#iwill

By Alanna Morrison
  When I was a teenager, I worked at a local restaurant after school and on weekends. One of the managers there was a disgusting pervert. He would leer at the female employees, say very offensive things, and touch us inappropriately without consent. We all began to hate going to work and

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Join the Emerge Alabama Class of 2018

By Alanna Morrison
On women in leadership, author Marie C. Wilson famously said, “You can’t be what you can’t see.” By training Democratic women to run for office, Emerge Alabama is leading the movement to break down stereotypes surrounding leadership, and amplify the voices of diverse,

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The Story of an Alabama Dreamer

By Alanna Morrison
  The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy was enacted by President Obama in June of 2012. The individuals who enrolled in this program are referred to as Dreamers (after the Dream Act Bill). They dreamt of a better life and they found it here. The Trump administration has

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Questions For the Candidates

By Alanna Morrison
  We here at Madison County Democratic Women are very excited to have so many great Democrats running in the upcoming special election! Our members sent in some questions they wanted to hear the candidates answer. We chose three questions and sent them to all seven Democratic candidates.

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Special Senate Election Details

By Alanna Morrison
When Senator Sessions was confirmed as US Attorney General and the head of the US Department of Justice, his Senate seat became vacant. Governor Bentley appointed then Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange. Governor Kay Ivey set the special election for 2017. Several Democratic and

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Special Senate Race

By Alanna Morrison
It’s 2017 Primary Season Today marked the end of the qualifying and filing period for candidates to run in the special election for the US Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. As of tonight, there are eight candidates: Dr. Will Boyd, Jr. (Lauderdale County), Vann Caldwell (Talledega County),

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