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Faulkner and Stewart vie for House District 46
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Faulkner and Stewart vie for House District 46

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News. In a normal year, House District 46 in suburban Birmingham might not be considered a competitive district. Incumbent Rep. David Faulkner is a Republican with a term under his belt and an impressive campaign war chest. Yet the district voted for Democrat Doug Jones in last December’s special election...

Race Profile: Young and Sorrell Vie for House District 3 Seat
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Race Profile: Young and Sorrell Vie for House District 3 Seat

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News House District 3 is an open seat race in a long-held democratic district and its current Representative, Democrat Marcel Black, is retiring this year. Now two newcomers to the political world are vying for the seat. The two candidates are Democrat Chad Young, who has the support of many...

New Kay Ivey Ad Gets Nostalgic
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New Kay Ivey Ad Gets Nostalgic

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News In Governor Kay Ivey’s most recent campaign ad, she goes down memory lane and talks about the time she visited the governor’s office as a 23 year old Girls State staffer. Now, she gets to work at that desk, which is why “anything’s possible in Alabama,” Ivey says. The...

Weekend Digest- September 30, 2018
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Weekend Digest- September 30, 2018

I hope everyone had a good week and had fun at any of the homecoming games yesterday! Here is the news you need to know for September 30, 2018. 1. FBI probe into Kavanaugh allegations to begin President Trump on Friday announced that the FBI will conduct an investigation that includes his former Yale classmate Deborah Ramirez who...

Wheeler and Toomey Vie for House District 47
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Wheeler and Toomey Vie for House District 47

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News House District 47 is an open seat now that longtime State Rep. Jack Williams (R-Vestavia) decided to run for Jefferson County Commission. Williams lost in the primary, in no small part due to being indicted as part of a State House bribery scheme. Williams maintains his innocence and many...

House District 28, A Race Between Two Newcomers
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House District 28, A Race Between Two Newcomers

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Alabama House District 28 is now an open seat with longtime Rep. Craig Ford deciding to run for Senate. Two political newcomers, Democrat Kyle Pierce and Republican Gil Isbell, are vying to take Ford’s place in what is shaping up to be a competitive election. The district has been...

Weekend Digest- September 23, 2018
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Weekend Digest- September 23, 2018

I had a blast at the Auburn game and had the crazy experience tailgating w/ Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Stacy tailgate! Todd will have more to share about his visit soon. Here is the news you need to know for September 23, 2018. 1. Was Rosenstein Serious? Did you see this weekend’s bombshell New York Times report...

Beech and Easterbrook vie for House District 65 seat
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Beech and Easterbrook vie for House District 65 seat

House District 65 is not one of the 25 open seats where incumbents are retiring. But it is a competitive district and November could see a close race between incumbent Democrat Rep. Elaine Beech and first-time Republican candidate Brett Easterbrook.

Ivey Receives Endorsement from NFIB
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Ivey Receives Endorsement from NFIB

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, which she used to highlight her support for small business and the state’s economic progress. NFIB Alabama Director Rosemary Elebash said that Ivey had received a record-setting 98 percent of support...

Weekend Digest- September 16, 2018
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Weekend Digest- September 16, 2018

I hope everyone had a good weekend! Here is the news you need to know for September 16, 2018. 1. Affects of Florence so far Record amounts of rain have been hailing down on the Carolinas this weekend as, now Tropical Storm, Florence made landfall on Friday. As of Sunday morning, the New York Times is reporting that 14 people have...