The ADC Convention is Oct. 13 and 14

October 5, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter 

The 2017 Alabama Democratic Conference convention will be held on Oct. 13 and 14 in Hoover at the Hyatt Wynfrey Hotel at the Galleria.

“Conceding red outvoted blue two-to-one in their respective U.S. Senate primaries in August, the Alabama Democratic Conference (ADC) convenes October 13-14th at the Hyatt Wynfrey in Birmingham to prepare members to prove to Alabama voters that Democratic candidates are their best choice for making affordable quality healthcare, good paying jobs, safe neighborhoods, superior public education and accountable public servants are stables in their political diet,” the ADC said in a statement.

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An interview with Senate candidate Robert Kennedy

August 7, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, August 4, 2017, The Alabama Political Reporter (APR) had an in depth conversation with US Senate Candidate Robert Kennedy Jr. (D).  Kennedy is running in the Democratic Party Special Election Primary for the Senate seat vacated when Sen. Jeff Sessions (R) was confirmed as Attorney General.

APR asked: The VA scandal exposed the fact that most federal employees can not be fired, even for incompetence. Should that change?

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Hansen says he’s an “unapologetic progressive”

August 4, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, August 1: Democratic Candidate for US Senate Michael Hansen told The Alabama Political Reporter (APR) that he is the candidate in the Democratic Primary with real energy and shared polling data with APR showing the Democratic race to be very competitive.

Hansen said, “Democrats in Alabama have a clear choice this election. They can select a centrist that’s indistinguishable from the pack, or rally behind a candidate with real energy. As an unapologetic progressive, I’m talking about pocketbook issues that cross party lines. Healthcare, wages, and the environment resonate with real voters and that’s how I’m winning.”
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Alabama Democratic Conference endorses Doug Jones for Senate

August 2, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, July 29, 2017, the Alabama Democratic Conference (ADC) met in a Special Session on Saturday and screened all the candidates for US Senate in the August 15, Democratic Primary.  The ADC announced that they are endorsing former US Attorney Doug Jones.

The ADC said in their statement that all the candidates were allowed to make their presentation to persuade the committee why they should be endorsed.
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Montgomery County Democratic Conference announces new leadership

March 23, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, March 23, 2017, Emerging from trusteeship, the Montgomery County Democratic Conference (MCDC) elected a new slate of officers and executive committee members on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

The group elected Janet May as its Chairperson. Joe M. Reed was chosen as Vice Chairperson.

Other officers elected include: Mary E. Williams, Recording Secretary; Sheena Gamble, Assistant Secretary; Lillian Jefferson, Treasurer; Kenyatte Hassell, Coordinator; Tamika Miller, Vice Chair Women’s Affairs; Robert Thompson, Vice Chair for Youth Affairs and Maggie J. Stringer, Vice Chair for Senior Affairs.
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Hillary Clinton Coming to Hoover: Gets Endorsement from Sewell

September 30, 2015

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, September 29, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-Selma) announced former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D-New York) will be in Alabama to address the influential Alabama Democratic Conference (ADC) on October 17.

US Representative Terri Sewell said on Facebook, “I am honored and excited to welcome Secretary Hillary Clinton to the great state of Alabama. Secretary Clinton is eminently qualified to hold the office of the Presidency, and I was proud to make my endorsement of her early in the election cycle!”
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Alabama Voter’s Coalition Is Urging Democratic Leaders to Unite

February 14, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama Voter’s Coalition votes has requested a special meeting with State Democratic Leaders to attempt to mend fences between the Alabama Democratic Party, the Alabama Democratic Conference, and the Alabama Democratic Majority.

The Alabama Voter’s Coalition executive committee has issued a written statement announcing that it has voted to request a special meeting with Mark Kennedy, Joe Reed, and Nancy Worley.

Alabama Voter’s Coalition Chairman Gary Johnson said, “It is time for Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Reed, and Chairwoman Worley to sit down and settle their differences and move forward. There is no reason for us to continue to be divided because of our differences. It is time for us to unite now for the sake of our party, supporters, and voters.”
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Editorial: Democrats’ Civil War Threatens Party’s Future Viability

April 22, 2013

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

For decades Democrats in Alabama won elections because they campaigned on a platform that they were different from Teddy Kennedy and most national Democrats.  Voters would vote for Ronald Reagan or one of the Bushs in one election and two years later vote for Don Seigelman and reelect their Democratic state Senator and state Representative.  Voters who oppose abortion, own a half dozen guns, oppose any property tax increase, go to church every Sunday, and favor small government could still vote for Alabama Democrats because they supported bingo, an education lottery, and generous benefits for Alabama teachers.
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