Moore speaking at a Baptist Church. On Thursday, Moore issued a scathing response to Democratic Nominee Doug Jones’ comment that Alabama is an, “embarrassment.” (Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. —  Last Wednesday, Democratic Nominee for

PHOTO: The Bellefonte Nuclear Plant was purchased by Nuclear Development LLC, who’s seeking to finish the plant and sell energy to the TVA. (Wikimedia Commons | “Bellefonte Nuclear Plant”) By Staff Reports  SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — On Friday, Alabama Senator Steve Livingston

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Jonathan McConnell, a candidate for U.S. Senate, hosted a meet and greet at the Fort Payne Western Sizzlin’ at 6 p.m. Wednesday night. McConnell is a Mobile native, and a former Infantry officer

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Democratic presidential candidate and U.S Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, made a stop to rally in Birmingham on Jan. 18. Despite Alabama being a predominantly red state, over 7,000 Sanders supporters showed up to