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Alabama Democrats chase tax cut mantle with calls to repeal state tax on groceries

In what is probably best described as a hopeless election cycle for Democrats in Alabama, some are trying their best to fill a void in this state that is a traditional Republican issue – tax relief.

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Birmingham's LGBTQ liaison running for Alabama Democratic Party Chair

“I am a young face, but not a new face. I have spent the last two years serving on the DNC,” said Alabama Democratic Party Chair candidate Josh Coleman. “I have been head of the Young Democrats. I have been involved in campaigns at the local city council level, city wide, for the state House, and statewide.”

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State Rep. Meadows 'optimistic' about school choice's future in the new quadrennium

Despite the challenges that lie ahead, State Rep. Charlotte Meadows (R-Montgomery) is optimistic about the prospects of school choice in the upcoming quadrennium.

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Resolution to reintroduce prayer in Alabama schools expected Saturday

"Prayer in Alabama Schools is not a partisan issue but an issue that all Alabama Legislators can support," said sponsors of a Republican Executive Committee resolution urging the Legislature to pass a school prayer statute.

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AFL-CIO endorses Democrats, Republicans and Libertarians

The Alabama-CIO has endorsed Yolanda Flowers for Governor, Will Boyd for Senate, Rick Pate for Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, and a mix of Democrats, Libertarians, and Republicans.

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Alabama Republican leaders backing Trump after FBI raid

“Yesterday’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on President Donald Trump’s personal residence was a clear use of excessive force by a regime that continues to show a double standard. Republicans are harassed and demonized, while Democrat officials get a pass. The raid on President Trump’s home is outrageous," the Alabama Republican Party said in a statement.

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Mo Brooks says no 'strong reaction' to Trump raid – 'Don't have enough information'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said he did not have a strong reaction to the raid, unlike many of his Republican colleagues.

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Santa Rosa County, Florida Commissioners decry ALDOT-proposed I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Toll

Florida has weighed in on a $2.7 billion I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway proposal unveiled by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) last year.

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Lt. Governor candidate criticizes controlled media, power company influence and gangster rap

The Alabama Libertarian Party has ballot access this year and Ruth Page-Nelson is the Libertarian candidate for Lt. Governor. Nelson faces incumbent Will Ainsworth. There is no Democrat running in the race.

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Alabama Democratic Party faces cash crisis

The Alabama Democratic Party reportedly has less than $200,000 in cash on hand going into the Nov. 8 general election.

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Four State House conservatives to watch in 2023, according to State Rep. Sorrell

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” Sorrell named his list of conservative “who to watch” for the next quadrennium.

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U.S. Rep. Carl says hiring 87,000 additional IRS agents makes him a 'nervous wreck' – 'Folks need to be worried'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Monday, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) said that aspects of the so-called Inflation Reduction Act made him "nauseated," and he warned Americans needed "to be worried."

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U.S. Rep. Moore pledges to fight abortions in VA Hospitals, on military bases in states with abortion bans

Last month during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough left open the possibility of VA hospitals offering abortion services in states where the procedure is banned.

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Tuberville and Shelby opposed Manchin-Schumer deal legislation

"The reality is the brunt of any new revenue will come from small business owners and low to middle-income Americans who often lack access to a tax lawyer who could help them navigate the audit process,” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

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State Treasurer: Alabama's treasury fund at $10.6 billion, up from $3.6 billion in 2019

The State of Alabama's coffers are flush with cash, at least for now.

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Tabitha Isner seeking to be Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party

Tabitha Isner is asking the State Democratic Executive Committee to elect her as the new chair of the Alabama Democratic Party in their organizational meeting on Aug. 13.

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What is a Libertarian? Part II: Libertarians on the Issues

On Wednesday, 1819 News asked self-professed libertarians in Alabama what they thought a libertarian was and where libertarianism comes from. But where do libertarians stand on the issues?

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State Sen. Orr says Alabama, Auburn fight against the legislature on the horizon over school autonomy

According to State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), chairman of the House Education Trust Fund Budget Committee, Auburn University and the University of Alabama could be working to oppose the legislature's authority over the two schools.

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Democratic Senate candidate feels confident in campaign; talks business, weapons ban, other issues

Will Boyd is running for U.S. against Republican Katie Britt and Libertarian John Sophocleus in the Nov. 8 general election.

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Alabama Secretary of State Merrill calls on legislature to follow wishes of parties on closed primary question

Next week, the Alabama Republican Party executive committee will likely consider a motion to recommend the Alabama Legislature institute a closed primary system to determine the political parties' nominees for future general election nominations,

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Tuberville says Saban has called him, Manchin 'several times' with NIL concerns

During an appearance on Paul Finebaum's nationally syndicated radio show, also simulcasted on the SEC Network, Sen. Tommy Tuberville responded to Finebaum's suggestion that he and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) were working on behalf of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban.

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Tuberville hammers transgender agenda in education – 'Total degradation of our country,' 'Good versus evil'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has made the defense of Title IX one of his priorities early in his tenure in the Senate.

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Aderholt says that Biden turned a recovery into a recession

“Joe Biden Inherited a Recovery and Created a Recession, When Joe Biden took office in January of 2021, he inherited a booming COVID recovery from the Trump Administration.  His economic prescriptions have now had a year to be absorbed by the economy and it's clearly bad medicine.  All of his policies on issues from energy, to dealing with supply chain issues, to inflation, have led to this economic mess.," said Rep. Aderholt.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers says 'biggest threat' from China is its presence in our supply chain

During a Fox News Channel appearance, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks), who serves as the ranking member on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, weighed in on an ambitious Communist China as a threat to the United States.

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Fmr State Sen. Pittman warns Medicaid expansion will force state into proration

There is a real possibility later in the year and into early 2023 that Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Legislature could move to expand Medicaid eligibility in Alabama, which would come at a considerable cost to state budgets.

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'We cherish our liberties': Congressional candidate says gun rights could unite the people of the Seventh District

“There are Democrats in the Seventh District who want to defend their families,” said Nichols on her support of gun rights. “In the Seventh District we treasure our freedoms. We cherish our liberties.”

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Alabama Congressman asks constituents if they favor banning semi-automatic weapons

"Do you think the federal government should ban semiautomatic weapons?” Rep. Jerry Carl is asking constituents in a new poll that he is conducting.

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