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Trump’s Most Presidential Moment?

By Beth Clayton Alabama Political Reporter Last night, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took the stage in the first debate of the 2016 general election. The entire 90 minutes was essentially taking a RC Car to a Nascar race–it was clear Donald Trump simply couldn’t compete on a national stage. Where Hillary Clinton was poised Read More

Alabama Republicans’ Thoughts on Debate

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Monday, September 26—Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off for their first debate. For those expecting fireworks, it did not disappoint. The debate was hosted at Hofstra University and moderated by NBC News’ Lester Holt. The Alabama Political Reporter (APR) watched it in Vestavia Hills with the Alabama Minority Read More

Impeachment Committee to Meet This Afternoon on Subpoenas, Bentley’s Defense

By Chip Brownlee Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—The House Judiciary Committee is set to meet this afternoon for the second time to continue proceedings on the possible impeachment of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley. A short agenda of only five items was released Monday afternoon to the media. On the agenda, a call to order, a roll Read More

Roby Criticizes Obama Administration for Iran Ransom Payments

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Thursday, September 22, US Representative Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) said, that the Obama Administration did not consult with the military before sending ransom payments to Iran. Congresswoman Roby said in a statement, “More keeps getting exposed about this terrible Iran ransom payment. The President didn’t consult with the Department of Read More

Collier Says Impeachment Investigation is a Joke

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—Tens of thousands of the people’s tax dollars are being spent to fund a special counsel, hired specifically to investigate the possibility of impeaching Governor Robert Bentley. APR has spoken with several of the people who have been interviewed, and they say the investigators seem more interested in exonerating Read More

Moore Faces Trial

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) will be fighting for his career in yet another trial before the Court of the Judiciary. The charges against the Chief Justice were brought by the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC). The JIC is being widely criticized for their actions Read More

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Lights. Camera. Action?

By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter There is porn, then there are obscenities. Pornography is regulated by the legal standards that govern the concept of obscenity; while a moving target, it generally refers to things society may consider disgusting, foul, or immoral. In today’s America as in Alabama, there are all types of porn. There Read More

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    INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE by Steve Flowers Alabama’s most famous political restaurant and watering hole for 50 years was Montgomery’s Elite Restaurant. Until it closed about 1995, the Elite (pronounced “E-light”) was the place to eat and be seen. Many a political deal was struck at its back tables. Legislators, politicians, and socialites in Montgomery frequented Read More

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  • All Trump Brought to the Debate Was That “Angry White Man” Scowl

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter One of my first thoughts after the presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump ended: I’m not going to get that 90 minutes back. My second thought: Our black pug Peerey went on a barking spree just about every time Trump spoke. Peerey would shut up Read More

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    Joey
    Kennedy

    All Trump Brought to the Debate Was That “Angry White Man” Scowl

    By Joey Kennedy Alabama Political Reporter One of my first thoughts after the presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump ended: I’m not going to get that 90 minutes back. My second thought: Our black pug Peerey went on a barking spree just about every time Trump spoke. Peerey would shut up Read More

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