A perennial problem with politics is that people in politics actually take themselves seriously. Politicians may act cynically, yet they are not quite cynical enough when it comes to their own political ambitions.
The woman who poured a container of water over former State Rep. Kyle South has a lengthy history of disruptive behavior at various events across the state.
Since she was 14 years old, Caroline Joyous, of Calhoun County has been interested in politics. She got an early start as a political commentator and once had a dream to run for office.
Brilyn Hollyhand, 17, has made his way around the nation meeting and speaking with Republican leaders for nearly six years. He has done multiple interviews on network TV and has made a name for himself.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss Democrat interest in issues that don't seem to resonate with the average voter, the potential Democrat generational loss of the political center and the strange circumstances in the primary election runoff challenges.
“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.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the Primary Runoff, the possibility that the competitive Fifth Congressional District runoff may affect the outcome of other races and the apparent requirement in Alabama that candidates have style and substance.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the capture of two former U.S. military Alabamians in Ukraine, the Trump endorsement of Katie Britt and the upcoming runoff elections.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss the closed primary proposals, Trump's endorsement of Katie Britt and the Secretary of State race.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the questions raised by the Executive Director of the Alabama Democratic Party, whether the Republican Party should insist on closed primaries to preclude Democrat crossover voting and the Republican U.S. Senate runoff.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss Ray's recent interview with Mike Durant, the influence of Super PACs and the Alabama Secretary of State's assertion that MyPillow's Mike Lindell has no credibility.