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Huckabee returning to Alabama to secure spot in GOP primary

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Huckabee campaign announced this week that the former governor and current GOP presidential candidate will be revisiting Alabama on Thursday....

Heidi Cruz to Alabama: ‘Ted and I will be spending a lot of time with y’all’ (Audio)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jd64qIXyN-w&feature=youtu.be (Video above: Cliff Sims interview Heidi Cruz on Yellowhammer Radio) Heidi Cruz, the wife of U.S. senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, is touring...

Illegal aliens arrested in Alabama for running ‘sex trade operation’

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. -- Two illegal aliens were arrested in Alabama over the weekend for their participation in what authorities are describing as an "ongoing...

Palmer authors bill to halt EPA regulation of carbon emissions, beat back ‘overreaching’ executive agency

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL6) introduced Tuesday a landmark bill which could dramatically decrease the amount of power the Environmental Protection Agency...

Artur Davis files restraining order against Alabama Democratic Party

MONTGOMERY, ALa. -- Artur Davis made headlines over the weekend when he filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against the Alabama...

ABC Board chief: Decision to close ABC stores fiscally sound, protects consumers

By H. Mac Gipson The recent decision by the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to close or consolidate 15 state-run liquor stores at the...

The curious case of Alabama’s Teacher of the Year: Bureaucracy, absurdity, and perverse policy

By Andrew A. Yerbey, API Senior Policy Counsel Ann Marie Corgill is, by all accounts and by almost any definition, a highly qualified teacher. It...

Sims: Barack Obama is The $20 Trillion Tyrant

President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law a two-year budget and debt deal that funds the government through the rest of his presidency...

Bentley hints at Medicaid expansion, pledges to keep govt. out of doctor-patient relationship

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- In a speech to a group in Montgomery, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) teased attendees with a proposal he says will...

Un-earmarking Alabama’s state budget is a common-sense solution to our budget issues

Budget cuts. Tax increases. Agency restructurings. We’ve heard and seen it all over the past several months since the Legislature first came to order in...

ObamaCare premiums in Alabama set to rise again in 2016

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- ObamaCare premiums are set to rise again in Alabama. In 2016 the average premium price will increase by 12.6 percent, even...

Byrne: Washington needs to get out of the way and allow teachers to do their job (Opinion)

It has been said that one of the hardest jobs around is being a teacher. Even though it may be hard, teaching is one...

The Rubio campaign is making a serious play to win Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is riding high after a standout performance in the most recent GOP debate, and his campaign's latest...

Alabama Republican leaders celebrate RNC canceling future NBC debates

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Republican National Committee announced Friday afternoon it was canceling its partnership with NBC for an upcoming GOP Presidential debate after...

Roby: Paul Ryan’s election to Speaker this week marks a turning point in Congress

This week marked a significant turning point in Congress as Paul Ryan was elected to be the new Speaker of the House. Of course,...

Shelby: No conservative should vote for Boehner-Obama budget deal negotiated in ‘dark corridors’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mZNRB-53Iw&feature=youtu.be (Video above: Cliff Sims interviews Sen. Richard Shelby on Yellowhammer Radio) In a wide-ranging interview on Yellowhammer Radio Thursday with Cliff Sims, U.S. Sen. Richard...

These are the politicians eyeing a run for Alabama’s highest offices in 2018

The 2016 election cycle is in full swing, but outside of a potentially competitive congressional race in Alabama's 2nd District, there's not a lot...

Brooks: Budget bill is like a ‘sick patient’ getting pain meds instead of a cure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igXHeMKRvUw&feature=youtu.be Congressman Brooks (R-AL 5) addressing the House over debt ceiling bill WASHINGTON -- Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL5) raised concerns in the U.S. House Wednesday over...

GOP presidential candidate and Ohio governor John Kasich set to visit Alabama

MOBILE, Ala. -- Ohio Governor and GOP Presidential Candidate John Kasich will be visiting the Yellowhammer State next week. Kasich is scheduled to visit...

Liberal judge blocks Alabama from canceling Planned Parenthood contract

MONTGOMERY, Ala. –  U.S. District Judge Judge Myron Thompson granted a preliminary injunction to Planned Parenthood this morning to block the state from canceling...

Roby pulls in major endorsements from 36 mayors in Alabama’s 2nd congressional district

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- In the race for political office, endorsements can make or break a campaign. People tend to trust the opinions of those they...

Sessions Savages Debt Deal: GOP Leaders Acting Like ‘Opposing Counsel’ For Obama

Once again, a massive deal, crafted in secret, unveiled at the 11th hour, is being rushed through Congress under threat of panic. Once...

Palmer co-sponsors articles of impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) joined his fellow members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today in co-sponsoring a resolution to begin...

Brooks secures commitment from Paul Ryan: no amnesty bills

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) addressed the U.S. House Tuesday, submitting a letter agreed to by Rep. Paul Ryan (WI-01) which formalizes his pledges...