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Moore: ‘The business as usual, those days are over’

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) believes the contentious Speaker of the House vote last week was a good thing for Congress. After 15 votes, U.S....

Ledbetter elected Alabama Speaker of the House

State Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) was sworn in Tuesday as Alabama's Speaker of the House. He was elected by a unanimous 102-0 vote. The former...

Britt visit to border ‘gut-wrenching’

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt joined two of her colleagues Tuesday at the U.S.-Mexico border for what she called a "gut-wrenching" experience. Britt (R-Montgomery), Sen. Marsha...

State auditor: ‘Bad public policy’ to change selection of registrars

Late last year, the Association of County Commissioners of Alabama (ACCA) released its list of priorities for the 2023 legislative session. Among those were changes...

Off and running: Stewart seeks chief justice position

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart announced Tuesday she will be running for the position of Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. The...

ISIS bride from Hoover seeks re-entry into the U.S.

Hoda Muthana left the United States to join the Islamic State (ISIS) in 2014. Now, she wants to come back home. Muthana, of Yemeni descent, was...

Rogers changes course on Steering Committee

Less than 12 hours after saying he would step down from a powerful House committee, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers said Monday night he would...

ALGOP Steering Committee votes no confidence in RNC chair

Even though the Republican Party was able to regain control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2022 midterm elections, many are still...

State delegation: GOP ‘united’ behind McCarthy

After 15 ballots over four days in the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) was finally elected as Speaker of the House...

Rogers ‘lost temper,’ apologizes to Gaetz

After the smoke settled from Friday's all-nighter on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers apologized to Rep. Matt...

Moore: Need to hold DOJ ‘accountable’

According to one of the latest "Twitter Files" threads on the social media platform, the FBI paid $3 million to Twitter staffers for so...

Cavanaugh: PSC decisions help avoid blackouts

During the record cold in Alabama and across the country at the end of December, many of the nation's power companies, including the Tennessee...

Shoals, Black Belt Heritage Area bills signed into law

A pair of bills authored by U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) were signed into law today as a part of...

7 Things: Gaetz nominates McCarthy-backing Trump; Britt beats Biden to the border; and more …

7. Local amateur gets invite to Masters The Masters is the world's most prestigious golf tournament and usually features the world's best professional golfers....

Tuberville: Defense bill to help ‘keep eye on’ China

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), who sits on the the Armed Services Committee, said the new military funding will go a long way in...

Britt to visit southern border

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt isn't wasting any time in getting her feet on the ground. The state's freshman senator will join Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.)...

No permit needed for concealed carry in Alabama

Alabamians can now carry a concealed firearm without a permit. The act is being referred to throughout the state as the “constitutional carry” bill. Under...

Strong: Those opposed to McCarthy ‘disingenuous’

After four votes in the Congress over who will be the next Speaker of the House, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has still been unable...

Britt humbled, grateful to be a senator

In front of dozens of supporters and family Tuesday, Sen. Katie Britt took her oath of office on the Senate floor in Washington. Around 500...

Alabama’s Republican delegation backs McCarthy

The process of electing the speaker for the U.S. House of Representatives unfolded in historic fashion today. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the favorite to attain the...

Reports: Rogers says McCarthy foes should lose committee seats

An Alabama congressman reportedly expressed his frustration with fellow Republicans who aren't supporting Rep. Kevin McCarthy for Speaker of the House. According to Politico, Rep....

Britt takes oath, won’t be ‘outworked’

Alabama's junior senator said she was humbled in taking the oath of office Tuesday. U.S. Sen. Katie Britt is the youngest Republican woman ever to...

Tuberville: Hamlin injury reminder of how ‘brutal this sport is’

Last night, during the Monday Night Football game, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed with 5:58 remaining in the first quarter. The game with...

Who will run for governor in ’26? Latest odds on candidates jumping in

In less than two weeks, Gov. Kay Ivey will be sworn in to serve her second full term to the highest office in the...