Auditor Jim Zeigler continues to lead way in cuts and savings;...

Promises to cut costs and shrink government are frequent among conservatives during election years. You’d be hard pressed to find a candidate who didn’t...

GOP 2016 hopefuls talk social issues in Iowa

Republican presidential hopefuls emphasized their staunch opposition to gay marriage and abortion rights this weekend before a crowd of social conservatives who hold significant...

As contributions fall, U.S. House GOP rebels blame party leaders

As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, Tea Party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests. Then came...

Young Southern women most likely to make $7.25 or less, says...

The typical worker making at or below minimum wage is most likely a young, Southern woman working 35 hours or less in the restaurant/hospitality...

High court same-sex marriage arguments to start Tuesday

Five lawyers will take turns at the U.S. Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them...

Sen. Bobby Singleton: “This is the right time to legalize medical...

Amidst reports that his Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act (SB326) may never make it to the House floor, bill sponsor Senator Bobby Singleton...

Lessons reside in Bill Baxley versus Charles Graddick

“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” George Santayana History teaches us some valuable lessons. Learning the ins and outs...

This week in the Alabama statehouse

We’re in week seven of the 2015 legislative session — just 14 more working days to go. The Senate got off to a slow start...

Comcast abandons Time Warner bid after government pushback

What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that's reshaping TV. A combination of the...

Not long ago, Marco Rubio questioned his own readiness for presidency

Marco Rubio lacks the experience to be president and Jeb Bush is a brilliant man ready for the job. So said Marco Rubio. Thing is,...