conservatism

Alabama

ALGOP should take note of court’s rejection of Meadows’ Georgia appeal | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Something happened Monday that should grab the attention of Republicans in Alabama. In a striking 49-page opinion, a three-judge appellate court panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit denied former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows’s appeal to move the Georgia election interference case against him from state to […]

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The next Republican debate is in Alabama, the state that gave the GOP a road map to Donald Trump | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidates will debate Wednesday within walking distance of where George Wallace staged his “stand in the schoolhouse door” to oppose the enrollment of Black students at the University of Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. The state that propelled Wallace, a Democrat and four-term governor, into national politics is now […]

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The next Republican debate is in Alabama, the state that gave the GOP a road map to Donald Trump | | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

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House Republicans are making a gamble with a possible Jim Jordan speakership | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  If House Republicans elect hard-charging Jim Jordan as speaker on Tuesday, they will be picking an election denier who is known for working to shut down the government rather than running it. The party would be ending its two-week speakership debacle, but it’d be elevating a ringleader in former President Donald Trump’s attempt […]

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Arkansas

Effort to restrict public’s access to Arkansas records stumbles at start of legislative session

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ proposal to restrict the public’s access to records about her administration, travel and security stumbled at the outset of a special legislative session that convened Monday, with lawmakers trying to rework the legislation in the face of growing criticism that it erodes the state’s open […]

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Donald Trump seems inescapable but many Republicans embrace a campaign discussion without him | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump’s decision to skip the first Republican debate may hurt television ratings and put more pressure on the eight contenders who will be on stage. But plenty of rank-and-file conservatives said they were eager to see their options without the former president dominating the conversation. “People are just so focused on […]

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In 370 days, Supreme Court conservatives dash decades of abortion and affirmative action precedents | #elections | #alabama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating affirmative action in higher education had been leading goals of the conservative legal movement for decades. In a span of 370 days, a Supreme Court reshaped by three justices nominated by President Donald Trump made both a reality. Last June, the court ended nationwide protections for […]

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How McCarthy survived House chaos and won over Matt Gaetz to clinch the speaker’s gavel | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz strode into House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office on Monday night with a list of demands. Among them: The chairmanship of a key House Armed Services subcommittee. McCarthy rejected the offer. That decision set in motion a chain of events that left Gaetz and McCarthy locked in open confrontation […]

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How McCarthy survived House chaos and won over Matt Gaetz to clinch the speaker’s gavel | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz strode into House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office on Monday night with a list of demands. Among them: The chairmanship of a key House Armed Services subcommittee. McCarthy rejected the offer. That decision set in motion a chain of events that left Gaetz and McCarthy locked in open confrontation […]

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Supreme Court justices are showing their willingness to boost conservative causes | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  The Supreme Court’s reversal of abortion rights last year deviated so much from traditional decision-making that it might have soon appeared an aberration. But now into 2023, the six conservative justices are plainly positioned to remake the law across the board. Their actions in a series of pending cases, reaching out for issues […]

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