Dakota Layton, Author at Bama Politics

On Saturday, December 21st, former Attorney General and 2020 Alabama GOP Senate front-runner, Jeff Sessions tweeted a viral meme of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel, House…

On Monday, December 23rd, I interviewed former State Representative Barry Moore. He is a small business owner and a Trump delegate who represented House District 91 from 2010-2018 in the state of Alabama and is now running to represent Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District. Why are…

A new poll released by JMC Analytics surveyed a group of voters between December 16-18. 14% of the voters were between the ages of 18 and 34, 29% were between 35 and 54, 21% were between 55 and 64, and 37% were 65 and older….

Doug Jones This Week Interview

Senator Doug Jones was interviewed Sunday morning on ABC’s “This Week” by Martha Raddatz. Their conversation revolved around the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and Senator Jones had a lot to say. In the same way that he promised to be an independent voice…

Jeff Sessions

Last night, during an interview on Tucker Carlson Tonight, former Attorney General and 2020 Alabama Senate GOP front-runner, Jeff Sessions highlighted the difference between his view of the impeachment charges against President Bill Clinton in 1998 and his view of the current impeachment charges against…

Alabama’s Medical Cannabis Study Commission voted 12-3 (3 voted no, 3 others abstained) to recommend legislation that would legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana in the state of Alabama. “It’s a strong showing that two-thirds thought the legislation was reasonable and well-thought-out,” said…

Alabama Attorney General, Steve Marshall has been joined by two attorney’s generals (Jeff Landry, R-Louisiana and Jason Ravnsborg, R-South Dakota) in a lawsuit filed this past Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Western Division. Marshall is hoping to stop…

Though its first two attempts to enact a pay raise for themselves and the mayor’s office were vetoed by Mayor Tommy Battle of Huntsville, their third attempt could very well become law. Mayor Battle seems to have a much more favorable view of this recent…

Doug Jones Floor Speech on Donald Trump

On Thursday afternoon, Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) tweeted: “In the past week, Congress has passed my bills to end the military widow’s tax, permanently fund HBCUs and to simplify the FAFSA application. That’s the work I came to the Senate to do — not to…

Last night, former Auburn University football coach and GOP Senate candidate, Tommy Tuberville tweeted the following in response to the House’s passage of both articles of impeachment against President Trump: “This impeachment process has been a sham and has distracted Congress from what they were…