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Sessions: Current House border bill a symbolic gesture, will not end immigration lawlessness

Republicans won a historic midterm vote on the promise to take real action—not symbolic gestures—to end the immigration lawlessness. It is essential that any...

(Video) Young Boozer wows inauguration crowd, thanks all 67 Alabama counties in alphabetical order from memory

It's been said that Alabama's State Treasurer Young Boozer has the best accidental rapper's name ever. During the inauguration ceremony on Monday, he proved...

Bentley still weighing tax proposal, hopes legislators remember whose coattails they rode into power

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- After securing a landslide re-election victory, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley went from running on a "no new tax" campaign platform to...

Roby and Obama proposals go head-to-head as Parties court working class voters

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL2) and President Barack Obama on Thursday summed up the differences in Republican and Democratic efforts to reach working...

Byrne pushes balanced budget amendment to force Federal government to live within its means

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL1) on Thursday filed a bill calling for a constitutional amendment that requires Congress to balance the federal...

Alabama Republicans unanimously vote for bill blocking ‘executive amnesty’

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) but overturning President Obama's executive...

Alabama senator’s domestic violence charge dropped by prosecutor

AUBURN, Ala. -- City prosecutor Rick Davidson filed a motion in municipal court on Wednesday dismissing a misdemeanor domestic violence charge against State Sen....

Illegal immigration could cost Alabama a congressional seat and an electoral college vote

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Illegal immigration could cost Alabama a congressional seat, according to a state representative who led the Yellowhammer State's most recent reapportionment...

Alabama congressmen at center of GOP effort to block President’s executive amnesty

WASHINGTON -- With the U.S. House poised to vote on a plan to block President Obama's executive actions on immigration, which granted de facto...

NRA honors Shelby for ‘standing strong against the gun control agenda in Washington’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The National Rifle Association (NRA) over the weekend honored Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) during its annual board meeting for his "unwavering...

Condi: Liberal teachers unions trapping kids in failing schools are the real racists

Alabama native and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice recently vented on Fox News about her opinion that liberals’ tend to play racial politics,...

Senator: Alabamians should be able to carry a pistol in their car without permit

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama State Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) says he plans to introduce a bill during the upcoming legislative session that would allow...

The 20 best public school districts in Alabama (Spring 2015)

Niche.com, a site that seeks to “make choosing a neighborhood, college, or K-12 school a more transparent process” by “providing reviews and insight from...

Glenn Beck: Every American — black and white, left and right — should see ‘Selma’

Conservative talk radio host and commentator Glenn Beck on Saturday saw a screening of "Selma," a film shot in the Yellowhammer State about the...

Palmer: Power hasn’t changed Sessions, he’s ‘one of the most principled people I’ve ever met’

WASHINGTON -- Newly inaugurated Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL6) made waves during his first week in the U.S. House by voting for Sen. Jeff Sessions...

Shelby named Chairman of powerful Banking Committee, here’s why that matters

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) on Thursday was named the Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, a panel with jurisdiction over a...

Alabama played a little-known role in electing SEAL Team Six Commander to Congress

WASHINGTON -- Twenty-three-year Navy veteran and former Commander of the famed SEAL Team Six Ryan Zinke was sworn in this week as the U.S....

Sessions: Aderholt’s bill blocks funding for Obama’s illegal Executive Amnesty

President Obama’s executive amnesty voids the laws Congress has passed in order to foist on the nation measures Congress has refused to pass. In...

Rubio coming to Alabama in support of Republican push for school choice

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is coming to Birmingham Wednesday, Jan. 14 in support of Alabama Republicans' efforts to implement more...

Alabama Republicans lead charge with multiple bills to block Obama’s ‘Executive Amnesty’

WASHINGTON, Ala. -- Alabama congressmen Martha Roby (R-AL2) and Mo Brooks (R-AL5) have now joined congressman Robert Aderholt (R-AL4) in filing bills aimed at...

Alabama PSC: Obama lied about everything except for making energy prices ‘skyrocket’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The three members of Alabama's Public Service Commission, the panel tasked with regulating the state's public utilities, on Wednesday penned a...

An inside look at the newest Alabama congressman’s first day in D.C.

On the seventh floor of a Washington, D.C. steakhouse with a stunning view of the U.S. Capitol, Gary Palmer is grinning ear to ear....

Brooks: My vote for Boehner was a vote against chaos

Despite serious reservations, today I voted for John Boehner for House Speaker because there was no better option before me. I would have...

Alabama’s Aderholt delivers bill defunding Obama’s immigration actions

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL4) will introduced legislation Wednesday that takes direct aim at President Obama's executive orders on immigration. The Alabama congressman...