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The Ledge: Rubio raising his profile
The Florida Republican and member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee concluded a three-day visit to London on Wednesday, highlighted by a major foreign policy speech on the "Future of the Transatlantic Alliance."
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Bentley Emphasizes Government Efficiency in Addres to Farmers
Gov. Robert Bentley thanked farmers for their work and emphasized agriculture's impact to the state economy in a speech this morning at the Alabama Farmers Federation's 92nd annual meeting.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Byrne Cruising to Victory in December 17th Louisiana Special Election
A Republican Congressional candidate running a special general election in Louisiana's First Congressional District has reported he has $136,000 in cash as of the day before Thanksgiving, and may easily win a seat in Congress on December 17th.
L.O. Bishop Honored with Service to Agriculture Award
Colbert County Farmers Federation President L.O. Bishop received the Alabama Farmers Federation's Service to Agriculture Award at the opening session of the organization's 92nd annual meeting at the Montgomery Convention Center this afternoon.
How should Alabama fill vacancies to elected positions? Take our poll
Alabama has seen a rash of special elections in recent months with mid-term resignations by a number of lawmakers, causing some folks to grumble about the taxpayer expense of holding low-turnout contests.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Roby gets seat on influential Appropriations Committee
Republican Rep. Martha Roby was named to the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, continuing Alabama's long history of having multiple members on the influential panel that decides where federal taxpayer money is spent.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
National business group backs Bradley Byrne for Congress
Bradley Byrne celebrates with his supporters after learning he won the Republican runoff for Alabama's 1st Congressional District on Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bentley to Address Farmers Federation Annual Meeting
Gov. Robert Bentley will join more than 1,300 farmers from across the state for the Alabama Farmers Federation's 92nd annual meeting in Montgomery, Dec. 5-6 at the Montgomery Convention Center.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Montgomery Advertiser
Inside the Statehouse: Hard work still prevails
The political spotlight has been focused on Mobile for most of this year. They had a historical and sensational mayor's race that ended in early fall.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Ethics Committee Again Defers Investigation Into Grimm
At the behest of the Justice Department, the House Ethics Committee will continue to put off launching a formal ethics probe into alleged misconduct by sophomore Rep. Michael G. Grimm.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Bradley Byrne issues statement on Iran deal
MOBILE, Alabama -- Republican Congressional candidate Bradley Byrne responded Sunday to the announcement of an agreement reached between the international community and Iran over the Mideast country's nuclear program.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Amid much common ground at forum, state House candidates clash over campaign contributors
House District 104 candidates Susan Hightower, left, and Margie Wilcox prepare to duel at a candidates forum on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Tillman's Corner.
Alabama primary runoff winner thanks his GOP donorsAlabama primary...
GOP congressional candidate Bradley Byrne spent much of Tuesday on Capitol Hill, thanking the GOP House members who showered him with cash in the final days of a tense primary runoff.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Sen. Cam Ward wants to make it easier for independents, minor party candidates to get on the ballot
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- A Republican state senator wants to make it easier for independent and minor party candidates to get on the ballot in Alabama.
Tea Party loss in Alabama not an indicative event
Some may think last week's congressional primary result in south Alabama foretells good things for Sen. Thad Cochran and other Republican senators facing challenges by Tea Party candidates.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
UA's first female president reflects on her year
Bonner, the university's first female president, reflected on that year Wednesday in a speech to the faculty and staff and outlined goals for the future.
4 Centrists Get Money Seats in Appropriations Gavel Shuffle
The House Appropriations Committee today announced a rare midterm shuffling of its subcommittee chairmanships.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Would-be independent congressional candidate to make legal case Wednesday for ballot access
A federal judge in Montgomery will hear arguments from a would-be independent congressional candidate Wednesday that the state's rules governing ballot access are unconstitutionally restrictive.
Democrat sees 'golden opportunity' to end Republican winning streak in House district
Republican Bradley Byrne, left, faces Democrat Burton LeFlore in a special election for Congress in Alabama's 1st Congressional District on Dec. 17, 2013.
Revival of the GOP establishment
For many Republicans, Tuesday's off-year elections marked the first big electoral test of two competing strategies for their party's future: "outreach" vs. "double-down."