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Simple math is the storyline worth watching on Election Day in Alabama

There's very little drama at the top of the ticket this year in Alabama, but that doesn't mean there isn't a storyline worth watching. That...

9 quotes that will inspire you to go vote today

With a price tag of roughly $3.67 billion dollars, the 2014 elections are going down in history as the most expensive midterms in American...

‘Put on your best underwear!’ — One Alabama candidate’s bizarre challenge to voters

Alabama is something of a Petri dish for outlandish politicians, bizarre campaign moments and scratch-your-head political theater. Sometimes it seems like the Yellowhammer State...

Tucker Carlson: Sessions is the most popular person in Alabama ‘except maybe Nick Saban’

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) will cruise to re-election on Tuesday as the only U.S. Senator on the ballot in 2014 who did not...

Roby: GOP majority will govern, leave behind Harry Reid’s ‘radical agenda’

“To everything there is a season,” Ecclesiastes reads. The end of the campaign season is a relief to those who tire of hearing all...

Dr. Ben Carson takes aim at entrenched Alabama Democrat Roger Bedford

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. -- Famed neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson gained national notoriety for his speech at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast, during which he criticized...

Alabama progressives warn blacks to vote or face silencing, targeting and ‘Klan’ events

The Alabama New South Coalition (ANSC), whose stated purpose is "to promote the general welfare of all people through independent focused organizations dedicated to...

Bentley is more likely to get re-elected than literally any other governor in America

36 states will hold gubernatorial elections on Tuesday, and according to the famed election prognosticators at FiveThirtyEight, Alabama's incumbent governor Robert Bentley is the...

NOT GUILTY: An inside look at what happened in the jury room during the Barry Moore trial

"If Pipkin and Tullos are going home to their families tonight after what they did," the juror said, "then Barry Moore should definitely be...

AEA-backed Republicans strategize to take Speaker’s office

The battle lines in Rep. Jim Carns' (R-Birmingham) bid to unseat Rep. Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) as Speaker of the Alabama House of Representative perhaps...

Alabama Rep. Barry Moore not guilty on all counts

OPELIKA, Ala. -- Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) was found not guilty on all counts after being charged with two counts of first-degree perjury and...

Bentley vows to fight the feds, EPA and ‘stupid regulations’ in second term

OAKMAN, Ala. -- Gov. Robert Bentley visited the Drummond Camp Creek Coal Mine in Walker County on Wednesday and brought with him some fierce...

Conservative group says radical environmental push is ‘Obama’s plan, Alabama’s problem’

The Alabama Free Market Alliance (AFMA), a conservative advocacy group headed by Alabama's Republican National Committeeman Paul Reynolds, released a television ad this week...

Out-of-state liberal group spends big at last minute to swing Alabama legislative races

Southern Progress Action Fund (SPAF), an Arkansas-based liberal group bent on returning Democrats to power in the South is spending over $100,000 to swing...

Sessions: Senate Democrats have surrendered to Obama’s lawless immigration scheme

USCIS, a union that represents roughly 12,000 officers in the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, made waves this week when it disclosed that the...

Sims unloads on Apple CEO for ‘swooping in’ to ‘lecture Alabama on how we should live’

Yellowhammer's Cliff Sims unloaded on Apple CEO Tim Cook on Twitter Monday after Cook harshly criticized the State of Alabama for being "too slow...

Strange picks up Sessions endorsement and large ad buy from national GOP group

Alabama's incumbent Republican Attorney General Luther Strange is locked in a heated race against Democratic challenger State Rep. Joe Hubbard (D-Montgomery), but it looks...

Bentley camp doesn’t squash presidential speculation, says he’s ‘focused on being governor’

A spokesperson for Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley responded to speculation that Bentley could be a potential 2016 presidential candidate by simply saying that he's...

Bentley for President? Washington Post suggests Bentley is a ‘governor to watch’ in 2016

The Washington Posts last week published an article titled "Governors to watch for 2016 and beyond" suggesting that Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley should be...

Sessions implores Republicans to vote: ‘Conservative leadership is working for Alabama’

In preparation for election day Nov. 4th, the Alabama Republican Party is using Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as its spokesperson in hopes of driving...

Alabama tea party group targeted by IRS outraged by court’s decision to dismiss their case

WETUMPKA, Ala. -- Becky Gerritson, President of the Wetumpka TEA Party, called Thursday's U.S. District Court’s ruling to dismiss two lawsuits against the IRS...

The Strange politics of a hollow victory

Hollow victory: a victory with such a devastating cost that it is tantamount to defeat. Exactly one week ago today, an indictment was signed, paving...

Brooks: Enterovirus entering US coincides with Obama enticing illegals to cross border

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL5) on Thursday during an interview with Birmingham conservative talk radio host Matt Murphy said that the timing of the recent...

Attention, Alabama: ‘Something’ is Going on Here

One of my favorite recurring sketches on David Letterman's Late Show on CBS is called "Is This Anything?" The stage curtain comes up and...