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Tuberville defends Title IX sports

“Any such weakening of current Title IX protections would amount to a reversal of 50 years of progress for women and girls in sports and an offense to every woman who has ever benefited from the enactment of the law," said Tuberville.

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Alabama Secretary of State says Mike Lindell has no credibility

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill (R) told the 1819 News that Mike Lindell has no credibility after Lindell questioned the integrity of the May 24 primary results in Alabama and claimed that Blanchard and Ivey should be in a runoff.

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Shelby says Biden military funding request fails to keep pace with inflation

Last week, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) dinged the Biden administration for its Navy and Marine Corps funding request during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing.

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Former Trump White House official commends Wardynski’s success in the Pentagon

Joshua Whitehouse, who served as the White House Liaison to the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security during the Trump administration, released a statement on Monday affirming Casey Wardynski’s role in implementing President Donald J. Trump’s Make America Great Again (MAGA) agenda.

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Aderholt and Brooks urge Biden Administration to do more about fuel prices

Congressmen Robert Aderholt and Mo Brooks both urged President Joseph R. Biden (D) to reverse limits on oil exploration and pipeline construction,

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Senate Majority leader Scofield says bolstering school safety, enhancing mental health should be considered in wake of Uvalde shooting

During an appearance on Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," State Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville) named two areas the Alabama Legislature could consider: school safety and mental health in the wake of the Uvalde, Texas shooting.

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Mo Brooks says 'moral values' decline, single-parent households tied to Texas shooting

In terms of exposure, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks' (R-Huntsville) appearance on "Fox News Sunday" was important for his U.S. Senate campaign.

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U.S. Reps. Aderholt, Carl, Brooks join letter calling for withdrawal from WHO

Alabama U.S. Representatives Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville), Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) and Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) signed on to a letter from U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany (R-Wisc.) sent to President Joe Biden that called for the United States to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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State Sen. Elliott discourages potential Ivey pursuit of Medicaid expansion

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) downplayed the possibility of the legislature going along with Medicaid expansion plans and urged Ivey to pursue "bold initiatives."

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USDA to announce plan to 'transform the food system'

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will deliver a speech at Georgetown University on Wednesday outlining his plan to transform the American food system.

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SuperPAC spending over $24.5M on Alabama U.S. Senate race, country's third-most expensive says OpenSecrets

Even though it has yet to be settled with a June 21 primary looming, campaign finance tracking website OpenSecrets.org reports Alabama's U.S. Senate race was the third-most expensive of the 2022 election cycle thus far.

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ALGOP chair Wahl 'incredibly upset' over Etowah County ballot issue

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl acknowledged the party's concern over an Etowah County ballot issue and pledged to find a solution.

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Angela McClure endorses Frances Taylor in HD20 runoff

"I put my 100% support behind Frances Taylor for State House 20.  North Alabama has been a boys club long enough," said Angela McClure. "We need more conservative women being represented in the Alabama State legislature. Frances is honest and is of the highest integrity. She will do great things for District 20.  Frances Taylor has my full and complete endorsement."

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Jessica Taylor endorses Mo Brooks in Senate race

"Mo Brooks is a true conservative and has proven he’s not afraid to drain the Swamp and has my full endorsement and support,” Taylor said.

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Mo Brooks accuses Katie Britt of 'behind the scenes' effort to solicit Democrat crossover votes in GOP primary

During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville), who will face former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt in next month's GOP senatorial primary runoff election, accused Britt of soliciting Democrat votes in Tuesday's primary. He argued she might attempt it again in the runoff.

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Etowah County redistricting error threatens State House Districts 28, 29 election results

On Wednesday, Etowah County Probate Judge Scott Hassell and Secretary of State John Merrill issued a joint statement that revealed a redistricting problem discovered earlier this month was not corrected before the party primary vote on Tuesday.

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Flowers and Sanders-Fortier will face off in Democratic primary runoff

Yolanda Rochelle Flowers and State Sen. Malika Sanders-Fortier will face each other in the Democratic primary runoff election for Governor on June 21.

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Zeigler and Allen are in the Republican runoff for Secretary of State

Jim Zeigler and Wes Allen will face off in the Republican primary runoff on June 21.

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Britt says victory clear sign that Alabama wants "new blood"

Katie Boyd Britt emerged from the shadow of Alabama Senator Richard Shelby to stand in her own light as winner of the Republican Primary for U.S. Senate last night.

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Tim James falls short in primary bid for Alabama Governor

Greenville businessman Tim James lost his bid for the Republican nomination for Governor tonight finishing third behind Governor Kay Ivey and Lindy Blanchard.

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Blanchard concedes gubernatorial primary race

Lindy Blanchard graciously conceded her candidacy for Alabama Governor after coming in second, far behind incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey.

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Five legislative GOP primary election highlights from Tuesday's primary

While most were focused on the top of the ticket's contentious U.S. Senate and gubernatorial, some competitive legislative races on the ballot ended with surprising outcomes on Tuesday.

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Tuesday's Election Result: A first look

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the night is that incumbent Governor Kay Ivey will not face a runoff election to keep her position as governor.

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Mo Brooks in runoff with Katie Britt for Republican U.S. Senate nomination

An enthusiastic crowd of supporters gathered in support of Congressman Mo Brooks’ run for the United States Senate at the main Ballroom of the Huntsville Botanical Gardens Tuesday evening.

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Durant concedes, endorsement of Brooks still up in air

U.S. Senatorial candidate Mike Durant conceded on Tuesday night during the Republican primary election after falling behind opponents Katie Britt and Mo Brooks.

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Burdette finishes fourth in crowded gubernatorial field; triumphant in defeat

Supporters of gubernatorial candidate Robert “Lew” Burdette gathered in Vestavia on Tuesday night to await results from the polls, which in the end, would be disappointing.

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Katie Britt, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in Alabama Senate runoff

Alabama’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate is going to a June runoff between Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks after neither candidate captured a majority of the vote.

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