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Caroleene Dobson pledges to seek ‘federal remedies’ for violent crime plaguing cities within district

Caroleene Dobson, Alabama’s second congressional district Republican nominee, announced on Wednesday that she will seek federal funding and other remedies to address violent crime that is running rampant and attacking innocent individuals in cities and towns throughout the district.

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U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson endorses Caroleene Dobson in AL-2

U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) endorsed Caroleene Dobson in her bid for Alabama's newly-drawn second congressional district on Monday. 

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Figures hosts 'a special Macallan Bourbon and Ballots' fundraiser

The campaign for Democratic candidate for Alabama’s second congressional district Shomari Figures is hosting a unique event to raise funds for his election effort.

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Shomari Figures gets 'Red to Blue' DCCC funding in tight AL-2 race

Shomari Figures will get help from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in a close race to represent the newly redrawn second congressional district. 

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Jennifer Oliver O’Connell: A tale of two candidates in Alabama’s District 2

Alabama’s new District 2 is offering a choice this year between a D.C. insider and a political newcomer.

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Caroleene Dobson: AL-2 race ‘very winnable’, could decide House control

It’s “highly possible” that Alabama’s Congressional District 2 race in 2024 will decide which political party controls Congress, according to Caroleene Dobson.

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Figures criticizes legislature for union clawback bill, calls Trump a 'throwback' to Alabama's past in MSNBC appearance

Shomari Figures, the Democrat nominee for Alabama's second congressional district race, appeared on MSNBC on Saturday with Al Sharpton to tout his candidacy and to react to President Joe Biden's appearance in nearby Atlanta to deliver the Morehouse College's commencement address.

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'Absolute Persecution': AL-2 GOP hopeful Dobson blasts 'lawfare,' says opponent Shomari Figures 'complicit in Biden's weaponized DOJ'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Caroleene Dobson, the Republican nominee for Alabama's open second congressional district seat, blasted the weaponization and applauded Marshall and Tuberville for supporting Trump.

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What happened? Analysis of AL-2 run-off election — Dobson, Figures now the nominees to fight for the seat in November

The second congressional district run-off elections were held on Tuesday, Republican Caroleene Dobson won the nomination for her party over Dick Brewbaker. Shomari Figures won the Democratic nomination after securing his victory over current Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville). 

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First-timer Caroleene Dobson wins GOP congressional nomination in AL-2; Faces Democrat Shomari Figures Nov. 5

Newcomer Caroleene Dobson won the GOP nomination for Congress and faces Democrat winner Shomari Figures.

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Christian Coalition of Alabama issues voting guide Q&A for AL-2 primary runoff

The Christian Coalition of Alabama recently released its first voting guide for the 2024 election cycle, focusing on the newly drawn second congressional district.

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Carpetbagging accusations fly between Figures, Daniels in closing stage of AL-2 Democratic primary

Both Democrat runoff opponents competing for their party's second congressional district nomination appeared on this week's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," and both had a similar attack.

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Despite questioning party loyalty, Alabama Democratic Conference chair Joe Reed announces party support for Shomari Figures in AL-2

The Alabama Democratic Conference officially backs Shomari Figures against House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) in the upcoming runoff election for Alabama’s recently redrawn second congressional district.

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AL-2 candidate Anthony Daniels: 'We cannot allow out-of-state interests to spend money to buy a seat in Alabama'

Second congressional candidate Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) is laying out what separates him from his opponent as both vie for the Democratic nomination.

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AL-2 Dem hopeful Figures rejects effort to remove him from primary ballot — 'If Joe Reed is concerned about finances, he should focus on sharing ADC's financial reports'

Democrat second congressional district candidate Shomari Figures is pushing back against longtime Alabama Democratic Party boss Joe Reed, who on Saturday insisted Figures and fellow candidate State House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) be removed from Tuesday's primary ballot.