Headed to see Trump in Huntsville? Who are you supporting for Senator, Birmingham?

On Friday President Trump is making a stop in Huntsville to campaign for “Big Luther” Strange, who is running in a special election against Roy Moore as Alabama’s next U.S. Senator.

What’s this GOP senatorial showdown really all about?

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President Donald Trump and Senator Luther Strange (R-Ala.) . Photo via www.americanthinker.com.

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Alabama’s Jeff Sessions, the Senator turned Attorney General, turned media bad boy

Alright, Mr. Sessions, I hope you’re ready for your closeup, because you’ve been shining in the public spotlight since your February Senate confirmation.

This week has been a long one, particularly, from that Russian contacts controversy that the Washington Post first disclosed last Wednesday, to a starring snub in Saturday Night Live’s most-recent opening skit.

You know, the one that combined “Forrest Gump”, that infamous pie scene from “The Help” and you, all rolled up onto one park bench.

Octavia Spencer and Kate McKinnon on SNL, spoofing AG Jeff Sessions. Image via NBC.

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Reflections on Washington – Birmingham Women Share Their Stories

The Women’s March on Washington, as experienced and retold by the following Birmingham residents;


EMILY PETERSON

photo courtesy of Emily Peterson

“I woke up this morning on a bus full of strangers in foggy darkness at a truck stop in Virginia. Chartered busses filled the parking lot. I made my way off the bus and into the packed convenience store full of sleepy women with flat hair and sweatshirts and pink knit hats. There was a line for the women’s restroom that wrapped out the door. But there was an excited energy in the air — tired, but excited.

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3 Places to go to Watch the Presidential Debate on Tomorrow

Final Presidential DeabteWith the final presidential debate upon us, watch parties are popping up across our city. This new trend started around the first debate at places such as Buck Mulligan’s, and has become a popular way to tune in on the political proceedings. These parties offer a place for you to get your debate fix while being able to enjoy a bite to eat or some stimulating political conversation. The goal is to make it easy for those who wish to stay informed but may not have a way to watch at home. Each viewing get-together is hosted by different groups and organizations, some political based and some not at all. If you are looking for a place to tune in tomorrow, here are a few to help with your plans.

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Breaking: Trump and Clinton spotted in Birmingham’s Forest Park neighborhood

 

Trump & Hillary
Trump & Hillary

Exclusive: This afternoon, Bham Now reporters spotted inside the window display at Zoe’s In Forest Park, the popular southside Birmingham vintage consignment store, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Both uncharacteristically smiling and tolerating each other, is there hope for a civil debate on the issues before November?  Stay tuned….

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UAB Professor shares student’s views on tonight’s debate

Tonight at 8pm, millions are estimated to be tuned into the first 2016 Presidential debate. Unsurprisingly, that includes college students, especially from UAB. During class discussions, Political Science Professor, A.K. Shauku, found out what his students really wanted to get out of this important debate.

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