Former Chief Justice Sue Cobb compares pricey judicial races to legalized...

The phones rang. The donations flowed. Former Alabama Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb in 2006 won one of the most expensive judicial races in American...

New laws enacted by the Alabama legislature

Wondering what bills became law this session? We've got a roundup of some of the latest measures enacted by the Alabama legislature. Check these out: House...

Jeb Bush’s tough week exposes challenges for his likely 2016 bid

Jeb Bush worked his way through the dim hallway of an Arizona resort for hours, shuttling from room to room and meeting with dozens...

Obama, First Lady Thinking About Life After White House

Presidential library? Check. Future home? TBD. The decision by President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, to build his presidential library in Chicago scratches one...

Know a vet getting the government run around?

Soon our nation will be celebrating Memorial Day. More than a three-day weekend marking the beginning of summer, Memorial Day is time to pay...

US says decade-old Gulf oil leak could last another century

For more than a decade, oil has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico where a hurricane toppled a drilling company's platform off the...

Marco Rubio cashed out retirement before presidential run

Sen. Marco Rubio cashed out most of his retirement savings while preparing to launch his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, records released Friday...

Bill would cut Board of Education from charter school plan

The Alabama State Board of Education, having already suffered a sapping of power this legislative session, could soon be cut from confirming the state's...

Rick Perry to say June 4 if he’ll run again for...

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry will say whether he is running for president at an announcement next month in Dallas. The longest-serving governor in Texas...

GOP wrestling with too many ’16 prospects for a TV debate

Never have more than 10 candidates taken the stage for a televised Republican presidential debate. Wish the GOP luck in trying to keep it...