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Trump maintains strong lead over Biden in Alabama following New York verdict | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

A presidential poll of likely voters conducted for the Alabama Republican Party shows President Donald Trump still holding a commanding lead in Alabama over incumbent Joe Biden even after Trump’s conviction by a New York jury for falsifying business records. Despite his 34 felony counts, Trump garnered 59.7% of the Alabama vote in the poll […]

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Incident ALGOP claimed as political violence was merely road rage, police say | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The Alabama Republican Party claimed Monday that a volunteer for former President Donald Trump was assaulted after leaving a local Trump headquarters in an “apparent politically motivated attack.” But Athens Police Capt. Anthony Presnell released a statement Tuesday that said the incident in the local Lowe’s parking lot was simply a matter of road rage, […]

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‘Road rage’ cause of ALGOP volunteer altercation; ‘No indication’ of political motivation | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

An altercation on Saturday involving a Republican Party volunteer in Athens was the result of “road rage” and not politically motivated, according to Athens Police Chief Anthony Pressnell. The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) issued a press release on Monday stating Tara Johnson, a Republican volunteer, was targeted in a “senseless and shameful assault outside the […]

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ALGOP volunteer assaulted outside of Limestone County Trump HQ | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Tara Johnson, a Republican volunteer, was targeted in a “senseless and shameful assault outside the Limestone County GOP Trump Headquarters over the weekend,” according to the Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP). The ALGOP condemned in a statement on Monday “in the strongest terms” the “apparent politically motivated attack, which has left fellow members of the Limestone […]

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ALGOP chair Wahl downplays Dems attempts to turn HD10 loss into national ‘bellwether decision’ — ‘Either a lack of understanding of the political landscape or an attempt to mislead voters’ | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl released a statement on Wednesday downplaying Democrats’ attempts to make the Republican loss in House District 10 to a Democrat into a national issue for other elections. Wahl said, “National Democrats are trying to insinuate that House District 10 is a bellwether decision, not just for Alabama but also […]

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ALGOP chair Wahl backs bill requiring post-election audits – ‘I want to see Alabama leading the nation in common sense solutions’ | #elections | #alabama

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) is backing legislation requiring county probate judges to conduct mandatory ballot audits after every county and statewide election. House Bill 259 (HB259), sponsored by State Rep. Debbie Wood (R-Valley), would require the probate judge of each county to conduct a post-election audit after every county and statewide general election to […]

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ALGOP slams JeffCo Democrats after recent convictions – ‘The Democrats in our County have become synonymous with corruption and incompetence’ | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

After the recent guilty pleading and resignation of State Rep. John Rogers (D-Birmingham), the Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) is calling out “corruption” in the Jefferson County Democratic Party. It was revealed on Tuesday that Rogers had agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and conspiracy to obstruct justice in connection […]

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Opinion | What happened to Republicans? | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The other night, I flipped on my TV and caught the start of a “Daily Show” episode featuring clips of rightwing fishstick darling Tucker Carlson denouncing America because he bought some cheap groceries in communist Russia.  A few days before that, Alabama’s senior senator, global policy and three-branch government expert Tommy Tuberville, launched into a […]

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ALGOP pushing for bill to allow jailing of librarians | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

There has been a longstanding exemption in Alabama’s Anti-Obscenity Enforcement Act for libraries and their agents pursuing “legitimate educational purposes.” The Alabama Republican Party voted Saturday to encourage the Legislature to repeal that code section, which would allow for librarians to face criminal charges for a purported violation of the code. APR reached out to […]

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Alabama Republican Party endorses Donald Trump | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

In an unsurprising move, the Alabama Republican Party finally gave its official Presidential endorsement to former President Donald Trump. It has been clear for some time that the party was destined to back Trump in the Presidential election, with every Republican member of the state’s delegation backing him. Still, the party broke with its tradition […]

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