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Alabama Political Winds Starting to Shift

By Clete Wetli on February 10, 2021 | Opinion

What began as a breeze is starting to shape up as a strong political wind. If Alabama Democrats continue along their new path, the state may be in for some big and positive changes soon.

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Richard Shelby Comes Out In Support Of Justice Act Police Reform Bill

By Brent Wilson on June 18, 2020

Today Senator Richard Shelby tweeted his support of the Justice Act, a bill that Senate Republicans are pushing as their solution to police reform in America.

Proud to be a cosponsor…

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Shelby and Jones Vote For Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Package

By Dakota Layton on March 19, 2020

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in order to address the economic insecurity faced by many American businesses and citizens during the Coronavirus crisis. The legislation had the bipartisan…

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Jones And Shelby Introduce Legislation To Establish Alabama Black Belt As National Heritage Area

By Dakota Layton on February 28, 2020

On Friday, Alabama Senators Richard Shelby and Doug Jones introduced a bill known as the “Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area Act,” S.3363. A press release stated that the bill would “establish the…

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Trump: Anniston Won’t Host Coronavirus Patients

By Brent Wilson on February 23, 2020

Fears that Coronavirus patients from a Diamond Princess cruise ship would be quarantined in Anniston, AL have caused a stir in the small city east of Birmingham.

According to a recent tweet…

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Jeff Sessions: “I’m the North Alabama Candidate”

By Dakota Layton on February 10, 2020

During a Saturday appearance at the Tennessee Valley Republican Club, former Attorney General and GOP Senate candidate Jeff Sessions pitched himself as “the North Alabama candidate”.

“I said last night to the Young…

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Shelby Accuses House Democrats of Abusing Power of Impeachment

By Dakota Layton on February 6, 2020

Shortly ahead of President Donald Trump’s acquittal in the Senate, Alabama’s Senior Senator, Republican Richard Shelby gave strong remarks highlighting his support of Trump and rebuking House Democrats.

“As a senator, I believe that…

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Doug Jones Will Vote “Yea” on Both Articles of Impeachment

By Dakota Layton on February 5, 2020

In an email to his supporters, Democratic Senator Doug Jones announced that he will vote “Yea” on both articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The first article alleges that the President abused the…

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The Republicans’ Deplorable Cowardice

By Clete Wetli on February 3, 2020 | Opinion

Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and many of his GOP brethren made it clear from the beginning that they were committed to blindly following Trump, whatever the cost, and that they never had any intention of honoring their oaths to consider the matter impartially.

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Jones Votes “Yea” and Shelby Votes “Nay” on Motion to Subpoena Witnesses and Documents

By Dakota Layton on February 1, 2020

The motion to subpoena witnesses for testimony in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump failed last night in a 51-49 vote. Senators Susan Collins…

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