Dakota Layton, Author at Bama Politics

Stephen Moore, a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Heritage Foundation who has been nicknamed the “architect” of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, endorsed former Attorney General Jeff Sessions in his bid for U.S. Senate. “Jeff Sessions played a heroic role in terms…

Tommy Tuberville TV Ad

The AL GOP runoff election between former Auburn football Coach Tommy Tuberville and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will take place on July 14 and a new poll shows Tuberville leading Sessions by an impressive 23 points. The poll was conducted by the Republican pollster…

Alabama House of Representatives Chambers

On Monday, the Alabama House and Senate passed Governor Kay Ivey’s plan for using the $1.8 billion allocated to the state by the CARES Act, the massive $2 trillion stimulus package that was passed on a bipartisan basis in Congress and signed into law by…

On Thursday, former Attorney General and AL GOP Senate candidate, Jeff Sessions took to Twitter and attacked incumbent Democratic Senator Doug Jones, whom he hopes to face in November. Sessions criticized Jones’ response to the sexual assault allegations against former Vice President Joe Biden by…

During the final 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary debate, the presumptive Democratic nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden made national headlines when he declared, “If I’m elected President, my cabinet, my administration will look like the country, and I commit that I will…pick a woman to be vice president. There are…

Health Banknotes

On Wednesday, Alabama Democratic Congressional candidates, Phyliss Harvey-Hall (AL-02), Dr. Adia Winfrey (AL-03), and Rick Neighbors (AL-04) issued a joint statement urging state lawmakers to expand Medicaid. The candidates declared, “The accelerating spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a crisis that threatens the health…

Kay Ivey

At a press conference on Tuesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced that the current Stay-At-Home order will expire on April 30th at 5 p.m. “On April 30th, our current stay-at-home order will expire,” Governor Ivey stated. Ivey also said, “All businesses are essential…no matter the…

On Monday, Alabama State Rep. Danny Garrett tweeted that Governor Kay Ivey would an announcement tomorrow regarding her plans for reopening the state’s economy. “On a call w/ members of the Alabama Legislature this morning, Gov. Ivey said she would make an announcement tomorrow (4/28)…

Doug Jones

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp made national headlines on Monday when he announced that his state would gradually start reopening businesses this Friday. According to Eric Bradner of CNN, Kemp’s order calls for all “nail salons, massage therapists, bowling alleys, and gyms to open Friday. In-person…

Yesterday evening, Roger K. Broxton, the President of the Confederate Heritage Fund wrote an open letter to The Dothan Eagle, criticizing former Auburn football coach and AL GOP Senate front-runner Tommy Tuberville for opposing “true confederate history”. The letter begins by citing the fact that…