Dakota Layton, Author at Bama Politics

Rep. Terri Sewell’s Voting Rights Advancement Act Passes the House

By Dakota Layton on December 7, 2019

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,…

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Bradley Byrne

Bradley Byrne Alleges that Jeff Sessions Urged Him to Drop Out

By Dakota Layton on December 6, 2019

On Thursday morning, Republican Senate candidate, Congressman Bradley Byrne made an appearance on the “Matt and Aunie” radio show. During his appearance, he alleged…

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John Merrill

Alabama Secretary of State, John Merrill Ends Campaign For U.S. Senate

By Dakota Layton on December 3, 2019

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…

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Chris Lewis

Farm PAC Endorses Primary Challenger, Chris Lewis Against Incumbent Mo Brooks

By Dakota Layton on November 29, 2019

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…

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Senator Doug Jones’ Voting Record Explained

By Dakota Layton on November 27, 2019

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,…

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What the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 Would Mean for Alabama Families

By Dakota Layton on November 25, 2019

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

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