Dakota Layton, Author at Bama Politics

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act introduced by Congresswoman Terri Sewell, who represents Alabama’s seventh congressional district. After four failed attempts under the formerly Republican-led house, Sewell’s bill was passed in the new Democratic-led house along a…

Bradley Byrne

On Thursday morning, Republican Senate candidate, Congressman Bradley Byrne made an appearance on the “Matt and Aunie” radio show. During his appearance, he alleged that former Attorney General and now Senate candidate, Jeff Sessions urged him to end his campaign. Byrne stated, “I hate to…

John Merrill

On Sunday, current Alabama Secretary of State, John Merrill ended his campaign for U.S. Senate to challenge Democratic incumbent, Doug Jones. He made the announcement on his Facebook page: “I have spoken to tens of thousands of Alabamians about the future of our nation and…

Chris Lewis

As election season continues to heat up, one Republican incumbent running for reelection is Congressman Mo Brooks, a Republican who represents the 5th Congressional District in Alabama. On Monday, a political action committee that represents Alabama farmers known as Farm PAC, which previously endorsed Brooks…

The 2020 Senate election in Alabama is heating up and as expected, Republicans are fighting relentlessly to take back former Attorney General and now Senate candidate, Jeff Session’s former seat. Last week, former Auburn University football coach and current Republican frontrunner, Tommy Tuberville tweeted the…

On Thursday, September 19th, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-California), unveiled a sweeping new proposal to lower drug prices known as H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. Speaker Pelosi remarked that the bill was “transformative” and “We do hope to…