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BREAKING: Leaked report connects five individuals scheme to smear Pouncey, whitewash the investigation

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter The final report citing  efforts to deny Dr. Craig Pouncey a fair chance at being selected State Superintendent of the Department of Education has been leaked to The Alabama Political Reporter. The report concludes that five individuals conspired together in a “scheme to malign Dr. Pouncey and prevent his selection Read More

State Auditor announces exploratory campaign for Governor

By Chip Brownlee Alabama Political Reporter State Auditor Jim Zeigler, who made a name for himself by being a harsh critic of former Governor Robert Bentley, has confirmed an exploratory campaign for Governor. Zeigler, who has served as State Auditor since 2015, will make a final decision later as he assesses a possible run in Read More

Federal charges for Shelby County woman who faked cancer

By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter A Shelby County woman who faked a terminal cancer diagnosis to bilk her friends and family out of money now faces Federal charges and is in Federal custody. Jennifer Cataldo, who APR exposed as a scam artist in May, now faces Federal wire fraud charges, according to an indictment Read More

Attorney General candidate Alice Martin to speak at conference

By Sam Mattison Alabama Political Reporter Alabama Attorney General Candidate Alice Martin will speak at the annual Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Global Fraud Conference. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners(ACFE) is the largest anti-fraud organization in the world according to their website. Martin will be holding a panel entitled “When to Approach Law Enforcement Read More

Republicans hold seats in Georgia and South Carolina

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Tuesday, June 20, 2017, efforts by national Democrats to win congressional Special Elections failed with Republicans taking both the special election in Georgia and the race in South Carolina. Georgia’s Sixth District was especially heavily targeted. Both sides poured in tens of millions of dollars. The election was the Read More

Calhoun County GOP hosts forum for Senate Republican candidates

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On Tuesday, June 10, 2017, the Calhoun County Republican Party hosted a forum for Republican Senate candidates. The county party only invited five of the ten candidates running. Former State Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, former Christian Coalition President Dr. Randy Brinson, and State Senator Trip Pittman (R-Montrose) Read More

Sentance feeling the heat as subpoena seeks findings of ALSDE investigation
German-based company to invest $12 million to build plant in Auburn
ASU hires firm for president search, still moving slowly
GOP Senate candidates attend forum in Huntsville
Gentile angry for being shut out of Oxford debate

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Martin brings experience of fighting for justice to Attorney General’s race

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter If Alabama is looking for an Attorney General who is tough on crime, smart as a whip, and fair, then the search is over. Former US Attorney Alice Martin, who announced this week, her intention to seek the office, is one to watch. Recently, The Alabama Political Reporter spoke Read More

  • Martin brings experience of fighting for justice to Attorney General’s race
  • Government by default
  • Instructional videos an excellent example of leadership
  • Going nuclear: Big money, bigger risk, and political power on the line
  • Why does the Ivey Administration continue to mislead the public and press?
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    “What can the Internet do for us?”

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Congratulations to Josh Moon, my colleague at The Alabama Political Reporter, for taking a couple of journalism awards from the Alabama Associated Press Managing Editors group. Those aren’t Moon’s first awards, and they likely won’t be his last. Showing nothing but class, Moon put the awards in the correct Read More

  • “What can the Internet do for us?”
  • Yes, we must have better gun control
  • We all need a Summer of Revival
  • A study in taxation. Again.
  • Honesty is the best policy – Duh!
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    One for the record books

    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers The much-anticipated 2018 election contests have been pushed back by about three months due to the unanticipated race for Jeff Sessions’ senate seat. This ongoing contest will occupy the news through late September. It was previously thought that June 6 would be the opening bell since fundraising for next Read More

  • One for the record books
  • Governor’s race shaped by unforeseen forces
  • Remembering the great
  • Sprint to August 15
  • Handicapping the field
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    Oliver Robinson shouldn’t go to jail alone

    By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter Oliver Robinson is going to jail. Quite a few others should be going with him. If Robinson, a former State Representative, wants to redeem himself and maybe help the constituents he’s sold out, he’ll spend the next few weeks and months working to make sure the jail cells around Read More

  • Oliver Robinson shouldn’t go to jail alone
  • A sad day for education in Alabama
  • An apology for white people
  • Quality journalism comes in many different forms
  • Alabama’s corruption problems can’t be solved through emails
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    Samuel McLure

    A Disquisition on greed in politics, Part 2: Examples of greed in Alabama politics

    By Sam McLure Alabama Political Reporter Politics is No Place for the Invisible Hand of Capitalism In the early 20th century, G.K. Chesterton responded to a newspaper inquiry which asked readers to send in answers to a pressing question: “What is wrong with the world?”  Chesterton’s write-in response was, “Dear Sir: Regarding your article ‘What’s Read More

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