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  1. Alabama Republicans electing more candidates but not more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Republicans solidified control of the Alabama Legislature and won all the statewide races this year but are stuck in neutral when it comes to electing women. The GOP won 98 of the 140 seats in the Legislature .

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  2. Alabama political leaders react to president's immigration planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... agree with that. We'll see what he says tonight and take steps appropriately," Strange said. Representative Martha Roby (R-District 2) issued this statement on Thursday after the president's speech: "President Obama believes he is above the law - ...

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  3. Day of Hope: First VA official fired under new proceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | TheBlaze.com

    But on Wednesday, one official was finally forced out under the new process: James Talton, the former director of the Alabama Veterans Healthcare System. Talton was put on paid administrative leave earlier this year, for failing to take appropriate disciplinary action against two VA officials.

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  4. Firing of Central Alabama VA director upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Stars and Stripes

    A federal appeals board upheld the firing of the director of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System for neglect of duty, including not taking action against an employee who investigators said drove a substance abuse patient to a crack house to get drugs. The Department of Veterans Affairs terminated James Talton in late October.

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  5. Two Alabama Republican House members blast 'stupidity' remark from Obama health adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said this week she doesn't like to see elite professors calling people stupid. This past week, it was revealed one of Obamacare's top architects, Jonathan Gruber of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, remarked that one of the reasons that the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010 was because of the "stupidity" of the American public.

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  6. Inside the Statehouse: 1964 pivotal year in Alabama party votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Trussville Tribune

    You already know the results of last week's general election. It would have been a major upset if any Democrat won a statewide contest.

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  7. What if We Stopped Talking About Party Candidates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Irregular Times

    It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

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  8. New GOP Senate majority, with Sessions and Shelby as chairmen, has Alabama congressmen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Alabama Live

    The South's political power has risen again, this time with the help of two Republican senators, one of whom first got elected as a Democrat back in 1986. The Republican Party on Tuesday accomplished its long-term goal of taking back the U.S. Senate majority.

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  9. VA fires central Alabama VA hospital directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    In August 2014, the Department of Justice and the FBI joined the Veterans Affairs inspector general to investigate allegations of obstruction of justice at multiple veterans hospitals across the country and on Friday , and under new laws concerning misconduct at Veteran Affairs hospitals and clinics, the VA fired the central Alabama VA Hospital Director, James Talton for neglect of duty.

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  10. Election Results Good News for Alabama Farmers, FamiliesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Neighbors

    Decisive wins by farmer-friendly candidates in statewide and legislative races, coupled with return of the U.S. Senate to Republican control, are good news for Alabama families, property owners and small businesses, said Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell. "Today voters in Alabama and across the country stood up for fiscal responsibility, economic growth, conservative values and respect for the balance of power established in the U.S. Constitution," Parnell said.

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  11. Incumbents easily win Ala congressional racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | WALA

    GOP policy analyst Gary Palmer defeated Democratic college professor Mark Lester in central Alabama's 6th District on Tuesday. It's the seat being vacated by longtime Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus.

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  12. Martha Roby reelected to Congress in Alabama's 2nd District; wins third termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Rep. Martha Roby of Montgomery is headed for a third term in Congress after defeating Democratic challenger Erick Wright today in Alabama's 2nd Congressional District. Roby, 38, ran on what she said was a record of accomplishment.

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  13. Race for Alabama's 2nd and 3rd congressional districtsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Some of central Alabama's congressional races could have surprising outcomes Tuesday night, including the race for Alabama's second and third congressional districts. The race for Alabama's 2nd Congressional District features two-term Republican incumbent Martha Roby against political newcomer Erick Wright.

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  14. VA caught telling MORE lies to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | TheBlaze.com

    The Department of Veterans Affairs appears to have been caught telling yet another lie to members of Congress, this time over whether the VA has the authority to fire a disgraced official from the Phoenix VA system. According to House aides, the VA has said it can't fire Sharon Helman, the notorious director of the Phoenix system who was put on paid leave in May for her role in the VA health care scandal.

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  15. Democratic newcomer Erick Wright challenges Martha Roby in southeast Alabama congressional raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Alabama Live

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- Political newcomer Erick Wright says he would bring a spirit of compromise to what he called a "do nothing" Congress if elected to represent Alabama's 2nd District. U.S. Rep. Martha Roby says she is running on accomplishments, which she said include protecting the district's military bases, resisting expansion of federal regulations and demanding action on the Veterans Administration scandal.

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  16. Lingerie, Partisanship Mark Fla. House RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Hispanic Business

    Republicans who flipped a Democratic seat in Congress during the 2010 tea party movement could now lose it in part because of a snarky comment about a lingerie party. Yes, lingerie.

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  17. Fla. House race about partisanship - and lingerieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, left, responds during a debate with Democratic challenger Gwen Graham at Florida State University, Wednesday, in Tallahassee, Fla. Graham, who is the daughter of former Gov. and Sen. Bob Graham is seen as one of the few people nationally that could beat an incumbent Republican congressman.

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  18. Fla. House Race About Partisanship _ and LingerieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | ABC News

    In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, left, responds during a debate with Democratic challenger Gwen Graham at Florida State University, Wednesday, in Tallahassee, Fla. Graham, who is the daughter of former Gov. and... View Full Caption FILE- In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, left, responds during a debate with Democratic challenger Gwen Graham at Florida State University, Wednesday, in Tallahassee, Fla.

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  19. Person shot at Montgomery apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    One person was shot at the Liberty Square Apartments in Montgomery Monday night, according to Sgt. Denise Barnes with the Montgomery Police Department.

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  20. Political expert predicts extremely low turnout for Nov. 4 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    One person was shot at the Liberty Square Apartments in Montgomery Monday night, according to Sgt. Denise Barnes with the Montgomery Police Department.

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