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ALDEMS Alabama News
Alabama Democrats link Holocaust to recent execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith

As many state officials issued solemn statements Saturday in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Alabama Democratic Party instead tried to score some political points against Gov. Kay Ivey by linking the Nazi genocide of Jews to the recent execution of convicted killer Kenneth Eugene Smith.

Gerrel Jones Alabama News
'Putting the neighbor back in neighborhood': Renew Birmingham CEO Gerrel Jones helps revitalize communities through personal investment

On a recent episode of “1819 News: The Podcast,” Jones explained how growing up poor and facing a life sentence for murder put him on the path of helping others create strong social bonds by following the example of Jesus Christ.

John Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chairman Wahl calls for pushback against 'Marxist agenda' — 'We are in a battle for the heart and soul of this country'

Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl spoke to the Marshall County Republican Women's Club on Thursday, where he laid out his goals for the Republican Party and America.

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Guntersville author accuses city councilman of harassment

Councilman Robert Sanchez Watkins appeared in court Wednesday to face allegations of harassment made by author and activist Billy Ray Todd.

Gov. Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey sets date for House District 27 special election

Governor Kay Ivey has called a special election for House District 27 to be held on July 16.

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Lawmakers call for GOP to unite behind Trump following primary win in New Hampshire: 'Our mission is crystal clear'

Donald Trump remains the top choice for the Republican presidential nominee so far after winning the New Hampshire primary Tuesday with over 54% of the vote.

Britt and Halperin Alabama News
Newsmax’s Mark Halperin predicts Katie Britt as Trump's VP pick: 'She speaks fluent MAGA'

Newsmax’s Mark Halperin suggested on Monday that Britt would add a lot of value to Trump’s ticket by being able to spread that MAGA message to big city suburbs.

Aderholt Alabama News
Aderholt promotes bill supporting pregnant college students — 'It is imperative that our institutions of higher education fully support women'
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Dr. Stewart Tankersley warns of WHO plan to seize control for next pandemic — 'What they’re planning for us is not for freedom'

Dr. Stewart Tankersley has been on a mission to let people know just how damaging the decisions made in response to COVID have been and to hold those companies and government officials accountable. 

Ainsworth Alabama News
Ainsworth announces endorsement for House District 27 — 'I am going all-in to elect Jeana Ross'

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth hopes to have a say in who takes over his old House seat. On Tuesday, he officially endorsed former Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education Secretary Jeana Ross in the special election for House District 27, which he held from 2014-2018.

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Stacy George, Jeana Ross, Alan Miller announce bids for House District 27 seat vacated by State Senator-elect Wes Kitchens — 'I'd be crazy not to run'

Less than two days after being defeated by State Senator-elect Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) in Tuesday’s Republican primary special election for Senate District 9, former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy George told 1819 News he's ready to get back on the campaign trail for House District 27.

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Tuberville endorses Utah GOP candidate for Romney's soon-to-be vacant Senate seat

With U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) retiring, the battle for his seat is already heating up. On Monday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) helped fan the flames by endorsing GOP candidate Trent Staggs in the race.

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Tuberville, Britt, Carl, Moore applaud Trump's 'decisive victory' in Iowa caucus — 'Time to make Joe Biden a one-term president'

Former President Donald Trump won a decisive victory in Iowa’s GOP primary caucus on Monday, beating out the other top contenders with 51% of the total vote.

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From 'Saban’s reputation is mostly hype' to 'Saban for US Senate' — APR's Moon does 180 on legendary Alabama football coach

Nearly everyone in Alabama was a Nick Saban fan last Wednesday after he announced his plans to retire as the Crimson Tide’s head coach. Even those who previously hated on Saban, like Alabama Political Reporter's Josh Moon, got on the bandwagon that day.

Scott dawson Alabama News
Kanye West, tornadoes and COVID-19: Ensley native Scott Dawson details 'rocky road' that led to massive growth of evangelistic ministry

Scott Dawson was born in Ensley, with just over 7,000 residents today. He now leads the Scott Dawson Evangelistic Association (SDEA), which hosts conferences and events that regularly draw thousands of students nationwide.

Red Sea Alabama News
Britt: Strike on Iran-backed rebel group in Yemen ‘long overdue’ to reestablish deterrence in Red Sea

While some are concerned tensions in the Middle East could escalate into World War III, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt said the recent strikes were “long overdue” to reestablish deterrence in the area.

Kitchens Alabama News
Kitchens claims Senate District 9 seat in Tuesday’s special election

State Rep. Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) emerged victorious on Tuesday in the three-way special election for Senate District 9.

Tuberville Alabama News
'On the brink' of World War III: Tuberville issues dire warning as Iran ramps up nuclear program

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is warning of another world war after learning Iran ramped up its nuclear program at the same time U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was secretly hospitalized.

Givhan Alabama News
State Sen. Givhan doubtful stand-alone lottery, casino gambling bill will pass in 2024

Though some are pointing to 2024 as the year some type of gambling or lottery bill is passed, State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) has his doubts.

Rivas Alabama News
Honduran native, founder of Personal Touch, Inc. achieves American Dream in Alabama — 'God has been good'

With high inflation, rampant illegal immigration and heightened political tensions, the American Dream may seem like a thing of the past for many struggling to get by. But Honduran native JR Rivas is living proof that the U.S. is still the land of opportunity and success can still be achieved in the Yellowhammer State.

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Alabama Farm Credit withdraws suit against former borrower after judge denies injunction request — Says filing 'a thinly-veiled effort to intimidate me and others from telling the truth'

A U.S. District judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Alabama Farm Credit against former borrower Dustin Kittle as the latest fight in the ongoing legal battle between the two came to a head over the New Year’s holiday weekend.

aderholt Alabama News
Aderholt to join House Speaker Johnson on trip to southern border — 'The crisis has grown by the day'

U.S. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) is starting off the new year with a trip to the U.S. Southern border.

Kitchens Flyer Alabama News
AEA campaign mailers hit mailboxes as teachers' union backs Wes Kitchens in Senate District 9

With just a few weeks left to campaign, the Alabama Education Association has chosen State Rep. Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) as its preferred candidate for Senate District 9.

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Alabama Farm Credit hits former borrower with lawsuit over 'online smear campaign'

After months of controversy, Alabama Farm Credit is hitting back against former borrower Dustin Kittle for statements he made about the lender accusing it of corruption and extortion.

School Choice Alabama News
Where do SD9 candidates line up on school choice, AEA contributions?

Governor Kay Ivey has committed to making education savings accounts a priority during the 2024 regular legislative session, but whoever wins the special election for Senate District 9 could play a significant role in shaping any potential school choice bill.

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Marshall County facing 'marathon election year' in 2024 with up to 8 potential elections

With a race for Alabama Senate District 9 and the White House in 2024, Marshall County Probate Judge Andrea Lecroy is preparing for a “marathon election year” that could include up to eight elections.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville: Biden’s poor leadership projects weakness abroad — ‘We’re not the big dog anymore’

When it comes to dealing with the war in Ukraine, attacks on Israel or protecting America’s interests at home and abroad, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said thanks to President Joe Biden's lack of leadership, "we play from a weak position.”

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