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Mercedes Alabama staffs up with nation’s leading ‘Mechatronics’ program

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Sisters Stacey and Stephanie Dougherty are among the first Industrial Mechatronics graduating class at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc. (MBUSI), the automaker’s Alabama operation. They...

RNC leader backs closed primaries, will Alabama legislators follow suit?

According the The Washington Times, "angry Republican leaders (are) ready to shut (the) door on open primaries." "Republican National Committee members and activists are still...

Finebaum: Saban is more powerful than Bentley in Alabama

In his new book, "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football," sports talk radio host and SEC Network...

Sessions: Lawsuit against Obama should include his defiance of immigration law

During an appearance on Matt Murphy's Birmingham-area conservative talk radio program Friday morning, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said that he believes Obama's refusal to...

Byrne backs Iraq airstrikes as reports spread of ‘Christian genocide’ by Islamic militants

President Obama announced on Thursday that he had authorized "targeted airstrikes" and humanitarian airdrops in Iraq to both protect U.S. military personnel and to...

Byrne: ‘do-nothing Congress’ mantra is bogus, over 300 House bills are stuck in the Senate

Bills to secure our border, improve the economy, rein in overreach, and much more are #StuckInTheSenate: http://t.co/kCyUCxUzZz— Rep. Bradley Byrne (@RepByrne) August 6, 2014 President...

(Vote) What do you think about Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks’ ‘war on whites’ comment?

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL5) has found himself the unexpected center of national attention this week after an appearance on Laura Ingraham's radio program, during...

While the rest of the Senate is on vacation, Sessions continues fight against executive amnesty

The United States Senate began a five-week recess on Friday, in spite of it having not voted on a package to address the border...

BUILT BY BAMA: Alabama one of the few U.S. states where manufacturing remains king

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the United States has over the past twenty-three years gone from a manufacturing-centered economy to one...

Brooks: Wall St. Journal calling us the ‘deportation caucus’ is a compliment

The Wall St. Journal over the weekend released an op-ed slamming conservatives in Congress for pushing House leadership to pass a tougher immigration package...

Planned Parenthood gets what it wants, Ala. abortion clinic law ruled unconstitutional

United States District Judge Myron Thompson on Monday ruled that an Alabama law passed in 2013 requiring abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges...

Roby: Bill delivers better care for vets, easier way to fire bad VA employees

Good news: More veterans will have access to quality care and problem VA employees will be more easily terminated under VA reform legislation passed...

INSIDE SCOOP: Alabama delegation led conservative victory on immigration

In early July, President Obama asked Congress for a $3.7 billion emergency appropriation to deal with the tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children...