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BREAKING NEWS: Mo Brooks calls for ALGOP to disqualify Katie Britt on eve of U.S. Senate runoff

On Monday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks called the Alabama Republican Party to formally disqualify former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt as a Republican candidate.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers warns Biden admin that U.S. cannot be a 'passive spectator' as Russia uses nuclear intimidation

On Friday, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) joined several others in a letter urging President Joe Biden to offer insight on what the response would be if Russia were to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine.

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Ted Cruz says 'not a stronger ally' of Trump in U.S. House than Mo Brooks

On Sunday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) gave one last plea to Alabama Republican voters, encouraging them to select U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) as the GOP nominee for November's U.S. Senate election.

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Glenn Beck says Mo Brooks a 'no-brainer' in U.S. Senate runoff

On Thursday, conservative talker Glenn Beck proclaimed Brooks to be a "no-brainer" on his nationally syndicated radio show.

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Alabama GOP federal lawmakers urge DOJ to investigate attacks on pro-life centers

U.S. Reps. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) joined 122 of their U.S. House Republican colleagues urging U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate attacks on pro-life centers and other religious organizations.

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U.S. Sen. Paul says Trump's Katie Britt endorsement 'illogical,' 'irrational' – 'Should be just discounted'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a Mo Brooks supporter, called on Alabama Republican voters to discount former President Donald Trump's endorsement of Katie Britt.

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State Rep. Pringle dismisses 'campaign rhetoric' on merging State Auditor, Examiner of Public Accounts

State Rep. Chris Pringle (R-Mobile), chairman of the House State Government Committee and a member of the Examiner of Public Accounts joint oversight committee, dismisses the possibility of merging State Auditor and Examiner of Public Accounts duties.

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ALGOP chairman Wahl voices support for closed primaries, maintains primary challenges will be guided by state law

Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl called on the Alabama Legislature to consider a law that would create a closed primary system for how the political parties determine their general election nominee.

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Tuberville signs on to effort to stop Big Tech from filtering political emails

Alabama's U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) joined 26 of his colleagues to support the Political BIAS Emails Act, a bill with the stated purpose of holding Big Tech platforms accountable for using politically biased algorithms that allegedly inhibit consumers' ability to see emails from some political campaigns.

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Wardynski blames CRT curriculum on federal desegregation order, not showing up on anyone's radar

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5, AL-5 hopeful Casey Wardynski shrugged off the attacks about CRT and tied it to Huntsville being under a federal court's order to fulfill certain obligations because of segregation long before he arrived on the scene.

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State Sen. Whatley's legal team pledges to ensure 'all Republican votes' are counted in disputed race

In a statement given to 1819 News on Tuesday, Sen. Tom Whatley's (R-Auburn) legal team explained the decision not to pursue a recount and to put Senate District 27 challenge in the hands of GOP officials "to ensure that all Republican votes are counted."

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Mo Brooks says Trump organization urged his campaign to ask directly for Trump endorsement

During an interview that aired on Rightside Radio, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks said Donald Trump's organization urged him to request the former president's endorsement.

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Conservative talker Mark Levin questions Trump's Britt endorsement – 'What are you going to do, Alabama?'

Not all of former President Donald Trump's allies were pleased with his decision to endorse former Business Council of Alabama president and CEO Katie Britt last week.

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AL-5 GOP hopeful Dale Strong says 'fight is not over' on Space Command HQ relocation to Huntsville decision

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Strong said the fight to keep the Air Force's plans to relocate Space Command Headquarters to Huntsville was not over.

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AG Marshall says if FBI agents can question parents showing up at school board meetings, they can enforce law protecting SCOTUS justices

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall called for federal law enforcement to act on protests outside U.S. Supreme Court justices' homes during an appearance on Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal" on Friday.

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Huntsville Mayor Battle looks to improve on top 'Best Places to Live' ranking

Last month, Huntsville topped the U.S. News 2022-2023 "Best Place to Live" rankings. However, according to Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, there are still areas needing improvement.

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Donald Trump endorses Katie Britt in U.S. Senate race

On Friday, former Business Council of Alabama President and CEO Katie Britt's U.S. Senate effort got a shot in the arm from former President Donald Trump.

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GOP Secretary of State hopefuls Wes Allen, Jim Zeigler come out in favor of closed primaries

Since the results of the May 23 Republican primary have been tallied, some of the candidates on the short end of outcomes have alleged Democrats participated in their respective contests and impacted the outcome.

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Mo Brooks 'proud' of January 6 Ellipse speech – 'I wouldn't hesitate to do it again'

During an interview that aired on Thursday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks said he had no regrets over the January 6, 2020 speech he gave at the Washington, D.C. Ellipse.

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Mo Brooks tells MSNBC if he had been victim of election theft, he would want to be 'reinstated' like Trump

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mo Brooks appeared on one of the last places you might expect Alabama GOP voters to be tuned into on Wednesday.

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Baldwin County GOP chairman Michael Hoyt calls for closed party primaries

Given allegations of Democrat crossover voting in last month's Republican primary, some Republicans suggest the legislature consider a law that would create a closed primary system for how the political parties determine their general election nominee.

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Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Will Boyd: Democrats do not need to interfere with another party's primary

Last week, outgoing Alabama Democratic Party executive director Wade Perry spoke very highly of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt, fueling speculation that Democrats crossed over to vote in the Republican Party's primary back on May 24.

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U.S. Rep. Carl says Democrats are 'trying to redefine the Second Amendment'

Following last month's shooting in Uvalde, Texas, congressional Democrats have made a concerted effort to push for gun control, but U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) warns the effort goes much deeper than just a reaction to the shooting.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers reintroduces bill to withdraw the U.S. from the United Nations, World Health Organization

Monday, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers' (R-Saks) congressional office announced he had reintroduced the American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2022, which would withdraw the United States from the United Nations (U.N.) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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PSC hopeful Brent Woodall seeks to eliminate 'millions of dollars' in excess taxes on utility ratepayers

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Woodall discussed his bid, which he said centers around returning excess tax revenue collected on utility fees to the ratepayers.

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BamaCarry endorses Mo Brooks for U.S. Senate

Pro-Second Amendment organization Bama Carry has endorsed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) for Alabama's open U.S. Senate seat, according to a release.

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Mo Brooks asks for Donald Trump re-endorsement

Sunday, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) took to TruthSocial to seek the re-endorsement from President Donald Trump in his bid for the U.S. Senate.

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