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Mike Rogers Alabama News
'Most military-friendly state in the country': U.S. Rep. Rogers applauds Alabama law exempting troops from paying state income tax while deployed

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) recently applauded the state of Alabama for its newly signed legislation that exempts troops from paying state income tax while deployed or mobilized

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SAVE Act passes House with backing of Alabama GOP delegation: ‘It’s common sense that only Americans should vote in American elections’

House Republicans and five Democrats passed the Safeguard American Voter Eligibility (SAVE) Act on Wednesday.

Mike Rogers Alabama News
Mike Rogers calls for end to failed Gaza pier system ‘before further catastrophe occurs’

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) sent a letter on Thursday urging the Biden administration to immediately cease a temporary pier operation off the coast of Gaza.

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Strong applauds passage of NDAA, touts wins for Redstone Arsenal

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) released a statement on Thursday applauding the passage of the FY25 National Defense Authorization Act and its provisions.

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See how Alabama voted: Federal delegation split on congressional foreign aid package

As House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) is receiving accolades from centrist Republicans, some Democrat politicians and talking heads in the mainstream media, his own caucus is not lining up behind him on a foreign aid package passed Saturday.

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Barry Moore lone Alabama holdout on FISA renewal

By a 273-147 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), with six of Alabama's seven members voting for the measure.

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) Alabama News
Joey Clark: Alabama's Mike Rogers and the question of strange times

Sir, when you spout the conventional Beltway foreign policy wisdom on Ukraine, I, like millions of my fellow Americans, do not believe you anymore.  

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers blames congressional dysfunction on cable news, social media

During an interview that aired on Friday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) followed up his speech to the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce earlier in the week.

Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers slams House members against more Ukraine funding — ‘Some of them are stupid’

The House will consider additional funding to Ukraine when they return from their Easter recess, according to U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks).

Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers blasts United Nations for attempt to interfere with Alabama's scheduled nitrogen hypoxia execution

U.S. Rep Mike Rogers (R-Saks) recently criticized the United Nations' attempts to interfere in a scheduled Alabama execution of a convicted murderer.

Trump and Mike Rogers Alabama News
Report: Alabama congressional delegation not giving up the fight on Space Command HQ; Decision could involve Trump

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) is vowing to use the next defense policy bill to move Space Command to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville. President Joe Biden had reversed the Trump administration's decision to locate it at Redstone in favor of Colorado Springs, Co.

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GOP federal congressional delegation backs Trump after Colorado Supreme Court removes him from its state 2024 ballot

Alabama’s state and federal lawmakers are coming out in droves in support of former President Donald Trump, after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that he was disqualified from appearing on the state’s presidential ballot.

Mike Rogers Alabama News
'Political gamesmanship': U.S. Rep. Rogers slams SPACECOM General Dickinson for declaring agency 'fully operational' in Colorado

The battle for the permanent U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) headquarters has been ongoing since 2019. Redstone Arsenal, in Huntsville, was ranked first among the many states who bid for the honor and was set to be the headquarters' new home until the Biden administration reversed the Trump-era decision in favor of sixth-ranked Colorado.

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Alabama’s GOP House delegation votes to authorize Biden impeachment inquiry — 'This president has possibly committed multiple impeachable offenses'

All six House Republicans from Alabama voted to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden on Wednesday.

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Florida's Gaetz touts U.S. Rep. Rogers as 'ally' in UAP-UFO transparency fight

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has led a bipartisan group of lawmakers, which includes his Florida delegation colleagues U.S. Reps. Anna Paulina Luna (R-Fla.) and Jared Moskowitz (D-Fla.), to seek transparency from the federal government about unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP), also known as unidentified flying objects (UFOs).

Mike Johnson Alabama News
Alabama House delegation split on vote to avoid government shutdown; CR passed with funding through February 2024

Alabama's Congressional delegation was split Tuesday on a vote for a continuing resolution to fund parts of the federal government into early 2024.

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U.S. Reps. Rogers, Strong vote to fund FBI's new $300 million HQ; Whistleblower decries Republicans in support of agency — 'Soulless demons. Go to hell'

After several Republicans and Democrats voted against an amendment that would’ve prohibited funds for a new FBI headquarters in the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations (FSGGA) bill, one former whistleblower has dubbed the Republicans in question “soulless demons.” 

Trump and Mike Rogers Alabama News
Rogers receives Trump's 'total endorsement' for re-election: 'Mike is rebuilding our great military, fighting woke ideology, and defending our country'

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) received some high praise from former President Donald Trump on Wednesday along with his “total endorsement” for re-election.

Mike Rogers Alabama News
'Categorically false': U.S. Rep. Rogers rejects claim he was willing to work with Jeffries, Dems to elect House Speaker; Says comments were 'misconstrued'

"I was proud to support conservative leader Jim Jordan for Speaker of the House. America spoke last November — Republicans are in the majority in the House and we should elect a Republican Speaker with Republican votes," Rogers said in a statement provided to 1819 News on Friday. "I am and have always been strongly opposed to any attempt to form a coalition government with Democratic support."

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) Alabama News
Joey Clark: Dude looks like Alabama's Liz Cheney

Ever since Liz Cheney became a symbol of betrayal for the new American right, many Alabamians have warily searched for the “Liz Cheney of Alabama” — but to no avail.  

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Strong last Alabama House Republican holdout on Jordan for speaker; Announcement forthcoming

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Madison) is scheduled to make an announcement about the Speaker’s race this evening. 

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Rogers backtracks on possible Hakeem Jeffries deal, backs Jim Jordan for Speaker

Monday, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) announced he was backing U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) for House Speaker after a days-long ordeal that involved a possible Rogers' deal with U.S. House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.).

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) Alabama News
ALGOP executive committee member threatens Republican primary ballot access challenge against U.S. Rep. Rogers over House Speaker saga

According to a press release submitted to 1819 News on Sunday, "at least four members" of the Alabama Republican Party's executive committee are planning to file a ballot challenge against U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) for indicating a willingness to cooperate with U.S. House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.).

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) Alabama News
Rogers draws rebuke from conservatives after signaling willingness to cut deal with Dems to resolve U.S. House Speaker impasse

According to reports, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) is leading a charge to make an unprecedented move to work with his counterparts on the other side of the aisle to elect a new House Speaker.

Jim Jordan Alabama News
Palmer, Moore back Jim Jordan for House Speaker; Freedom Caucus opponent Rogers vows staunch opposition

U.S. Reps. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) and Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) voiced their support on Friday for Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to become the new Speaker of the House.

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Alabama's U.S. House delegation condemns Hamas attack on Israel; Carl, Palmer blame Biden for Iran support

Several members of Alabama’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives weighed in on the warfare that erupted in Israel over the weekend following a terrorist attack near the Gaza Strip.

Israel Alabama News
Biden administration 'appeasement put blood in the water, and now it has blood on its hands': Lawmakers, Ivey sound off on unprecedented terror attack on Israel

Republicans, including some Alabama Republicans, blame the Biden administration's decision to release $6 billion in frozen Iran funds ahead of the Hamas attack on Israel.

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