Electoral College votes today

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Today is the official end of the 2016 election as electors go to their state capitals and cast their ballots in the Electoral College. Republican New York City billionaire and reality TV star Donald J. Trump is expected to win the Electoral College vote, 306 to 229, over his Democratic rival and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Normally, the college is just a formality, but this year

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Worley calls on GOP to condemn Russian interference of US election

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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

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Trump victory event to be held at Ladd-Peoples Stadium

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, December 17, 2016, President-elect Donald J. Trump (R) will return to Ladd-Peoples Stadium in Mobile for the Alabama stop of his national victory tour on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at 3:00 pm Central time.

In August 2015, billionaire and reality TV star Donald J. Trump was welcomed by the people of Alabama in a manner that only Popes experience. He returns on December 17 triumphant

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Time for accountability

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By Minority Leader Rep. Craig Ford

The election is over and now the real work begins. Part of that work means holding our leaders accountable for their promises and commitments, and both sides of the aisle have plenty to be held accountable for.

Republicans now have absolute power across all branches of our federal and state government. Republicans have not had this much power since Reconstruction after the Civil War. We have a new president

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Alabama’s Republican Leaders React to Trump Victory

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, November 8, 2016, shocked the political world with a crushing electoral college win. Trump won all of the states that Mitt Romney won as well as some states that had not supported a Republican since 1988 and 1984. A number of voices commented on the surprising election results.

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) said in a statement, “Congratulations to President-elect Trump, the

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Alabama Democrats Surprised by Trump Victory, Plan to Move Forward

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By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—On Tuesday, businessman Donald J. Trump (R) swept the electoral map in a shocking upset that left Democrats across the United States in shock and bewildered, wondering what his administration will hold and whether he will keep his controversial campaign promises.

“I’m not so much shocked, as surprised,” Alabama Young Democrats President Beth Clayton said. “We

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This is How Donald Trump Got Elected

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Alabama Political Reporter

What happened?

I have been asked that question a lot since late Tuesday night, when Americans went to the polls and elected Archie Bunker president. I suppose people think I have a better idea of what could lead to such an embarrassment, but I don’t.

Oh, I have ideas. They’re just not much different from what you’ve heard, because truth be told, it’s fairly easy to figure out why Donald

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Trump Wins Presidency

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Alabama voters went to the polls and chose Donald J. Trump (R) to be the next President of the United States. Voters in a majority of states agreed and Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United States.

Trump carried all of the states that Governor Mitt Romney (R) won in 2012. Trump also won the crucial “swing” states of Florida and Ohio as well

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Congratulations, President Trump

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By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

Say it. “I told you so.” It’s OK. It’s what I would have told you.

Donald Trump is our president. He was elected by American voters. I respect that completely.

If Americans want Trump as president, they have him.

He’s my president, too. I accept that.

I was wrong. My predictions were wrong. Trump wins. He’s president.

So now we have to figure out how to move forward. Let’s hope Trump’s

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Roby Introduces Legislation to Make Use of Unsecured Private Servers Illegal

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, November 7, 2016, US Representative Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) announced in an email newsletter to voters that she has introduced legislation that would make it a felony to be careless with national security information.

FBI Director James Comey has twice cleared Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for any criminal wrongdoing while she was Secretary of State. Whether or

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