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Sept. 21, 2017
Is Roy Moore vulnerable to a Democrat?

Sept. 20, 2017
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker's strange deal in Mobile.

Sept. 19, 2017
September 19, 1559: A hurricane that changed history.

Sept. 17, 2017
Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

Sept. 10, 2017
Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

Sept. 6, 2017
Hurricane Ivan and a look back at repairing the I-10 bridge over Escambia Bay.

Sept. 3, 2017
Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

Aug. 31, 2017
Southern Poverty Law Center parks millions in cash with offshore entities.

Aug. 27, 2017
Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

Aug. 24, 2017
The Golden Fleece: The Southern Poverty Law Center, profits and finger pointing.

Aug. 20, 2017
Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

Aug. 18, 2017
The latest predatory banking practice you haven’t heard about: Auto loans.

Aug. 13, 2017
U.S. Senate races in Alabama: The GOP candidates. The Democratic candidates.

Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

Gator hunting in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta not for the faint of heart.

Aug. 6, 2017
Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

July 30, 2017
Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

July 24, 2017
Company plans to sell 12,000 acres in Baldwin County.

Downtown developments.

July 23, 2017
Dr. Bob Shipp at Dauphin Island for the 84th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo: 'Sunday is going to be really exciting I think. It (Sunday afternoon) will be a good time to be at the scales.'

Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

July 21, 2017
Downtown Charleston's last endangered landmark may become its newest funky office building.

July 17, 2017
Stick-up artists could learn a thing or two from Wells Fargo.

July 16, 2017
Mobile/Baldwin real estate whirl.

July 10, 2017
Alabama fish consumption advisories: Compete list of species on do-not-eat list.

July 9, 2017
Lifestyle center sells; Rouses may come to Orange Beach.

July 6, 2017
Dinner & a Movie: Eggs Benedict with salmon, whipped cream cheese, capers and bacon on an English muffin &
“Hot Pursuit” and “Trumbo” By Jim Hasser.

July 2, 2017
Apartments may replace cement site in Orange Beach.

July 1, 2017
Has a Civil Rights Stalwart Lost Its Way?
The Southern Poverty Law Center—led by charismatic, swashbuckling founder Morris Dees—is making the most of the Trump era. But is it overstepping its bounds?

June 25, 2017
OPEC totally bewildered by the oil market.

June 23, 2017
This Is Alabama: The underwater forest.

June 21, 2017
The Insidious Influence of the SPLC: Its branding of ‘hate groups’ and individuals is biased, sometimes false — and feeds polarization.

June 9, 2017
Dinner & a Movie: Salmon burgers and roasted potatoes and “Gods of Egypt” By Jim Hasser.

April 13, 2017
Pittman focused on state budget more than possible campaign for U.S. Senate.

April 6, 2017
Dinner & a Movie: Scrambled cheese eggs, white cheddar cheese grits, bacon and English muffin and “I’ll See You In My Dreams” By Jim Hasser.

March 2, 2017
The dirty secret behind the Jeff Sessions' mess. Sinister or a silly press?

March 1, 2017
Mardi Gras isn't just in New Orleans. Me, too, says Mobile (or me one!).

Feb. 25, 2017
Fairhope mayor cans two veteran city employees.

Feb. 24, 2017
Delta in Atlanta paid for its own security upgrades and fixed everything.

Feb. 23, 2017
What if grocery stores worked like public schools?

Gulf Scandal Looms for South Atlantic: The chaos characterizing Gulf of Mexico fisheries laws is poised to infect South Atlantic waters without executive-level intervention.

Jan. 30, 2017
Get to know potential SCOTUS pick Neil Gorsuch.

Jan. 29, 2017
Be careful what you wish for (especially if it is Hitler).

Jan. 28, 2017
Pryor: Perhaps the most polarizing Supreme Court justice possibility. Regardless of Trump's pick, Democrats promise a political brawl.

Jan. 20, 2017
Dinner & a Movie: Seared chicken and mashed potatoes with mushrooms and collards & 'The Legend of Tarzan.'
By Jim Hasser.

Jan. 5, 2017
2016 another record year for Alabama's auto industry.

Sensing gains ahead under Trump, the Kochs court minorities.

Jan. 4, 2017​
Birmingham named a top global travel destination.

Dec. 13, 2016
Early picks show priorities of Trump administration.
By Congressman Bradley Byrne.

Alabama prosecutor sets the penalties and fills the coffers.

Dec. 1, 2016
YUGE: President-elect Trump set to return to Alabama for massive ‘thank you’ rally.

Nov. 30, 2016
Mobile County legislator moves to rein in Judicial Inquiry Commission and the Court of the Judiciary.

Nov. 29, 2016
The racist smear against Jeff Sessions.

Judiciary chairman won't allow attacks on Sessions' character.

Trump signals change with appointments to HHS and Medicare, Medicaid. 

Nov. 5, 2016
How a Cuban exile became one of America's oldest pot prisoners.

Oct. 31, 2016
The Coming Storm: Unfunded state pension liabilities near $5.6 trillion.

Oct. 24, 2016
Even if Democrats win the Senate in 2016, their majority is unlikely to endure.

Why the Justice Department will have far fewer watchdogs in polling places.

The death penalty, nearing its end.

Oct. 21, 2016
Dinner and a Movie: Meatballs with fresh squash and homemade tomato sauce and 'In A World ..." By Jim Hasser.

Sept. 8, 2016
Dinner and a Movie: Sloppy Joe's with Green Bean Salad and 'The Family.' By Jim Hasser.

Sept. 7, 2016
Trump’s military build-up plan includes big news for Alabama’s Navy shipbuilding operation.

Inside the Alabama Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Sessions is Alabama's man in D.C.

Aug. 24, 2016
Fascinating population maps show the racial makeup of Alabama communities.

Aug. 23, 2016
Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: The fall of TV politics.

Aug. 22, 2016
Global consulting firm ranks Alabama a top five state for investment, predicts major jobs growth.

Aug. 11, 2016
Mayor's incredibly simple idea for helping the homeless seems to be working.

Aug. 4, 2016
Dinner & A Movie: Pork chops served on a corn and kale faro salad, topped with plum salsa and a balsamic vinegar pork sauce and “Would You Rather.” By Jim Hasser.

July 24, 2016
Taxes on groceries, not soda, are hurting poor Americans.

July 7, 2016
Have you been eating Southern oysters lately?

July 6, 2016
Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: The fall of Mike Hubbard.

July 4, 2016
Alabama businessman's ads aim to stop Trump -- in Mexico and Korea.

June 29, 2016
Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: The Mike Hubbard saga.

June 24, 2016
First ever Alabama-built Littoral Combat Ship has officially deployed to the Pacific.

Muslim leader tells Alabama crowd Islam must declare ‘jihad against jihad.’

June 21, 2016
How Alabama can benefit from the U.S./Cuba relationship.

June 17, 2016
New Baldwin school tax districts approved.

June 10, 2016
Dinner & A Movie: Lamb Tagine and 'Prisoners.' By Jim Hasser.

May 11, 2016
Roy Moore's Nightmare: 'I'm Ambrosia, Ambrosia Starling, darling.'

Lawmakers take ax to cultural heritage agencies.

May 8, 2016
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions: Trump redefining conservatism.

May 7, 2016
Sweet Home: The circular web of scandals that has ensnared Alabama’s leaders.

May 6, 2016
The South saved my soul.

May 4, 2016
Dinner & A Movie: Crawfish quiche and 'The Wolverine.' By Jim Hasser.

April 20, 2016
Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Budget is Groundhog Day in Alabama.

April 2, 2016
How George Wallace harnessed hate.

Electoral map is a reality check to Trump's bid.

March 26, 2016
The Challenge of Easter: Whether you’re a believer or not, there is no way to ignore the radical claim of the Resurrection.

March 25, 2016
The Prescience of a Political Novel: Robert Penn Warren’s ‘All the King’s Men’ has never been more relevant.

March 23, 2016
Judge dismisses capital murder charges against ex-state trooper who spent 15 years on death row.

March 22, 2016
Thawed relationship with Cuba could have Alabama poultry farmers crowing.

March 21, 2016
Roles of race and partisanship in legislative maps argued at Supreme Court.

March 18, 2016
Airbus sets maiden flight of its first jetliner built in the U.S. at Mobile Aeroplex, formerly known as Brookley Field.

March 17, 2016
Public pension promises exceed ability to pay.

Tuskegee airman reflects on all-black unit's founding 75 years ago.

March 8, 2016
Dinner & a Movie: Congealed chicken salad, grilled cheese and The Expendables 2. By Jim Hasser

March 7, 2016
The Political Round-up: Winners, losers and those somewhere in between as this strange political season careens ahead toward this fall's general election. Part 3.

March 4, 2016
The Political Round-up: Winners, losers and those somewhere in between as this strange political season careens ahead toward this fall's general election. Part Two.

March 2, 2016
The Political Round-up: Winners, losers and those somewhere in between as this strange political season careens ahead toward this fall's general election. Part One.

Feb. 24, 2016
Inside the Statehouse with Steve FlowersPolitics as usual.

Feb. 4, 2016
Selma: Still a city of slaves in the words of the people who live there.
Feb. 3, 2016
Inside he Statehouse with Steve Flowers: A legendary tale. 

Study: Alabamians are among the most generous people in America. 

Jan. 23, 2016
A Cosy Club: A lack of competition means higher air fares despite plummeting fuel costs.

Jan. 9, 2016
Still don't think Trump can win? Read this chart.

Jan. 8, 2016
What Donald Trump owes George Wallace.

Dec. 8, 2015
The mysterious case of America’s plummeting gun violence.

Dec. 7, 2015
The 10 worst states for black Americans.

Dec. 6, 2015
In Pictures: Downtown Birmingham's building boom.

Dec. 1, 2015
A grim bargain: Once a weakness, low-skilled workers who get paid little have become the Deep South’s strength.

Nov. 30, 2015
scorecard on improving Alabama government.

Nov. 5, 2015
Alabama is rolling in cash, with Tide lifting all boats.

Oct. 25, 2015
How food trucks are making school lunch cool.

Oct. 19, 2015
Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Can Republicans retain control of the Senate after 2016?

Oct. 17, 2015
The lonely death of George Bell.

Oct. 12, 2015

Oct. 2, 2015
Alabama vs. Georgia: Fear and self-loathing in SEC Land.

Trump in trouble?

Chaffetz to run against McCarthy for House speaker.

Global woes squeeze U.S. job growth.

The decline of 'Big Soda.'

Sept. 28, 2015
What's wrong with Common Core?

Sept. 21, 2015
What the public really thinks of the Common Core.

Sept. 10, 2015
Bush, at low ebb, should unweave his web.

Sept. 9, 2015
Alabama murder mystery: What happened to Harper Lee's book?

The solution to drug prices.

Neighborhoods and tipping points.

Senate Sketches by state Sen. Hank Sanders: 'Family is so powerful.'

Sept. 8, 2015
Meet the Montgomery Bubble, the reason Alabama Republicans may ruin their brand.

Unions again trying to organize Alabama automaker.

Is college tuition really too high?

Sept. 3, 2015
Has gentrification begun in New Orleans public schools?

Aug. 31, 2015
Lt. Gov. Ivey’s inner circle making transition plans in case Bentley ultimately resigns.

Aug. 22, 2015
Trump the Chump: In Alabama, Trump's Wizard of Oz act leaves some fans underwhelmed.

Five theories of Donald Trump.

Aug. 14, 2015
Bentley enlists team of lobbyists to push tax plan, frustrating legislators kept in the dark.

Alabama senator: There is no budget crisis in Alabama.

In New Orleans, political fashion (and ambition) clash with historic preservation.

A look at the re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba.

Retirement isn't what it used to be.

Aug. 12, 2015
Back to square one after special session 'failure.'

Alabama Secretary of State works with Legislature to provide voter IDs.

Alabama Power: Renewable project targets military, business.

One of America’s largest sign-making companies is employee owned; It’s also based in Alabama.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Coffee County has something to quack about.

Reporting from Iran, Jewish paper sees no plot to destroy Israel.

Black poverty differs from white poverty.

Aug. 11, 2015
ALGOP Chair: Republicans who ran on not raising taxes should keep their promise to voters.

Cabbies unhappy with Uber, Lyft at DFW airport.

Aug. 8, 2015
Donald Trump's fight with Fox News and Megyn Kellyexplained.

Aug. 7, 2015
Analysis: Rowdy, memorable Republican debate lives up to hype.

Get ready for another special session.

Roby: Here’s what Obama’s ‘Clean Power Plan’ really means for Alabama (Opinion).

Carly a bright new star in GOP galaxy.

Aug. 6, 2015
How to save a sinking coast? Katrina created a laboratory.

Hyundai's economic impact on Alabama soars.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Alabama's Fire College a success story.

Aug. 5, 2015
Few answers so far in special session.

The Kansas experiment.

Aug. 4, 2015
A play-by-play of the dramatic third day of Alabama's special legislative session.

Senators air differences over general fund budget.

Convention hotel at Gulf State Park: Economic opportunity or political pipe dream?

Judge grills prosecutor on VictoryLand.

July 30, 2015
The tricky politics of educating prisoners.

The Irish: The forgotten white slaves.

July 26, 2015
Affair creates disorder in VictoryLand case.

July 22, 2015
The War on Uber.

July 21, 2015
The Muscle Shoals sound finally gets its due.

July 20, 2015
Uber Crashes the Democratic Party: The ride-share app is bringing out the inner Elizabeth Warren.

July 16, 2015
The Deal with Iran: 'I thought I had imagined the worst, but it's even worse than I thought.' By Charles Krauthammer.

July 15, 2015
17 ridiculous things the president said at the Iran news conference.

July 13, 2015
Scott Walker is trying to cure his party of its weakness for moderates.

July 7, 2015
Painting the Town Purple: A new generation of conservative pundits is cheerfully blurring the line between red and blue — by embracing smart growth and New Urbanism.

July 3, 2015
​Dinner & A Movie: Sautéed Red Snapper over Zatarain’s Dirty Rice with a White Wine, Butter & Capers Sauce and The Way Way Back.” By Jim Hasser.

July 2, 2015
Jim Webb is searching for bygone Democratic Party.

June 25, 2015
Two miracles in Charleston.

June 24, 2015
The dignity of Charleston flies in the face of the Left's uninformed, anti-South bigotry.

June 19, 2015
The Political Round-Up: Winners and losers in the wake of the Kim Hastie case.

June 16, 2015
Alabama’s campaign finance laws get stronger.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Could Alabama's special legislative session be money well spent?

June 12, 2015
Alabama shows why civil rights shouldn't be put to a popular vote.

June 9, 2015
Why you should care that Jeb Bush just named Danny Diaz as his campaign manager.

St. Roch: Gentrification ground zero in New Orleans.

June 1, 2015
The Quiet German: The astonishing rise of Angela Merkel, the most powerful woman in the world.

May 13, 2015
Growing list lets government workers snub traffic laws.

May 8, 2015
Questions raised over possible mental health bond issuance.

April 16, 2015
No tax hikes; it’s time to get rid of the earmarks crippling Alabama’s budgets (opinion).

April 15, 2015
Why states are getting worse at predicting tax revenue.

The varied and sometimes-unfair state of state taxes, in 13 maps and charts.

Crumpton announces bid to unseat Shelby.

April 12, 2015
Hillary Clinton just doesn't get it: She's already running a losing campaign.

Why Hillary will probably win anyway.

Hillary announcement: No Bill.

April 10, 2015
Alabama House budget chairman becomes first Republican to co-sponsor lotto bill.

March 3, 2015
Some perspective on the troubled Middle East.

March 2, 2015
Netanyahu's moment.

Feb 27, 2015
​Here are the eight tax hikes in Bentley’s $700 million revenue plan.

Feb. 26, 2015
A cause for pause? Scientists offer reasons for global warming 'hiatus.'

Feb. 25, 2015
Congressman Byrne to co-chair bipartisan House caucus dedicated to coastal issues.

The cancer of multiculturalism.

Feb. 24, 2015
Florence Times Daily: New AEA head will have to adapt.

The 2016 political environment has shifted.

Feb. 23, 2015
The Charter School Bill: A first look at leaked draft.

Hubbard hopes next AEA leader supports GOP-backed school reforms.

Abolish the filibuster. By Charles Krauthammer.

Feb. 22, 2015
Bentley: No statewide vote on tax increase.​

Canned Mabry says 'he has enjoyed working for teachers.'

Walker's 'transformative' union law has labor reeling in Wisconsin.

From internet to Obamanet.

The story of Selma not all black and white.

Feb. 20, 2015
Did outgoing GOP chair Armstead violate party by-laws?

What Alabama Dems need to do (to try) to be relevant again.

The President's Patriotism: It's complicated.

Feb. 18, 2015
Jeb's foreign policy, by George.

This dark horse could blow up the 2016 Republican presidential primary.

Feb. 17, 2015
Top 20 potential 2018 Alabama gubernatorial candidates.

What ISIS really wants.

Feb. 16, 2015
Bentley says tax hike inevitable.

Mardi Gras as much about moolah as Moon Pies.

In Monroeville, echoes of Harper Lee and 'To Kill A Mockingbird.'

Feb. 12, 2015
Roy Moore: Tyrannical courts trample 10th Amendment.

Feb. 11, 2015
In defense of Roy Mooresort of.

Feb. 9, 2015
Alabama's dramatic defiance.

Alabama was a final holdout on desegregation and interracial marriage. It could happen again on gay marriage.

For Alabama chief justice, soldiering in the name of God nothing new.

Who is Roy Moore?

Why Roy Moore’s gay marriage gambit isn’t just Alabama being Alabama.

Clarence Thomas faults Supreme Court for refusing to block gay marriage in Alabama.

Obama advisers leaving to join Clinton.

Feb. 8, 2015
Friends: No doubts about 'Mockingbird' author's lawyer.  

The dangerous lie that Bush lied.

Feb. 4, 2015
Senator proposes new funding split to fix ailing General Fund.

Gambling only non-starter for Bentley as state addresses revenue shortfall.

State wants to sell workers on need to acquire skills.

Chancellor: $40k-$100k jobs don’t require 4-year degrees.

Barges sit for hours behind locks that may take decades to replace.

George Will: Defining economic failure down.

Feb. 1, 2015
Iowa poll: Walker leads tight GOP pack.

Jan. 31, 2015
Climategate, the sequel: How we are still being tricked with flawed data on global warming.

Jan. 30, 2015
Shelby interested in auditing the Federal Reserve.

Jan. 22, 2015
Mike Hubbard can't stay silent after making allegation.

The story of Martin Luther King Jr.’s first secretary, Maude Ballou.

What is the ‘middle class?’ It depends who’s using the term, and why.

Jan. 21, 2015
Inside the Statehouse with Steve FlowersInauguration Day.

Jan. 19, 2015
MLK, civil rights and the fierce urgency of now.

Breaking down the 2015 Legislative organizational session.

Hubbard takes to the airwaves.

Making sense of Selma.

Inside the Statehouse by Steve Flowers: Alabama's is just one big front porch.

The Washington Post: Dangerously in denial on climate change.

Technology disrupting the American dream.

Jan. 18, 2015
The hot air of climate change.

Jan. 12, 2015
George Wallace, Jr.: ‘Selma’ movie’s portrayal of my father is pure, unadulterated fiction.

Jan. 5, 2015
Why are conservatives fighting Colorado's legal weed?

Optimism for 2015.

Jan. 4, 2015
Republican contest for 2016 race is heating up quickly.

Republicans say they'll act fast to push agenda.

Robert Samuelson: Is the economic slog really over?

Solved: Why poor states are rich states are red.

Jan. 3, 2015
The real story behind 'Selma.'

​Republicans taking control of Congress eager to reshape policy and strike deals.

The road map for a do-something 114th Congress.

Republicans have big plans for state governments.

Jan. 1, 2015
Twelve lessons for 2015.

Dec. 31, 2014
Demographic trends have created two Americas.

Dec. 27, 2014
Battleship Memorial Park marks 50 years in Mobile.

Dec. 26, 2014
Top 10 Alabama political stories of 2014.

Dec. 24, 2014
Putin's extraordinary path from the Soviet slums to the world stage.

George Will: Cuba Derangement Syndrome strikes again.

Dec. 22, 2014
​The real threat to Hillary ClintonJim Webb.

Dec. 14, 2014
The North isn’t better than the South: The real history of modern racism and segregation above the Mason-Dixon line.

Newsweek: How to fix poverty? Write every family a basic income check.

Wesley True to leave popular Cloverdale restaurant.

Dec. 12, 2014
Spending bill includes huge insurance industry giveaway, too: Is your commercial property in good hands?

​New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution.'

Dec. 11, 2014
Alabama’s State Climatologist becomes EPA’s worst nightmare.

Dec. 9, 2014
The Benghazi Report: An ongoing intelligence failure.

Dec. 8, 2014
Run, Mitt, run. By Quin Hillyer.

Dec. 4, 2014
Eric Garner’s killing and why the police choke-hold is so racially charged.

Dec. 3, 2014
The plight of the Southern Democrat.

Strange, BCA relationship chilly

The District loses a rising star in Jay Cooper, dead at 34 from heart attack.

Another case for term limits. By George Will.

Congress could soon allow pension plans to cut benefits for current retirees.

Nov. 29, 2014
​Sessions not a lock to run budget committee.

Nov. 28, 2014
A case for self-restraint. By George Will.

Nov. 26, 2014
The geography of gratitude.

Nov. 25, 2014
Obama's immigration move energizes Tea Party.

Senate Sketches by state Sen. Hank Sanders: 'I had to hear the President.'

Our giant welfare state.

Palmer names William Smith as chief of staff.

Nov. 18, 2014
Where do poverty and inequality overlap in the U.S.?

Hubbard prosecutor disagrees with defense.

State Sen. Hank SandersSenate Sketches: 'I never doubted Thomas.' 

Nov. 17, 2014
What Jon Gruber's quotes tell us about Obamacare ... and American politics.

Nov. 6, 2014
These are the Alabama groups, ideas and individuals who won the biggest on election day.

Sessions: GOP majority will fight Obama’s amnesty plan, ‘surrendering is not an option.’

Nov. 4, 2014
Battle for the Senate: How the GOP did it.

Slate detects Democratic victory in GOP groundswell.

Nov. 3, 2014
Who will win the Senate? The GOP and a hollow victory it will be.

Nov. 1, 2014
Shelby, Sessions would get gavels in GOP-led Senate.

AEA’s member numbers decline.

Oct. 31, 2014
The stakes on Tuesday.

Bigger challenge looming for GOP.

Oct. 29, 2014
A Southern town struggles to survive four years after Deepwater Horizon disaster.

As Election Day nears, Democrats seek to inflame black voters.

As badly as Democrats need black votes, they need white Southerners even more.

Alabama's public transportation system needs a tune-up.

Did Hubbard use campaign donations to post bail?

Oct. 27, 2014
Last Chance U.

Oct. 26, 2014
Hubbard's indictment a preview? Intra-party fight may be future of state’s politics.

The true reason gas prices are falling.

Oct. 25, 2014
Law lets IRS seize accounts on suspicion, no crime required.

Oct. 24, 2014
Editorial: Focus on what matters in Hubbard case.

Plan to use BP funds for convention center opposed.

Alabama insurance exchange gets more competition.

Republicans ramp up minority outreach nationwide ahead of 2016.

Toxic partisanship? Bill Clinton says he had it worse, yet got things done.

Commission greenlights grocery deliveries by struggling Postal Service.

George F. Will: The nastiest political tactic this year.

Oct. 23, 2014
Hubbard begins PR offensive.

Strange under attack.

Oct. 22, 2014
Mike Hubbard set for hearing Nov. 13 on ethics charges.

Oct. 17, 2014
Sessions: American public should have 'zero confidence' in Obama's Ebola czar.

In American elections, who you hate is almost as important as who you like.

Oct. 16, 2014
Paul Hubbert leaves gigantic legacy.

American electorate becoming less white, more grey.

Oct. 11, 2014
So There by Emmett Burnett: That old time religion just slipping away.

Oct. 10, 2014
The 13 races that will decide Senate control.

There are only five states where unemployment is lower than it was when the recession started.

Oct. 9, 2014
Erdogan's double game: Our “ally” Turkey supports jihadists while joining the U.S.-led coalition against them. 

Oct. 8, 2014
State Sen. Hank SandersSenate Sketches: Come with me as I share my terrible dream.'

Oct. 7, 2014
Why the South is the worst place to live in the U.S. — in 10 charts, according to the Washington Post

George Will vs. Political Correctness.

Oct. 6, 2014
​Inside the Statehouse by Steve Flowers: 1998 the last time Alabama elected Democrat as governor.

Oct. 3, 2014
Savannah, both sides.

Oct. 1, 2014
new case for congressional term limits. By George Will.

Sen. Shelby eats and travels in style on campaign and PAC funds, but doesn’t share.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Looking back on Fob's fumbles.

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