Recently, a pair of Alabama statewide US Senate polls find Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) strongly in the mix for the 2020 GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Doug Jones (D). But, his latest statement indicates he won’t run. According to an interview with a reporter from the local Decatur Daily news site, Rep. Brooks said, “it would take a seismic event to get me in the Senate race. As of today, I am running for the House of Representatives. And, I don’t know of any seismic event that is about to occur that will change my mind.”
Rep. Brooks placed third in the 2017 Senate special Republican primary, just failing to qualify for the runoff that former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore won, before subsequently losing to Mr. Jones in the special general. The Congressman was then diagnosed with prostate cancer and is undergoing treatment.
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