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Wes Allen Alabama News
Secretary of State Wes Allen warns Alabama Democratic Party that names submitted after certification deadline will not be listed

Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen notified the Alabama Democratic Party and the Democratic National Committee via letter that they must provide a certification of nomination for President and Vice President of the United States no later than August 15, 2024, to appear on Alabama’s general election ballot.

lee greenwood Alabama News
Singer Lee Greenwood endorses Dick Brewbaker in AL-2 race

Lee Greenwood, a Grammy-winning singer, announced on Monday his endorsement of Dick Brewbaker in the U.S. House district two Republican run-off election.

Katie Britt Alabama News
Katie Britt, Tim Scott demand transparency from Biden following release of additional Iran sanction waivers

Britt, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), and a host of other colleagues announced Thursday they had sent the Biden administration a letter protesting the move and demanding transparency on the issue.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall files brief with U.S. Supreme Court to stop cities and states from crippling energy industry

Attorney General Steve Marshall led a 20-state coalition on Monday in filing a brief in a major U.S. Supreme Court case that will decide who is allowed to set the nation's energy policy.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Moore, U.S. House colleagues call out Biden admin for abstaining from vote calling for Israeli ceasefire as Americans still held hostage

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) signed a letter led by U.S. Rep Andy Bigs (R-Texas) condemning the United States' recent abstention on a vote that called for an "immediate ceasefire" in Gaza.

Alabama political news john wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chair Wahl downplays Dems attempts to turn HD10 loss into national 'bellwether decision' — 'Either a lack of understanding of the political landscape or an attempt to mislead voters'

Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl released a statement on Wednesday downplaying Democrats' attempts to make the Republican loss in House District 10 to a Democrat into a national issue for other elections.

Mike Ball Marilyn Lands Alabama News
HD10: Lands 62%, Powell 38% — After Democrat special election blowout, Republicans asking 'what happened'?

1819 News reached out to several individuals in the local and state GOP, political consultants, and elected officials to find out what they believe occurred and what they see for the future.

Caroleene Dobson Alabama News
Caroleene Dobson signs term limits support pledge: 'Our founding fathers intended for members of Congress to be citizen statesmen'

Caroleene Dobson, a candidate for the Republican run-off election, announced Monday that she has signed a pledge to support term limits on memebers of Congress.

marilyn lands Alabama News
Marilyn Lands accepts $24K from far-left Persistence PAC, which uses drag shows as fundraisers

According to reported finance records, Marilyn Lands, the Democratic candidate in the special election for House District 10, has accepted $24,300 from a far-left organization, Persistence PAC.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore discusses new role in AL-1 — 'I don't think we need to change our philosophy, just do what we're doing'

Though he won't officially take over Alabama's newly drawn first congressional district until next January, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is already preparing for his new role.

Dick Brewbaker Mobile Alabama News
Brewbaker picks up two more key endorsements in AL-2 run-off — 'He is a strong Christian conservative who will put hard-working American families first'

Former State Sen. Dick Brewbaker announced on Thursday that State Sen. Will Barfoot (R-Pike Road)and State Rep. Reed Ingram (R-Pike Road) had endorsed his campaign for Congress in Alabama's second district.

Second congressional district Alabama News
AL-2 primary results show district 'in reach' for GOP — 'It is certainly winnable'

When the federal courts redrew Alabama's second congressional district in favor of Democrats, some in the Alabama Republican Party felt they were given a political death sentence by being forced to give up a solid Republican U.S. House seat.

Alabama News Ainsworth School Choice Alabama News
Ainsworth praises final passage of CHOOSE Act: 'Alabama now ranks high among the nation's leaders in school choice options'

Alabama's Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth (R) released a statement on Wednesday praising the final passage of the "CHOOSE Act," commonly known as the School Choice bill, which has been making its way through the legislature.

Dale Strong at southern border Alabama News
Strong slams Biden for installing security fence at Capitol ahead of State of the Union address while 'refusing to protect' southern border

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) was quick to point out the apparent irony in Biden's attempt to secure his speech while the crisis at the southern border continues.

Joe Reed Alabama News
ADC's Joe Reed demands AL-2 Democrat front-runners Figures, Daniels kicked off party ballot

Joe Reed, the longtime democrat power broker and the father of Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, has made another attempt at deciding who will be the next Democrat nominee in Alabama's newly drawn second congressional district.

Matt Simpson Alabama News
House Ethics Committee holds hearing on controversial new ethics bill: 'It is never the wrong time to do the right thing'

The Alabama House Ethics and Campaign Finance Committee held a public hearing on Wednesday to discuss a change in Alabama's ethics laws proposed by State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne).

Alabama News School Choice Vote HB129 Alabama News
House Republicans pass school choice bill despite Democrat opposition — 'Alabama took another important step forward'

On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed HB129, the CHOOSE Act, otherwise known as the school choice bill.

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile). Photo: Erica Thomas. Alabama News
Jerry Carl endorsed by Coastal 150 — 'I’ve delivered real results for folks in the Gulf Coast region'

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) announced Saturday he was endorsed by Coastal 150 in his bid for Alabama's first congressional district.

Dick Brewbaker Farm Alabama News
Dick Brewbaker secures endorsement of Eagle Forum PAC in AL-2 race

The political action committee connected to the national organization Eagle Forum has endorsed Dick Brewbaker in the race for Alabama's second congressional district.

Jerry carl Alabama News
Jerry Carl calls on Barry Moore to denounce support from Club for Growth

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) called on his first congressional district opponent, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), to denounce Washington, D.C.-based Club for Growth after Federal Communications Commission reports revealed $581,000 in advertisement supporting Moore in the final two weeks of the race.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Club for Growth makes $580K media buy in AL-1 race

Club for Growth, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, has entered the first congressional district race in support of U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise).

Jeana Ross Alabama News
Jeana Ross receives key endorsements in HD27 special election

The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced on Tuesday that the board of directors of ProgressPAC, BCA's political-affiliate, had endorsed Jeana Ross in the special election for Alabama House District 27.

Barry moore ted cruz Alabama News
Barry Moore earns Ted Cruz's endorsement in AL-1 GOP primary

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced on Tuesday his endorsement for U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) in the upcoming GOP primary for the first congressional district.

Robert Aderholt Border Illegal Crossing Alabama News
Aderholt releases first TV and radio ads in AL-4 — 'I'm endorsing President Trump and he is endorsing me'

On Friday, U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) announced his campaign had released both a TV and Radio ad in his re-election bid for Alabama's fourth congressional district.

Stephen Raby Alabama News
Who is Steve Raby?

Alabama politics has many influential people. However, few have risen to the level of long-time political operative Steve Raby.

Will Ainsworth API Alabama News
Ainsworth speaks at Education Freedom Day: 'It's time for Alabama to not be last in the nation — We want to be first in the nation'

Lieutenant Gov. Will Ainsworth spoke to a large crowd of students from Montgomery on Tuesday at the Alabama Policy Institute Educational Freedom Day event on the State House steps.

Dick Brewbaker Alabama News
Brewbaker endorsed by Veterans for Trump: 'There is another generation coming that needs an America to live in'

Dick Brewbaker announced on Monday that he had been endorsed by the "Veterans for Trump" (VFT) group. Byron Donalds (R-FL) spoke at the event and discussed the importance of helping get these campaigns that are endorsed running strong.

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