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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.

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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.

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'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).

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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.” 

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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.

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'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."

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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.).

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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.).

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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.

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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.

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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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Alabama congressional delegation grills federal officials over Space Command decision — 'The Biden Administration has chosen to play politics with our national security'

On Thursday, Alabama congressmen grilled U.S. officials over the Biden administration’s decision to make Colorado Springs the permanent location of U.S. Space Command instead of Huntsville.

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Some Alabama GOP congressional members receive failing scores on pro-Ukraine report card

A recent report card from a pro-Ukraine GOP organization rates Alabama GOP congressmen based on their support for Ukraine during the current conflict against Russia, with several failing.

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Members of Alabama's congressional delegation rip late summer price increases — 'That's Bidenomics'

Three members of the Alabama delegation slammed President Joe Biden’s economic policies after the already strained U.S. economy experienced its first rise in the rate of consumer price increases after approximately a year. 

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Alabama's GOP congressional delegation goes 6-0 in favor of Trump's re-election

One day after former President Donald Trump was indicted on federal charges for challenging the 2020 election results, six Republican members of Alabama’s U.S. congressional delegation officially gave him their support for 2024.

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Strong, Rogers oppose effort requiring airlines to rehire pilots fired for refusing COVID vaccine — Warn of 'slippery slope'

The U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass an amendment to a bill on Thursday morning that would have required airlines to rehire pilots who were fired or forced to resign for not taking the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Most of Alabama's congressional delegation silent on redistricting nonprofit donations

How many members of Alabama’s congressional delegation donated to a new redistricting nonprofit called Citizens for Fair Representation?

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U.S. Reps. Rogers, Palmer visit Taiwan, discuss plans to 'deter aggression' by China

During an Indo-pacific tour, U.S. Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) and Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) visited Taiwan to reiterate support for Taiwan’s sovereignty and to address supposed concerns with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

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U.S. Rep. Rogers requests delivery of omitted sections of DOD report on withdrawal from Afghanistan, cites ‘multiple discrepancies’

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks), chair of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, accused U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Tuesday of including false information and omitting details in a report about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021. 

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Alabama's GOP congressional delegation sponsors resolution overturning ATF pistol brace rule

U.S. Reps. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville), Jerry Carl (R-Mobile, Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), Mike Rogers (R-Saks) and Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) were among the 189 Republican co-sponsors of the resolution, which seeks to overturn a new ATF rule which reclassified pistols as short-barreled rifles if they have a stabilizing brace.

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