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Brooks to Host US Service Academy Night

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On Sunday, October 23, from 2:00 until 4:0 PM US Representative Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) will host a US Service Academy Information Night. Representatives from the US Military Academy, US Naval Academy, US Air Force Academy, US Merchant Marine Academy and the US Coast Guard Academy will be present. In Read More

Grand Jury Clears Former ALEA Secretary Spencer Collier

By Chip Brownlee The Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—A Special Grand Jury impaneled to investigate former Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Secretary Spencer Collier on Thursday cleared the former secretary of any criminal violations and said there was “no credible basis for the initiation of a criminal inquiry in the first place,” according to the Alabama Attorney Read More

Bentley’s Security Team Testifies Before Grand Jury

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—If there are still questions as to who is the target of the Special Grand Jury impaneled in Montgomery County the arrival of several members of the Governor’s security detail and SBI Director on Wednesday should remove all doubt. At approximately 8:30 am on Wednesday reporters from The Alabama Read More

Moore’s Court Records: What Are They Hiding?

By Susan Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—All the records related to the suspension of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy S. Moore are currently being held under seal. On Wednesday, The Alabama Political Reporter, through its attorneys Ed and Morgan Cunningham, filed to intervene in the case, seeking an order to unseal all of the Read More

Republicans Gather for Debate Watch Party

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter An estimated 90 Birmingham area Republicans gathered to support Donald J. Trump at a debate watch party at Superior Grill in Northern Shelby County. The event was sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Republican Women, the Alabama Constitutional Conservatives, the Jefferson County Republican Party, the Alabama Minority GOP. As expected, Read More

Alabama Democratic Party Family Feud

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Alabama Democratic Party Chair Woman Nancy Worley responded strongly to calls from House Minority Leader Craig Ford (D-Gadsden) that she and Alabama Democratic Conference Chairman Joe Reed both step down for the good of the Democratic Party in Alabama. Democratic Party Chair Woman Worley Read More

Former House Speaker Mike Hubbard Denied New Trial in Lee County
Harvard Scholars Come to the Defense of Alabama Death Row Inmate
Craig Ford Calls on Joe Reed and Nancy Worley to Resign
Crumpton: Getting Harder for Shelby to Support Trump?
Zeigler: Don’t Give Bentley “Get Out of Impeachment Free” Card

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“Silent Cal” Said A Lot

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter Ninety years ago, President Calvin Coolidge addressed many of the problems we face today, from widespread fear and intolerance to the threats against free speech, freedom of the press and equal protection under the law. For a man whose nickname was “Silent Cal,” he wrote volumes about our great Read More

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    Just a Good Ole Boy

    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE By Steve Flowers Ole Bill Baxley has been in the news a lot this year. He was the lead defense counsel for former Speaker Mike Hubbard’s ethics conviction trial over in Opelika. Baxley practices law in Birmingham and is one of the state’s premier and most expensive criminal defense lawyers. Like a Read More

  • Just a Good Ole Boy
  • Sessions: Conservative Stalwart
  • Some Thoughts on Political Analysts, Reporting
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  • Bentley Doing The Right Thing
  • Impeach Hillary Clinton? Good luck

    By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter Bradley Byrne is going to impeach Hillary Clinton. No, for real. Byrne, who has been, up until now, one of Alabama’s least embarrassing Republican congressmen, told an angry group of veterans on Tuesday night in Mobile that his office is already exploring ways to impeach her should she win Read More


    Lots of Stuff to Write About in Alabama

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter Oh, the stuff to write about. I’ve told this story before, but it deserves retelling: The late, great Ron Casey, editorial page editor at The Birmingham News before dying unexpectedly after speaking to a journalism class at Samford University early in 2000, had a saying that went something like Read More

  • Lots of Stuff to Write About in Alabama
  • The Disgust That is Donald Trump, and Some Alabama politicians
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  • All Trump Brought to the Debate Was That “Angry White Man” Scowl
  • Alabama’s Embarrassing Drama of its Own Making
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