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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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Democratic Party Primary Election Overview

Every Democratic primary ballot will have the statewide gubernatorial race, the U.S. Senate race, and the statewide constitutional amendment dealing with a bond issue for state parks. Some jurisdictions will have other races including State Democratic Executive Committee.

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Republican Party Primary Election Overview

Republican voters go to the polls on Tuesday to pick their party's nominees for governor, senate, congress, secretary of state, state senate, state supreme court, attorney general, state board of education, and much more.

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White House pauses plans to create a “Ministry of Truth”

The White House has paused plans by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ to create a “Disinformation Governance Board,” was to be headed by Executive Director Nina Jankowicz.

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Bill Holtzclaw seeks a return to the Senate

Former State Sen. Bill Holtzclaw (R-Madison) is running to return to the Alabama Senate after not running for re-election in 2018.

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Retired Lt. Gen. who served with Durant says he is a 'miracle' and 'warrior'

Retired Lt. General William “Jerry” Boykin, who deployed multiple times with U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Durant, announced his endorsement for his comrade just days before the Alabama primary election.

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Vimal Patel is running for Congress in District 2

Vimal Patel is a businessman who owns four hotels and a laundromat while also working as a commercial real estate broker. He is running in Tuesday's Democratic primary in Alabama's Second Congressional District.

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Sen. Tom Butler pursuing ninth term in Alabama Legislature

“I am a member of the State Republican Executive Committee. I have a 100% pro-Life voting record," Sen. Tom Butler (R-Madison) said. "I am a fiscal conservative. I am strong on the Second Amendment. We passed constitutional carry this past session."

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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."

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'I believe I have something to offer': Madison County Commission Chairman running for Congress

U.S. Congressional candidate and Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong comes from eight generations of North Alabamians.

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Massive donations from trial lawyers on eve of Alabama Supreme Court election

Lines have been drawn in the decades-long battle between businesses and trial lawyers as the race for the upcoming seat in the Supreme Court of Alabama heats up.

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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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Lance Bell is running for State Senate District 11

Lance Bell is a St. Clair County attorney who is running for Alabama State Senate in House District 11 in the May 24 Republican Party Primary. He is a former law enforcement officer and former Chairman of the St. Clair County Republican Party.

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Mike Lindell endorses Lindy Blanchard for Governor

"I have taken on the deep, dark corners of election fraud in this nation, and I am proud to stand with Lindy Blanchard because I know she will fight to ensure each and every legal ballot in the great state of Alabama is counted,” said Mike Lindell.

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Rogers tells Biden to unleash American oil and gas after Alabama sets new record for gas prices

"Folks in Alabama don’t need Joe Biden’s Green New Deal nonsense – what they need is to be able to fill up their tanks so they can get to work without paying an arm and leg. Joe Biden needs to put America first just like President Trump did,” said Congressman Mike Rogers (R-AL03)

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Gubernatorial candidate compares states during campaign stop in Vestavia Hills

Lew Burdette is a business executive who calls himself a "Commonsense Alabamian" as he campaigns across Alabama for Governor.

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Primary ballots reflect 46 battles for Alabama House seats

The party nominees for 46 of Alabama's 105 House of Representatives seats will be decided in the Democratic and Republican Party primaries on Tuesday, May 24. Republicans presently have a supermajority in the Alabama House of Representatives.

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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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Alabama Democrats announce support for early voting

“While more voters than ever voted in-person absentee, Alabamians overwhelmingly proved they want early voting, but Republican politicians prefer to restrict voting rights,," said Democratic nominee for Secretary of State Pamela J. Laffitte.

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Rep. K.L. Brown endorses Bill Lester in State House District 40

“Bill will be a strong conservative voice for our area. I know he has the strength to stand up for the Constitution and won’t give in to liberals in Montgomery. That is why I’m endorsing Bill Lester for State House District 40," said retiring State Rep. K.L. Brown (R-Jacksonville).

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State abortion abolitionists turn attention to House races

End Abortion Alabama (EAA) has launched a statewide campaign questioning the records of various Alabama lawmakers.

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Blanchard talks agriculture and economics

“Alabama’s hardworking farmers deserve a governor who will invest in them as much as they’ve invested in ensuring a safe and abundant food supply for our people.,” Lindy Blanchard said on Wednesday.

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Attorney General candidate Harry Still promises to enforce the law

"Illegal gambling is a $5 billion industry in the state of Alabama," Harry Still said promising to shut down illegal gaming and corruption if he is elected in office.

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Tim James accuses federal judge with “judicial overreach” in case blocking Alabama transgender law

"Neither parents nor any other adult have the right to make decisions about their child’s sexual identity except in the most unusual cases of legitimate physical androgyny," Tim James said.

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Blanchard and Burdette make gubernatorial campaign stops in south Alabama

Gubernatorial candidates Lew Burdette and Lindy Blanchard made a stop in south Alabama this week.

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