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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey: Shutdown "no immediate impact"

Gov. Kay Ivey says the inability of Congress to fund the federal government, will not have an impact on state services. Ivey joined Alabama's Congressional Republicans to criticize Senate Democrats … Click to Continue »

Building an Enduring Democratic Majority

AP Photo/John Bazemore Supporters of Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones react during an election-night watch party in Birmingham, Alabama Union leader and progressive activist and strategist Paul Booth died suddenly on Wednesday, January 17. Show More Summary

Alabama Constitutional Carry on the Move

Constitutional Carry is on the move in AlabamaSenate Bill 3 would eliminate the need for a carry permit for law-abiding adults. This post Alabama Constitutional Carry on the Move appeared first on

Alabama Senate Passes Bill To End Marriage Licenses

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The Birmingham News reports: A bill to eliminate marriage licenses in Alabama and set up a process under which probate judges accept affidavits from couples as official records of marriage has passed the Alabama Senate. The cost would be the same that it now costs to buy a marriage license. Show More Summary

Senate votes to take Alabama out of marriage business

The Alabama Senate has approved a bill that would do away with marriage licenses and the requirement for people to go through a wedding ceremony. The bill comes as a … Click to Continue »

Senate votes to collect data on race and traffic stops

The Alabama Senate has approved a bill that would require police agencies to collect data on race and traffic stops. Senators on Tuesday approved the legislation on a 27-0 vote. … Click to Continue »

Alabama: “House committee approves bill revising special U.S. Senate election law”

Montgomery Advertiser: A House committee Wednesday morning approved a bill that would require special elections for U.S. Senate to take place at the next statewide general election. “What this bill simply does is set any U.S. Senate vacancies for regularly … Continue reading ?

Alabama Republicans seek to censure GOP Senator Shelby for not supporting accused pedophile Roy Moore

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Upheaval in the Alabama Republican Party continues following the stunning loss of GOP nominee Roy Moore in the December runoff election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Politico reports. Three Moore supporters are now pushing a resolution to censure Sen. Richard Shelby...

Alabama Senate Republicans propose modest tax cut

Alabama Senate Republicans, in their legislative agenda announced Thursday, proposed a modest tax cut that would allow more taxpayers to take the maximum standard deduction on their state income taxes. … Click to Continue »

“Legal Quandaries in the Alabama Senate Election of 2017”

Derek Muller has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, Alabama Law Review). Here is the abstract: President Donald Trump’s decision to nominate Alabama Senator Jeff Session as his Attorney General resulted in a vacancy in the Senate and triggered a special … Continue reading ?

Republicans are doing their best to lose their majorities

The announced retirements of Republican Senators Bob Corker (Tenn.) and Jeff Flake (Ariz.) — plus Democratic Senator Doug Jones’s stunning upset in Alabama and the emergence of crackpot Republican candidates (e.g., Joe Arpaio and Kelli Ward in Arizona) — have put the Senate majority in play. A tidal wave of retirements in the House, including nine chairmen as of today, […]

State Senate GOP eyes 'Tennessee agenda' amid Trump divide

Tennessee Senate Republicans say they want to tout their accomplishments more effectively as they face legislative elections and a Democratic base energized by a U.S. Senate race in Alabama. They … Click to Continue »

Senate Republicans seem nervous about Arizona's firebrand sheriff running for office after the GOP's disastrous loss in Alabama

Senate Republicans were uneasy and skittish about addressing former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Senate bid on Tuesday. Following a disastrous special election in Alabama, GOP lawmakers have been more expressive about the need for less...Show More Summary

Arsonist Burns Home of Roy Moore Accuser

Alabama authorities say arson is being investigated in a fire that destroyed the home of Tina Johnson, a woman who accused former US Senate candidate Roy Moore of grabbing her on the buttocks in 1991. No arrests have been made, and there...Show More Summary

Roy Moore Accuser’s Home Burns Down, Arson Investigation Launched

Arson investigators have been deployed after Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson’s home burned down on Wednesday, an incident that has caused some opponents of the failed Alabama Senate candidate to suggest that politics could have something to do with the … More » The post Roy Moore Accuser’s Home Burns Down, Arson Investigation Launched appeared first on EveryJoe.

Roy Moore Accuser's House Burns Down in Possible Arson

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by Katie Herzog Failed Senate candidate Roy Moore was accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Tina Johnson, an Alabama woman who accused failed Senate candidate and alleged child diddler Roy Moore of grabbing...Show More Summary

ALABAMA: Fire Destroys Home Of Roy Moore Accuser, Suspect Questioned, Arson Investigation Launched

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. reports: Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson lost her home Tuesday in a fire that is now under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force. Tina Johnson, who first came to public notice for accusing Senate candidate Roy Moore...Show More Summary

Letting black women tell their own stories

Many movements in 2017 were either started or shaped by black women. From #MeToo to the recent special election for the Alabama Senate seat, black women showed up and showed out. But too often their voices were drowned out by those with more visibility and left unheard by those who were able to silence them....

Roy Moore accuser loses everything in house fire under investigation for arson

Tina Johnson, one of the eight women who accused former Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore, of sexual misconduct, lost her Etowah County home in a fire on Tuesday. The fire is currently being investigated as arson, according to local authorities. “That fire is still under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task […]

Did God Smite Roy Moore?

Now that Doug Jones has been sworn in as Alabama’s newest U.S. Senator, there is one little matter to be settled. Did God smite Roy Moore? Is a 11/19/17 political cartoon by Pensacola News Journal cartoonist Andy Marlette prophetic? That cartoon consists of three panels. In the first panel, Roy Moore is on his knees [...]Show More Summary

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