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Sources: State Board plans to fire Superintendent Michael Sentance

By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter The Alabama State School Board plans to fire State Superintendent Michael Sentance, two source close to the board have told APR. Those sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the board has not officially made a decision, said Tuesday’s meeting, at which board members will discuss an early Read More

Sessions says he’ll stay Attorney General as long as it is appropriate

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter The public rift between President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions apparently continues to grow.  At a Department of Justice press conference on Thursday, July 20, 2017, Attorney General Sessions said, “We love this job, we love this department and I plan to continue to do so as long Read More

Citizens for Trump endorses Brinson

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Citizens for Trump endorsed Dr. Randy Brinson for US Senate. Dr. Brinson accepted the endorsement at a rally which featured Colonel Mike McCalister (USA, Ret.) as guest speaker. Col. McCalister is a University Professor, former candidate for the US Senate from Florida, and a National Read More

State Senator Steve Livingston announces re-election bid

By Samuel Mattison Alabama Political Reporter State Senator Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) announced that he would re-run for his seat in the Alabama Senate this week. “I want to continue the work I’ve started, bringing new jobs and industry to North Alabama and putting greater focus on the tech industry that’s so vital to our economy,” Read More

Doug Jones says Sessions did the right thing

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Thursday, July 20, 2017, Democratic candidate for US Senate Doug Jones said that Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) did the right thing and the President was wrong; in his criticism of both the person and the office. Former US Attorney and Democratic US Senate Candidate Doug Jones calls on Read More

Palmer votes to pass 2018 Fiscal Year Budget in committee

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the House Budget Committee passed the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget. US Representative Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) voted in favor of the budget in Committee while admitting it was far from perfect. Congressman Palmer said, “The budget passed by the House Budget Committee is far from perfect, Read More

Alabama House Republican Caucus send thoughts, prayers to US Senator John McCain
Lawmakers “blackballed” over Autism bill
Brooks, Moore, Pittman attend candidate forum in Northport
Longtime West Alabama prosecutor Chris McCool announces run for Court of Criminal Appeals
Mad Cow in Alabama appears to be isolated

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Government affairs or an orgy of greed and corruption?

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter How much food and booze does it take to wash away embarrassment and shame? Is money the seductive elixir that so easily chills honest introspection, that allows our State’s leaders to dine freely on the spoils of corruption? In August, many of the State’s top leaders will embark on Read More

  • Government affairs or an orgy of greed and corruption?
  • A curious case of Canarys
  • Do words have meaning? A closer look at Subsection (g)
  • What kind of change will come?
  • APR stands by Rogers report
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    The best ever by far?

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter This won’t be a long column. Doesn’t have to be. Not much explaining or analysis needed. Disgraced former Gov. Robert Bentley, in an interview with WVTM-TV this week, said he was “the best Governor Alabama’s ever had by far.” Yes, he did. He said it. And: “Had people just Read More

  • The best ever by far?
  • And then, Jesus wept.
  • The same, or different?
  • “What can the Internet do for us?”
  • Yes, we must have better gun control
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    Down the homestretch in US Senate race

    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers As the horse race for our open US Senate seat heads down the stretch, let’s look at the lay of the land. All indications are that Roy Moore and Luther Strange are headed for a one-two finish on August 15 and ultimately a runoff on September 26. The winner Read More

  • Down the homestretch in US Senate race
  • Sprint to the primary
  • Off to an eventful start
  • Landslide Luther?
  • One for the record books
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    The Great Alabama Dilemma: Trump or Sessions

    By Josh Moon Alabama Political Reporter Luther Strange definitely loved Donald Trump first, most and hardest. But Roy Moore loved him a lot, too. Mo Brooks wanted to love him and he definitely loves him now, has been one of the biggest supporters of the president’s agenda. Oh, and Jeff Sessions – boy, do they Read More

  • The Great Alabama Dilemma: Trump or Sessions
  • A truly disgusting display
  • Montgomery residents “too stupid” for Siegelman documentary
  • Alabama voters need the pain
  • Is the MPS intervention another sham?
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