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Why Trump Deserves To Nominate A Successor to Ginsburg

By Dakota Layton on September 21, 2020 | Opinion

With the recent passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a one-of-a-kind legal intellect and trailblazer for women, political tensions on both sides of the aisle are likely to reach a new high as

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Doug Jones and Kamala Harris

Doug Jones Applauds Joe Biden’s VP Selection of Kamala Harris

By Dakota Layton on August 12, 2020

On Tuesday night, former Vice President Joe Biden made political history when he selected California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris will be the first woman of color on a major Presidential ticket…

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America’s Largest Anti-Abortion Group Endorses Tommy Tuberville

By Dakota Layton on July 28, 2020

On Tuesday, America’s largest group that advocates for anti-abortion policies National Right to Life endorsed former Auburn football coach and Republican Senate nominee Tommy Tuberville over his opponent, Democratic incumbent Doug Jones. Senator…

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Doug Jones Floor Speech on Donald Trump

Jones Says Tuberville and Sessions Both Have “Serious Flaws” Amidst Runoff

By Dakota Layton on July 14, 2020

Today, Alabama Republicans will select their nominee to take on incumbent Democratic Senator, Doug Jones in the 2020 general election. They will decide between former Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, who previously held Jones’…

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Gov. Ivey Awards $375,000 For Program to Aid Child Abuse Victims

By Dakota Layton on July 10, 2020

On Friday, Governor Kay Ivey announced that the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will administer a grant of $375,000 to establish a program aimed at helping victims of child abuse through ensuring…

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Madison County Courthouse, Huntsville AL, West view

Madison County Issues Order Mandating Use of Face Masks In Public

By Dakota Layton on July 6, 2020

At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7th, an order that mandates the use of face masks in public places will go into effect in Madison County. The order was issued by Madison County Health…

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Doug Jones and Jeff Sessions Condemn TVA’s Outsourcing of Jobs

By Dakota Layton on June 26, 2020

In early May, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) “announced plans to outsource 20 percent of its highly-skilled technology workforce to Capgemini, CGI, and Accenture — companies based in France, Canada, and Ireland respectively,” according to…

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AL Dems: Trump Using Naval Contract to Boost Re-Election Odds at Alabama’s Expense

By Dakota Layton on June 26, 2020

On Thursday, President Donald Trump toured a shipyard in Marinette, a city located in the battleground state of Wisconsin. In 2016, the President won the state of Wisconsin by

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Doug Jones

Wall Street Firm: Democrats Will Retake the Senate, but Doug Jones Will Lose

By Dakota Layton on June 24, 2020

Signum Global Advisors, a Wall Street firm that offers financial advice to clients is now predicting that Democrats will take control of the Senate after the 2020 elections. Signum previously believed that Senate Republicans led…

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New Poll: Tuberville Leads Jones By 3 Points

By Dakota Layton on June 23, 2020

According to a new internal poll from incumbent Democratic Senator Doug Jones’ 2020 Senate campaign, former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville (the likely GOP nominee to take on Jones)…

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