Rise to the Moment of Truth Sunday, February 25, 2024

Tag: SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Mike Johnson receives Speaker's gavel from Hakeem Jeffries, 10/25/2023 Alabama News
Louisiana's Mike Johnson elected House Speaker with unanimous support from Alabama's GOP delegation

Johnson is a senior attorney for Alliance Defending Freedom, which describes itself as “the world’s largest legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom, free speech, the sanctity of life, parental rights, and God’s design for marriage and family.”

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U.S. Rep. Emmer wins GOP nod for speaker; Faces uncertain vote on House floor

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) has won the vote of the House Republican Conference as their candidate for Speaker of the House.

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Palmer withdraws from race for Speaker

Alabama's sixth district U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) announced Tuesday morning that he has withdrawn from the race for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Palmer challenges all candidates for House Speaker to five commitments — 'We don’t need a person or a personality, we need a plan'

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) put out a challenge to all candidates running for Speaker, asking his fellow contenders to commit to five principles.

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Palmer cites inflation, immigration, crime as reasons for seeking Speakership — 'The American people are desperate for authentic leadership'

Palmer faces eight other Republican congress members who qualified to run for speaker before the October 22 deadline.

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KCarl Smith: The ongoing congressional struggle

The gradual erosion of core freedoms such as speech, religion, and self-defense continue, perpetuated by the very government entrusted with upholding these rights.

Jim Jordan Alabama News
House prepares for third round of voting in speaker race — U.S. Rep. Strong: 'Members of Congress are putting personal grudges before the American people'

A third round of voting for House Speaker is scheduled for Friday morning with U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) hoping to pick up more votes after falling even further behind on the second ballot with 22 Republicans voting against him.

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Jordan falls further behind in speaker race on second ballot — Aderholt: 'I’m strong on my support for him unless he decides otherwise that he cannot get the votes'

Jordan fell short of the minimum 217 needed to claim the House Speaker spot by 22 Republican votes, which is two less than he had yesterday on the first ballot.

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Alabama congressional delegation votes along party lines for House Speaker; Jordan fails on first ballot

Backed by Alabama’s Republican delegation, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) failed to garner enough votes to win Speaker of the House of Representatives during the first round of voting Tuesday.

Dale Strong Alabama News
'The right man to lead': Strong backs Jim Jordan for House Speaker

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) has officially endorsed U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to be the new Speaker of the House, giving Jordan the backing of the entire Alabama congressional delegation, minus U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham).

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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Barry Moore backs Jim Jordan as House Speaker after Trump endorsement

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) recently backed U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to take the now vacant House Speaker's seat after former President Donald Trump gave Jordan a robust endorsement.

Gary Palmer Alabama News
Palmer defends McCarthy support: 'It’s just really been a very, very frustrating time'

U.S. Rep Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) recently defended his vote not to vacate the Speaker of the House of Representatives.  

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Alabama House Republicans stick with McCarthy on successful motion to vacate speaker's seat

The Republican wing of the Alabama congressional delegation stood behind House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as Congress surprisingly voted to vacate his chair.

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Former Alabama House Speaker released from prison after serving time for ethics conviction

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who served 28 months in prison in connection to ethics violations, has been released from the Limestone Correctional Center.

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Alabama Speaker of the House announces changes and appointments in House Committee structure

Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon (R-Monrovia) announced several changes in the House committee leadership structure. These changes...

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State appealing court decision on redistricting; chair of reapportionment react

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) is appealing a decision by a federal court that would require the legislature to draw a...

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McCutcheon says redistricting he “felt was very fair”

By Brandon Moseley Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon stands by four redistricting plans that were passed by the Alabama Legislature...

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Alabama Farmers Federation Endorses Rep. Steve Clouse

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced it endorses State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark) for Alabama House District...