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It’s time to legalize charter schools in Alabama (Opinion)

Since 1992, public charter schools have offered families in other states a choice when it comes to which public school their children can attend....

Sessions: Confirming Obama’s AG nominee would bring US closer to ‘constitutional tipping point’

http://youtu.be/FbjsvEjXLgo (Video above: Sen. Jeff Sessions questions AG nominee Loretta Lynch during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing) “Who has more right to a job in this...

Shelby on 2016 re-election: ‘I’m in!’

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said today that he is officially "in" to run for re-election in 2016. Shelby was first elected to the...

Liberal SPLC files complaint against Roy Moore for ‘thumbing his nose at the federal courts’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed an ethics complaint against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore with the...

Bentley to Congress: Let states decide how to spend federal transportation money

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley addressed the Senate Environment and Public Works committee on behalf of the National Governors Association (NGA) Wednesday morning,...

Moore defiant again: ‘Nothing grants federal government authority to redefine marriage’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was famously booted from office in 2003 for defying a federal judge's order...

Shelby: Obama too soft on Iran, US should further sanction ‘world’s foremost sponsor of terrorism’

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs committee, delivered remarks to the full committee Tuesday morning...

Students to descend on Alabama Capitol for nation’s largest school choice rally

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A school choice march and rally set to take place in Montgomery on Wednesday is expected to be the largest organized...

Former Sessions staffer favorite to win national Young Republicans chairmanship

ATLANTA, Ga. -- A former staffer for Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) is currently believed to be the frontrunner to win the chairmanship of the...

Yikes! Alabama’s only openly gay legislator threatens to expose colleagues’ extramarital affairs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Rep. Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) celebrated the federal court ruling striking down Alabama's constitutional amendment on gay marriage, but she also has...

(VIDEO) Shelby: Obama’s ‘attack on the middle class’ is ‘dead on arrival’

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com WASHINGTON -- Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) has a message for President Obama in response to his...

Democrats’ bill seeks to jail Alabamians for bringing guns to church

If there are two things most Alabamians feel strongly about (not counting Alabama and Auburn), it's their church and their right to bear arms....

These Alabama high schools produced the highest scores on the state’s new standardized test

Scores are in after Alabama 10th graders took a new, revamped state standardized test last year, and the results are a little tough to...

Hubbard slams ‘unelected, unaccountable judge’ for striking down Alabama’s gay marriage ban

AUBURN, Ala. -- Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard responded forcefully to news that a federal judge had overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage Friday. "It...

Brooks: Current GOP border bill is a sham, ‘nothing substantive is being done’

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL5) on Thursday joined his Alabama colleague Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) in harshly criticizing a border security bill...

Rogers on Russian nuclear threat: ‘You don’t deal with a thug like Putin by asking nicely’

WASHINGTON -- In a letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of State John Kerry Thursday, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL03) urged the...

Sessions pledges to use chairmanship to ‘give voice to those whose voice has been shut out’

WASHINGTON — Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) officially announced on Thursday that he has been named chairman of a key subcommittee on each the Armed...

Artur Davis declares mayoral run ‘The campaign to decide Montgomery’s future’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- After months of speculation, former Congressman Artur Davis has officially declared he is running for Mayor in his hometown of Montgomery. In...

Famed economist: Sessions for VP in 2016

Famed economist and political philosopher Thomas Sowell wants a governor to become president in 2016, but also believes that one senator in particular could...

(VIDEO) Roby: Obama’s SOTU address full of ‘pie in the sky promises’

WASHINGTON -- In response to the State of the Union address Tuesday night, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL2) posted a video on her Facebook...

Sessions poised to takeover influential chairmanship atop immigration subcommittee

WASHINGTON -- According to sources in Washington, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) is poised to become chairman of the influential Judiciary subcommittee on immigration, refugees,...

Sessions and Shelby hammer Obama for failures on jobs, energy, immigration and foreign policy

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama took a defiant tone during his sixth State of the Union address on Tuesday night, giving little indication that...

Sessions: Current House border bill a symbolic gesture, will not end immigration lawlessness

Republicans won a historic midterm vote on the promise to take real action—not symbolic gestures—to end the immigration lawlessness. It is essential that any...

(Video) Young Boozer wows inauguration crowd, thanks all 67 Alabama counties in alphabetical order from memory

It's been said that Alabama's State Treasurer Young Boozer has the best accidental rapper's name ever. During the inauguration ceremony on Monday, he proved...