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TERRI SEWELL

Alabama

How Did Alabama’s Congressional Delegation Vote on the $1.7T Omnibus to Avoid a Government Shutdown? | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WHNT) — Almost all of Alabama’s congressional delegation voted to reject a $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the federal government Friday. The final package passed on a 225-201-1 vote. According to The Hill, the bill includes an increase in defense spending, $40 billion in aid to Ukraine, reform for the Electoral […]

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Republican agenda not thwarted in sweeping Alabama wins | Alabama | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

(The Center Square) – Promising protection of the unborn, the Second Amendment and a quest for jobs, Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey led a winning Republican trifecta on Election Day. Ivey, snagging two out of every three votes in defeating Democratic challenger Yolanda Rochelle Flowers, says the next four years will continue her quest for […]

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Alabama federal delegation split on railway agreement — Tuberville, Shelby side with Democrat Terri Sewell in voting to approve | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

After months of delays and intense negotiations, the U.S. Congress approved an agreement with railway unions to avoid a shutdown. On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 290-137 to pass a bill to avert a looming rail worker strike. The House also approved a measure to increase the number of sick days for workers […]

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Two Hoover residents win seats in Alabama Legislature | #elections | #alabama

The city of Hoover has never had one of its residents serving in the state Legislature, and now after Tuesday’s general election, it will have two. Hoover Councilman Mike Shaw and Greystone resident Susan DuBose both won their respective races for Alabama House Districts 47 and 45. Shaw, a Republican, defeated Democrat Christian Coleman in […]

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Alabama’s congressional delegation to be reelected, as usual | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Our Alabama Congressional delegation will all be reelected next month, as usual. We are no different than any other state when it comes to the incumbency advantage of being a congressperson.  When someone is elected to the U.S. Congress, they are usually there for life unless they run for higher office. They probably would not be defeated […]

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Congressional delegation reelected in November | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Our Alabama Congressional delegation will all be reelected next month, as usual. We are no different than any other state when it comes to the incumbency advantage of being a congressperson. When someone is elected to the U.S. Congress, they are usually there for life unless they run for higher office. They probably would not […]

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U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in Alabama redistricting case begin next week | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Merrill v. Milligan, a case that will decide whether the state of Alabama’s 2021 congressional redistricting plan violates the Voting Rights Act, on Tuesday, October 4. A ruling by federal judges in January ordered the state to draw a new map with two majority-black districts, concluding […]

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Sewell votes along with House Democrats to approve ‘Assault Weapons Ban of 2022’ | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) voted late Friday night for H.R. 1808, which is also being dubbed the “Assault Weapons Ban of 2022.” The vote was announced Friday morning and pushed forward that afternoon by Nancy Pelosi, who had previously said the issue would be brought up next month. The House passed the bill 217-213 Friday, […]

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