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Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November’s presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Wednesday, disrupting the process. (AP…

Former Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain Dies from COVID-19

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after battling the coronavirus. He was 74. A post on Cain’s Twitter account on Thursday announced the death. You're never ready for the kind of news we are grappling with this morning. But we have no choice but to seek and find God's strength and comfort to deal… #HermanCain https://t.co/BtOgoLVqKz — Herman…

Jessica Taylor Endorsed by State Representative Will Dismukes

(Source: Will Dismukes) Will Dismukes, a former Republican candidate for Alabama’s 2nd congressional district, endorsed Republican candidate Jessica Taylor Tuesday. State Representative Will Dismukes of Prattville said, “Our country desperately needs a new generation of conservatives to take on radical socialists like AOC, Ilhan Omar and their ‘squad.’ That’s why, today, I’m endorsing conservative Jessica Taylor for Congress.” Dismukes dropped…

Jeff Sessions Announces 2020 Run for Senate Seat

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will attempt to win back his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama after a tumultuous time in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The Republican announced his 2020 run Thursday on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” The seat is currently held by Democrat Doug Jones who pulled off a huge upset in 2018. The 72-year-old Sessions was…

Wife of Alabama Republican Lt. Gov. Candidate Injured in Shooting

The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, Will Ainsworth, says his wife was injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon. He released as statement saying “while skeet shooting with our family on Tuesday evening, my wife, Kendall, was involved in a minor accident and suffered an injury that required staples.” Ainsworth says his wife was released from a Hunstville areas hospital after…

Challenges Filed Against Bobby Bright’s Republican Candidacy

Two challenges have been filed with the Alabama Republican Party, challenging Bobby Bright being on the GOP ballot in the race for Alabama’s Second Congressional District. A hearing on the challenges is scheduled Saturday, February 24th, and a decision will be made whether to allow or deny him on the ballot. The challenges are based primarily on Bright having served…

Roy Moore Says ‘Dirty Politics’ Behind Allegations

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore says “dirty politics” are behind the allegations of sexual misconduct against him. After speaking Monday night to a friendly crowd in northeast Alabama, Moore lashed out at the allegations as false but would not take questions from reporters. Moore has been accused of sexually assaulting or molesting two women decades ago, when he was in…

Gov. Bentley to Attend Presidential Inauguration Ceremony

Republican Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he is attending Donald Trump’s inauguration as president. Bentley initially supported Ohio Gov. John Kasich for the GOP presidential nomination and was critical of Trump during the primary campaign. But now Bentley says he is excited to see Trump sworn in as president on Friday. And Bentley says he is meeting with other governors…

Alabama Lawmaker Tweets Hillary’s Husband ‘Likely a Rapist’

An Alabama lawmaker unhappy with Hillary Clinton’s allegations during the presidential debate that Republican Donald Trump is sexist expressed his disapproval by tweeting the Democratic nominee’s husband is “likely a rapist.” AL.com reports Rep. Ed Henry, R-Hartselle, posted to Twitter just after the debate: “It is ironic that Lying Hillary blast Trump as a sexist when she is married to…