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Shelby: Democrats blocked ‘tens of thousands of new jobs’ by opposing Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Tuesday evening blocked the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, a project supported by conservatives and business groups but...

Oil spill recovery continues, $9.6 million earmarked for Alabama Gulf coast restoration

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Monday announced that in a second round of grants from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund, the...

Roby: Conservatives in Congress remain committed to dismantling Obamacare

Five years after its passage, the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, is as unpopular as ever – only 37 percent of Americans...

Alabama congressmen defy environmental groups, unanimously back Keystone XL pipeline

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Friday passed a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline with bi-partisan support that included every member of Alabama's...

Laura Ingraham on her love of Alabama, Jeff Sessions & why Bear Bryant ‘represented the best of America’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Nationally syndicated radio host and Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham, a Connecticut native who is perhaps the country's most unlikely Alabama...

Rogers: Obama should work with Republicans in Congress, not Communists in China

WASHINGTON — Alabama Congressman Mike Rogers (R-AL3) on Thursday said he fears the Obama administration's decision to cut a climate change deal with China...

Sessions: Obama’s climate change deal with China gives them ‘huge economic advantage’

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Wednesday blasted the Obama Administration for cutting a climate change deal with China, which the Alabama senator...

Bus tour warns that Obama’s EPA regulations threaten Alabama’s economy

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Coal Jobs Count, a grassroots advocacy organization whose stated goal is to "fight the overreach of EPA regulations," is traversing the...

Sessions: No Surrender on Immigration

On Election Day, Americans roared in protest against the President’s open-borders extremism. They rallied behind candidates who will defend the rule of law and...

5 reasons every state is about to wish they had Alabama’s U.S. Senators

Voters swept Republicans into the majority in the U.S. Senate last week, but it will still be a couple of months before the transition...

Shelby: Obama’s AG nominee should not be considered by lame duck Congress

WASHINGTON -- The newly elected Republican U.S. Senate majority does not take office until January of next year, but Republicans are expressing concerns that...

‘Double-dipping’ Alabama legislator sues for right to collect two state paychecks

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Should Alabama lawmakers be able to collect multiple taxpayer-funded state paychecks? That is the question that will soon be answered by...

Byrne: We must never stop improving care and programs for our veterans

Last Wednesday morning, I made my way through a packed auditorium at Perdido School in north Baldwin County to shake the hands of veterans...

Democratic Party leader says Alabamians vote against Democrats because they’re racist

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- During an interview with the Birmingham News over the weekend, Joe Reed, longtime vice chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party and...

GOP Senate Majority can roll back ObamaCare, block amnesty, reject radical judges (opinion)

On Tuesday, the GOP picked up seven seats in the U.S. Senate resulting in their first majority (52-46) since 2006. House Republicans expanded their majority...

Sims: GOP must deliver on ‘rare opportunity’ to make Alabama a model of conservative govt.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- During an appearance on WAPI's "Matt Murphy Show" on Thursday, Yellowhammer CEO Cliff Sims said that voters have given the Alabama...

Condoleezza Rice has a must-read take on race in America

Alabama native and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who tends to stay above the fray of politics, on Thursday vented on Fox News...

Alabamian’s cartoon perfectly sums up America’s feelings about Obama

Scott Stantis is widely viewed as one of the best — if not the best — editorial cartoonists in the country. At one point...

House GOP votes to back Hubbard for second term as Speaker

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama House Republicans on Thursday huddled for a meeting in Montgomery just two days after voters saw fit to expand their...

Condi to Obama: Don’t try executive amnesty, the American people want a course change

Alabama native and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday that President Obama should walk back his executive amnesty plan and realize...

Sessions: GOP majority will fight Obama’s amnesty plan, ‘surrendering is not an option’

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's elections may have delivered sweeping changes to the makeup of the U.S. Senate, but the same Jeff Sessions returned to work...

These are the Alabama groups, ideas and individuals who won the biggest on election day

Everyone's seen who won the races, but now that the dust has settled, here's a deeper look at Alabama's biggest winners this election cycle. School...

Study reveals how much weight your vote carries in Alabama

Congratulations everyone, you did it. It probably didn't seem possible, but you survived another election cycle. Enjoy the lack of political ads while you...

AEA spends roughly $20 million of teachers’ money on disastrous election strategy

If June 4, 2014, the day after Alabama's Primary Elections, was considered "rock bottom" for the Alabama Education Association (AEA), its embattled leader, Henry...