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The Alabama Farmers Federation makes another round of endorsements in legislative races

The Alabama Farmers Federation announces another round of legislative endorsements ahead of the May 24 major party primaries. The Alabama...

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Listen: Ray Melick on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 discusses governor's race, school choice, gambling

Tuesday, 1819 News' Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick appeared on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show." Melick and host Jeff...

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Scott Stantis (Video): Alabama's Budget Surplus

Scott Stantis lives in Birmingham and is currently the editorial cartoonist for The Chicago Tribune and USA Today. He previously was...

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The Alabama Farmers Federation has made more 2022 legislative endorsements

The Alabama Farmers Federation on Friday announced more legislative race endorsements going into the 2022 Republican and Democratic...

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Wendy Draper survives ballot challenge, other Republicans not so lucky

The Alabama Republican Executive Committee met for its annual winter meeting Saturday. Following adjournment of the full executive...

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Blanchard makes school choice key plank of gubernatorial campaign

GOP gubernatorial candidate Lindy Blanchard joined a rally for school choice at the State House on Wednesday. Blanchard followed this...

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Brent Woodall kicks off campaign for PSC

Florence attorney Brent Woodall (R) has announced his candidacy for the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) Place 1 seat. Woodall...

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'Keep Alabama working': Ivey kicks off re-election campaign

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) was at the historic Lloyds Restaurant on U.S. Hwy. 280 in Shelby County Thursday to kick off her re-election...

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Woodall endorses Cooke for State Auditor

Florence attorney Brent Woodall campaigned for months in the tightly contested State Auditor’s race before switching to the Public...

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The Alabama Farmers Federation announces another round of Legislative endorsements

The Alabama Farmers Federation has released its latest rounds of endorsements for the Alabama Legislature. The Alabama Farmers Federation...

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Alabama Farmers Federation announces another round of legislative endorsements

The Alabama Farmers Federation has announced more legislative endorsements. Alabama has 105 members of the Alabama House of Representatives...

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Tommy Hanes to receive Conservative Award at CPAC 2022

State Rep. Tommy Hanes (R-Scottsboro) announced Friday that he is excited that The American Conservative Union Foundation will present...

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Angela McClure running for Alabama House of Representatives

Former Trump White House staff member and entrepreneur, Angela McClure announced on Tuesday that she has qualified to run in the Republican...

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Scott Stantis: Gambling Interests (with Video)

Scott Stantis lives in Birmingham and is currently the editorial cartoonist for The Chicago Tribune and USA Today. He previously was...

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Gubernatorial candidate announces support for law enforcement

Alabama gubernatorial candidate Tim James (R) released a statement regarding the recent wave of violence against police officers in...

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Wardynski leads Fifth Congressional District candidates in fundraising

Federal Election Commission (FEC) campaign finance reports are in and Casey Wardynski has raised the most funds in the race to replace...

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Alabama Republican Party files motion in support of state’s position in redistricting case

The Alabama Republican Party weighed in on Monday in the battle over Congressional redistricting, filing a "friend of the court" motion...

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Lisa Ward is the Democratic nominee for SD21

Lisa Ward announced that she won the Democratic nomination for State Senate District 21 without a contest after no other Democrat qualified...

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Blanchard campaigns in St. Clair County

Lindy Blanchard brought her gubernatorial campaign to Pell City on Thursday. Blanchard is one of nine candidates in the crowded GOP...

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Candidate qualifying is over except for Congress

A federal court has extended qualifying for the U.S. House of Representatives thru the middle of February, but qualifying is now over...

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Republicans effectively maintain control of legislature after qualifying ends

Candidate qualifying is over and the Alabama Republican Party has effectively retained its control of both Houses of the Alabama Legislature...

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Candidate qualifying ends Friday, except for Congress

Jesus had the 12 apostles and Alabama has the 12 candidates for governor. On Thursday, Donald Trent Jones qualified with the Alabama...

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State races begin to take shape with just one week left before deadline

With just one week left to qualify for office with either of the two major political parties, most of the announced candidates have...

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Scott Stantis

Scott Stantis lives in Birmingham and is currently the editorial cartoonist for The Chicago Tribune and USA Today. He previously was...

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Candidates for governor talk gambling, education, other issues in candidate forum

Recently, at a meeting of the Republican Women of Coffee County, Tim James, Lindy Blanchard, and Dean Odle took the podium to discuss...

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Ivey addresses Distinguished Young Women of Alabama

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) on Wednesday stopped by the Distinguished Young Women of Alabama rehearsals, where she offered her testimony...

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Rep. Debbie Wood: Waterford Upstart pilot showing positive results in pre-K

It’s no secret: Alabama has a literacy problem. It’s an issue compounded by a global pandemic that continues affecting school districts...

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