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Datcher v. woodson Alabama News
Democratic special primary for former State Rep. John Rogers' HD52 seat goes to runoff

The top two contenders, Frank Woodson and Kelvin Datcher, will go head-to-head for the seat on July 16.

Presidentialdebate Alabama News
Jim Zeigler: Presidential debate ‘Watch Party’ in Mobile June 27

Biden and Trump debate on Thursday, June 27, and a watch party is being hosted by the Mobile County GOP.

Aderholt Scott Alabama News
Aderholt backs Tim Scott in Trump veepstakes — 'Serious in his faith, Christian believer'

With 34 days remaining until the beginning of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, former President Donald Trump is beginning to narrow down his choices for a running mate for the November election.

william thigpen Alabama News
Former long-time ABC administrator State Rep. William Thigpen dies at 83

Former State Rep. William Thigpen died Saturday at age 83.

Tabitha Isner Alabama News
'Republican Party has become a party of victimhood': Alabama Democrat vice chair takes to 'Capitol Journal' to bash GOP, Trump, AG Marshall

During this week's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," in what was apparently a gesture to offer an opportunity to respond to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall's appearance on the same program a week early, Alabama Democratic Party vice chairwoman Tabitha Isner took several jabs at her political adversaries on the other side of the aisle.

Trump v. Biden Alabama News
ALGOP poll: Trump maintains strong lead over Biden in Alabama following New York verdict

Poll of Alabama voters after the NY verdict against Trump show him maintaining his wide lead.

Katie Britt Alabama News
Britt slams Senate Democrats for 'fearmongering' over reproductive issues ahead of vote on contraception bill

On Monday, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) blasted Senate leadership for pushing legislation to federally protect access to contraception.

Shomari Figures Alabama News
Figures hosts 'a special Macallan Bourbon and Ballots' fundraiser

The campaign for Democratic candidate for Alabama’s second congressional district Shomari Figures is hosting a unique event to raise funds for his election effort.

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile). Photo: Erica Thomas. Alabama News
Jerry Carl predicts Alabama Legislature likely to redraw congressional lines again in 18 months after court proceedings

During an appearance on Mobile radio's FM Talk 106.5, the outgoing congressman said he foresees the U.S. Supreme Court giving the Alabama Legislature another shot at drawing congressional districts at some point in the next 18 months.

Barry Moore on ad, 2/7/2024 Alabama News
Barry Moore co-sponsors 'Let Trump Speak Act' to prohibit gag orders on defendants — 'It’s time to stand up for Americans and their First Amendment rights'

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) has co-sponsored a bill barring judges from issuing gag orders on defendants.

dollar menu Alabama News
Tuberville: 'Bidenomics has turned the Dollar Menu into the Five-Dollar Menu'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has a way of simplifying issues. On Tuesday, he explained in one sentence the impact of Bidenomics on the average American.

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong, alongside Donald Trump, 5/21/2024 Alabama News
'Election interference at the highest level': U.S. Rep. Strong joins Trump at New York City trial

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) and a notable group of guests joined former President Donald Trump on Tuesday at his "hush money" trial in New York City.

Shomari Figures on MSNBC, 5/18/2024 Alabama News
Figures criticizes legislature for union clawback bill, calls Trump a 'throwback' to Alabama's past in MSNBC appearance

Shomari Figures, the Democrat nominee for Alabama's second congressional district race, appeared on MSNBC on Saturday with Al Sharpton to tout his candidacy and to react to President Joe Biden's appearance in nearby Atlanta to deliver the Morehouse College's commencement address.

Caroleene Dobson Alabama News
'Absolute Persecution': AL-2 GOP hopeful Dobson blasts 'lawfare,' says opponent Shomari Figures 'complicit in Biden's weaponized DOJ'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Caroleene Dobson, the Republican nominee for Alabama's open second congressional district seat, blasted the weaponization and applauded Marshall and Tuberville for supporting Trump.

steve marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall: No 'greater perversion of the criminal justice system' than Trump hush money trial — 'Clearly a politically motivated prosecution'

On Tuesday, AG Steve Marshall went on Fox Business Network's "Mornings with Maria" and described the trial as "political theater" with the intention to "damage" Trump and get President Joe Biden re-elected.

State Sen. Arthur Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr: Gambling push 'sucked all the oxygen out' of passing other legislation

During Friday's broadcast of Huntsville WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) lamented that the ongoing battle to pass a gaming package made things "not very productive" in either chamber to pass other legislation.

Caroleene Dobson Alabama News
Dobson hits Baldwin County, seeks grassroots support outside of AL-2 — ‘It’s going to be a hard battle’

GOP congressional district two nominee Caroleene Dobson addressed the Eastern Shore Republican Women’s Club Thursday for a rare Baldwin County appearance.

Bruce Pearl Alabama News
Pearl presses Biden to demand Hamas to surrender, release hostages — 'Many have died because our President has stopped Israel from finishing Hamas!'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl called on President Joe Biden to tell Hamas to surrender and release hostages, a number of which are American, on Thursday.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville calls on FDIC head to resign after scathing report finds sexual misconduct, discrimination

After an independent report cited widespread abuse in the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is calling on the chairman to resign.

Biden Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville: Biden 'trying to play both sides' in Israeli-Hamas war

During a Monday interview on Fox Business Network's "The Evening Edit," U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) accused President Joe Biden of "riding the fence" when it comes to Israel's ongoing war with Hamas.

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville, 5/4/2024 Alabama News
ALGOP elects RNC delegates; Tuberville named chairman by acclamation

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) executive committee met on Saturday to elect its slate of delegates for this year's Republican National Convention in Milwaukee.

Alabama flag budget Alabama News
House approves $3.4 billion general fund budget and supplemental, increasing Medicaid, prison funding

On Thursday the Alabama House of Representatives passed the $3.4 billion General Fund Budget for the 2025 fiscal year and the supplemental appropriation for the current year.

Tommy tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville on Biden admin Title IX changes: 'You can't erase women, and you can't erase Title IX'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is pushing back against President Joe Biden's efforts to undo Title IX by redefining what a woman is and allowing biological males to compete in athletics as females.

Slot machine Alabama News
See how your representative voted: House concurs with substitute gambling legislation

The Alabama House of Representatives voted to concur with the conference committee substitute bills, legalizing an education paper lottery and electronic games of chance at specified locations while excluding the originally planned casino and sports betting provisions.

Dr. Scott Harris Alabama News
Legislature passes bill giving the Governor authority to appoint State Health Officer from list of nominees

The Alabama Legislature passed legislation on Tuesday that would change how the State Health Officer is appointed and alter the makeup of Alabama's State Committee of Public Health.

Britt in red Alabama News
Britt demands White House 'take concrete, meaningful action to restore order on college campuses' amid Pro-Hamas protests

As pro-Palestine protests rage on at college campuses across the United States, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) urged President Joe Biden and his administration to do something to end the discrimination against Jewish college students.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville introducing ‘Repealing Big Brother Overreach Act’ against federal rule that could jail millions in small businesses

Tuberville has introduced the "Repealing Big Brother Overreach Act" to overturn a new federal rule that could bring criminal penalties to millions of business folks.

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