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Tag: TERRI SEWELL

Sewell Alabama News
Transcript shows U.S. Rep. Sewell repeatedly interrupted IRS whistleblower when confronted with evidence of illegality by Joe Biden connected to son's business dealings

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) recently questioned an IRS whistleblower Joseph Ziegler on whether or not there was evidence of wrongdoing by President Joe Biden. However, Ziegler had trouble answering due to Sewell's repeated interruptions.

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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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U.S. Reps. Aderholt, Sewell vote to expel George Santos from House; Remaining Alabama delegation votes against

U.S. Reps. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) and Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) were two among over 300 members of Congress who voted to expel U.S. Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) from the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decision could have implications for Alabama's congressional map

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that private litigants can no longer bring lawsuits claiming violation of section two of the Voting Rights Act.

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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.

Sewell Map Alabama News
Did the federal courts intentionally preserve Terri Sewell's incumbency?

Under the new court-imposed map, the seventh congressional district includes Sewell-strongholds Dallas and Perry Counties. This gives her a distinct advantage over any candidate, especially from Birmingham, attempting to run against Sewell in the 2024 Democrat primary.

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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 delegation split on stopgap bill averting federal government shutdown

Late Saturday, the U.S. Senate passed a stopgap funding bill that gives Congress until November 17 to resolve a spending impasse by an 88-9 vote, with both U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) voting for it.

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'She was fearless': Alabama's federal delegation remembers the late Dianne Feinstein

California Senator Dianne Feinstein passed away Thursday night, ending an over 30-year career in the United States Senate.

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers Alabama News
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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Senate Minority Leader Singleton launching 'exploratory committee' for primary challenge against U.S. Rep. Sewell

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) might already have her first Democratic primary challenger for 2024 one day after new congressional district map proposals were released by a court-appointed special master.

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U.S. Rep. Sewell accuses certain Americans of attempting to 'whitewash' history, ban books on anniversary of 16th Street Baptist Church bombing

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) used the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on Friday to accuse her political opponents of attempting to "whitewash" history and ban books.

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U.S. Rep. Sewell: Jefferson County Commission districts will be targeted under Section 2 of Voting Rights Act of 1965

During an appearance Tuesday on CNN's "The Source," U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) predicted the federal courts would not stop with Alabama's congressional districts regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's break with prior precedent on the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Alabama politicos split along party lines on federal court decision to block new congressional map

Alabama politicians are divided across party lines in their support of condemnation of Tuesday’s 11th Circuit Court decision to bar the state from using the recently crafted congressional map in the 2024 election.

Terri Sewell Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Sewell: Alabama redistricting ‘protecting the political preferences of a white majority’

U.S. Rep Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) and members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) urged a federal court to throw out a new congressional map recently passed by Republicans and have a court-appointed special master draw a new map for the 2024 congressional elections in Alabama.

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U.S. Rep. Aderholt, State Sen. Stutts endorse new congressional map — Say U.S. Rep. Sewell was against SCOTUS decision despite publicly claiming support

When the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the Alabama Legislature to redraw the state's congressional map to create a second majority or near-majority black congressional district, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) publicly praised the decision as a "historic victory."

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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. Rep. Sewell calls SCOTUS ruling in favor of web designer refusing to design same-sex weddings 'a dangerous overreach with broad implications'

On Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of Colorado-based web designer Lorie Smith who sought to exempt her business in federal court from the state’s anti-discrimination laws.

Terri Sewell Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Sewell blasts 'shameful' SCOTUS affirmative action decision — 'The Court has chosen to ignore our history'

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) is the first in Alabama’s federal delegation to speak on the recent decision from the Supreme Court of the United States against affirmative action.

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Former Senator Doug Jones, Terri Sewell donor David Silverstein enters Jefferson County Commission special election

David Silverstein is a real estate developer in the Birmingham area. He declared his candidacy for the District 5 special election on Monday night.

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U.S. Rep. Sewell claims to be 'excited' about Alabama redrawing maps — Says it will have ‘profound implications’ for country, Hakeem Jeffries as House Speaker

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) said she was “excited” on Tuesday for Alabama to redraw its congressional district map following a U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) case earlier this month that requires Alabama lawmakers to create a majority (or close to majority) black congressional district.

Terri Sewell Alabama News
Five candidates who could pose a threat to incumbent U.S. Rep. Sewell for the Democrat nomination in a redrawn congressional district

If Terri Sewell wants to remain in the U.S. House of Representatives, she has her work cut out. But the challenge could come long before the November 2024 general election.

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SCOTUS ruling ‘kind of a surprise,’ former State Sen. Jim McClendon says

A Supreme Court of the United States ruling dealing with redistricting that was decided against the state of Alabama is “not a done deal yet” but was a surprise, according to former Reapportionment Committee Chair State Sen. Jim McClendon (R-Springville).

Terri Sewell Alabama News
Terri Sewell does victory lap on CNN in wake of SCOTUS congressional district ruling

Thursday, immediately following the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling declaring the Alabama Legislature's congressional maps unconstitutional, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) appeared on CNN to declare the decision a win for "black Alabama voters."

Rogers and Strong Alabama News
Rogers, Strong press Air Force officials to stop delaying Space Command decision — 'You need to end this charade and make the announcement'

“We are beyond the point of frustration with the continued delay in announcing the final decision on SPACECOM basing,” Rogers said.

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Report: Sewell calling for an investigation into Alabama train derailments after four incidents with Norfolk Southern trains in the state

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) is expected to send a letter Monday to the Federal Railroad Administration to call for an investigation into several train derailments in Alabama after four incidents in the state this year, all having to do with Norfolk Southern trains.

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