Alvin Holmes should get Sessions’ seat … sort of

December 27, 2016

By Josh Moon
Alabama Political Reporter

There’s a standard practice in the news business around this time of year.

Cheap hits.

That’s right. We have families and holiday parties and dinners and gift-openings too. And we have to fit it in around still producing content that draws eyeballs to webpages.

So, we need a few stories and columns that are easy to churn out but that still hook readers.

The best in the biz at mailing are the guys who cover sports. And one of their most effective methods is rankings.
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Hubbard’s Lee County Trial Finally Ends in Silence

September 14, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—The post-trial appeal of convicted felon and former Speaker of the House, Mike Hubbard, finally expired on September 8, in silence, according to the Attorney General’s office calculations.

For almost four years, Hubbard, aided by his criminal lawyers, used the State House, the Governor’s Office and some within the Attorney General’s office to deny, deflect and delay justice. Hubbard stormed the State House presiding over an orgy of greed and corruption. Those days are over for Hubbard and so is any appeal before the circuit court of Lee County.
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