Hoping for the best, fearing the worst

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By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

The world we live in changes Friday. When Donald J. Trump is inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, we’ll be somewhere we’ve never been before.

I’d like to say Trump deserves an open mind. The so-called Republican will be sworn in as president on Friday. It’s his gig now. But his Twitter tantrums alone cause one to wonder what’s up with this dude. Frankly, he presents

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Trump to take office Friday

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

WASHINGTON—On Friday, January 20, the United States of America will get a new President. Republican New York City billionaire and reality TV star Donald J. Trump will be sworn in, replacing outgoing President Barack Obama in ceremonies beginning at 8:00 am central time. The actual swearing in event will begin at 10:30 am.

The voters in Alabama strongly embraced the Trump candidacy, with Trump

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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—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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Shelby introduces Sessions in confirmation hearing

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

WASHINGTON, DC—Tuesday, January 10, 2017, US Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alaabama) introduced Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

“Although my friend and colleague Jeff Sessions is well-known to the members of this committee,” Shelby stated, “it is my distinct privilege to introduce him as President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as

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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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Alabama Republican leaders praise Sessions’ testimony

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, January 10, 2017, US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) testified before the US Senate Judiciary Committee in his bid to be confirmed as President Donald J. Trump’s US Attorney General. A number of Alabama’s Republican leaders expressed their support for the popular Senator Sessions.

US Representative Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) attended Senator Jeff Sessions’ US Senate confirmation

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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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Sessions’ confirmation hearings begin today

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee (which he has sat on for years) later today. He will be introduced to the Committee by US Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama).

“I will have the honor of introducing my friend Senator Jeff Sessions at his Senate Judiciary confirmation hearing,” Shelby stated. “I look forward to discussing his

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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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