Dakota Layton, Author at Bama Politics

On Wednesday, former Attorney General and 2020 Alabama GOP Senate front-runner, Jeff Sessions went on an 8-part Twitter tirade against House Democrats after both articles of impeachment passed the House on a party-line vote with the exception of one Independent (Justin Amash of Michigan, a…

Doug Jones

Senator Doug Jones partnered with Senator Susan Collins of Maine on the Widow’s Tax Elimination Act of 2019. This bipartisan policy priority became a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill will head to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law. The…

Anna M. Manasco

President Trump released a list of his judicial nominees on Wednesday. One of those nominees is Anna M. Manasco of Birmingham. She was nominated to serve as a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. Manasco is a native Alabamian,…

Source: WalletHub Despite its dominantly conservative constituency and political representation, according to a new study released this week by WalletHub, Alabama is one of the most federally dependent states in the United States. The study ranked the five most federally dependent states in the following…

Jeff Sessions

During an appearance on WVNN’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the front-runner to take on Democratic incumbent, Doug Jones, attempted to carve out a pragmatic balance between conservative Alabama values and economic issues that are the bread and butter talking…

The UAB President’s Medal, first awarded in 1985, recognizes individuals who have attained scholarly distinction and/or have rendered distinguished service to the university. This year it was awarded to Alabama’s senior U.S. Senator, Richard Shelby. He was selected for this tremendous honor by Dr. Ray…

Alabama Association of Justice

The Alabama Association of Justice will conclude its Courthouse Appreciation Tour and Social tomorrow, December 16 in Tuscaloosa. The Association and its members invite all courthouse employees and judicial staff to celebrate 230 years of the Seventh Amendment guaranteeing the right to a civil jury…

A poll commissioned by the Sessions campaign found that the former Attorney General is the new GOP front-runner to take on Democratic incumbent, Senator Doug Jones. Among 700 likely Republican voters, surveyed Dec. 3-5, the poll found that Jeff Sessions was favored by 44 percent…

Impeachment

On Tuesday, House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. The first article alleges that President Trump abused his power as the President of the United States  “Donald J. Trump has abused the powers of the Presidency, in that: Using the…

Billy Clardy III

On Sunday, The Thin Light Support held a candlelight vigil for Officer Billy Clardy III, a Huntsville Police Officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty on Friday. Huntsville Police Department Chief Mark McMurray, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, members of The Thin…

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