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Tuberville and Britt Alabama News
Tuberville, Britt vote ‘no’ as U.S. Senate passes debt ceiling bill

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation to raise the national debt limit into 2025 following the bill’s approval in the House a day prior. Both of Alabama’s U.S. senators, Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) voted against the bill, which now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville calls for more teacher accountability, slams Birmingham's 19% reading proficiency rate — 'That's embarrassing'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville is continuing to call for more accountability in America’s education system after comments he made about inner-city teachers sparked outrage from Democrats and leftist activists across the country.

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U.S. House votes to raise debt ceiling; Alabama congressional delegation split with four 'yes' votes, three 'no' votes

On Wednesday, 149 U.S. House Republicans joined 165 House Democrats in voting 314-117 to the Fiscal Responsibility Act to raise the national debt ceiling for two years and avoid a default on money borrowed.

Tuberville vs Aderholt Alabama News
Tuberville rips debt ceiling deal as U.S. House prepares to vote Wednesday; Aderholt calls it 'a step in the right direction'

Tuberville called the bill a "terrible deal," while Aderholt, though not happy with the final bill, highlighted some of its positives.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville's national security staffer resigns following allegations he led effort to hold up military promotions due to DoD abortion policy

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) national security advisor has reportedly resigned over allegations that he played a key role in holding up over 200 senior military nominations over the Department of Defense’s abortion policy.

Space Command Alabama News
Alabama House members send letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary supporting congressional investigation into delay on U.S. Space Command decision

Several members of the Alabama House of Representatives sent a letter to U.S. Airforce Secretary Frank Kendall voicing their support for U.S. House Armed Services Committee’s investigation into the ongoing delay in choosing a permanent home for U.S. Space Command Headquarters.

Devil's Playground Alabama News
Podcaster investigates 'The Devil's Playground' near Hayden where locals claim children were experimented on

Small towns can often hide big secrets, but the story behind an abandoned compound known locally as “The Devil’s Playground” in the middle of the woods in Hayden could be too monstrous to believe.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville camp blasts Democrat outrage over comments about failing inner-city schools — 'Effort to start another media feeding frenzy by misconstruing something Coach said'

Following outrage from Alabama Democratic leaders and organizations over his comments about failing inner-city schools, U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville clarified his remarks while doubling down on his original point.

Finley Battle Mac Alabama News
Huntsville, Madison City, Madison County leaders alarmed by revelations about Space Command delay — 'Blatant attempt to skew independent findings and use highly questionable tactics'

Public officials in Madison County were alarmed by the information revealed Thursday after the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services announced it would launch an investigation into the ongoing delays in choosing a permanent U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) Headquarters.

Tuberville Alabama News
Alabama Democrats triggered by Tuberville's comments on inner-city school teachers: 'Stop dog whistling'

“The COVID really brought it out about how bad our schools are and how bad our teachers are in the inner cities,” Tuberville said. “Most of them in inner cities; I don’t know how they got degrees, to be honest with you. I don’t know whether they can read and write.”

Rogers and Strong Alabama News
Rogers, Strong launch investigation into ongoing delays in U.S. Space Command decision

U.S. Reps. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) and Mike Rogers (R-Saks) are spearheading a House Armed Services Committee investigation into what’s causing the continued delays in picking a permanent headquarters for U.S. Space Command.

Marshall County Sheriff's Office Alabama News
Marshall County Sheriff's Office identifies body in 26-year-old murder case

On April 15, 1997, the body of a white male was discovered near a shallow creek bed in Union Grove, Marshall County. According to the sheriff’s office, the body had its head, hands and feet intentionally removed, making a positive identification nearly impossible beyond race and gender.

Benard Simelton Alabama News
Alabama NAACP condemns state legislature's anti-CRT bill; Claims it would ban teaching of slavery, 'real history' — 'We know what's happening on Florida'

The president of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP, Bernard Simelton, compared Alabama to Florida as he openly condemned the Alabama Legislature for its efforts to pass a law banning Critical Race Theory and other "divisive concepts" from the classroom.

Guntersville soccer player town hall Alabama News
Parents claim racism in Guntersville public schools, NAACP denounces legislature CRT ban at town hall — 'She sounds like she came out of the cotton field'

A group of concerned parents and community members gathered in Guntersville Tuesday evening to discuss concerns of racial discrimination within the Guntersville City School system.

Devyn Keith Alabama News
Huntsville councilman Devyn Keith's bench trial delayed for second time this month

For the second time this month, Huntsville councilman Devyn Keith has had his shoplifting trial date rescheduled, this time until August 22.

Strong Putin Britt Alabama News
Russia bans Britt, Strong over U.S. sanctions: 'I’d say bless his heart, but he doesn’t have one'

In retaliation for various sanctions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation released a list of 500 Americans now banned from the country, including U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville).

JD Crowe KKK Alabama News
AL.com cartoonist JD Crowe's KKK obsession

The Ku Klux Klan hasn't had any significant social, political or economic influence in Alabama in decades, but AL.com cartoonist J.D. Crowe seems determined to keep its memory alive.

John Croyle Alabama News
Former Alabama star John Croyle launched Big Oak Ranch ministry after receiving some 'pivotal' advice from Coach 'Bear' Bryant

When former Crimson Tide All-SEC defensive end John Croyle was planning to take the next step in his football career into the NFL in 1974, he first went to his coach, the legendary Paul “Bear’ Bryant, for advice.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall praises state's anti-ESG bill as he addresses issue nationally — 'This needs to be an ongoing discussion in what we do'

In a recent interview with 1819 News, Alabama AG Steve Marshall said he supported State Rep. Dan Roberts’ anti-ESG bill and was “appreciative” that Roberts was addressing the issue for the state while Marshall focuses on the national level.

Reeder church Alabama News
Briarwood Presbyterian Church pastor Harry Reeder killed in car accident

On Thursday, Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham announced its senior pastor, Harry L. Reeder III, was killed in a car accident.

Britt with mugshot Alabama News
Honduran man in U.S. illegally charged with raping Prattville teen — U.S. Sen. Britt: 'Biden administration is putting families & communities in every corner of Alabama at risk'

The incident reportedly occurred Saturday inside a restaurant on Cobbs Ford Road in Prattville, where the victim alleges she was forced into a bathroom stall in the woman’s bathroom and raped.

Britt and Lloyd Austin Alabama News
Britt implores U.S. Sec. Def. Austin to move U.S. Space Command HQ to Huntsville: ‘Do not prove Xi Jinping right’

During a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Kate Britt (R-Montgomery) further criticized the Biden administration’s plans to reverse course on moving U.S. Space Command headquarters to Alabama, and she directly addressed U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin about why it rightfully belongs in Huntsville.

Britt Strong Tuberville Alabama News
Britt, Strong, Tuberville decry Biden's attempt to keep Space Command HQ out of Alabama: A 'blatant prioritization of partisan political considerations at the expense of our national security'

After a report surfaced Monday revealing the Biden administration's plans to reverse course on moving U.S. Space Command headquarters to Alabama due to the state's abortion law, several Alabama officials were quick to condemn the President for playing politics at the expense of strategic national security.

Biden Alabama News
Report: Biden administration considering reversing course on locating Space Command HQ in Alabama over state's abortion ban

The Biden administration is reportedly planning to reverse plans to locate U.S. Space Command in Alabama due to the state’s laws on abortion.

Paul Bear Bryant Alabama News
Former Crimson Tide star John Croyle: Bear Bryant 'died of a broken heart' after retiring from coaching

Many athletes fortunate enough to play under legendary Crimson Tide coach Paul “Bear” Bryant have gone on to do great things, and 1974 second-team All-SEC defensive end John Croyle is no exception.

Biden closeup Alabama News
Palmer, Aderholt, Rogers sound alarm over Biden family investigation revealing hidden payouts, links to CCP: 'The web of corruption is starting to unravel'

During a press conference, Comer said the committee had obtained thousands of pages of the Bidens’ financial records revealing links with the Chinese Communist Party and other foreign sources forged during Joe Biden’s tenure as vice president. The records also showed the Bidens received millions of dollars through a "complicated network of companies."

Tuberville Alabama News
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell condemns Tuberville's hold on military promotions over abortion policy

Despite not having the support of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) continues to hold up roughly 184 military promotions in a principled stand against the U.S. Defense Department funding abortions for service members.

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