Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox campaigns for Doug Jones

December 6, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuscaloosa Mayor and Democratic candidate for governor Walt Maddox announced that he is campaigning for Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones.

“We Need Doug in the U.S. Senate,” Maddox announced.

Maddox, who is running for Alabama governor in 2018, announced that he will spend the next seven days campaigning for Jones, saying that Jones represents the change we need in Washington to help Alabama families.

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Reaction to US Senate primary runoff

September 27, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, the voters of Alabama selected Roy Moore to be the GOP candidate in the race to fill the Senate seat of Jeff Sessions , now U.S. attorney general.  Leaders from across Alabama and beyond congratulated Moore on the victory.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said in a statement: “One of my first acts as governor was to move the special election date so it was held in compliance with the law. Now the people have had their say.”

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Reynolds “not happy” with the National Republican Senate Committee

September 13, 2017

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, Alabama’s National Republican Committeeman Paul Reynolds told the Mid Alabama Republican Club, “I am not real happy with the NRSC at all.”

Reynolds said, “I represent the NRC, the National Republican Committee.” The Republican Governors nationwide are by and large a very good group. The NRCC, the National Republican Congressional Committee, “by and large they play ball with the NRC.”  “The NRSC [the National Republican Senate Committee] that is the Senators they don’t play ball with anybody. They act like they own everybody. The NRSC wants to tell us what we can say in our resolutions.”
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Worley calls on GOP to condemn Russian interference of US election

December 19, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, December 15, 2016 Alabama Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Worley called for Republicans to support investigations into alleged hacking by agents of the Russian government into the campaign of Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party.

Chairwoman Worley said in a statement, “Russian interference in the US presidential election is deeply disturbing. It is completely unacceptable for a foreign power to have any influence at all in determining the leadership of our nation.”
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Hillary Clinton Accepts Democratic Nomination

July 29, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, July 28, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton formally accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States.

Mrs. Clinton said, “America is once again at a moment of reckoning. Powerful forces are threatening to pull us apart. Bonds of trust and respect are fraying. And just as with our founders, there are no guarantees. It truly is up to us. We have to decide whether we all will work together so we all can rise together. Our country’s motto is e pluribus unum: out of many, we are one. Will we stay true to that motto?”
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Democrats Head to Convention Under Email Scandal Cloud

July 25, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Sunday, July 24, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Congresswoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, announced that she would resign after the Democratic National Convention after emails were leaked by the website WikiLeaks showing that she as well as top officials at the DNC were conspiring with the Hillary Clinton Campaign throughout the primary season. The DNC had already announced that they had cancelled her primetime speaking role at the convention.
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Birmingham Officials Say City Can Handle Democratic National Convention

August 22, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The City of Birmingham is intent on winning the Democratic National Convention. Birmingham Mayor William Bell spoke this week to the Alabama Media Group to address media criticism that Birmingham lacks the hotel/motel space and the necessary infrastructure to host a convention of this size and national prominence.

City of Birmingham Spokeswoman April Odom wrote to the Alabama Political Reporter “I wanted to make sure you saw the article that posted yesterday on AL.com in which Birmingham Mayor William A. Bell outlined why his city is the ideal venue for the Democratic National Convention in 2016.”
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