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Editorial: Mo Brooks decides to run for US Senate; supporting him would be the wrong thing to do

Senate Candidates

Mo Brooks, center, ran against Roy Moore, left, and Luther Strange in the GOP primary in 2017 after former U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions was appointed attorney general in the Trump administration. Moore won the race but was defeated narrowly by former U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, a Democrat, for the seat. (Anniston Star photos)

Congressman Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, has announced he’s running for the U.S. Senate.

Brooks’ decision is bad news for the Republican Party and the state of Alabama.

Mo Brooks

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks

James Bennett is Executive Editor. Contact him at 256-235-3540 or