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Katie Britt pledges to make earning Mo Brooks voters' support 'a priority'

Fresh off of her Republican primary election runoff victory earlier in the week, Republican U.S. Senate nominee Katie Britt laid out her strategy going forward to November for her general election match-up against Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Will Boyd.

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Farmers Federation candidates win big in runoff elections

FarmPAC endorsed candidates did really well in the major party runoff elections on Tuesday,

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Katie Britt wins GOP nomination for Senate

Katie Britt won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate with an almost two to one advantage over Congressman Mo Brooks.

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Mo Brooks offers caustic and sarcastic congratulations to the Democratic Party after losing Senate runoff

“I would be remiss if I did not congratulate the Alabama Democratic Party for helping to ensure that the Democrat nominee in the Republican Primary won. So, congratulations to the Alabama Democratic party. They now have two nominees in the general election, Will Boyd and my opponent [Katie Britt] who they endorsed and helped push over the finish line both in the primary and in the runoff.”, Brooks said.

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Mo Brooks, Katie Britt make closing pitches in GOP U.S. Senate runoff

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt took to the airwaves to make one last argument for voters to consider for Tuesday's U.S. Senate Republican primary.

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BREAKING NEWS: Mo Brooks calls for ALGOP to disqualify Katie Britt on eve of U.S. Senate runoff

On Monday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks called the Alabama Republican Party to formally disqualify former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt as a Republican candidate.

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U.S. Senator from South Carolina endorses Britt for Senate

"Katie is a strong conservative who will fight to expand 21st century opportunity for every American family and preserve the American Dream for generations to come.," said Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) endorsing Katie Britt for Senate in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff election,.

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U.S. Sen. Paul says Trump's Katie Britt endorsement 'illogical,' 'irrational' – 'Should be just discounted'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a Mo Brooks supporter, called on Alabama Republican voters to discount former President Donald Trump's endorsement of Katie Britt.

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Ray Melick talks the Trump endorsement of Katie Britt on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the Trump endorsement of Katie Britt, the county-by-county ground game that Britt has run, and the apparent difference between Alabama and Florida in that Florida has competitive political races and Republicans there contrast themselves from Democrats.

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National Association of Realtors endorses Katie Britt

"Our momentum is surging because hardworking families in communities in every corner of Alabama know that I will fight relentlessly for our values and our people in the Senate," said Katie Boyd Britt.

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Conservative talker Mark Levin questions Trump's Britt endorsement – 'What are you going to do, Alabama?'

Not all of former President Donald Trump's allies were pleased with his decision to endorse former Business Council of Alabama president and CEO Katie Britt last week.

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Alabama’s Electric Cooperatives announce their endorsement of Katie Britt

"Katie has a proven record of fighting to grow good-paying jobs and 21st century opportunity in every corner of our state, and we know that she will be a champion for rural Alabama in the Senate," the Alabama Electric Cooperatives said in a statement endorsing Katie Britt for U.S. Senate.

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Donald Trump endorses Katie Britt in U.S. Senate race

On Friday, former Business Council of Alabama President and CEO Katie Britt's U.S. Senate effort got a shot in the arm from former President Donald Trump.

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Britt says red flag laws are a gateway to push a disarming agenda

"Gun grabbers use so-called 'red flag laws' as a gateway to push their disarming agenda," Katie Britt told the 1819 News following passage of national Red Flag legislation. "In reality, a 'red flag law' is an abridgment of the Second Amendment and can be abused to take away the right to self-defense with no due process.

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Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Will Boyd: Democrats do not need to interfere with another party's primary

Last week, outgoing Alabama Democratic Party executive director Wade Perry spoke very highly of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt, fueling speculation that Democrats crossed over to vote in the Republican Party's primary back on May 24.

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Alabama GOP Steering Committee sought clarification from Britt over Doug Jones claim

The Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee sought out answers from Katie Britt’s campaign after a statement was made over the weekend, claiming she was helpful to Doug Jones, a Democrat who won Alabama’s U.S. Senate race in 2017.

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Trump may refrain from endorsements in Senate race

Both the Katie Britt and Mo Brooks' campaigns have asked former President Donald J. Trump for his endorsement in the June 21 Republican runoff; but it is possible that he won't endorse either of them.

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BamaCarry endorses Mo Brooks for U.S. Senate

Pro-Second Amendment organization Bama Carry has endorsed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) for Alabama's open U.S. Senate seat, according to a release.

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Outgoing Alabama Democratic Party executive director Wade Perry touts Katie Britt – 'Pretty awesome,' 'super helpful' to Doug Jones

Alabama Democratic Party executive director Wade Perry's last day is Tuesday, but before his departure, he let it be known to the world that he thinks highly of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt.

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Katie Britt refuses to participate in Senate debates

"Mo Brooks will undoubtedly resort to embarrassing our state with false, desperate personal attacks. We are seeing his lies get more blatant by the day, and there is no way that a constructive or substantive debate can occur with his continually devolving behavior. Katie won’t participate in the final circus act of Mo’s career," said Katie Britt spokesperson Sean Ross announcing Britt's refusal to debate.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders endorses Katie Britt for U.S. Senate

“I’m thrilled to have the endorsement of Sarah Huckabee Sanders,” stated Britt. “Sarah is a conservative fighter and an unwavering voice for the America First movement."

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Mo Brooks says lack of funds force him to attack Katie Britt by name – 'I'm not afraid to do it myself'

One of the glaring differences between the two candidates in the Republican U.S. Senate runoff later this month is U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) dedicates a lot of effort to comparing himself to his opponent, former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt.

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U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton endorses Katie Britt for Senate

As Alabama’s next U.S. Senator, I’ll proudly work with Senator Cotton to fight for these important priorities an d defend our Christian conservative values,” Katie Britt said following Sen. Cotton's endorsement.

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SuperPAC spending over $24.5M on Alabama U.S. Senate race, country's third-most expensive says OpenSecrets

Even though it has yet to be settled with a June 21 primary looming, campaign finance tracking website OpenSecrets.org reports Alabama's U.S. Senate race was the third-most expensive of the 2022 election cycle thus far.

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Jessica Taylor endorses Mo Brooks in Senate race

"Mo Brooks is a true conservative and has proven he’s not afraid to drain the Swamp and has my full endorsement and support,” Taylor said.

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Mo Brooks accuses Katie Britt of 'behind the scenes' effort to solicit Democrat crossover votes in GOP primary

During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville), who will face former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt in next month's GOP senatorial primary runoff election, accused Britt of soliciting Democrat votes in Tuesday's primary. He argued she might attempt it again in the runoff.

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'It’s a people problem...not a gun problem': Alabama lawmakers react to deadly Texas school shooting

Alabama lawmakers and hopefuls are reacting to the deadly school shooting in Texas that left 19 children and two adults dead.

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