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Senator Shelby visits Russell County for 26th straight year

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) -

Alabama Senator Richard Shelby paid a visit to Phenix City early Saturday.

This visit marks the 1,688th county visit by Senator Shelby since he was elected back in 1986 -- 26 years straight He says as part of his commitment to Alabama residents, he holds a meeting in each county every year.

Senator Shelby addressed residents at the Girlfriends Restaurant about the legislative agenda for the second session of the 112th Congress, as well as important issues facing the nation and the state of Alabama.

When asked which presidential candidate he was backing for the nomination, Shelby simply replied that he is not supporting one in-particular candidate just who ever can get rid of the President.

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