Alabama Republican Party

Rep. Brock Colvin to run for Alabama Senate

BY: - November 1, 2023

Rep. Brock Colvin, R-Albertville, said Wednesday he will run for the Alabama Senate seat recently vacated by Clay Scofield, R-Arab.  “I believe I am qualified to continue building upon the conservative groundwork he has laid and will always work hard for the people of Northeast Alabama,” he said in a statement. Senate District 9 includes […]

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The most dangerous idea in a library? Empathy

BY: - September 25, 2023

My 9-year-old daughter recently asked me if reading really makes you smarter. Put on the spot, I garbled my answer. I was driving, and we had to get to a softball practice on time. But here’s what I wanted to say: Reading teaches you new things. But more importantly, it makes you a more empathetic […]

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Trump speech brought in $1.2 million, says Alabama Republican Party

BY: - August 8, 2023

The Alabama Republican Party said in a statement Tuesday that former President Donald Trump’s speech at the party’s summer dinner raised $1.2 million for the party. Alabama GOP Chairman John Wahl said 2,700 people attended the event, and that 1 million more watched it on a livestream. “One of our goals at the state party […]

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Trump lashes out at prosecutors, Biden, DeSantis in Alabama speech

BY: - August 4, 2023

Former President Donald Trump said in a speech in Montgomery Friday night that he wears his recent indictment on charges of attempting to subvert the 2020 presidential election as “a badge of honor.” In a nearly-hourlong speech at a fundraising dinner for the Alabama Republican Party, Trump attacked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, his rival for […]

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Alabama GOP to consider ban on school board candidates accepting AEA donations

BY: - August 1, 2023

The Alabama Republican Party will consider a rule change at a Saturday meeting to ban Republican candidates for state school board, county school board and county superintendent from taking money from the National Education Association and its affiliates, like the Alabama Education Association (AEA). In a statement, chairman John Wahl said “transgender ideology and woke […]

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Donald Trump to speak in Montgomery August 4

BY: - June 14, 2023

Former President Donald Trump will speak at an August 4 dinner for the Alabama Republican Party in Montgomery, the state party said Wednesday. Trump will speak at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel as part of the state party’s summer meetings. The dinner is expected to start at 7 p.m. “President Trump is a political figure that […]

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Donald Trump to hold Alabama event this summer, says Alabama Republican Party

BY: - June 8, 2023

Former President Donald Trump plans to hold an event for the Alabama Republican Party this summer, the Alabama Republican Party said Thursday. The announcement did not give a date or location, but said that the former president would be “headlining” a dinner for the party. “The people of Alabama and President Trump have a special […]