WASHINGTON – Late last month, Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Vestavia Hills, announced he would not be seeking an 11th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Much like the situation in Alabama’s first congressional district after...Read More
Author: Jeff Poor
During the last several days leading up to last week’s special election Republican primary to see who will eventually fill the seat vacated by Jo Bonner earlier this year, some political watchers and commentators were doubting...Read More
Last week, President Barack Obama’s push for authorization to use military force against Bashar al Assad’s regime in Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons in his country’s civil war hit a roadblock. Russian President...Read More
WASHINGTON — Last week, some 20,000 people gathered on the National Mall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 speech at the march on Washington. It wasn’t a tribute devoid of any political...Read More
Alabama Republican Party chairman Bill Armistead has a message for card-carrying members of the party: If you support gay marriage, stay in the closet.
Last week, Alabama Republican Party committee members Don Wallace of Tuscaloosa and Bonnie Sachs of Double Springs sponsored a proposed amendment to the bylaws of the Alabama GOP that would remove any member who publicly supports a position that doesn’t matchup with the party’s most recent platform adopted at the Republican National Convention in Tampa last year from its steering committee.Read More
It’s been three years since the worst of the BP-Deepwater Horizon oil spill hit the Gulf Coast and wounded the region’s tourism industry all the way from Apalachicola, Fla. to Texas-Louisiana state line. Some claimed the Gulf...Read More