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For more than a decade, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) has represented Alabama’s fifth congressional district in the U.S House of Representatives. But next year, he hopes to change that with a successful run for higher office.

On Monday, Brooks announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL). The six-term incumbent Shelby announced he would not seek reelection earlier this year, leaving Alabama with a wide-open U.S. Senate race for the third time in five years.

Brooks made his announcement before a packed room at Bullet & Barrel, a shooting and hunting range between downtown Huntsville, AL and the Redstone Arsenal U.S. Army Base. Among the highlights in Brooks’ announcement were overtures that warned about the dangers of socialism, so-called “cancel culture,” and “big tech censorship.” Brooks also hit on race issues and immigration during the announcement. Read more…