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Constitutional amendment to expedite local bills fails 51-49%

A proposed constitutional amendment to expedite local bills failed 51-49 in the March 5 primary.

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ALFA’s FarmPAC wins with nine out of 10 endorsed candidates

ALFA's FarmPAC endorsed ten candidates in Alabama's Republican primary, and nine won or advanced to the April 16 runoff.

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Brewbaker, Dobson advance to congressional district 2 Republican primary runoff

Brewbaker finished in the lead with 39.6% while Dobson narrowly defeated State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) for second place with 26.5% of the vote.

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AL-2 Dem hopeful Figures rejects effort to remove him from primary ballot — 'If Joe Reed is concerned about finances, he should focus on sharing ADC's financial reports'

Democrat second congressional district candidate Shomari Figures is pushing back against longtime Alabama Democratic Party boss Joe Reed, who on Saturday insisted Figures and fellow candidate State House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) be removed from Tuesday's primary ballot.

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ADC's Joe Reed demands AL-2 Democrat front-runners Figures, Daniels kicked off party ballot

Joe Reed, the longtime democrat power broker and the father of Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, has made another attempt at deciding who will be the next Democrat nominee in Alabama's newly drawn second congressional district.

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AG Marshall slams 'special interests' getting 'rewarded' by Alabama gambling legislation — 'Absolutely wrong'

In this week's edition of "1819 News: The Podcast," Attorney General Steve Marshall weighed in on the gambling legislation that has passed the House and is expected to be voted on soon in the Senate.

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'Never Trump' accusations fly in closing stages of AL-1 GOP race

According to OpenSecrets.org, the Conservatives for American Excellence PAC (CAEPAC) has spent $366,889 running attack ads against Moore, ostensibly in favor of his opponent, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile).

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Taylor calls on Stewart to recuse from further votes in IVF case over campaign contributions

On Thursday, Bryan Taylor, a candidate for Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, called on his opponent, Justice Sarah Stewart, to recuse herself from future rulings on the IVF case because her campaign received hundreds of thousands of dollars from PACs the plaintiff's lawyers have donated to heavily.

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Eagle Forum PAC endorses Barry Moore in AL-1 bid

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) on Wednesday picked up an endorsement from the political action committee connected to the national organization Eagle Forum in his race for Alabama's first congressional district.

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ALFA endorsements hit mailboxes, website a week before March 5 primary

ALFA has endorsed candidates in Alabama's Republican primary March 5.

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State Rep. Shaw tackles crypto in the House — 'We want to set up a framework for how blockchain can exist in our state'

A new bill filed in the Alabama Legislature will start a conversation on the use and extent of the growing markets surrounding cryptocurrency and other blockchain technologies.

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Eight choices for president on Alabama’s GOP ballot March 5

Voters in Alabama will see eight choices for President – seven candidate names plus “Uncommitted” on the March 5 Republican ballot.

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Robin Litaker presumptive AL-7 GOP nomination after opponent withdraws

Robin Litaker, a retired schoolteacher and former State Teacher of the Year, will be the Republican nominee for Alabama's seventh congressional district.

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AL-4 candidate Justin Holcomb says Aderholt 'all talk, no action' on illegal migrant crisis — 'I don’t need to go to the border; I can go to Albertville'

Candidates for Alabama’s Fourth Congressional District U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) and Justin Holcomb addressed the crisis at the U.S. Southern border during a meeting in Guntersville Thursday hosted by the Marshall County Republican Women Club.

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Irish Cultural Dinner raises thousands for child health transport: Friday, March 15 in Birmingham

The Irish Cultural Dinner is in Birmingham on Friday, March 15, the Ides of March.  

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Dick Brewbaker secures endorsement of Eagle Forum PAC in AL-2 race

The political action committee connected to the national organization Eagle Forum has endorsed Dick Brewbaker in the race for Alabama's second congressional district.

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Carl defends attack ads against Moore during Coffee County debate — 'You need to know who you’re voting on'

The race between U.S. Reps. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) and Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) for Alabama's first congressional district has been nothing short of contentious, with the two sparring in political ads over their records.

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House passes bill to increase policing authority of the Alabama Department of Insurance

The Alabama House of Representatives approved legislation on Tuesday to remove the Alabama Department of Insurance from the state’s sunset law provision and increase the scope of the department’s police powers.

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Self-proclaimed 'biggest Bama fan' Mayor Woodfin urging athletes to stay out of Alabama if bill eliminating DEI departments passes

Although he is claiming to be the "biggest Bama fan," Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin says he would advise athletes to stay out of Alabama should the state legislature pass legislation banning taxpayer-funded Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion departments.

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Jerry Carl calls on Barry Moore to denounce support from Club for Growth

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) called on his first congressional district opponent, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), to denounce Washington, D.C.-based Club for Growth after Federal Communications Commission reports revealed $581,000 in advertisement supporting Moore in the final two weeks of the race.

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Club for Growth makes $580K media buy in AL-1 race

Club for Growth, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, has entered the first congressional district race in support of U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise).

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Jeana Ross receives key endorsements in HD27 special election

The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced on Tuesday that the board of directors of ProgressPAC, BCA's political-affiliate, had endorsed Jeana Ross in the special election for Alabama House District 27.

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Barry Moore earns Ted Cruz's endorsement in AL-1 GOP primary

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced on Tuesday his endorsement for U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) in the upcoming GOP primary for the first congressional district.

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Bill filed to bar state political parties from banning candidates based on campaign contributions

A bill to forbid state political parties from disqualifying potential candidates based upon political contributions from individuals of Political Action Committees.  

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BamaCarry to oppose seven House bills aimed at restricting gun owners

Alabama is one of the most gun-friendly, conservative, and red states. Most folks are surprised that there are a number of bills introduced in the 2024 Alabama legislative session to restrict gun owners.

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Aderholt releases first TV and radio ads in AL-4 — 'I'm endorsing President Trump and he is endorsing me'

On Friday, U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) announced his campaign had released both a TV and Radio ad in his re-election bid for Alabama's fourth congressional district.

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AL-2 candidate Caroleene Dobson says federal money can build new I-10 Bayway bridge without a toll  

Caroleene Dobson, a Montgomery attorney and native of rural Monroe County in the district, addressed a problem that has plagued Mobile and southern Alabama for decades.

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