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Brooks addressees Trump, Britt, and campaign ads

Congressman Mo Brooks addressed campaign ads and rhetoric, as well as his relationship with President Donald Trump, before the River...

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U.S. Senate hopeful Durant felt 'pretty good' about Trump meeting

The fallout from former President Donald Trump's un-endorsement of U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) is having a ripple effect that...

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Trump pulls endorsement for Mo Brooks in U.S. Senate race

After months of campaigning on an endorsement from President Donald Trump, U.S. Senate candidate Mo Brooks has lost that endorsement....

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Albritton says sports betting is here, so state should benefit

It’s not often a metaphor becomes reality. But the Alabama legislature literally has a political football on its hands. We’re talking...

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U.S. Senate hopeful Durant slammed Bill Clinton, praised Ross Perot in 2004 memoir

On Saturday at a campaign event in Madison, U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Durant took a question that challenged his claim to running as...

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1819 News poll has Kay Ivey holding significant lead in re-election bid

According to a poll conducted exclusively for 1819 News, if the Republican primary election were held today, incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey...

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Alabama virus hospitalizations lowest since pandemic start

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Alabama has dropped to the lowest point since the earliest...

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State Rep. Simpson: Rejection of appointed school board missed opportunity for accountability

One of the oft-cited talking points about the state of Alabama's public education system is that it is ranked 52nd out of 50 states...

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Flooding concerns remain in Alabama after system that spawned tornadoes

A deadly storm system that caused damage and deaths in other states dumped massive amounts of rain in Alabama late Tuesday and into...

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State Sen. McClendon: House, Senate gambling bills 'probably going to be subject to a slow death'

Outgoing State Sen. Jim McClendon (R-Springville) is bearish on the possibility of any gambling bills being passed this year.  On the...

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Almost half of Alabamians potentially undecided about next Secretary of State

A new 1819 News poll indicated that 47% of Alabama voters are undecided about who to vote for in the Republican primary for Secretary...

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Poll reveals tight race for U.S. Senate

The margins are small in the race for Alabama’s seat in the U.S Senate. In a survey of likely Republican voters conducted from March...

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Rabies in Clarke County bats

Two bats recently found around a personal residence in Clarke County have tested positive for rabies. The Alabama Department of Public...

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Senate Committee advances bill protecting doctor-patient relationship during COVID-19 pandemic

The Alabama Senate Health Committee voted to give a favorable report to legislation that would protect a doctor’s right to prescribe...

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New police chief announced for city of Montgomery

On Monday, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed announced that city of New Orleans Deputy Chief Darryl Albert was been selected as the new...

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Mo Brooks unveils 'Fire McConnell' push

Monday, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) unveiled the "Fire Mitch McConnell" effort, part of his campaign for U.S. Senate. Brooks...

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Fmr Gov. Siegelman: One gambling package 'gives preference' to Poarch Creeks, dog track owners

The closest Alabama came to enacting a lottery came more than two decades ago. Although it had made it to the ballot, the voters defeated...

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Barry Moore joins lawmakers seeking investigation into SCOTUS nominee

Congressman Barry Moore has joined in a letter calling for an investigation into Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s previous...

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Alabama’s unemployment rate is unchanged at 3.1%

Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted January unemployment rate is 3.1%, unchanged from December 2021’s rate, and below January...

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Brandaun Dean lays out legislative priorities

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Brandaun Dean laid out an ambitious legislative agenda in a statement that Dean shared with 1819 news....

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Richard Brackner says Democrats can take back HD95 in Baldwin County

A Democratic candidate for the Alabama House of Representatives (HD95), says that Democrats have a real chance of taking back HD95...

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Lindy Blanchard addresses Shelby County Republican women

Republican gubernatorial candidate Lindy Blanchard spoke to the Republican Women of Shelby County on Saturday about her campaign. “We...

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House committee advances bill to create Alabama lottery

The Alabama House Committee on Economic Development and Tourism voted Thursday to advance legislation to create a state lottery. House...

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Business owner suing Governor, State Health Officer over COVID lockdowns

The owner of a business that was forced to shut down after COVID-19 restrictions in Alabama is fighting back. A lawsuit has been filed...

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VIDEO: ‘I am a conservative. I hate the liberal.’ Durant acknowledges meeting with PAC head

Last month, Fox Business Digital's Kyle Morris reported More Perfect Union, which he described as a "national group tied to Big Tech...

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Ainsworth: U.S. Senate contest 'anybody's race'; Says he may 'get engaged' in GOP runoff

On this week's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth weighed in on the state of Alabama's...

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8 judges appointed by Ivey are Democrats, Blanchard charges

In July 2020, some Republicans took issue with Gov. Kay Ivey's appointments to judicial vacancies. At the time, Ivey appointed Jim...

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