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Bentley proposes massive $700 million tax hike: ‘We need the money’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Gov. Robert Bentley told the audience at the Early Childhood Education Leadership Summit Thursday that he will propose a $700 million...

Byrne goes to war with red snapper regulators on behalf of Alabama fishermen

MOBILE, Ala. -- Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL1) announced plans Wednesday to introduce legislation that would roll back the regulations on the red snapper fishing...

Shelby: Executive amnesty must not be tolerated (opinion)

Over the past several weeks, Senate Democrats have blocked debate on the Department of Homeland Security funding bill that passed the House earlier...

Alabama lottery: No-brainer budget fix, or potential plague on society?

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Alabama State Representative and House minority leader Craig Ford (D-Gadsden) announced this week that he is again sponsoring legislation that would...

Alabama RNC committeeman has run-in with GOP leadership over net neutrality

Alabama businessman Paul Reynolds took his fight against big government regulations to the Republican National Convention last year, and ended up unexpectedly going toe-to-toe...

Nick Saban’s about to get a highway named after him, but probably not where you think

When Alabama football head coach Nick Saban leaves the school, it will only be a matter of time until things begin to bear his...

Alabama-native Condi Rice leads potential field in California US Senate race

SAN FRANSISCO, Ca. -- An independent, non-partisan poll released Wednesday by the Field Research Corporation found that 49 percent of potential California voters would...

Tea Party leader says Roby ‘not conservative enough,’ may challenge her in GOP primary

WETUMPKA, Ala. -- Wetumpka TEA Party President Becky Gerritson says she is praying about launching a primary challenge against 2nd Congressional District Republican Rep....

Alabama businessman seeks to become epicenter of ‘Stop Jeb’ movement

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Alabama businessman who made headlines last year by winning a landmark campaign finance case before the U.S. Supreme Court is...

BOMBSHELL: Lawmaker calls out Bentley for using ‘strong-arm’ tactics to push tax hikes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6cqcXuIPsI&feature=youtu.be (Video above: State Rep. Ed Henry discusses Gov. Bentley's tactics with Matt Murphy) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- In a bombshell interview on the Matt Murphy Show...

Alabama leaders praise federal judge’s decision to halt Obama’s executive amnesty

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- In a ruling late Monday night, U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen of Texas halted the implementation President Obama's executive orders on...

Bentley threatens to take infrastructure funding from Districts whose reps don’t back tax hike

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- During a closed-door meeting with Republican lawmakers on Monday, Gov. Robert Bentley told the assembled crowd he would take infrastructure and...

Top 20 potential 2018 Alabama gubernatorial candidates

The 2016 presidential race will be the next big battle on the national political scene, but Alabama's 2018 gubernatorial contest looms just over the...

Comparing Bentley’s change of heart on taxes to politics’ most famous flip-flops

Friday, Governor Robert Bentley (R-AL), shocked the state when he admitted at the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) conference that he will...

Awkward: Bentley pushes tax hikes while campaign site still promises ‘No New Taxes’

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley recently made headlines by openly calling for tax hikes, a rare move for a Republican, particularly in the staunchly conservative...

Byrne: Time to wrest control of education from bureaucrats & special interests (Opinion)

Back in December, President Obama gave a major speech regarding the United States policy toward Cuba. The President said, “I do not believe we...

AL lawmakers lead effort to award America’s highest civilian honor to Selma marchers

WASHINGTON -- Senators Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation Thursday to award the highest civilian honor to the Selma marchers whose...

Roby: Dangerous military cuts must be avoided (Opinion)

Did you know that continued cuts to our nation’s military could, within just a few years, reduce our Army force down to where it...

Gov. Bentley: ‘For the next four years we are going to raise taxes’

BIRMINGHAM -- "We are going to raise taxes," Governor Robert Bentley told the audience at the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) conference...

(Video) Sessions tells Durbin: Dem filibuster is harming national security

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9PpZ_IvMOc WASHINGTON -- Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) shot back at Dick Durbin (D-IL) Thursday for saying Republicans are threatening national security. He'd "been trying to...

Keystone XL Pipeline officially approved by Congress, Obama promises veto

WASHINGTON -- Congress officially passed authorization for the Keystone XL pipeline, but President Obama has vowed to veto when the bill hits his desk....

Reps. Byrne and Rogers tell Obama: Come back with a plan for beating ISIS

WASHINGTON -- President Obama is asking Congress for an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF), but Alabama Reps. Bradley Byrne and Mike...

SPLC Removes Ben Carson from ‘Extremist list,’ issues apology

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has removed Dr. Ben Carson from its "extremist list" after coming under heightened scrutiny...

(Video) Rep. Aderholt urges Senate Dems to pass DHS funding: ‘This is not the way democracy works’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-6GwGptZqk WASHINGTON -- Representative Robert Aderholt (R-AL4) urged Senate Democrats to fund the Department of Homeland Security in a press conference hosted by Senator Ted...