There are few things a reclusive introvert and political malcontent (such as I am) loathes more than attending a large political fundraiser dinner party. Alas, there I was at the center of the Alabama GOP’s Summer Dinner, feeling like a distraught stranger in a strange land.
The Alabama Republican Party intends to spend twice in this cycle what it spent electing Republicans in the last cycle.
The questions now facing the nation as well as Alabama’s state government are how did America get into this situation, and how to fix it. There are two basic answers: monetary policy and fiscal policy. They work in tandem. Both created the problem, and both are needed to correct it.
The Alabama Republican Executive Committee passed a resolution honoring the conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court for several recent landmark decisions.
Two members of the Alabama Senate are very bearish on the prospects of any effort gaining legislative approval.
During an appearance on APTV's "Capitol Journal," Daniels said he was opposed to a closed primary system.
It’s a phrase you’ve probably heard before. The phrase has been attributed over time to Thomas Paine, General George Patton and even Lee Iacocca, but whoever it was that said it I would hazard the guess that it was someone with a strong personality, a sense of mission and the need to get something very important done.
Last week, 1819 News spoke to libertarians in Alabama about what a libertarian is, the history of the libertarian movement and where libertarians stand on the issues. But where is the libertarian movement headed?
Mountain Brook has elections for 3 of its 5 City Council seats on Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Wahl: "This use of force was uncalled for and incredibly disrespectful of a former president. Our membership stands with President Trump as he faces this injustice."
On Saturday, Huntsville Pastor Randy Kelley was elected chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party.
MONTGOMERY – By an overwhelming 81%-to-19% margin, the Alabama Republican Party executive committee voted to approve a resolution calling for party registration and closed primary elections.
Fitch thanked several high-profile Alabama officials for their help on the case, including Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall.
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.
“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.”
Despite the challenges that lie ahead, State Rep. Charlotte Meadows (R-Montgomery) is optimistic about the prospects of school choice in the upcoming quadrennium.
"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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
The State of Alabama's coffers are flush with cash, at least for now.
"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.