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Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Bill McAdams for House District 40

The Alabama Farmers Federation announced on Monday that it has endorsed Republican Bill McAdams for House District 40 (HD40), which...

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Britt celebrates fundraising success

U.S. Senate candidate Katie Boyd Britt on Monday announced that her campaign raised more than $1.42 million in the first quarter of...

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Rep. Mike Holmes endorses Tim James

State Rep. Mike Holmes (R-Wetumpka) announced on Tuesday that he is endorsing Greenville businessman Tim James for governor. Holmes...

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Rep. Ritchie Whorton endorses Tim James for Governor

State Rep. Ritchie Whorton (R-Madison) announced on Monday that he is endorsing Tim James for Governor. Whorton has served as an Alabama...

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Greg Reed endorses Kay Ivey

The re-elect Governor Kay Ivey campaign announced on Monday that Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Reed (R-Jasper) has endorsed Kay...

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House Freedom Fund Endorses Casey Wardynski for Congress

The House Freedom Fund (HFF), the political arm of the House Freedom Caucus, has endorsed Casey Wardynski for Congress for Alabama’s...

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Former Army drill sergeant Sherri Reese launches campaign for Alabama Senate District 27

Sherri Reese has formally launched her campaign to run as a Democrat for Alabama Senate District 27. Reese is a retired U.S. Army veteran....

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Retired St. Clair County superintendent running for Alabama State BOE

Retired St. Clair County Superintendent of Education Marie Manning (R) formally announced the launch of her campaign to represent District...

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Britt and Brooks appeal for College Republicans votes

U.S. Senate candidates Katie Britt and Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05) were in Tuscaloosa to address the Federation of College Republicans...

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NRA-PVF endorses Ivey for reelection

The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) announced its endorsement of Gov. Kay Ivey (R) for reelection. The...

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Blanchard claims that the governor can suspend collection of the state gas tax

The 2022 Alabama Regular Legislative Session is over so any changes in tax policy will have to wait for legislators to return in March...

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Opponents dig deep to make claims concerning Twitter activity of Senate candidate's husband

If you've been to one of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt's campaign events, you've likely seen her husband, former University...

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Congressman Jim Jordan endorses Casey Wardynski

Republican Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) endorsed retired U.S. Army Colonel and Trump Administration Assistant Secretary of the Army...

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ALGOP chair Wahl blasts WH's Psaki: 'Keep your nose out of our business'

On Thursday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki took a shot at the Alabama Legislature shortly after the passage of the Alabama...

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State Rep. Stadthagen rejects claim transgender bathroom bill an election year 'stunt'

On the last day of the 2022 legislative session, State Rep. Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) successfully shepherded a bill through the...

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Rep. Chris England discusses good, bad, ugly of Regular Legislative Session

Alabama House Democrats are giving their evaluation on the good, bad and ugly of the 2022 regular session. The Alabama Legislature...

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Senate leaders react to 2022 Regular Legislative Session

Thursday, mere minutes away from the stroke of midnight, the gavel slammed on the Alabama Senate for the final time this session.  ...

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State Sen. Chambliss argues against state gas tax holiday — 'Not good government'

A proposal to institute a temporary halt to the 2019 Rebuild Alabama Act component of the state's current fuel tax has been proposed...

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Meadows' EMMA bill likely to be overlooked in this legislative session

Rep. Charlotte Meadows (District 74) has sponsored House Bill 401 (HB401), the Every Mother Matters Act, also known as EMMA. EMMA seeks...

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Senate passes Healing History Act

The Alabama Senate has approved the "Healing History Act," which attempts to address monuments in the state of Alabama.    Senate Bill...

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Brandaun Dean says he is “the anti-Trump”

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate recently spoke with 1819 News about his campaign. Dean is the former Mayor of Brighton in Jefferson...

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Britt releases whitepaper on solving the national debt crisis

On Monday, U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt released a statement expressing her concerns about the growing national debt and offering...

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Blanchard ad blasts Ivey as a 'tax-hiking, Fauci-loving, Never Trump liberal'

Over the past few days, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Lindy Blanchard has rolled out a new ad campaign hoping to elevate her campaign...

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Hooper says that there are still important bills for the legislature to pass

This is day 27 of the Alabama Regular Legislative Session and there are just four legislative days left in the session. Republican...

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Lawmakers, doctors, and advocates push transgender age restriction

The Eagle Forum of Alabama (EFA) held a press conference on Thursday calling on the legislature to address the access of transgender...

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Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association endorses Katie Britt for U.S. Senate

The Katie Britt for U.S. Senate Campaign announced Thursday that Britt has been endorsed by the Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association...

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Brooks slams Katie Britt for what he calls another “dishonest attack ad”

On Wednesday, the Mo Brooks for Senate campaign attacked GOP rival Katie Britt for an ad attacking Brooks. The Brooks campaign called...

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