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Alabama showdown looms between Carl and Moore | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The member vs. member primary in Alabama between GOP Reps. Jerry Carl and Barry Moore is exposing a growing rivalry as it enters its final week.  The Super Tuesday contest will end the congressional career of one of the lawmakers, who are both in their second terms. In advertisements, both men have sought to paint […]

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Alabama

Republican debate: Candidates target Nikki Haley weeks before Iowa caucuses | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Four Republican presidential candidates were given several opportunities Wednesday to criticize former President Donald Trump, who was absent from the debate again. But they mostly targeted each other, with former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley taking the brunt of the attacks as she gets more interest from donors and voters. With […]

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Mayor

Daughter of ex-Broward mayor facing federal fraud charges – NBC 6 South Florida

A daughter of former congressional candidate and ex-Broward County mayor Dale Holness is facing federal charges related to campaign funding fraud while working as a treasurer for her father’s county commission run in 2020. Richelle Holness is facing charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and fraud in connection with emergency benefits according to the […]

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Mayor

The Point, Dec. 18, 2023: First Black, female mayor of Micanopy reflects on first months in office

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. • WUFT News: Unity and infrastructure focus of Micanopy Mayor Jiana Williams’s first months in office. “As the first Black, female mayor of Micanopy, Jiana Williams, 37, often thinks about what her late grandmother, Willie Mae Stokes who used to clean houses […]

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Arkansas

New poll shows favorability for Arkansas LEARNS Act as education association calls foul

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A new statewide poll on education in Arkansas shows a majority of parents polled are in support of key elements of the LEARNS Act but some in educational leadership roles are calling foul. Robert Coon, managing partner at Impact Management Group, a public affairs and public research firm in Little Rock, […]

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Alabama

Which four Republicans will be on stage for the fourth presidential debate? | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

File: (L-R) Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Former Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy FREDERIC J. BROWNROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Just four Republicans will be on stage Wednesday for the fourth Republican presidential debate at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, the Republican National Committee announced […]

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Alabama

Legal fights over voting districts could play role in control of Congress for 2024 | #elections | #alabama

Democrats got a potential boost for the 2024 congressional elections as courts in Alabama and Florida ruled recently that Republican-led legislatures had unfairly diluted the voting power of Black residents. But those cases are just two of about a dozen that could carry big consequences as Republicans campaign to hold onto their slim majority in […]

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Alabama

A Supreme Court redistricting ruling gave hope to Black voters. They’re still waiting for new maps | #elections | #alabama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision siding with Black voters in an Alabama redistricting case gave Democrats and voting rights activists a surprising opportunity before the 2024 elections. New congressional maps would have to include more districts in Alabama and potentially other states where Black voters would have a better chance of electing someone […]

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Alabama

Trump Will Skip Republican Debate in Alabama to Host Fundraiser | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Donald Trump will skip the Republican presidential debate next week to attend a fundraiser for his campaign in Hallandale Beach, Florida, according to a person familiar with the planning. Trump, who leads the field by a significant polling margin, has skipped every debate so far, arguing that he would not benefit from allowing his rivals […]

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