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Handshakes & middle fingers: Alabama & Kentucky House Speakers engage in war of words

During the 2010 election cycle, Alabama Republicans campaigned on a list of promises called the "Handshake With Alabama." The campaign was wildly successful, propelling...

Bentley takes concerns with anti-coal EPA regulations directly to Obama

(Above: Gov. Bentley discusses a revealing conversation he had with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy) President Obama's executive amnesty plan and the growing threat of the...

Brooks: Help American workers by removing as many illegals as possible from labor pool

WASHINGTON -- Flanked by senators Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) and a host of other conservative lawmakers, Alabama congressman Mo Brooks urged...

Former Bush White House staffer tapped to lead Alabama Policy Institute

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Caleb Crosby has been selected as the new President of the Alabama Policy Institute (API), a Birmingham-based conservative think tank that...

Radio host says Democratic candidate for Ala. governor verbally assaulted, threatened to ‘bury’ him

HOMEWOOD, Ala. -- Parker Griffith, the Democratic Party's nominee for Alabama governor, on Wednesday verbally assaulted and physically threatened conservative talk radio host Matt...

Stunning letter from former AEA chief threatens to plunge teachers’ union into chaos

Imagine if Paul "Bear" Bryant wrote a letter saying the University of Alabama's football program is doomed. That's basically what just happened to the...

Little-known Alabamian named to Politico’s list of 50 people who ‘really matter’ in US politics

Alabama businessman Shaun McCutcheon told Yellowhammer in September of last year that he wanted to “change the world.” With the United States Supreme Court’s...

Roby: 3 things to listen for in Obama’s ISIL speech

On Wednesday, President Obama will deliver a speech on the Islamic State threat. Americans will be listening carefully, and so will the world. For...

Top political handicappers expect Sessions to craft Federal budget next year

Although they didn't directly mention Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions in their articles this week, famed political handicappers Stu Rothenberg and Charlie Cook were both...

Sessions: Democrats’ executive amnesty plan should send shudders down your spine

A development today reported by Politico ought to send shudders down the spine of those who care about our representative system of government. In an article...

Byrne meets with Netanyahu, says Obama ‘must get off the sidelines and start leading’

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL1) is currently on his way back to the United States after spending the last ten days...

Alabama Supreme Court sends state legislator’s perjury case to trial

Alabama state representative Barry Moore's effort to have his perjury case dismissed came up short Friday in a final ruling by the state supreme...

Griffith’s lottery rhetoric is absurd, but Bentley’s making it worse by not taking a hard stand (opinion)

In 1999, then-Governor Don Siegelman, lobbied Alabamians as hard as he could to approve a so called “education lottery” for the state of Alabama....

Sessions praised for ‘powerful influence’ on immigration debate, not letting up

Yellowhammer has already written several times about how powerful and influential Alabama's U.S. Senate delegation will be if Republicans re-take the Senate in November,...

Roby: ‘ISIS is al Qaeda on steroids,’ adhere to ‘bastardized, barbaric form of Islam’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL2) on Wednesday had some strong words for the Obama administration, whose foreign policy failures she believes have...

Alabama’s military mission will be impacted by committee chairmanship election in DC

Behind-the-scenes battles between budget hawks and defense advocates inside the Republican majority in Congress have spilled into the public several times in recent years,...

Alabama Democrat says GOP congress ‘worse than’ Islamic State terrorists

Jesse T. Smith, the Democratic Party's candidate in Alabama's 3rd Congressional District, has had trouble gaining much traction in the heavily Republican area. The...

Alabama House Speaker makes explosive claim: Obama Admin. targeting Alabama’s economy

AUBURN, Ala. -- In an op-ed published by the Auburn-Opelika News on Sunday, Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard made the explosive claim that he...

Will Alabama expand Medicaid or raise taxes? GOP state senator says ‘nope!’

In the second half of Yellowhammer's two-part interview with state senator Phil Williams (R-Rainbow City), the conservative stalwart discussed the issues he expects to...

Sessions: Obama’s executive amnesty could lead to terrorist attack on homeland

In addition to being disastrous for American workers, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) believes President Obama's reported plan to grant amnesty to 5 million illegal...

US Army General: ‘In time of war, send me all the Alabamians you can get!’ (video)

(Above: Cliff Sims discusses the legendary "Fourth Alabama" with State Sen. Phil Williams) Yellowhammer News CEO Cliff Sims hit the shooting range recently with state...

AEA doubles down on effort to unseat Republicans, goes $1.7 million in debt

The Alabama Education Association (AEA) appears to be doubling down on its efforts to unseat as many Republican incumbents as possible during the 2014...

Alabama’s RNC rep compares Obama admin. to ‘totalitarian government’ in Hunger Games

Alabama's Republican National Committeeman Paul Reynolds sent out an email blast Monday morning comparing the "totalitarian government" in several recent fictional movies to the...

‘Is Obama a sociopath?’ ALGOP chairman wonders if President has personality disorder

Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead released an op-ed Monday morning provocatively titled, "Is Obama A Sociopath?" "President Obama returned to the White House last...