Tag: election

Ten congressional candidates debate a week before primary

A multi-party debate hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal School nurtured lively differences in opinion between the Republicans and Democrats on the stage, although the format – a policy question followed by a 60-second answer period from each of the 10 candidates on stage — grew robotic at times. But contrary to the frequent atmosphere in Washington, all candidates were able to agree on at least a couple of issues and even in disagreement, they remained cordial.

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11 qualify for Bonner’s seat

Two democratic contenders were among 11 candidates who qualified Aug. 5 to replace Jo Bonner as the representative for Alabama’s First District in the U.S. Congress. Bonner voluntarily resigned Aug. 2 to accept the position of...

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