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Scott Walker is relying on this Alabamian to get him to the White House

Whichever presidential hopeful makes it to the White House in 2017, it will be the result of relentless campaigning that will include raising hundreds...

Alabama’s lone congressional Democrat defied her party and attended Netanyahu speech, here’s why

WASHINGTON -- While dozens of Democrats boycotted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress Tuesday of this week, Alabama's only Democrat in Congress,...

Forestry Association joins growing list of ‘Sessions for President’ supporters

Could Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) be the first President from Alabama? The conservative Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) hopes so. "AFA headquarters, 555 Alabama Street...

Senate honors heavyweight champ and Alabama native Deontay Wilder

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Thursday the Alabama State Senate welcomed Tuscaloosa native, and recently crowned heavyweight boxing champion of the world Deontay Wilder. Proudly welcomed Deontay...

Newly-elected ALGOP chairman calls for more reforms, not tax increases

MOBILE, Ala. -- Alabama Republican party chairwoman Terry Lathan, a Mobile native, sat down with Mobile CBS affiliate WKRG earlier this week to discuss...

(Video) Sessions ‘stunned’ EPA chief can’t even say whether global warming models were accurate

http://youtu.be/24DP1uG-MEM (Video above: Sen. Jeff Sessions grills EPA chief Gina McCarthy) WASHINGTON -- Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) grilled Obama's EPA chief during a hearing before the...

Top Tweets from last night’s State of the State address

Governor Bentley's 5th State of the State address Tuesday night may not have answered any questions about his proposed tax hike, or given comfort...

Alabama Free Market Alliance launches online petition to stop Bentley tax hike

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Former state senator Scott Beason is no longer in the legislature, but his latest move proves he's far from out of...

Roby: Hillary’s ‘secret email account’ suggests State Dept. may be hiding Benghazi info

WASHINGTON -- U.S Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL2) believes revelations that Hillary Clinton was exclusively using her private, personal email account to conduct official business...

Bentley channels Obama, demands companies ‘pay their fair share’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Gov. Robert Bentley on Tuesday delivered his annual State of the State address, promising to take "bold" steps to tackle a...

Alabama state rep. slams county school board for buying ‘ludicrous’ $1.2 million lake house

CULLMAN, Ala. -- The Cullman County Board of Education purchased a $1.2 million lake house on Smith Lake in November, and now local residents...

Full text of Gov. Robert Bentley’s 2015 State of the State Address

Lieutenant Governor Ivey, Speaker Hubbard, President Marsh, distinguished guests, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice Moore, members of the Alabama Supreme Court and...

Alabama congressional Republicans unanimously vote to block executive amnesty

WASHINGTON -- Republican members of Alabama's congressional delegation on Tuesday spoke out against the US House's vote to approve funding for the Department of...

Sessions slams GOP leadership for caving to Obama and ‘open-borders billionaires’ on executive amnesty

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, issued a statement Tuesday condemning the GOP Senate...

Marine Senator who Bentley administration attacked for anti-tax billboard speaks out

MADISON, Ala. -- State Senator Bill Holtzclaw (R-Madison) on Monday made his first public appearance since the Bentley administration shuttered $100 million in road...

How will Alabama politics be impacted by the rapid growth of the Hispanic population?

By 2044, racial minorities will become the majority of the population in the United States, according to a new study by the Center for...

Palmer: Net Neutrality puts internet ‘under the thumb of federal bureaucrats,’ threatens free speech

WASHINGTON -- Representative Gary Palmer (R-AL6) on Monday called the Federal Communications Commission's "Net Neutrality" ruling an abuse of the agency's power. "The FCC’s ‘net...

Alabama Supreme Court upholds historic school choice bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld the Alabama Accountability Act (AAA), the state's first school choice legislation. In May, Montgomery Circuit...

Alabama Senate Republicans contrast Bentley tax hike with reform-focused agenda

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Republicans in the Alabama Senate released their legislative agenda Monday, promising to scale back state government and overhaul numerous programs, in...

(Video) Byrne: The Obama administration’s treatment of Israel is disturbing

http://youtu.be/jYIiXTqAQcs (Video above: Rep. Bradley Byrne delivers the remarks below on the floor of the U.S. House) Iran is no friend to the United States...

Defiant Hubbard says there’s no way he’ll step down as Alabama House Speaker

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard took to the airwaves Monday morning to push back against growing calls for him...

The federal government props up Alabama more than almost any state in the country

According to a report released last week by the Pew Charitable Trusts, Alabama receives 36.1 percent of its annual revenue from the federal government,...

(Video) Breitbart: Sessions and Jeb are fighting for the soul of the GOP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuWDoUfqmCg (Video above: Sen. Sessions speaks at CPAC) One of the most widely-read conservative news sites, Breitbart News, declared Friday that Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and...

10 things we learned from emails produced by Hubbard prosecution

The prosecution in the State of Alabama's case against Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard on Friday filed the most detailed documentation to date regarding...