alabama congressional delegation

Alabama to Keep All Seven U.S. House Seats after 2020 Census

FILE – (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) U.S. Census results have brought welcome news to Alabama state leaders. Alabama’s population will allow it to keep all seven of its current seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. There had been concern that with faster growth in other states, Alabama would lose a seat and see its influence in Washington reduced. The…

Sen. Richard Shelby Makes It Official: He’s Not Seeking Re-election in 2022

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) has released a statement, saying “Today I announce that I will not seek a seventh term in the United State Senate in 2022. For everything, there is a season.” Although I plan to retire, I am not leaving today. I have two good years remaining to continue my work in Washington. I have the vision and…

Alabama’s Congressional Delegation Reacts to Biden Inauguration

President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden watch a military pass in review ceremony on the East Front of the Capitol at the conclusion of the inauguration ceremonies, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Members of Alabama’s Congressional delegation are using Twitter to react to the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of…

The Reaction of Members of Alabama’s Congressional Delegation

People shelter in the House gallery as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Members of Congress, including Alabama’s Congressional delegation, were inside the U.S. Capitol this afternoon when supporters of President Trump entered the building. The members of Congress had been there to ratify…

Tommy Tuberville Among Those Sworn In as Congress Begins New Session

Photo from Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s Twitter account – Jan. 3, 2021 Congress has convened for a new session with lawmakers sworn into office during a tumultuous period. Representing Alabama are new Senator Tommy Tuberville and new Congressmen Barry Moore of the Second Congressional District and Jerry Carl of the First Congressional District. All are Republican. A growing number of Republicans,…