Bentley, Bachus among officials scheduled for Northern Beltline groundbreaking
Gov. Robert Bentley, U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus and Federal Highway Administration Acting Director Greg Nadeau are expected to address an official groundbreaking Monday for the Northern Beltline.
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The political world, for Elizabeth Warren, is a Lewis Carroll derp-o-sphere where no one can focus on what matters.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Republican joins ranks of politicians shooting guns
The state senator, who's running for Montana's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, is shown in a new campaign ad shooting a rifle at an imaginary drone.
Paul DeMarco picks up support from Manufacture Alabama trade association
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - An Alabama trade association has announced it is backing Alabama state Rep. Paul DeMarco in the race to fill Alabama's 6th district Congressional seat, which U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus is vacating at the end of this term.
District 6 candidate Gary Palmer gets endorsement from conservative columnist Quin Hillyer...
Gary Palmer, the co-founder of the Alabama Policy Institute, is a candidate in the race for Alabama's 6th Congressional district.
Is politics in Alabama cursed?
About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
National Public Radio
2 Congressmen Have Questions In Jill Kelley Leak
Two Republican congressmen, Spencer Bachus and Walter Jones, say the Justice Department inspector general's office is declining to look into a complaint by a businesswoman whose identity was leaked to the news media after she reported to the FBI that she was the victim of a cyberstalker.
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Hillyer: Congressional Candidate of the Year
From Alabama's sixth district, near Birmingham, veteran think-tank workhorse Gary Palmer could immediately, even as a freshman, be a conservative congressional superstar.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Is Finra pulling its efforts to be the SRO for advisers?
Is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. pursuing a campaign, either directly or indirectly, to become the self-regulatory organization for registered investment advisers? Nearly two years ago, Finra made a strong effort on Capitol Hill to promote legislation that would shift regulation of investment advisers to a self-regulatory ... (more)
Crowded field seeks GOP nod in 6th District
On the campus of Samford University , seven Republican hopefuls took the stage at a candidate forum to explain why voters should send them to the U.S. Congress .
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart goes after Will Brooke's shooting-up-Obamacare ad
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The comedy news show 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' took aim at an ad for Alabama District 6 Republican candidate Will Brooke on Thursday evening.
Paul DeMarco says he raised $484,000 since January in District 6 race
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Alabama state Rep. Paul DeMarco, a candidate in the race for the Republican nomination in Alabama's 6th Congressional district, has released his first quarter 2014 fundraising totals before the April 15 filing deadline, and claims to have raised $484,000 since January 1. DeMarco , R-Homewood, is one of seven Republican ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Ketchum says Finra is backing off adviser oversight: Report
Finra chairman and chief executive officer Richard G. Ketchum said the regulator is no longer interested in expanding its oversight to financial advisers.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Overnight Tech: House panel to consider Internet governance bill
The House Commerce subcommittee on Technology will mark up a Republican bill that would prevent the Obama administration from going through with plans to step out of its oversight role of the Internet's Web address system.
Forthcoming Barney Frank Documentary Aims to Inspire
Documentarians Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler are still putting the finishing touches on "Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank," an unflinching look at the life and times of retired Rep. Barney Frank.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Fake Obama asks Georgia congressman to back off Obamacare in political ad
A Georgia congressman won't back off the Affordable Care Act , no matter what a Barack Obama impersonator says, USAToday.com reports .
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Jeffco Commission President David Carrington on why state Rep. Paul DeMarco needs to lose congressional District 6 race
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Losing could be the best thing for state Rep. Paul DeMarco in the race for Alabama's 6th Congressional District seat, says Jefferson County Commission President David Carrington.
'The Gang of Four'
In a new radio ad released Thursday by Alabama District 6 Congressional candidate Chad Mathis, a voiceover rails against four of his opponents, calling them "The Gang of Four."
Fri Apr 04, 2014
HOH: Solons See No Slam Dunks in Alabama BBQ Bracket
Alabama's tourism authorities have flipped March Madness into a food fight, pitting many of the Yellowhammer State's revered barbecue purveyors against one another in an online popularity contest.
New Jersey gambling regulator ignores online poker problems
With the recent introduction of the Restoration of America's Wire Act in the U.S. House and Senate, the internet gambling issue has again returned to the forefront of policy discussion on Capitol Hill.