U.S. Senate

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,…

Senator-elect Tommy Tuberville Joins Group Challenging Electoral College Vote

Sen.-elect Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama)(Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP) Alabama U.S. Senator-elect Tommy Tuberville is joining a growing number of Republican lawmakers to support President Trump’s effort to overturn the presidential election, pledging to reject the results. Congress will meet on January 6 to count the Electoral College votes and certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win. Today, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced a…

Sen. Doug Jones, Tommy Tuberville Fight for U.S. Senate Seat

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Alabama) will try to perform another Deep South win Tuesday, this time against former college football coach Tommy Tuberville. The race pits the incumbent former U.S. attorney against Tuberville, who has made support for President Donald Trump the main pillar of his campaign. Jones has positioned himself as a moderate and is often called the Senate’s…

U.S. Senate Expected to Confirm Barrett to U.S. Supreme Court Monday

The Republican-led U.S. Senate has voted to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections. Barrett’s confirmation on Monday is hardly in doubt, with the majority Republicans mostly united in support behind President Donald Trump’s pick. But Democrats are poised to keep the Senate in session into the night in attempts to stall, arguing that…

President Trump Backs Tommy Tuberville in U.S. Senate Race

President Donald Trump has endorsed former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. Tuberville is running against Trump’s former attorney general, Jeff Sessions, in the March 31st Republican runoff. Trump announced his support for Tuberville in a tweet, saying that Tuberville has his complete and total endorsement. He did not mention Sessions. The winner…

Senate Candidate Tommy Tuberville Makes Stop in Luverne on Campaign Tour

Tuesday marks fourteen days until “Super Tuesday”, where voters will cast their ballots to determine who they will send to Washington D.C. the U.S. senate. Candidates are kicking their campaigns into high gear as the race that once seemed like a marathon transitions into a sprint. That’s no different for former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tubberville. Senate candidate Tommy…

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…

Secretary of State John Merrill Running for U.S. Senate Seat

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill has just announced he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. There has been speculation for weeks about him running, but today he made it official. The announcement came before hundreds of supporters and a strong media presence. Merrill says that people have been approaching him about the seat for months now and his…

President Trump Tweets Against a Roy Moore Senate Campaign

President Trump has taken to Twitter to speak out against a possible campaign by Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore ran for the U.S. Senate in a special election in 2017. Despite being a Republican and well-known for his time as Alabama’s Chief Justice, he lost to Democrat Doug Jones. This is what Trump said about Moore…