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Two Alabama legislators endorse DeSantis for president in 2024 after Tuscaloosa debate

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis picked up endorsements from two Alabama legislators on Thursday.

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DeSantis: Nikki Haley’s ‘surge is more of a media thing’

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continued to spar over their records the morning after the GOP presidential debate in Tuscaloosa.

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Haley, DeSantis spar for second place in GOP presidential debate in Tuscaloosa

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sparred over their donors and respective records on social issues during an RNC presidential debate in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday. 

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Field set for Republican presidential debate in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday

Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced the four participants in the upcoming fourth Republican primary debate in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday.

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DeSantis to qualify for Alabama primary Monday

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is scheduled to qualify Monday in Alabama’s presidential preference primary.

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RSA's Bronner: Parents can’t be trusted with school choice voucher programs

Retirement Systems of Alabama CEO David Bronner advocated against education voucher programs in the RSA’s most recent newsletter, suggesting parents receiving vouchers for their children’s education can’t be trusted to spend that money responsibly.

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DeSantis backs Tuberville on military holds — 'They are breaking, violating the law'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), a candidate for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, said he supported U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville's (R-Auburn) hold on military promotions during Saturday's Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Town Hall.

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Ron DeSantis selects former ALGOP chair Terry Lathan to serve as state campaign chair

Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) recently tapped former Alabama Republican Party chairwoman Terry Lathan to serve as his campaign's Alabama chairman.

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Trump ALGOP dinner in Montgomery expected to break previous record held by DeSantis

Attendance at the ALGOP’s summer dinner in Montgomery where former President Donald Trump is the keynote speaker on Friday is expected to break a record for previous Republican Party dinner events in the Yellowhammer State.

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Bryan Dawson: Courage is the great need of the hour

We are seeing that genuineness, authenticity and courage are rewarded by the people in a way I don’t think we have ever seen before.

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AL(dot)com reruns misleading headline accusing Florida police of arresting son of DeSantis critic ‘for memes’ while actually charged with posting ‘I want to shoot up the school’

A popular statewide media website in Alabama reran a story on Friday morning that contained a misleading headline accusing Florida officials of arresting the son of a critic of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis “for memes.” In reality, the boy was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot up a school.

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State Auditor Andrew Sorrell endorses Ron DeSantis for president

On Monday, State Auditor Andrew Sorrell announced his endorsement for Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL), an unannounced but likely Republican presidential candidate in 2024.

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DeSantis expands school choice as Alabamians await action by the legislature

Students in Florida this week gained virtually unlimited access to school choice.

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Ivey joins DeSantis in fight against Biden over ESG in retirement funds, signs joint statement vowing to 'leverage state pension' against woke investing

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey joined Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and 17 other states to oppose President Joe Biden’s efforts to keep environmental, social and governance investing in employee pension plans.

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Alabama Republican Party sets record at DeSantis fundraising dinner

Over 1,700 people packed into the Finley Center in Hoover on Thursday for the event, which had to be moved from the Birmingham Sheraton to accommodate the large crowd.

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DeSantis warms up Alabama GOP for 2024 presidential cycle with wide-ranging speech rejecting 'Faucism,' state income taxes and the 'woke agenda'

Although he has not formally announced a bid for the White House, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) made what could have been interpreted as a speech that laid the groundwork for a presidential campaign Thursday night for the Alabama Republican Party's winter dinner.

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DeSantis-mania? ALGOP forced to move event featuring the Florida governor to larger venue after ticket sales exceed expectations

The Alabama Republican Party's (ALGOP) winter dinner is being relocated to a bigger venue to accommodate the growing number of people wanting to meet Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

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AG Marshall backs Florida's DeSantis-signed transgender sports ban in court filing

Monday, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced he was among a coalition of 22 attorneys general who filed an amicus brief supporting Florida's law that "preserves girls' sports teams for girls alone."

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve as keynote speaker at ALGOP's Winter Dinner

The ALGOP on Wednesday announced that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would be the special guest and keynote speaker at the upcoming Winter Dinner on March 9 in Birmingham.

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Alabama gas prices among nation's lowest but still in record-high territory

According to statistics compiled by AAA, the average statewide price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $4.257, way down from the June average price of $4.632 a gallon.