A candidate vying for a U.S. congressional seat in Alabama overcame anti-Semitic accusations to advance to a runoff. After finishing second in Tuesday’s primary, Artur Davis will face off against Earl Hilliard in the June 25 runoff for a seat from the mostly rural, mostly black district. Davis had criticized the six-term incumbent for being unwilling to support anti-terrorism legislation.
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