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(Video) Byrne: GOP will deliver ‘better healthcare system for everyone’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccjXxml6DeU (Video above: Rep. Bradley Byrne on Fox Business Feb. 4, 2014) WASHINGTON -- Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL1) appeared on Fox Business Wednesday evening to discuss...

These are Alabama’s 56 ‘failing’ schools, and the options their students now have

http://youtu.be/zlAAJFGipxQ (Video above: The story of Gloria and Keeynaad, an Alabama family helped by school choice) MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Alabama Department of Education released its...

Alabama State Auditor calls for audit of his own office

MONTGOMERY -- Alabama State Auditor isn't a particularly flashy job. The state auditor doesn't usually grab headlines or garner much attention, but Jim Zeigler...

Bentley won’t expand gambling to address budget shortfall

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Gov. Robert Bentley (R-Ala.) alarmed many conservatives this week by openly floating tax raises as a way to close the gap...

Beeker: Alabama should remember ‘We Dare Defend Our Rights’ motto, push back against feds

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Public Service Commissioner Chris "Chip" Beeker on Tuesday opened the PSC's monthly meeting by expressing his frustration with the federal...

(VIDEO) Sessions to Obama’s Budget Director: Your ideas will never work

http://youtu.be/5dENaCFek0M (Video above: Sen. Jeff Sessions grills Obama's Budget Director Shaun Donovan) WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Tuesday turned up the heat on President...

House approves Byrne’s ObamaCare repeal bill

WASHINGTON -- The US House of Representatives voted Tuesday afternoon to repeal ObamaCare in its entirety—the first such vote since the GOP took control...

Intra-Party tensions rise as Boehner calls out Sessions and Cruz by name

WASHINGTON -- In a rare move, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Tuesday called out two Senate Republicans by name, bringing to the forefront...

Bentley teases ‘bold’ tax hike proposal

MOBILE, Ala. -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley told a group of state legislators and Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce members Monday that he is...

Alabama Free Market Alliance says these are the liberal groups to watch in the state

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Conservative free market group the Alabama Free Market Alliance (AFMA) on Monday published their annual list of the liberal groups to...

Byrne bill becomes conservatives’ ObamaCare repeal weapon of choice

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL1) last week became the center of the push to repeal and replace ObamaCare when news broke that...

ALGOP Chairman says Lewinsky among many reasons Hillary will never be POTUS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead sent out an email to members of the GOP Monday morning expressing some of the...

Alabama lawmakers blast Obama’s ‘outside the realm of reality’ budget proposal

WASHINGTON -- Three members of Alabama's Congressional delegation unloaded on President Obama's budget proposal Monday, calling it "disappointing," and "outside the realm of reality."...

Sessions: Democrats hiding under their desks afraid to stand up to Obama on immigration

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions chastised his Democratic colleagues on the Senate floor Friday for refusing to voice opposition to what Sessions describes...

Shelby ‘very interested’ in auditing the Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON -- In an interview with Bloomberg Thursday, Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), the chairman of the Banking committee, signaled support for auditing the Federal...

Entire Alabama delegation bucks Obama, votes to build Keystone Pipeline

WASHINGTON -- It isn't often all nine of Alabama's Congressional delegates—7 members of the House and 2 Senators—agree on something, but they're all on...

Shelby-led committee passes tough Iran sanctions bill over White House objections

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Senator Richard Shelby announced Thursday the approval of the “Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2015” by the Banking, Housing, and...

Alabama congressman just became center of ObamaCare repeal efforts, here’s how

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL1) introduced a bill yesterday that, if passed, would completely repeal ObamaCare, the President's healthcare law that the...

It’s time to legalize charter schools in Alabama (Opinion)

Since 1992, public charter schools have offered families in other states a choice when it comes to which public school their children can attend....

Sessions: Confirming Obama’s AG nominee would bring US closer to ‘constitutional tipping point’

http://youtu.be/FbjsvEjXLgo (Video above: Sen. Jeff Sessions questions AG nominee Loretta Lynch during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing) “Who has more right to a job in this...

Shelby on 2016 re-election: ‘I’m in!’

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said today that he is officially "in" to run for re-election in 2016. Shelby was first elected to the...

Liberal SPLC files complaint against Roy Moore for ‘thumbing his nose at the federal courts’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed an ethics complaint against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore with the...

Bentley to Congress: Let states decide how to spend federal transportation money

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley addressed the Senate Environment and Public Works committee on behalf of the National Governors Association (NGA) Wednesday morning,...

Moore defiant again: ‘Nothing grants federal government authority to redefine marriage’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was famously booted from office in 2003 for defying a federal judge's order...