Morning in Alabama – the crimson tide has finally come in

November 8, 2010 06:51

By the time voters put down their brooms and watched the dust settle, they’d swept out more liberals than most had dared to dream. Of the seven U.S. House seats Alabama holds, only one remained Democratic.

by  Skyla Freeman at Human Events


Elsewhere in the state, Alabamians were electing the first Republican-controlled House and Senate in 136 years. Remarkable upsets included first-time candidate Shadrack McGill’s triumph in his state senate race (defeating Alabama’s own Marion Barry, seven-time Senator and ex-president pro tempore, liberal Lowell Barron). The Governorship and Lt. Governor spot went Republican too, as conservatives literally swept Democratic contenders away.


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