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Saturday Jul 19 | Alabama Live

Young Birmingham leaders heading to Washington D.C. for political a boot campa

Yawntreshia Coleman, left, president of the Birmingham Young Democrats, and Arron Jackson, right, president of the Mason City Neighborhood, were selected to attend the Congressional Black Caucus Political Leadership Boot Camp.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, us Travel, Travel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Ready to work: U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell expanding job training intitiative to high schools

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- U.S. Rep Terri Sewell is expanding her series of job training and education workshops to include high school students.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 16, 2014

National Journal

The 'Red Mountain' sculpture by Dmitri Hadzi stood in front of the...

The House passed legislation this week to prevent a statue from being erected in front of a federal courthouse in Alabama due to security concerns.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Spencer Bachus, Birmingham, AL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Shelia Smoot refuses to concede; Sandra Brown declares victory with...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Incumbent Sandra Little Brown declared victory Tuesday night with a slim 31-vote margin over challenger Shelia Smoot in Jefferson County Commission District 2 race while Smoot refused to concede until all the votes were counted, she said.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alabama, Jefferson County, AL, Kennedy, AL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alabama Live

U.S. Rep Terri Sewell endorses Sandra Little Brown in Jeffco Commission District 2 race

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell today endorsed Commissioner Sandra Little Brown for the Jefferson County Commission District 2 seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Birmingham, AL, Jefferson County, AL

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Alabama Live

What to look for: Jeffco Commission District 2 runoff election with Sandra Brown and Shelia Smoot

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Both have name recognition; both have political experience and both are known to fight for what they believe in.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Artur Davis, Jefferson County, AL, Lipscomb, AL

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

AL politicians react to Supreme Court birth control ruling

Republican politicians in Alabama lined up on Monday to praise the Supreme Court's ruling that "family or closely held" companies could have exemptions from a part of the Affordable Care Act that requires employers to provide contraceptive coverage as part of their employees' health insurance policies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Representative Martha Roby, Democrat

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Star Press

Senate debates voting rights proposal

In the year since the Supreme Court ended close federal oversight of elections in Alabama and some other states, discrimination against minority voters has crept back into place, voting rights advocates say.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Democrat, Shelby County, AL, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

The Leaf-Chronicle

Senate debates voting rights proposal

It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years and it never fails to... U.S. Rep. John Lewis speaking before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, "From Selma to Shelby County: Working Together to Restore the Protections of the Voting Rights Act."

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Related Topix: John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Shelby County, AL, Republican, Spencer Bachus, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

USA Today

Senate debates voting rights proposal

In the one year since the Supreme Court ended close federal oversight of elections in Alabama and some other states, discrimination against minority voters has crept back into place, voting rights advocates say.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Democrat, Alabama, John Lewis, Shelby County, AL, USA Today, Publishing, Media

Alabama Live

Gary Palmer has a novel idea

I was talking with a good friend before the 6th Congressional Runoff Debate at Regions Field between Paul DeMarco and Gary Palmer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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