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Donald Trump Alabama News
ALGOP endorses Donald Trump for president

At Saturday's Alabama Republican Party winter meeting, the party's state executive committee voted to endorse former President Donald Trump for president ahead of the state's March 5 GOP primary.

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School choice, medical freedom, women's bill of rights among ALGOP's legislative priorities

The Alabama Republican Party has released its legislative priorities with less than a week until the Alabama Legislature gavels in for the 2024 session.

Vivek Ramaswamy Alabama News
Ramaswamy reiterates call to shut down FBI, ATF, CDC, Dept. of Ed. at pre-debate Ross Bridge event

On the eve of the fourth GOP presidential debate slated for the Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Republican presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy made his case for the highest office in the land to Alabama Republicans during a speech at the Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge on Tuesday.

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ALGOP passes resolution condemning Biden administration, praising U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) State Executive Committee passed a resolution on Saturday, condemning President Joe Biden and supporting U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) in the ongoing fight between the two over military-funded abortions.  

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Trump gets aggressive on culture war during record-setting Montgomery ALGOP appearance

Fresh off of one of the most tumultuous weeks in his nearly decade-long political career, former President Donald Trump gave the Alabama Republican Party a record-setting event on Friday at its annual summer dinner at the Renaissance Hotel.

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Trump vows to six-lane I-65 from Huntsville to Mobile — 'One of the first things that I will do'

While there were many applause lines for the 2,700 people in attendance for former President Donald Trump's address to the Alabama Republican Party at the Renaissance Hotel, his most enthusiastic came for an Alabama-centric issue.

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ALGOP's Wahl says AEA 'free to disassociate from the NEA at any time' in response to AEA claim of 'false accusations'

On Monday, Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl announced he was personally pursuing a rule change to prohibit campaign contributions from the National Education Association (NEA) and the Alabama Education Association (AEA) for its school board and superintendent candidates.

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Trump to speak in Montgomery at ALGOP dinner on August 4

Former President Donald Trump will speak at the Alabama Republican Party’s summer dinner in Montgomery in August.

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Poll: Strong majority of Alabama voters want school choice

The majority of Alabama voters want school choice, according to a recent poll by the Alabama Republican Party.

Woke education, school, trans Alabama News
ALGOP poll shows 'protecting children from woke policies' a top priority for Alabama voters

“Protecting children from woke policies” a top priority for Alabama voters according to a poll from the Alabama Republican Party.

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ALGOP resolution calls to abolish 'DEI bureaucracies and policies, restore colorblind equality' in public universities — 'Stop indoctrinating our students'

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) passed a resolution supporting legal efforts to abolish diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies and bureaucracies and mandatory diversity training in public universities and other public institutions. 

Joan Reynolds Alabama News
John Wahl reelected ALGOP chairman; Joan Reynolds elected vice chair for 2023 at Birmingham winter meeting

BIRMINGHAM — The Alabama GOP (ALGOP) held leadership elections during the party’s winter meeting at the Sheraton Hotel on Saturday morning.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve as keynote speaker at ALGOP's Winter Dinner

The ALGOP on Wednesday announced that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would be the special guest and keynote speaker at the upcoming Winter Dinner on March 9 in Birmingham.

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ALGOP chairman John Wahl elected Republican National Committee vice chairman

Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl has been tapped to serve as vice chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

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Alabama Republicans prevail as expected but red wave stalls

Just as the national outcomes left much to be desired for Republicans, some state-level races did not go as hoped for the GOP on Tuesday, either.

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Alabama GOP lawmakers less supportive of 'pro-growth' policies than counterparts in neighboring states: Report

A report released Wednesday shows Republican legislators in each of Alabama’s neighboring states — Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida — supported more pro-growth policies than Alabama Republican legislators did in 2021.

Mo Brooks Alabama News
‘Zero chance’: Mo Brooks denies rumors of ALGOP chair bid

For weeks, rumors have been circulating about whether U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks plans to run for chairman of the Alabama Republican Party.

Wahl Alabama News
Libertarians, defeated GOP candidates question revised GOP bylaws

It sounds like the start of a joke: What do a Democrat, Libertarian, independent, write-in candidate, and other non-Republicans have in common? The answer: They cannot run as a Republican for six years.

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ALGOP backs Trump on Mar-a-Lago raid - 'Unprecedented overreach'

Wahl: "This use of force was uncalled for and incredibly disrespectful of a former president. Our membership stands with President Trump as he faces this injustice."

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ALGOP executive committee overwhelmingly approves closed primary resolution

MONTGOMERY – By an overwhelming 81%-to-19% margin, the Alabama Republican Party executive committee voted to approve a resolution calling for party registration and closed primary elections.

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Mississippi AG Fitch credits Alabama pro-life officials with assist on Dobbs ruling

Fitch thanked several high-profile Alabama officials for their help on the case, including Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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Resolution to reintroduce prayer in Alabama schools expected Saturday

"Prayer in Alabama Schools is not a partisan issue but an issue that all Alabama Legislators can support," said sponsors of a Republican Executive Committee resolution urging the Legislature to pass a school prayer statute.

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Alabama Republican leaders backing Trump after FBI raid

“Yesterday’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on President Donald Trump’s personal residence was a clear use of excessive force by a regime that continues to show a double standard. Republicans are harassed and demonized, while Democrat officials get a pass. The raid on President Trump’s home is outrageous," the Alabama Republican Party said in a statement.

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Alabama Secretary of State Merrill calls on legislature to follow wishes of parties on closed primary question

Next week, the Alabama Republican Party executive committee will likely consider a motion to recommend the Alabama Legislature institute a closed primary system to determine the political parties' nominees for future general election nominations,

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Alabama Republican Summer dinner and meeting date announced

“Kristi Noem is one of America's favorite governors, Herschel Walker has energized people across the country with his common-sense conservative message, and Attorney General Fitch has a remarkable story for her role arguing before the Supreme Court in the case that overturned Roe v. Wade this year. These Republican figures are working hard to restore America, and we look forward to welcoming them to Sweet Home Alabama,” said ALGOP Chairman John Wahl.

Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chair Wahl blames negative campaigning, lack of media coverage for low voter turnout

"That was probably the most disappointing thing this cycle, was just the voter turnout, the voter turnout numbers," Wahl said.

Butler Alabama News
Election contest filed in Alabama House District 2

Kimberly Butler, the third-place finisher in the May 24 House District 2 Republican primary is challenging the final election results arguing that she rather than Jason Black should have been in the runoff with certified winner Ben Harrison. The ALGOP candidates committee will hear Butler's challenge.

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