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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.

John Merrill Alabama News
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.

Buttram Britt Alabama News
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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Whatley 'disturbed' by Democrat claim of swaying GOP primary outcome in NY Times; Says 422 Dem voters crossed over in SD27

State Sen. Whatley criticized a New York Times op-ed and claimed 422 voters who participated in "multiple" Democratic primaries voted in last month's SD27 Republican Party primary.

Statehouse Alabama News
Eight legislative highlights from Tuesday's runoff results

The unfinished business of legislative races, carried over from both parties' primaries last month, was scattered throughout Alabama on Tuesday.

Mo Brooks Alabama News
Mo Brooks offers caustic and sarcastic congratulations to the Democratic Party after losing Senate runoff

“I would be remiss if I did not congratulate the Alabama Democratic Party for helping to ensure that the Democrat nominee in the Republican Primary won. So, congratulations to the Alabama Democratic party. They now have two nominees in the general election, Will Boyd and my opponent [Katie Britt] who they endorsed and helped push over the finish line both in the primary and in the runoff.”, Brooks said.

Katie Britt Alabama News
Katie Britt wins GOP nomination for Senate

Katie Britt won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate with an almost two to one advantage over Congressman Mo Brooks.

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Katie Britt declared winner in GOP primary runoff for U.S. Senate; See unofficial results here

The 2022 primary runoff results are in and we now know who will be on the Nov. 8 general election ballot in several major races.

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State House District 2 candidate Kimberly Butler claims evidence primary election loss a result of misappropriated ballots

According to GOP House District 2 candidate Kimberly Butler, some voters in Lauderdale County were given a ballot with the wrong candidates and therefore did not have an opportunity to vote for Butler.

Whatley Hovey Alabama News
'Left-leaning Democrat' Auburn professor boasts of swaying State Senate District 27 GOP primary in NY Times op-ed

In an op-ed published in Monday's edition of The New York Times, Auburn University creative writing professor Anton DiSclafani took credit for State Sen. Tom Whatley's single-vote loss.

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Mo Brooks, Katie Britt make closing pitches in GOP U.S. Senate runoff

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt took to the airwaves to make one last argument for voters to consider for Tuesday's U.S. Senate Republican primary.

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Party primary runoff elections today

Voters must vote at their assigned polling place, must have a valid photo ID. and must vote in the runoff of the major party primary that they voted in in May. View a sample ballot before going to the polls.

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