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Sessions unloads: Obama more concerned with helping illegals than getting Americans back to work

Senior White House aides are currently working with major corporations to "expand the executive actions President Barack Obama takes on immigration," according to a...

Alabama VA employee took vet to crack house to buy drugs, solicit prostitute

A Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) employee took a recovering vet to a crack house in Tuskegee to buy illegal drugs and...

Visualizing the militarization of Alabama’s police forces (graphics)

The militarization of America's police forces has gone from being a pet issue of libertarians to the forefront of the national debate as the...

Visualizing 40 years of Alabama unemployment (GIF)

For the first time since October of 2012, Alabama's unemployment rate jumped over 7 percent in July, according to revised numbers released Friday by...

Alabama school chief gets new contract, massive raise, still draws fire from left and right

The Alabama State Board of Education earlier this week voted 6-2 to give State School Superintendent Tommy Bice a sizable raise. Since taking over...

Auburn grad among those arrested in Ferguson chaos

Ferguson, Mo., has descended into chaos after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed teenager Saturday night. As tempers continued to run hot...

Birmingham secretly approved $275k for lobbyists to woo DNC, but insiders say city is out of the running

The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday morning used a loophole in Alabama’s open meetings law to go into a “closed door executive session” and...

Bentley dismisses Jesse Jackson’s accusations of class warfare in Alabama

In a meeting with the Alabama Media Group editorial board Tuesday, Jesse Jackson slammed Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's decision to not expand Medicaid under...

Hundreds of unaccompanied illegal minors have been released in Alabama this year

Over the last nine months, over 60,000 unaccompanied illegal immigrant children have been detained by border security after crossing into the United States from...

(Vote) Are you ok with Birmingham spending tax dollars on longshot lobbying effort to woo DNC?

According to AL.com, the Birmingham City Council on Tuesday morning used a loophole in Alabama's open meetings law to go into a "closed door...

In the US Senate where seniority is paramount, Alabama is poised to dominate

With the 2014 primary elections behind us, all attention is focused on the United States Senate, where the Democrats are clinging to a slim...

Alabama’s Internet speed lags well behind other states

Broadview Networks has just released the above map comparing Internet speeds in states around the country, and Alabama appears to be lagging well behind...

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...