Alabama Voters Go To Polls To Fill Seat Left Vacant By Jeff Sessions

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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit STACEY VANEK SMITH, HOST: We're going to talk more about Charlottesville later in the program, but we want to spend some time now looking at a few stories that will be in the news next week. Let's start in Alabama for our weekly segment Worlds You'll Hear. There's a special Senate election there to fill the seat long held by Jeff Sessions, now attorney general. And in the Republican primary, the emerging theme is drain the swamp. NPR's Debbie Elliott has been watching the race and joins us now from her home in south Alabama. Hi, Debbie. DEBBIE ELLIOT, BYLINE: Hi, Stacey. SMITH: So, Debbie, words we'll hear - drain the swamp. We'll get back to that in a moment. But first, why don't you give us the lay of the...

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