Friday Aug 22
Sunshine State News
GOP Candidates Square Off in Panhandle Stronghold
With state Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, leaving office this fall due to term limits, six candidates have lined up to represent his Northwest Florida district.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
This is the least legitimate, least productive, least liked congress of all time
The 113th Congress is redefining congressional dysfunction, and is likely to go down as the least productive, least legitimate, least liked and most partisan in a-hundred-and-fifty-years.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Alabama Democratic Party nominates BSC professor Mark Lester in 6th congressional district
The state Democratic Executive Committee today nominated Birmingham-Southern College history professor Mark Lester as the party's candidate in the 6th Congressional District.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Mark Lester to run as Democrat in 6th Congressional District as state ...
Mark Lester, a Homewood resident and a Birmingham-Southern College professor, will toss his hat into the ring in the 6th Congressional District race.
Biking to save a life: Ride4Gabe comes to a finish in Battleship Memorial Park
MOBILE, Alabama -- Nine-year-old Gabe Griffin of Birmingham rode triumphantly into Battleship Memorial Park on Thursday afternoon, towed by his father Scott Griffin and attended by cyclists Michael Staley and Wes Bates.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Cross-country bike riders fight back against Duchenne muscular dystrophy
A cross-country bicycle ride to raise money for research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy stopped at the State Capitol today.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Ride4Gabe cyclists thank Alabama during homestretch of cross-country trip to raise awareness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
At 6:45 a.m. in the parking lot of the Gardendale Civic Center, Michael Staley is glad to be back in Alabama and entering the final leg of a cross-country bicycling trek to benefit 9-year-old Gabe Griffin, a Shelby County boy who suffers from a rare form of muscular dystrophy.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lifting a lasting first impression: Renovated Birmingham airport matches image of city on...
"Our town" is on the move, but flying into Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport didn't always give that impression, U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus said.
Gary Palmer responds after Democratic challenger drops out of 6th District race
Republican Gary Palmer, a candidate for Alabama's 6th Congressional district , responded to news Thursday that he is now without a Democratic party challenger following the withdrawal of Avery Vise from the race.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Rep. Brooks: GOP is part of 'a war on whites'
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, and Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., right, emerge from the Capitol office of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, as the scheduled vote on his debt plan bill is delayed in Washington, Thursday night, July 28, 2011.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Hey, cyclists, join the Ride4Gabe caravan as it travels through Alabama
Michael Staley takes a photo with others who are part of the cross-country cycling trip as they enter Tennessee recently.
Poll shows majority of Americans disapprove of their own member of Congress. What about you?
For the first time a new poll is showing that a majority of Americans no longer think their member of Congress is doing a good job For the first time in the poll's quarter century, a majority of Americans say they disapprove of the job performance of their own member of Congress.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
After Delay, House GOP Plans Second Try on Border Bills
House Republican leaders are hoping to take a second whack at passing an emergency border-funding package, after they suddenly backed off a planned vote Thursday afternoon amid discontent within their own ranks.
House Republicans Vow To Stay In Washington Until They Vote On Border Funding
After canceling a vote on funding to address the border crisis because not enough House Republicans supported it, GOP members were scrambling for a new solution so they don't go home to face constituents with nothing.
Congress races to finish VA, highway bills
Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break with no agreement in sight on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States.