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Guest: Swipe fees hurt Alabama consumers and businesses, Congress must act

The consumer price index rose yet again in May to an increase of 8.6% from a year ago, marking the highest rise in over...

Flowers: Do campaign ads pander?

During the waning days of the campaigns for governor and U.S. Senator, I received an inordinate amount of correspondence lamenting the outrageous, demagogic, disingenuous,...

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth undefeated in GOP primary election endorsements

The 2022 GOP primary election cycle placed on display the influence Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth wields in Alabama Republican Party politics. Alabama's second highest-ranking elected...

Whatley lawyers: Supporter wrongly excluded from voter roll, representing tying ballot

The Senate District 27 primary election saga took another twist Friday morning as State Sen. Tom Whatley (R-Auburn) announced that his legal counsel would...

AG Marshall places abortionists on notice, issues stark warning to violators of state law

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall did not mince words in warning those who consider defying state law in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's...

SCOTUS overturns Roe v. Wade; Alabama to seek reversal of federal halt on pro-life law

The U.S. Supreme Court, on Friday morning, handed down its decision to strike down the landmark 1973 abortion case of Roe v. Wade. In the...

Shelby, Tuberville rail against Senate-approved bipartisan gun control bill

The U.S. Senate Thursday evening passed a bipartisan gun control bill by a 65-33 vote. The bill's passage in the upper chamber follows a string...

7 Things: Mo Brooks explains his request for a pardon from Trump, SCOTUS expands gun rights and more …

7. No more vaping for you -- Smoking is cooler anyway The U.S. Food and Drug Administration worked with federal officials to announce that certain...

Rep. Barry Moore decries Senate gun control bill — ‘They use tragedies in our society to come after our rights’

Thursday, the Senate advanced the "Bipartisan Safer Communities Act," which the Senate is expected to hold a final vote on by the end of...

Tuberville on Title IX: Biden is going to bring women’s athletics ‘to its knees’

On the 50th anniversary of Title IX being passed, some are speaking out against President Joe Biden's new proposals to expand the interpretation of...

Gov. Kay Ivey announces $2M in local ‘Rebuild Alabama Act’ infrastructure projects

Thursday, Gov. Kay Ivey announced the allocation of more than $2 million in funding toward county and city infrastructure projects. According to the governor's office,...

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl notches wins for South Alabama in FY2023 NDAA

Wednesday, the fiscal year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed the House Armed Services Committee by a vote of 57-1. Included in the annual...

Shelby honored with Manufacture Alabama’s ‘Friend of the Industry’ award

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) is this year's recipient of Manufacture Alabama's "Friend of the Industry" award. Alabama's senior senator was recognized with the honor...

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore warns Biden admin spending agenda ‘overheating’ economy, fueling inflation

In a Wednesday speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) railed against the Biden administration's fiscal...

7 Things: Ivey calls out Biden’s desperate gas tax game, gun control bill ready for passage and more …

7. Mo Brooks already said he would appear before the January 6 committee U.S. Representative Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) has been crystal clear about what...

Ivey slams Biden’s ‘gimmick’ proposal for federal gas tax pause, says ‘permanent’ fix needed

Wednesday, President Joe Biden called on Congress to suspend the federal fuel tax for three months amid rising costs at the pump. "Today I'm calling...

Tuberville: Dale Strong is ‘perfect choice’ for Alabama’s fifth congressional district

Count U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) as a fan of Alabama's fifth congressional district Republican Party nominee Dale Strong. Strong, who currently serves as chairman...

State auditor GOP nominee Andrew Sorrell sets sights on bolstering office’s duties

State Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R-Muscle Shoals) secured the Republican nomination for the open state auditor position, defeating pastor Stan Cooke by nearly 15 points. Sorrell...

7 Things: Britt beats Brooks as primary results are in, gun deal in the U.S. Senate is looking more likely and more …

7. Auburn professor supports the narrative that Democrats swayed Senate District 27 primary In the State Senate District 27 Republican primary election, State Senator...

Wes Allen defeats Jim Zeigler in Alabama Secretary of State runoff election

Tuesday night, State Rep. Wes Allen (R-Troy) emerged as the victor over State Auditor Jim Zeigler in the GOP primary runoff election for Alabama...

Dale Strong defeats Casey Wardynski, secures AL-5 GOP nod in dominant victory

Madison County Commission chairman Dale Strong Tuesday night notched the GOP nomination for Alabama's open fifth congressional district seat, defeating former Huntsville City Schools...

Katie Britt handily defeats Mo Brooks, clinches GOP nomination for U.S. Senate

Tuesday night, former Business Council of Alabama CEO Katie Britt defeated U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and secured the Republican Party nomination for the...

Live blog: Primary runoff

Tuesday is primary runoff day in Alabama. Included in the runoffs is the Republican U.S. Senate election between Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks...

Rep. Gary Palmer: ‘Disingenuous’ negative campaign ads are ‘becoming a huge problem’

As Alabamians vote in the primary runoff elections, some are taking note of the number of false and negative campaign ads that played across...