Moore says he will accept appointment to Senate

Roy Moore is surrounded by supporters and media after leaving the Alabama Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday October 27, 2016 as the lottery is held to pick the judges who will hear his appeal.

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY, ALA.—Thursday, January 12, 2017, suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) told WIAT that he will accept Governor Robert Bentley’s appointment to the United States Senate, should he be chosen.

“I would be honored to accept such a position, if offered,” Moore said. “I think that I have the qualifications for such. I know the Constitution. I understand the Constitution

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Sessions endures hard questioning during Judiciary Committee hearings

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The US Senate Judiciary Committee has finished its hearings on whether or not to confirm US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) as President Donald Trump’s Attorney General; but the controversy remains.

US Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said to Sessions, “You are a friend. You are a man of integrity. You and I have worked closely together on this committee, on the Armed Services Committee. And

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Who’s in or out in 2018 and Trump is good for Alabama

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INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE
by Steve Flowers

Alabama is going to fare wall under President Trump. There is an old adage that says, “Those that bake the pie get to eat it.” We truly baked the pie for Trump. We overwhelmingly supported him in the GOP primary and helped him secure the nomination. We then gave him one of the largest mandates in the nation in the November General Election.
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Beckman urges Judiciary Committee to restart Bentley impeachment hearings

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

State Representative Paul Beckman (R-Prattville) has joined State Auditor Jim Zeigler’s call to restart the halted impeachment of embattled Alabama Governor Robert Bentley.

“I believe the committee needs to restart its work and resolve this issue already,” Beckman told Inside Alabama Politics. “I feel like the Governor, possibly with help from the attorney general, is trying

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Judiciary Committee will hear testimony on Sessions confirmation Tuesday and Wednesday

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony on whether or not US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) should be confirmed as the next US Attorney General on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 10th and 11th, 2017. Various civil rights groups are actively opposing Sessions’ confirmation.

On Friday, the witnesses before the Committee were announced who will be called to testify.

US Senator Richard

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Democrats prepare for bitter confirmation fight against Sen. Sessions

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

WASHINGTON—Tuesday, January 3, 2017, a number of protestors from the NAACP held a sit in in US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) Mobile offices.

Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler (R) reported that the protestors were demanding that Sessions withdraw from consideration for US Senate. The NAACP occupiers were finally arrested in Sessions’ office after refusing a request by the property

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Alabama Supreme Court denies Greenetrack

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, December 23, 2016, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled unanimously that electronic bingo is illegal within the State of Alabama.

In the case State of Alabama v. 825 Electronic Gambling Devices, et al., Greenetrack, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled in favor of the State, reversing a lower court judgment siding with the casino. As a result, the State of Alabama is allowed to destroy the electronic

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Sessions picks up endorsements for Attorney General

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

US Senator Jefferson Beauregard “Jeff” Sessions, III (R-Alabama)is President-elect Donald J. Trump’s (R) pick to be the next Attorney General of the United States. While still controversial, Senator Sessions’ appointment continues to draw praise.

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange (R) wrote, “Senator Sessions has the experience and leadership necessary to deliver on the vision

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Strange announces indictment of former Tuscaloosa County bailiff

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, December 13, 2016, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange (R) announced that former Tuscaloosa County District Court Bailiff Odenton Wesley has been indicted for four felonies: second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, intentional use of office for personal gain, and two counts of soliciting or receiving anything for the purpose of corruptly influencing official action

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