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Attorney for voter in disputed SD27 race threatens federal lawsuit

During an appearance on "Rightside Radio" broadcasted on Huntsville's WVNN on Thursday, Bryan Taylor, legal counsel for Patsy Kenney, the so-called non-registered voter in the disputed Senate District 27 outcome, said his client was considering legal action if her vote winds up being rejected.

Whatley Hovey Alabama News
Alabama Republican Party to meet today to reconsider SD27 challenge

The Alabama Republican Party will meet to reconsider whether or not Senate District 27 is really a tie or not on Friday. Sen. Tom Whatley and Auburn City Councilman Jay Hovey will both have ten minutes to present their cases to the committee.

Whatley Hovey Alabama News
ALGOP grants Hovey motion for rehearing of Senate District 27 contest

The Alabama Republican Party has granted a motion for a rehearing of Saturday's election contest in State Senate District 27. The motion was granted based on new evidence from ALEA about a disputed ballot. The committee on Saturday declared the race between Sen. Tom Whatley and Jay Hovey a tie. Hovey won the race by one vote, according to election results certified by local election officials.

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U.S. Rep. Moore joins effort calling on USDA to rescind directive tying school lunches to Biden transgender agenda

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) joined 13 Republican House colleagues in a letter sent to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack calling for the USDA to rescind the policy.

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AG Steve Marshall calls past week a 'seminal moment' for the conservative legal movement

During an appearance on "Rightside Radio" on Wednesday, Attorney General Steve Marshall told host Phil Williams that last week had been a "seminal moment" for the conservative legal movement.

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State Rep. Collins calls for state to be more proactive in adoption process in wake of abortion ban

State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur), the chief sponsor of the 2019 Human Life Protection Act, suggests the state improve upon its existing adoption resources and protocol.

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Pete Buttigieg to visit Birmingham Thursday

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will be in Birmingham on Thursday hosted by Congresswoman Terri Sewell.

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Republican lawmakers say Biden's economic policies making inflation worse

“I was in Alabama all last weekend going around to restaurants and grocery stores. Inflation's out of control,” Tuberville claimed. “It's been growing for the last two years ever since he [Biden] took office,” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

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Non-registered voter’s ballot counted to tie up SD27 race after GOP hearing

Controversy continues to brew between the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) and the Alabama GOP after a non-registered voter’s ballot was allowed to be counted, ultimately leading to a tied State Senate race.

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U.S. Rep. Carl says Alabama leadership has to 'look at very closely' abortion ban's rape and incest issue

Monday, during a wide-ranging interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "Mobile Mornings," U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) voiced his approval of the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision.

Albritton Alabama News
State Sen. Albritton predicts recession coming, says state better prepared now than in 2010

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), the Alabama Senate General Fund Budget Committee chairman, insists a recession is inevitable.

Rogers Alabama News
House Armed Services Committee passes National Defense Authorization Act

"This is the first step in the process – the House and Congress have a number of issues to address as we move forward. The Committee was able to blunt the impacts of inflation on the military, accelerated the recapitalization of our nuclear triad, and invest in capabilities and platforms to deter and, if necessary, defeat China and other enemies," said Congressman Mike Rogers

John Wahl Alabama News
Alabama Republican Party 'excited about the possibility of correcting the tragedy of Roe v. Wade'

“I cannot communicate how excited I am about the possibility of correcting the tragedy of Roe v. Wade, and restoring the sanctity of life," said Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl. "It gives me hope in the ideals of individual liberty and protecting the rights of every person from the moment of conception to the grave.”

Whatley Hovey Alabama News
State Senate seat likely to be decided by a coin toss

The Alabama Republican Party Candidate Committee voted to declare the outcome of Senate District 27, between Tom Whaley and Jay Hovey, at tie. It will likely be decided by a coin toss.

Oliver Alabama News
State Rep. Oliver says SD27 coin toss decision 'an insult' to the Alabama Senate, voters

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5, State Rep. Ed Oliver called on ALGOP chair John Wahl to forgo guidance from the steering committee and exercise his power under state law to decide best for Republican voters.

Aderholt Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Aderholt proclaims Dobbs decision 'a great day for America'

Since assuming congressional office in 1997, U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) has been consistent in making the pro-life agenda a priority.

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Congress passes bipartisan gun control legislation

The landmark gun control bill will provide federal dollars to states that pass red flag laws. It also tightens the background check requirement, adds abusive boyfriends to the forbidden to purchase list, and provides millions of dollars for mental health services in schools.

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Secretary of State Merrill says HD2 ballot snafu 'still under investigation'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Secretary of State John Merrill, Alabama's top election official, acknowledged problems in last month's State House District 2 Republican primary but said the dispute was "still under investigation."

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State Sen. Elliott says 'no need' to tweak 2019 abortion ban – 'It's settled in Alabama'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5, State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) reminded listeners the debate before the passage of the 2019 law was thorough and noted the Alabama Constitution, amended by a vote of the public, reflected that law.

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Palmer introduces bill to allow states to require voters to provide proof of citizenship

"This bill will fix the problem by amending the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to give states the ability to verify the citizenship status of their voters when they register,” Congressman Gary Palmer said.

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Mo Brooks asked Trump for a pardon following Jan. 6 riot

Testimony from former Trump aides named Brooks as well as Reps. Matt Gaetz (Florida), Louie Gohmert (Texas), Andy Biggs (Arizona), and Scott Perry (Pennsylvania) as having sought pardons from President Trump in the days following the Capitol Building attack.

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Shelby, Tuberville slam U.S. Senate gun bill – 'Legislation raises serious constitutional concerns'

Alabama's two members, U.S. Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) were not among the 15 Republicans who voted with the Democrats on a so-called gun safety bill passed by the Senate on Thursday.

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Katie Britt pledges to make earning Mo Brooks voters' support 'a priority'

Fresh off of her Republican primary election runoff victory earlier in the week, Republican U.S. Senate nominee Katie Britt laid out her strategy going forward to November for her general election match-up against Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Will Boyd.

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Farmers Federation candidates win big in runoff elections

FarmPAC endorsed candidates did really well in the major party runoff elections on Tuesday,

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Flowers becomes Alabama's first Black major party nominee for governor

If elected Yolanda Rochelle Flowers will be the first Black Governor in the history of the state of Alabama.

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Tuberville rips NCAA over Title IX, transgender athletes – 'They won't take a side'

Wednesday, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) took to the nationally syndicated "Rick & Bubba Show" to commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Title IX, which he credits for the expansion of female sports at the grade school and collegiate levels.

Butler Alabama News
Third-place HD2 GOP primary candidate's attorney notifies apparent nominee Ben Harrison of formal challenge

Bryan Taylor, the attorney for Kimberly Butler, the third-place finisher in last month's State House District 2 Republican primary, formally notified apparent nominee former Limestone County Commissioner Ben Harrison of a challenge to the outcome in Tuesday's Republican primary.

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