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Battle Blog: Veterans Week, Church, and South Alabama

It’s Monday night and I’m finally settling into my hotel room in Dothan after a fundraising event. What a whirlwind the last few days have been. We celebrated Veterans Week in Huntsville, and that included a ceremony to induct new members into the Hall of Heroes – including Col. Mike Rose, who was presented a […]

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Battle Blog: Standing for Our Veterans

This isn’t about a debate over NFL players and their protest or how they go about it. This isn’t a political football or football wrapped in politics. This is about honor and respect, pure and simple, for the men and women who have served in our nation’s military. Our flag stands for freedom, equality, a […]

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Battle Blog: On the road to Jacksonville, Alabama

It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to visit Jacksonville State, and I forgot what a beautiful campus it was. Of course, it’d been even more beautiful if there wasn’t a raining-cats-and-dogs deluge and 48-degree temperature when we arrived for Saturday’s homecoming game It literally rained on their parade, and it was canceled. […]

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Battle Blog: Standing up for Alabama

Some of you may have noticed that I made some waves last week in disagreement with a very passionate response to a columnist’s work. The editorial writer basically wrote that Alabama should not be competing for Amazon HQ. I’m not going to be defensive about every media criticism we receive in this campaign. I recognize […]

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The Gadsden Times: Battle stresses administrative strengths in GOP race

RAINBOW CITY — Tommy Battle’s message is clear to voters who are pleased with the status quo in Montgomery. “If people want someone who will do the same thing that’s been done for the last 30 years at the state Capitol, I’m probably not their candidate,” said Battle, mayor of Huntsville, who is seeking the […]

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Battle Blog: Show your colors, Alabama.

  Before I talk about our campaign for governor, I want to remind you about the “Alabama Show Your Colors” campaign. Veterans Day – which always expands into something of a Veterans Week in Huntsville – is coming up November 11. We’re encouraging everybody across the state to put their American flags out. Put them […]

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The Cullman Times: Battle promotes message of leadership in campaign for governor

Alabama’s massive election year is still months away, but Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle is already touring the state in preparation for a run at the governor’s seat. With a resume of success as the leader of Alabama’s healthiest economy — Huntsville — Battle sees an opportunity for the state to make a positive turn and […]

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Tommy Battle Raises more than $1,105,000 for Gubernatorial Campaign

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, a life-long Republican leader, has raised more than $1,105,000 as he continues his campaign to become the next Governor of the State of Alabama. “I’m very proud of this accomplishment so early on in our campaign. It really shows you that Alabamians want a change in Montgomery,” said […]

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Battle Blog: Running a clean campaign, visits from POTUS, VPOTUS, and more.

What an interesting week we had in Huntsville. In the span of four days, we had both the President and Vice President come to town. President Trump came to town for a political rally, to support Sen. Luther Strange in the Republican senatorial run-off. Vice President Pence was here for business and a little bit […]

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Battle Blog: An event with the Battle cousins, creating statewide success

We’ve traveled all across Alabama, some places several times now, as we bring our message to voters. As I write this, we’re on the road for another trip, this time visiting friends and supporters in the Auburn-Opelika area and holding some frank, candid meetings with community leaders. But as I think about the momentum we’re […]

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