U.S. House Republican Conference chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) hosted several female GOP candidates, including Alabama's second congressional district GOP nominee Caroleene Dobson, on Tuesday. The event was Stefanik’s E-PAC reception.

Dobson appeared on FNC's “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday morning to discuss her experience with other women. She was also asked about national security and the border crisis.

Dobson emphasized the importance of electing Republican women because they "understand the struggle that American families are going through."

“I’m running to fight for Alabama families, to fight for American families,” Dobson said. “And that’s why it’s so important to elect Republican women because we understand the struggle that American families are going through. We understand the way that Biden’s reckless border policy has jeopardized security.”

Dobson is facing off against Shomari Figures, a Democrat, in Alabama’s newly drawn second congressional district.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has added Figures to its "Red to Blue" program. The DCCC has criticized Dobson for her support of former President Donald Trump.

“Caroleene Hardee Dobson has fully pledged her loyalty to convicted felon Donald Trump and his MAGA minions, leaving Alabama families behind," said DCCC spokesman Justin Chermol.

Counties in the new second congressional district are Washington, southern Clarke, Monroe, Conecuh, Butler, Crenshaw, Pike, Montgomery, Bullock, Macon, Russell, Barbour and parts of Mobile; most of the city of Mobile, most predominantly black precincts, and most of north Mobile County. It extends from the Mississippi line at Mobile to the Georgia line at Russell County.

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