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Alabama Political News
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Archives & History Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott promotes effort to change Archives & History board after controversial LGBTQ+ event — 'They think they know best, and that’s not the foundation of our republic'

After failing to pass legislation last special session that would have clawed back the $5 million in supplemental funding from the Alabama Department of History and Archives (ADAH) over its controversial LGTHQ history luncheon, State. Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) plans to take a different approach in 2024 to hold the department accountable to the taxpayers.

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile). Photo: Erica Thomas. Alabama News
Jerry Carl on abortion: 'I don't want the federal government to change the law — It is the state's job'

While some Republicans are urging the party to reevaluate its stance on abortion for the sake of winning elections in the wake of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization U.S. Supreme Court decision, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) thinks the high court's ruling that leaves it up to the individual states is the proper approach.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore on abortion: 'Whether you're currying favor with the electorate or whatever – you better stand with the Creator of the universe, and you better be pro-life'

After the lackluster outcome for the GOP in the 2022 midterm elections, some Republicans have suggested the party soften its stance on abortion.

ARFW's Tiffany Noel Alabama News
Tiffany Noel wins AFRW president race; Rejects 'Never Trumper' label

The Alabama Federation of Republican Women (AFRW) had their convention this week and it was not without its share of controversy.

Jerry carl Alabama News
Jerry Carl makes first media buy in battle for District 1 seat — 'Need a workhorse, not a show horse, to fight back'

The ad, entitled "Told Them," touts Carl’s history of being a small businessman and Christian conservative while sticking with his “Just Jerry” slogan.

Biden USE Alabama News
Tuberville, Britt slam Biden for touting strong economy — 'Bidenomics is an absolute failure'

President Joe Biden gave a speech Monday at the White House touting the success of his "Bidenomics" economic policy while admitting that prices for many goods were still too high.

Palmer trump Alabama News
Trump endorses Palmer for re-election — 'He will never let you down'

On Monday, former President Donald Trump gave his "complete and total endorsement" to U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) for reelection to House District 6.

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Anthony Daniels makes media buy in crowded Democratic primary for newly drawn District 2

Daniels is the presumed frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for District 2, however, the media buy should still help him stand out in the crowded field of 21 candidates, 13 of whom are Democrats.

john Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chair Wahl condemns government funding of explicit children's books — 'There’s no excuse to be engaging in social engineering'

On a recent episode of “1819 News: The Podcast,”‘ Wahl spoke about how these boards can be fertile ground for “social engineering” via socialistic policies.

Livingston Alabama News
Livingston discusses new Senate Majority Leader role — 'I am learning every day'

With less than a month in his new role as State Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) is working on ways to improve the Republican caucus and prepare for the next legislative session.

Mike Johnson Alabama News
Alabama House delegation split on vote to avoid government shutdown; CR passed with funding through February 2024

Alabama's Congressional delegation was split Tuesday on a vote for a continuing resolution to fund parts of the federal government into early 2024.

AL Senate Albritton Greg Facebook Alabama News
AL-2 GOP hopeful Albritton downplays living outside district — 'I know this district, I know the people'

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), a candidate for the GOP nomination for Congressional District 2, will not be able to vote for himself in next year's Republican congressional primary.

Mayorkas Alabama News
House resolution backed by Alabama Republican delegation to impeach Mayorkas fails

An effort to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for his handling of the immigration crisis at the southern border failed in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday despite having the full support of Alabama’s Republican House delegation.

Mayorkas Alabama News
Jerry Carl backs Marjorie Taylor Greene resolution to impeach Mayorkas — 'He needs to be fired'

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) has joined colleague U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on a privileged resolution calling for the impeachment of U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas for his handling of the immigrant situation at the southern border.

ballots Alabama News
21 candidates qualify for congressional District 2 including former Alabama and NFL defensive end Wallace Gilberry

Twenty-one Republican and Democrat candidates filed to run for the new congressional District 2 seat in the 2024 elections.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore to decline Club for Growth support in 2024 AL-1 congressional bid despite rampant speculation to the contrary

It has been over a week since U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) made it official and announced he would compete against U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) for Alabama's first congressional district Republican nomination.

Robert Aderholt Alabama News
Aderholt, other lawmakers demand Biden administration stop restricting civilian gun exports — 'He has no desire to uphold the Second Amendment'

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt on Tuesday joined a letter taking aim at the Biden administration's latest attempts to restrict the Second Amendment.

Terry Lathan, Ron DeSantis Alabama News
DeSantis to qualify for Alabama primary Monday

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is scheduled to qualify Monday in Alabama’s presidential preference primary.

Albritton Alabama News
State Sen. Albritton to run for U.S. House in District 2 while living outside district

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore), does not live in the district and would not be able to vote for himself.

Colvin, Scofield, Kitchens Alabama News
Alabama House colleagues Wes Kitchens, Brock Colvin set to vie for Sen. Scofield's District 9 seat — 'It’s going to be a good little friendly battle'

Not only are the two candidates fairly new to the Alabama Legislature compared to outgoing Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville), but they both also currently represent and live in Marshall County and consider each other a friend.

Trump and Mike Rogers Alabama News
Rogers receives Trump's 'total endorsement' for re-election: 'Mike is rebuilding our great military, fighting woke ideology, and defending our country'

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) received some high praise from former President Donald Trump on Wednesday along with his “total endorsement” for re-election.

Vote Here sign voting election by Erica Thomas Alabama News
Ivey sets special election dates for Senate District 9 — 'Send another strong voice to Montgomery'

The special election dates for Alabama Senate District 9 have officially been set.

Brock Colvin USE Alabama News
State Rep. Brock Colvin launches bid for Senate District 9

Alabama’s Senate District 9 has another contender after State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) officially announced his candidacy Wednesday.

Tuberville Alabama News
'If we don’t do something, you don’t get anything': Tuberville calls for halting aid to Israel, Ukraine until Biden deals with southern border crisis

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has firmly opposed the continued funding of Ukraine and pairing Ukraine aid with support for Israel.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore: Newly elected Speaker Johnson will be great for the country and the Republican Party

The Enterprise Republican gave Johnson high marks and explained the behind-the-scenes challenges were a product of "old guard" Republicans and those concerned about the direction of the country.

Mike Johnson receives Speaker's gavel from Hakeem Jeffries, 10/25/2023 Alabama News
Louisiana's Mike Johnson elected House Speaker with unanimous support from Alabama's GOP delegation

Johnson is a senior attorney for Alliance Defending Freedom, which describes itself as “the world’s largest legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom, free speech, the sanctity of life, parental rights, and God’s design for marriage and family.”

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Brinyark defeats Cox in House District 16 runoff

The two Republican candidates were just 15 votes apart in the primary election, but Brinyark ended up with almost 200 more votes than Cox Tuesday with 1,706 ballots cast for him — or 52.75% — compared to Cox’s 1,528, according to Decision Desk.

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