Democrat Sparks showing support for Republican Shelby

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - Ron Sparks says he does not want to see Republican Senator Richard Shelby leave office.

Sparks stopped short of calling it an "endorsement", but tells the Tuscaloosa News that he will need Shelby's help to keep Huntsville Redstone Arsenal at full operation.

Sparks says he will work across party lines to create new jobs in Alabama and that federal money plays an important role in the state's economy.

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