Personnel Note: Josh Pendergrass heads to Alabama Policy Institute

Alabama Policy Institute announced today that Governor Kay Ivey's at times controversial communications director Josh Pendergrass has joined their team. Pendergrass left Ivey's...

Joe Biden on racism: White people ‘can never fully understand’

Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden framed current...

Mayor Tommy Battle vetoes pay raises for himself, city council

An Alabama city’s mayor has vetoed raises for himself and members of the city council. Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle nixed the increases Friday. News...

Huntsville says no to electric scooters

Leaders in Huntsville are saying no to a proposal to allow electric scooters in the north Alabama city. News outlets report that City...

States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement

The opioid crisis has hit virtually every pocket of the U.S., from rural towns in deeply conservative states to big cities in...

Martha Roby: Never forget what they fight for

On the fateful morning of September 11, 2001, our nation stood still as news came in of horrific attacks on American soil....

Casi Calloway and Mobile Baykeeper putting politics over their ‘environmental priorities’?

It “was written in typical Baykeeper fashion – to mislead the reader and promote scare tactics.” That’s what Fairhope Mayor Karin Wilson...

Key takeaways from the 2020 democratic candidates’ debate

Democratic debate night No. 3: Attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially...

U.S. civil rights advocate Juanita Abernathy dies at 88

Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential steps in helping to build...

Is it impeachment if Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t say so?

Bristling over the "I'' word, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopped short Thursday of saying the House is ready to launch an impeachment...

Democratic debate: Top 2020 contenders finally on same stage

Progressive Democrats Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders share the debate stage for the first time with establishment favorite Joe Biden Thursday night...

Parole hearings to resume in November

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles says parole hearings are expected to resume around Nov. 1. The agency made the announcement Wednesday...

Ivanka Trump makes workforce announcement in Alabama

Ivanka Trump visited a robotics training center in Alabama to make a workforce development announcement. News outlets report that President Donald Trump’s eldest...

Nancy Worley: DNC chair trying to ‘beat Alabama into submission’

The chair of Alabama’s Democratic Party accused the party’s national chairman on Tuesday of trying to beat “Alabama into submission” by portraying...

Bradley Byrne: August recess roundup

It is a very old tradition for Congress to recess during the hot and humid month of August. Years ago, Congress had...

Rachel Bryars: Alabama Epstein? It happens here all the...

As the nation learns more about the salacious life and mysterious death of billionaire and serial sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein, it’s important...

States can fight lawsuit to exclude migrants in census

A federal judge on Monday allowed a coalition of 15 states and several major cities to oppose Alabama’s fight to count only...

DNC: Alabama democratic party hasn’t met basic obligations

The chairman of the Democratic National Committee said Monday that the Alabama Democratic Party is failing to meet basic obligations and national...

Parole board director: It will take weeks to resume hearings

The new director of Alabama’s Bureau of Pardons and Paroles said Monday that it will take weeks to resume parole hearings canceled...

Doug Jones kicks off 2020 reelection

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, a Democrat who pulled off a stunning political upset in Alabama two years ago, launched his reelection bid...