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U.S. Rep. Palmer teases GOP's 'Commitment to America' agenda to build momentum for 2022, 2024 elections

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), the House Republican Policy Committee chairman, discussed the efforts behind the "Commitment to America" during an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show."

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Tim James calls for 'massive faith-based outreach' as possible fix for Alabama prisons, recidivism

Should Fob James' son Tim James be elected governor in November, he would be inheriting a situation that is not quite as dire as what the elder James faced in 1979.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers says record gas price 'manufactured on purpose' – 'Malfeasance on the part of the administration'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) argued the pain at the pump was "manufactured on purpose."

Tuberville
Tuberville raises questions about accountability in 'no' vote on $40B Ukraine package

In a video address posted to his U.S. Senate YouTube page on Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he was committed to voting against the package when it is expected to hit the floor for a vote later on Friday.

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Blanchard says 'one-bid' state prison construction a product of 'padded-pocket government,' 'pay-to-play'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Wednesday, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Lindy Blanchard said she took issue with the use of COVID-19 relief money for a contract that was not awarded through a process with multiple bids.

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Steve Marshall says Alabama AG's office 'readying' to be the aggressor if Roe v. Wade overturned

If the draft opinion leaked earlier this month reflects the U.S. Supreme Court's ultimate ruling, overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and creating a new precedent will leave abortion law up to individual states, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall vowed to act immediately.

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Durant vows to relinquish Pinnacle Solutions president, CEO role but remain on board if elected to U.S. Senate

However, during a recent appearance on Birmingham radio 105.5 WERC's "Alabama Morning News with JT," U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Durant explained what was next for Pinnacle Solutions should he be elected to the U.S. Senate.

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Mo Brooks accuses Katie Britt of flip-flopping on Ukraine $40 billion for political gain

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Mo Brooks criticized Katie Britt of flip-flopping on her support for Ukraine appropriations.

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Pro-life group SBA List's Musgrave says Ivey support of 2019 abortion ban earned her endorsement

Last month, Susan B. Anthony List’s Candidate Fund PAC announced its endorsement of Gov. Kay Ivey in her re-election bid.

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'Always Totin' Jeremy Oden makes last push with late campaign ad drop

Like them or not, Place 1 Public Service Commissioner Jeremy Oden's "always totin" campaign ads leave a lasting impression and in a down-ballot contest with higher-profile races at the top of the ticket, that could be the difference in a winning campaign.

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Air Force Secretary Kendall vows 'final decision as quickly as we can' on Huntsville Space Command HQ

According to Kendall, the Air Force would move on its final decision "as quickly as we can" and estimated a time of within "several months."

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Britt calls on Congress to finish border wall, address baby formula crisis before giving Ukraine $40 billion

During an interview with Sirius-XM Radio's The Patriot, Britt told Breitbart News host Matt Boyle that the U.S.-Mexico border wall and the shortage of baby formula should take precedent over Ukraine aid.

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Mo Brooks calls Britt attacks on Mike Durant birthplace, Colorado home 'playing to prejudices'

Recent polling shows a slight shift in momentum for U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) in the race for the Republican nomination in Alabama's U.S. Senate race.

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Mike Durant doubles down, says more legal immigration is 'America First'

In an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Friday, Durant stuck by that claim and said such an immigration policy was "America First."

Merrill
Secretary of State Merrill predicts 28-32% turnout for May 24 primary

Secretary of State John Merrill predicts turnout for this month's primary to be around levels comparable to past primaries.

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Ainsworth says 'preference' on abortion is to 'ban it outright, period'

A 2019 Alabama law banning abortion, which is currently on the books but under a preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge, has a high-ranking ally in Montgomery.

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U.S. Reps. Aderholt, Brooks, Palmer sign letter calling on Biden administration to act on baby formula shortage

According to reports, some Alabamians are scouring their neighborhood stores, seeking the precious commodity plagued by a shortage initially triggered by a recall in February.

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Durant explains lack of participation in recent GOP primary elections: 'I was focused on growing a business'

Over the past few months, buzz has swirled about GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Durant's lack of participation in Republican primaries dating back to 2008, the last one in which Durant participated.

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Tuberville questions why women’s groups are not speaking out in defense of Title IX

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), who formerly served as the head football coach at Auburn University, Texas Tech University, the University of Cincinnati and the University of Mississippi, addressed why Title IX needed to be protected.

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Alabama abortion ban architect Eric Johnston rejects calls to add exceptions for rape, incest

Eric Johnston, who as of 2019 had drafted more than 12 anti-abortion laws for the state, told Rightside Radio host and Alabama Policy Institute senior fellow Phil Williams that suggestions from legislators to possibly add exceptions to the 2019 abortion ban were not intended to be a part of the law he drafted.

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2019 Abortion ban sponsor State Rep. Collins says 'heartbeat bill' would be her preference

State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur), the original sponsor of the 2019 Human Life Protection Act, said the ban as it was constituted was not necessarily her preference.

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Katie Britt's UA student presidency, SGA morning-after pill resolution raised in U.S. Senate race

Katie Britt, formerly Katie Boyd, served as Alabama's SGA president during the 2003-2004 academic school year. And sometimes, as student governments go, they can be fraught with controversy relative to the University of Alabama campus.

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New U.S. Senate poll: Britt 27, Brooks 20, Durant 20

The second consecutive poll shows former Business Council of Alabama president and CEO Katie Britt leading the way in the race for the Republican Party nod in Alabama's U.S. Senate race.

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State Sen. Elliott says he would oppose adding exceptions to 2019 abortion ban

If the leaked draft opinion, authored by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito, reflects the ultimate ruling, the new precedent will leave abortion law up to the individual states.

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Alabama Forestry poll shows Britt with double-digit lead over Durant

We have a new frontrunner in Alabama's Senate race, according to polling results from an Alabama Forestry PAC survey of 500 respondents...

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Mo Brooks blames 'RINO wing,' Richard Shelby for gov't spending, lack of Obamacare repeal

One of the headwinds facing the U.S. economy is the runaway inflation that burdens consumers. According to U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville),...

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2 things ALGOP Chairman says could help shore up Alabama voting system

One of the big topics driving the discussion on the GOP side of Alabama's U.S. Senate race has been election integrity. It has also...

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