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U.S. Rep. Waters decries Kay Ivey 'No way, Jose' campaign ad, calls it racist

Governor Kay Ivey's latest campaign ad criticizing the Biden administration's immigration policy has caught the attention of the media...

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U.S. Rep. Moore to propose six month pause in federal income tax collections

There is an unquestionable inflationary trend underway in the U.S. economy, as Americans are faced with higher prices due to a number...

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GOP U.S. Senate candidate Karla DuPriest hopes to follow Shelby's lead

Whenever you encounter Karla DuPriest, she introduces herself as "your next U.S. Senator," undeterred by polling or the frontrunner...

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Gubernatorial hopeful Dave Thomas faults Ivey for gas tax increase policy, but not her methods

Gov. Kay Ivey's tactics to get the 2019 Rebuild Alabama Act passed into law have been described by some as heavy-handed, particularly...

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Mike Durant tells Mobile Republican audience border wall key to fixing immigration

On Thursday, Alabama Republican U.S. Senate frontrunner Mike Durant spoke to the Azalea City Republican Women at Heron Lakes Country...

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Mo Brooks cites stance on guns following assassination attempt to highlight Second Amendment beliefs

In 2017, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville), now a candidate for U.S. Senate, nearly lost his life at the hands of a would-be assassin...

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Gubernatorial hopeful Lew Burdette calls state government 'a corrupt environment'

While most would acknowledge Alabama's state government leaves much to be desired, Alabama Republican gubernatorial candidate Lew Burdette...

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Katie Britt says purpose of Second Amendment to protect citizens 'against tyranny of the government'

The debate about the Second Amendment is alive and well in Alabama's U.S. Senate race. Earlier this month, comments from U.S. Senate...

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AG Steve Marshall on Fox News calls Biden handling of border 'an absolute dereliction of duty'

On Monday, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall appeared on Fox News Channel's "The Ingraham Angle" to lay out his lawsuit against...

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Fmr. U.S. Attorney Jay Town says minor transgender therapy ban, bathroom laws are constitutional

Late last week, the Alabama legislature passed two controversial pieces of legislation that were signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey and...

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State Sen. Sessions predicts gambling push in new quadrennium; 'Not a priority' for him

The Mobile Greyhound Park sits 14 miles from the Alabama-Mississippi state line and 43 miles from the closest casino in Biloxi, Miss....

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Mo Brooks campaign reacts to Trump's Dr. Oz endorsement: 'They played him'

Former President Donald Trump surprised a lot of people on Saturday by giving Dr. Mehmet Oz his endorsement for Pennsylvania's U.S....

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Opponents dig deep to make claims concerning Twitter activity of Senate candidate's husband

If you've been to one of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt's campaign events, you've likely seen her husband, former University...

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ALGOP chair Wahl blasts WH's Psaki: 'Keep your nose out of our business'

On Thursday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki took a shot at the Alabama Legislature shortly after the passage of the Alabama...

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State Rep. Stadthagen rejects claim transgender bathroom bill an election year 'stunt'

On the last day of the 2022 legislative session, State Rep. Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) successfully shepherded a bill through the...

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Gubernatorial hopeful Tim James questions Ivey U.S. Highway 43 widening project

In her 2021 State of the State address, Gov. Kay Ivey first announced a proposal to complete the four-laning of U.S. Highway 43 from...

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Psaki threatens Alabama lawmakers for ban on trans therapy for minors

During the White House press briefing on Thursday, Press Secretary Jen Psaki offered a stern lecture to legislatures that have placed...

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Orange Beach Mayor Kennon rips Alabama education 'equity system' – 'Penalized for being wealthy'

Last month, city of Orange Beach officials followed an ongoing trend in Alabama of municipalities forming their own school system,...

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U.S. Rep. Rogers: Biden $773 billion military spending proposal does not keep pace with inflation

Last week, President Joe Biden unveiled his budget proposal, which included a $773 billion request for military spending. Although...

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Blanchard doubles down on claim Ivey ceded 2020 presidential election win to Biden

In one of her latest campaign ads, former U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia Lindy Blanchard, a Republican candidate for governor, accused...

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Mo Brooks campaign co-chair: Durant must believe domestic terrorists are within conservative ranks

The fallout from a speech Republican U.S. Senate frontrunner Mike Durant made in 2011 to the U.S. Army War College regarding the use...

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Durant campaign fires back at Brooks campaign's 'disgraceful' domestic terrorist charge

With a month and a half remaining until the Alabama U.S. Senate primary election, the campaigns are starting to take some shots at...

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State Sen. Chambliss argues against state gas tax holiday — 'Not good government'

A proposal to institute a temporary halt to the 2019 Rebuild Alabama Act component of the state's current fuel tax has been proposed...

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'It's King Biden as opposed to President Biden,' says AG Marshall on Biden immigration policy

Earlier this week, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced a lawsuit against President Joe Biden for an immigration policy...

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State Rep. Allen says bill prohibiting gender-altering drugs for minors will get House floor vote

With only four legislative days remaining in the 2022 regular legislative session, the Alabama Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection...

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GOP Senate candidate Mike Durant says 'disarm the population' remarks 'mischaracterized'

In 2011 during a speech to the U.S. Army War College, U.S Army veteran Mike Durant, currently a candidate for U.S. Senate in Alabama,...

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U.S. Rep. Rogers predicts 'historic' 2022 election for GOP

Over the past few months, political prognosticators have gone from asking if the Republican caucus will regain control of Congress...

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