In New Radio Commercial Hubbard is Challenged to a Polygraph Test

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By Bill BrittAlabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY—Former Executive Director of Government Affairs for Auburn University challenges Speaker Mike Hubbard, R-Auburn, to join him in taking a lie detector test or testifying under oath. Buddy Mitchell has publicly, and in a sworn affidavit, accused Hubbard of masterminding a bid-rigging scheme that cost Auburn University millions in revenue

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Small Business Alabama Endorses Barbee

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MONTGOMERY—Small Business Alabama and their 8,000+ members have chosen to endorse Jonathan Barbee in the race for Public Service Commissioner.

“Businesses have had enough of liberal regulations from Washington. I know that Jonathan Barbee will stand up for small business. I am honored to be a part of his endorsement because I know the kind of person Barbee is. He will do what he says. He is honest and trustworthy. He

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Roby and Byrne Applaud Shinseki’s Departure

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Representatives Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery and Bradley Byrne (R) from Mobile issued written statements following President Obama’s announcement that Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned.

Congresswoman Roby said, “President Obama made the right decision in allowing Secretary Shinseki to step down. Secretary Shinseki has a distinguished military record and has

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Toomer’s Attorney Notifies Auburn of Hubbard Unauthorized Use of Insignia

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—In a new attack ad on the former Auburn Executive Director of Government Affairs, Buddy Michell and candidate Sandy Toomer, Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard hurls insults with abandon.

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It also prominently displays the Auburn University insignia, with a voiceover that says Sandy Toomer took thousands of dollars from “special interests” to attack Mike Hubbard.

Toomer’s attorney

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Armistead Warns that Democrats are Trying to Hijack the Republican Primary

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

In the not so distant past, many Republican voters in Alabama voted in the Alabama Democratic Party Primary, because that was where the action was. There were more contested races and Republican voters wanted to choose the least objectionable Democratic candidate, since the Democrat was probably going to win in November anyway.

In 2006, evidence of Republicans voting in the Democratic Party

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David Wheeler Addresses Republicans in Gardendale

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama House District 47 candidate David Wheeler (R) addressed Republicans at the Jefferson County Republican Party Straw Poll in Gardendale.  David Wheeler said that he was challenging a three term incumbent Rep. Jack Williams.

Wheeler joined Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) who headlined the event.  Republicans present enjoyed barbecue and fellowship while learning more about the Republican

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McClendon Campaigns in Pell City

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, May 29 Alabama State Representative Jim McClendon (R) from Springville spoke in Pell City at the candidate’s forum sponsored by the Greater Pell City Chamber of Commerce and the St. Clair County Board of Realtors.  State Representative McClendon currently represents Alabama House District 50 in St. Clair and Shelby Counties.  Rep. McClendon is now running in the Republican

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Oden Receives Big Support

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MONTGOMERY— With the 2014 Alabama Republican Primary less than a week away, many leading business organizations gathered for a press conference on the steps of the PSC to announce their endorsement of Commissioner Jeremy H. Oden in the race for Alabama Public Service Commission Place 1.

Leaders from across the State representing agriculture, manufacturing, small business, construction and other business sectors were in attendance

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Roby Says Obama Should Fire VA Secretary

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery said in a written statement that President Barack Hussein Obama (D) should fire Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, to send the message that clear mismanagement of the Veterans Healthcare System truly won’t be tolerated.

Representative Martha Roby said, “Secretary Shinseki serves at the pleasure of the President

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Casson Campaigns in St. Clair County

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, May 29, St. Clair County Republican voters gathered in a candidates’ forum in Pell City at the Pell City Civic Center Complex to hear from candidates in the upcoming Republican Party Primary.

At the forum, The Alabama Political Reporter talked briefly with Thomas Casson (R) from Lee County, who is running for Alabama’s Third Congressional District.  Casson

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