government and politics

Arkansas

Sarah Huckabee Sanders endorses Trump in presidential race

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who served as former President Donald Trump’s press secretary, on Monday endorsed his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Sanders, who took office in January as Arkansas governor after a campaign where she touted her endorsement from the former president, planned to join Trump at […]

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Alabama

Qualification markers grow even tougher for next month’s 4th GOP presidential debate, in Alabama | #elections | #alabama

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A fourth Republican presidential debate has been set for next month, with heightened polling requirements that could make the stage less crowded than before. In a memo sent to campaigns on Friday and obtained by The Associated Press, Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel said the fourth debate would take place […]

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Alabama

Sen. Tuberville says military not equal opportunity employer | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala.,speaks to reporters outside the Senate chamber in the Capitol on Thursday, July 13, 2023. Bill Clark | Cq-roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Sen. Tommy Tuberville, the Alabama Republican and former football coach, said Tuesday that the U.S. military is “not an equal-opportunity employer.” The military is an equal-opportunity […]

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Alabama

Trump bid to delay New York fraud trial ‘without merit,’ judge says | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump looks on as he attends the ALGOP Summer Meeting in Montgomery, Alabama, Aug. 4, 2023. Cheney Orr | Reuters A New York judge on Wednesday rejected Donald Trump’s request to delay his sweeping civil fraud trial, calling the former president’s request “completely without merit.” One day […]

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Alabama

Court rejects Alabama congressional map in racial gerrymandering case | #elections | #alabama

A panel of three federal judges blocked Alabama from conducting any elections using a congressional map that was accused of being racially gerrymandered against the state’s Black voters. Finding that it would be “practically impossible” for the state’s legislature to fix the map ahead of the 2024 election cycle, the panel ordered a special master […]

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Alabama

Court rejects Alabama congressional map in racial gerrymandering case | #elections | #alabama

A map of a GOP proposal to redraw Alabama’s congressional districts is displayed at the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala., Tuesday, July 18, 2023. Kim Chandler | AP A panel of three federal judges on Tuesday struck down an Alabama congressional map accused of being racially gerrymandered against the state’s Black voters. Finding that it […]

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Alabama

Here’s what’s next for the case in Georgia | #elections | #alabama

Tue, Aug 15 2023 5:02 PM EDT John Eastman calls Georgia indictment a ‘legal cluster-bomb’ John Eastman, former lawyer to Donald Trump, speaks to members of the media after leaving the State Bar Court of California in Los Angeles, California, US, on Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Eric Thayer | Bloomberg | Getty Images John Eastman, […]

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Alabama

Targeting DeSantis, Trump team warns state parties that super PACs can’t act as an arm of a campaign | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign is seeking to blunt the efforts of a super PAC supporting rival Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign by sending a letter to all state Republican parties on Thursday arguing that they cannot work with a super PAC as if it is representing a candidate. David Warrington, an attorney for […]

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Alabama

Who’s running for president? See a rundown of the 2024 candidates | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

With roughly a year and a half until the 2024 presidential contest, the field of candidates is largely set. Former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis have dominated the early Republican race as the other candidates look for an opening to take them on. President Joe Biden faces a couple of Democratic challengers […]

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Alabama

Trump boasts at Alabama fundraiser that he needs ‘one more indictment to close out this election’ | #elections | #alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump, fresh off his third appearance in court as a criminal defendant, delivered a speech full of defiance and bluster on Friday night, insulting prosecutors and declaring that the charges he faces only help his 2024 presidential campaign. “Any time they file an indictment, we go way up […]

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