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Hot Blast: What's up with Sen. Jones' 'no' vote on the Green New Deal?

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Senator Doug Jones speaks at the event. New Flyer of America Inc. held a ribbon cutting and tour event to celebrate the official opening of its newly-expanded, advanced manufacturing facility in Anniston Friday morning. (Photo by Trent Penny/The Anniston Star)

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Birmingham, voted Tuesday against the Green New Deal legislation that promised far-reaching attempts to curb the effects of climate change. Only three Democrats in the Senate voted against it, including Jones.

Why? Is it because next year is an election year? Or is it because the senator disagreed with the legislation?

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