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Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville: 'I'm a Trump guy' — Says Biden admin putting us in 'bad trouble' despite claims in recent ad campaign

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) sat down with Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday and once again affirmed his support for Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign. 

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'This is far better than a clean debt limit bill' — Palmer says Fiscal Responsibility Act not a 'massive loss' for GOP despite 'no' vote

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) was one of three of Alabama’s congressional delegation to vote against raising the national debt limit, but he said the bill was not all bad for Republicans.

Tuberville and Britt Alabama News
Tuberville, Britt vote ‘no’ as U.S. Senate passes debt ceiling bill

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation to raise the national debt limit into 2025 following the bill’s approval in the House a day prior. Both of Alabama’s U.S. senators, Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) voted against the bill, which now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature.

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U.S. House votes to raise debt ceiling; Alabama congressional delegation split with four 'yes' votes, three 'no' votes

On Wednesday, 149 U.S. House Republicans joined 165 House Democrats in voting 314-117 to the Fiscal Responsibility Act to raise the national debt ceiling for two years and avoid a default on money borrowed.

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Tuberville rips debt ceiling deal as U.S. House prepares to vote Wednesday; Aderholt calls it 'a step in the right direction'

Tuberville called the bill a "terrible deal," while Aderholt, though not happy with the final bill, highlighted some of its positives.

Money 3 Alabama News
KCarl Smith: How does the U.S. government get the money to meet our financial obligations?

Our government spends much more than it has or will collect, and to pay our bills, we must find somewhere to get the needed extra money. 

Money 2 Alabama News
Justin Bogie: Consequences of a U.S. debt limit default could be ‘cataclysmic’

Nobody wants to default on the U.S. debt. The repercussions would be devastating for all Americans. However, out of control government growth and borrowing against future generations must stop.

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Tuberville on Trump: ‘He’s going to win this race — We’ve got to have him in there' because 'this place is in trouble'

During an appearance on Fox Business’ "Kudlow," U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) predicted that former President Donald Trump would win the presidential election in 2024.

Aderholt Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Aderholt: Congress needs to cut Biden's unnecessary spending to solve debt limit

“[S]ome members of Congress won’t really focus on trying to cut spending unless they’re really pushed to the wall,” Aderholt said.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Dale Strong: Solution to debt limit must include spending cuts

U.S. Congressman Dale Strong said Congress needs to work on a solution to the debt limit, one that cuts spending nationwide.

Debt Alabama News
Justin Bogie: How Washington’s looming debt limit fight could impact you

The federal government expects to reach the statutory debt limit this Thursday, setting up another high-profile political showdown in Washington. But what does that mean for the nation, and how might it impact Alabamians?

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Alabama’s Republican Congressmen respond to 'wasteful' debt ceiling increase bill

By Brandon Moseley Early Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to raise the debt ceiling by another $2.5 trillion. This...

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Congress approves raising of debt ceiling

By Brandon Moseley Late Tuesday, the Senate passed legislation to increase the nation's debt ceiling, in a vote of 50 to 49. Early...

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Tuberville and Shelby vote against bipartisan effort to raise debt ceiling

By Brandon Moseley U.S. Senators Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville, both Republicans from Alabama, voted against a resolution to...