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Steve Flowers Analysis: What to Look for on Election Night

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers appeared on our 5:00 p.m. news to talk about what to look for on election night. Flowers says the lines of people at polls across Alabama are unprecedented. He says that would appear to benefit Republicans because some of the longest lines were at voting locations in Republican suburbs of Birmingham and Mobile….

City of Selma Says Goodbye to Rep. John Lewis at Memorial Service

  People in Selma are saying their goodbyes to civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. A memorial service was held tonight at Brown Chapel AME Church, one of the cornerstones of the civil rights movement. While the public wasn’t allowed inside due to social distancing requirements, many watched live coverage on television. Selma Mayor Darrio Melton provided a welcome to…

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell Supports Re-Naming Edmund Pettus Bridge

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Alabama) says she supports renaming the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. It was named for Pettus, a former U.S. Senator from Alabama who was also a Confederate Army officer and a Ku Klux Klan leader. The bridge was the site of the pivotal Bloody Sunday civil rights struggle of 1965, which has international significance in…

Rep. Sewell: I’ll vote for Pelosi for Speaker

Democratic Caucus vote set for 11-28

The only Democrat in the Alabama U.S. House delegation says she will vote for Nancy Pelosi for Speaker when Democrats take control of the House. Terri Sewell made that comment on CNN This morning.   “Leadership elections are often messy but I think at the end of the day the Democratic Party will come together. Our caucus will come together…

Congresswoman Hosts Town Hall in Perry Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Congresswoman Terri Sewell hosted town hall meeting in Marengo and Perry counties. Dozens of Perry County residents turned out for the town hall meeting Tuesday afternoon at Sowing Seeds of Hope in Marion. Sewell says the events give her a chance to connect with the people she represents. The congresswoman discussed national security, healthcare and…

Rep. Terri Sewell’s Bill to name Selma Post Office after Amelia Boynton Robinson

Today, The House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 4777, Congresswoman Terri Sewell’s (D-AL) bill to name the USPS facility in Selma, Alabama after voting rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson: “I was delighted to see The House of Representatives pass my legislation to name the Selma Post Office after Civil Rights Hero Amelia Boynton Robinson. Mrs. Boynton Robinson was known as the matriarch of…