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...

Department of Transportation had spent nearly $60 million on toll project

Alabama had already spent almost $60 million on a south Alabama toll bridge project before the governor pronounced the project “dead.” Alabama Department...

Martha Roby: We’re tackling the opioid crisis head-on

There are countless important issues currently facing our state and country. From ongoing conversations about border security to the pressing need to...

Analysis: Black votes will define electability for Democrats

For all the strategic calculations, sophisticated voter targeting and relentless talk about electability in Iowa and New Hampshire, the Democratic presidential nomination...

State monitors in Alabama to observe runoff in Montgomery

Twelve complaints regarding a recent election in Alabama have prompted state officials to provide monitors for the next vote. News outlets report Alabama...

Parole board director, Charlie Graddick places officials on leave

The new director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles has placed his predecessor and two others on leave, citing job...

John Giles: MLK 2.0 – cont​ent of character

The American stage is now set and ripe for a new leader to emerge in the black community, but it will not...

Walmart introduces new gun restrictions but will they help?

Walmart has won praise from gun control advocates for its decision to discontinue sales of certain gun ammunition and request that customers...

Military base cuts affect schools, target ranges, and maintenance facilities

The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects like schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities to pay for the construction of 175...

Judge dismisses wrongful death lawsuit over abortion

An Alabama judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf on an aborted embryo by a man who was upset...

Governor Kay Ivey doesn’t plan to resign over blackface skit

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Tuesday that she should not have worn blackface in a college skit decades ago, but she does...

Democrats face identity crisis in next phase of 2020 race

Doug Ogden doesn't know what to do. The 75-year-old retired law enforcement officer is disgusted by President Donald Trump. But he can't imagine...

High-capacity magazines get new scrutiny as congress returns

Lawmakers around the country are making a renewed push to ban high-capacity magazines that gunmen have used in many recent massacres, allowing...