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Key Races: The House

ALABAMA 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT:

Bobby Bright (D) vs. Martha Roby (R)

Time to eat a 72-ounce steak:

  • Bright: Didn't finish
  • Roby: 25 minutes, 17 seconds

Knows what a congressman does:

  • Bright: Yes
  • Roby: Sorta

Imaginary friend:

  • Bright: Darius, who sees value in all cultures
  • Roby: Galt, who thinks we're destroying the profit motive

Character-building childhood experience:

  • Bright: Picking cotton
  • Roby: Attending Billy Ray Cyrus’ Some Gave All tour

Campaign song:

  • Bright: "Sweet Home Alabama"
  • Roby: "Sweet Home Alabama" (live version)

Campaign promise:

  • Bright: State will finally surpass Mississippi to claim the 49th spot in at least one quality-of-life ranking
  • Roby: Challenge Nancy Pelosi to a duel

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