Sessions vies for Senate comeback in race shadowed by Trump
Do not trust Jeff Sessions, Trump tweeted this spring. Do not trust Jeff Sessions, Trump tweeted this spring. He let our Country down.Sessions safely held the Senate seat for 20 years before resigning to lead Trump's Justice Department. Their alliance solidified as Trump adopted the hard-line immigration proposals that Sessions had championed for years in the Senate. Sessions once held the Senate seat so securely he didnt even draw a challenger.
Alabama GOP Senate primary goes to runoff: Jeff Sessions vs Tommy Tuberville
Jeff Sessions talks with the media after voting in Alabama's primary election, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Mobile, Ala.WASHINGTON The Alabama Republican U.S. Senate primary is headed for a runoff, NBC News projected early Wednesday morning. Tuesday's primary contest pitted former Alabama senator and Trump Attorney General Jeff Sessions against Rep. Bradley Byrne and political newcomer Tommy Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach. Sessions and Tuberville will face each other in a runoff later this month. Prior to joining the Trump administration, Sessions represented Alabama in Congress for three decades, first in the House and then the Senate. For Sessions, ending his political career with a loss in a primary runoff would surely tarnish his legacy.cnbc.com
Joe Biden is the front-runner again after he shocked the world on Super Tuesday
Franck11:02 pm: Biden tops Sanders, Warren in MassachusettsFormer Vice President Joe Biden will win the Massachusetts Democratic primary, according to an NBC News projection. Higgins10:35 pm: Biden says 'we are very much alive'"It's a good night," Joe Biden said, after he finally broke through nationwide in his third presidential bid. Pramuk10:12 pm: Donors flock to BidenFormer Vice President Joe Biden went into Super Tuesday with fewer financial resources than other candidates. Pramuk8:54 pm: Markets comfortable with Biden, analyst saysFundstrat policy strategist Tom Block tells CNBC that "market participants should be comfortable with the rise of Joe Biden." FranckDemocratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden greets patron at the Buttercup diner on March 03, 2020 in Oakland, California.cnbc.com
Jeff Sessions jumps into the crowded Alabama Senate race a year after Trump fired him
"When President Trump took on Washington, only one Senator out of a hundred had the courage to stand with him: me. I was the first to support President Trump," Sessions said in his statement. Republicans covet the Alabama Senate seat, the GOP's best chance to flip a Democratic-held state in 2020. Even if Trump does not back him, Sessions looks like he will get the support of at least one powerful Alabama Republican. In August 2018, he wrote: "If we had a real Attorney General, this Witch Hunt would never have been started!"cnbc.com