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What to expect in the Alaska and Wyoming Democratic presidential contests | #alaska | #politics

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will face Democratic voters this Saturday in a pair of nominating contests in Alaska and Wyoming that are unlikely to produce any surprises. In Wyoming, Democrats will award 13 delegates using a presidential preference vote held at caucuses in each of the state’s 23 counties. Seven names will appear on […]

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Alabama

Transcript of the Republican response to the State of the Union address | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — A transcript of the Republican response to the State of the Union address, as delivered by Sen. Katie Britt, R-Ala., on March 7, 2024: Good evening, America. My name is Katie Britt, and I have the honor of serving the people of the great state of Alabama in the United States Senate. […]

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Thousands of voters in Alabama district drawn to boost Black political power got wrong information | #elections | #alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — More than 6,000 voters in a newly formed congressional district drawn to heighten Black voting power in Alabama received postcards with incorrect voting information ahead of Tuesday’s primary, alarming advocates concerned about the potential impact on a race seen as crucial to boosting Black representation and Democrats’ hopes to flip the […]

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Katie Britt is giving GOP’s State of the Union rebuttal | #elections | #alabama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that threatened fertility clinics in the state, Sen. Katie Britt placed a call to former President Donald Trump. Britt wanted Trump, then on a plane headed to South Carolina, to understand the significance of what had happened. The court’s ruling that frozen embryos can […]

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Alabama

Thousands of voters in Alabama district drawn to boost Black political power got wrong information | #elections | #alabama

About 6,000 voters in a new congressional district formed to boost Black representation received postcards with incorrect voting information ahead of Tuesday’s primary election By CHRISTINE FERNANDO and KIM CHANDLER Associated Press March 5, 2024, 8:10 PM ET • 4 min read MONTGOMERY, Ala. — More than 6,000 voters in a newly formed congressional district […]

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Alabama

Katie Britt to attack Biden in GOP response to the State of the Union | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Katie Britt will call President Joe Biden a “dithering and diminished leader” in the Republican rebuttal to his State of the Union address Thursday evening, according to excerpts of her prepared remarks. The first-term Alabama Republican, the youngest woman in the Senate, is set to deliver a stinging election-year critique of […]

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Alabama

Alabama Sen. Katie Britt to deliver Republican State of the Union response | | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

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Republicans block Senate bill to protect nationwide access to IVF treatments | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans have blocked legislation that would protect access to in vitro fertilization, objecting to a vote on the issue Wednesday even after widespread backlash to a recent ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that threatens the practice. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a Mississippi Republican, objected to a request for a vote by […]

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Alabama IVF ruling may be an opening for Democrats in 2024 | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republicans joined Democrats in expressing alarm over a ruling this week by the Alabama Supreme Court that jeopardized future access to in vitro fertilization, giving allies of President Joe Biden new fuel for their efforts to center abortion access in the presidential election. “We’ve got to talk about making sure we […]

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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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