Former Attorney General’s Political Future Decided Today

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) is fighting for his political future as he faces off against former Auburn University coach Tommy Tuberville in the Republican Senate runoff in Alabama on Tuesday.

Polling shows Sessions trailing Tuberville despite having served in the Senate for 20 years before becoming President Trump’s first attorney general. The winner will face Sen. Doug Jones (Ala.) in November, widely considered the most vulnerable Democrat running for reelection this year.

A survey conducted by the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Auburn University at Montgomery showed last week 47 percent of Republican voters in the state saying they would vote for Tuberville, with 31 percent saying they would back Sessions.

A loss for Sessions would be the first for the conservative politician, who played a big role in Alabama politics before falling out with Trump.

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