Donald Trump takes victory lap in Mobile as hopefuls vie for Sessions’ senate seat

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By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

President-elect Donald Trump returned to Mobile on Saturday, visiting the city more than a year after it hosted one of his early campaign successes.

Trump’s high-profile rally visit to the Port City was the last stop on his “USA Thank You Tour 2016.” More than a year ago, when Trump was just one of more than a dozen Republican hopefuls, he made a campaign

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Donald Trump visits Mobile for Victory Rally

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

No state embraced Donald Trump’s campaign more than Alabama. No one has ever won more votes in the history of Alabama than Donald Trump. On Saturday, the billionaire businessman and reality TV star was back in Mobile to celebrate his electoral college victory. Again, thousands turned out to welcome Trump to Alabama.

President-elect Donald Trump said, “There is no better place to celebrate

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A few Christmas thoughts

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Congressman Bradley Byrne
Alabama Political Reporter

With Christmas fast approaching, I want to take time to reflect on two important thoughts: the need to count our blessings and the importance of sharing those blessings with others.

Last week, I stopped by the WKRG studios in Mobile to donate a few toys to their annual toy drive. I was blown away to see a warehouse packed full of toys that will make their way to children in need. It was

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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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President-elect Trump to return to Mobile

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

WKRG Channel 5 is reporting that President-elect Donald J. Trump (R) will take his national victory tour to Mobile on Saturday, December 17, 2016.

Donald Trump is making a victory tour after his surprisingly large victory over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D).

Trump at his victory tour stop in Fayetteville, North Carolina said: “The script to what we’re doing is not yet written

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A bill that can save lives

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Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1)

I met a young boy named Gabe Griffin a few years back at Battleship Park in Mobile. His family and friends had organized a cross country bike ride that started in Oregon and ended on Alabama’s Gulf Coast.

The goal of the ride was to raise awareness about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a rare disease in young boys that causes your muscles to weaken rapidly. Despite suffering from Duchenne, Gabe was thrilled

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Byrne Receives the Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, November 4, 2016, Congressman Bradley Byrne (R from Montrose), received the United States Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.

The award is the highest honor that can be given to a civilian not employed by the Department of the Navy.

Congressman Byrne said in a statement, “Being an advocate for a strong, capable naval fleet is a significant part

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Grand Jury Clears Officer Hurst

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Politcal Reporter

Tuesday, November 1, a criminal grand jury in Mobile has decided that no criminal charges will be filed against Mobile Police Department Officer Harold Hurst in the shooting death of Michael Moore.

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said in a statement, “Today marked another point in this tragic situation. Our thoughts and prayers remain with all involved. While the Grand Jury has spoken, this chapter

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Young Democrats Debate Watch

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By Beth Clayton
Alabama Political Reporter

BIRMINGHAM—Young Democrats across Alabama hosted public watch parties for the last presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Wednesday night.

The Alabama Young Democrats, a statewide organization, along with members of their Birmingham, East Alabama and North-Central Alabama chapters, hosted a joint watch party with the Hillary Clinton campaign at the Historic Carver Theatre

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Navy to Name Ship for Mobile

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, September 22, 2016, Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) announced that a future Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) will be named after the City of Mobile. The Independence-variant of the LCS is built in Mobile by Austal USA.

Congressman Byrne said in a statement, “It is such an honor for a future Littoral Combat Ship to be named after the City of Mobile. Our area takes such pride in building

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