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March 31, 2013
​Alabama Democrats making questionable decisions.

Prichard's Bracy new chairman of Alabama Democrats' black caucus.​

Will GOP plans to fight Obamacare in the states backfire?

Can governors save the GOP?

Stop the fossil fuels subsidies.

March 30, 2013
​McConnell, Republicans gear up for 2014 with hopes of taking Senate.

March 29, 2013
​Could racist emails doom state Democrats?

Kennedy, Reed clash at Alabama Democratic Party meeting.

March 28, 2013
​Stop subsidizing Wall Street.

Will Walmart replace the supermarket? 

March 27, 2013
Armistead analyzes GOP's 2012 national failure.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Legislature still struggling with General Fund.

Study: Insurers to pay 32 percent more.

​The nation's maturing 'gotcha' political culture.

EPA report: More than half nation’s rivers in poor shape.

State Sen. Hank SandersTerrible times in the state Senate.

March 26, 2013
Birmingham's downtown lauded in Forbes list of 'emerging' cities.

State parks to begin closures.​

Martin Zuckerman: The Great Recession followed by the Grand Illusion.

March 25, 2013
The Real Deal by Kathy Jumper.

Within mainstream environmentalist groups, diversity is lacking.

March 24, 2013
Heated session as GOP prevails.​

Democrats direct much of their anger at Ivey.

NPR's 'This American Life' spotlights Hale County, where 1 in 4 are on disability.

Montgomery Advertiser: Legislation to cut election costs worth considering; Bill would reduce primary runoffs.

Senate passes $3.7 trillion budget, its first in four years.

March 23, 2013
Bentley: Working toward smaller government.

Republicans today can learn lessons from the Democrats’ past. But will they?

Misinformation concerning Common Core.

March 22, 2013
Senator forms nonprofit to sell school tax-credit act.

March 21, 2013
A legislative summary.

Alabama stands alone on homebrewing.

Visas for high-skilled workers could double under bipartisan Senate plan.

Anatomy of a rigged bid.

March 20, 2013
Shelby is Alabama's healthiest county.​

Jim Rogers: Major crash ahead for U.S. investors.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Victoryland continues to be a circus.

Re-branding the GOP.

Where is the Democrat’s plan for failing schools?

Hubbard consultant mocks Christmas with Vegas strippers and more. 

March 19, 2013
​Chief Justice Moore: 300 court layoffs possible.

The political media's declining power

Justices appear divided on Arizona voting law. 

Why should food stamps pay for junk food?

March 18, 2013
The Real Deal by Kathy Jumper.

Bankrupt Alabama county hopes to trim debt by $1 billion.

Who shot Valerie Finley? Why one man’s innocence is so hard to prove.

Alabama's Indian Wars: Stomp 'em and wampum.

March 17, 2013
AEA takes its lumps in the Legislature. Clout in question.

BP seeks to block Gulf oil spill settlement payments.

Legislators divided over accepting raise.

Conservative gathering highlights split in Republican Party.

Days of promise fade for ethanol.

New York Times: Tax breaks need looking at.

Washington Post: Is capitalism moral?

Competing title loan bills emerge in Legislature.

Southern Lights: State should re-think honors for Gov. Comer.

Bonner sponsors bill to open more Gulf waters to fishing.

Being white in Philly.

March 16, 2013 
Whose economic model is better, the South's or the North's?

Rob Portman’s support of gay marriage puts him at odds with two-thirds of GOP voters.

A not-guilty man gets more confirmation of his claims.

The Stephen Nodine case: Prosecution or persecution. 

Baldwin sheriff lent public support to three different prosecutors in Stephen Nodine case.

March 15, 2013
Even at 93, he finds a case too important to pass up.

A legislative summary.

Florence Times DailyDishonesty is the language of Alabama politics.

Washington Post: The Democrats' complacent budget plan.

Sealed bids delivered to Hubbard, courier now revealed.

March 14, 2013
Tight general fund budget clears Alabama Senate.​

A legislative summary.

Committee delays votes on school calendar bill.

March 13, 2013
BP trial: Battle goes to judge.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Alabama begins court fight against BP.

10 reasons to say no: Gov. Bentley shouldn’t sign Accountability Act, and here’s why.

Obama’s approval drops as Americans take dimmer view of his economic policies.

Ryan sets stage for a budget duel, targets health-care law.

State Sen. Hank SandersLet me tell you what Bridge Crossing Jubilee 2013 means to me. 

March 12, 2013
At what Price: Judicial overreach in Alabama.

Past failures loom over Obama out-reach to GOP. 

March 11, 2013
The Real Deal by Kathy Jumper.

March 10, 2013
Tuscaloosa NewsOptions are good for public education.​

The Right to Counsel: Badly battered at 50.

March 9, 2013
The old bulls of the Senate are leaving. But the chamber isn’t getting much younger.

Alabama Legislature honors Birmingham native: Bentley refuses to sign resolution commending former Communist activist Angela Davis.

'Secret energy revolution' could hasten end to dependence on foreign oil.

Finra bars broker who led NFL players to invest in Alabama casino; players lost $43 million.

Sequester stunts to dupe a gullible public. 

March 8, 2013
Obama on charm offensive to melt gridlock.

Chief Justice Roy Moore orders Alabama court clerk offices closed to public on Wednesdays.

House panel approves drug tests for some welfare applicants.

Reform bill will provide opportunity for quality education to all children. By Del Marsh and Mike Hubbard.

Accountability Act: Price ruling, lobbyist, racism and more.

Q&A: House Speaker Mike Hubbard defends tax credits bill, the way it was passed.

Political fallout continues from Alabama Accountability Act.

House Speaker Mike Hubbard says school bill needs changes, but not enough to risk killing it.

Advocacy group to monitor reform efforts in public schools.

Tax credits, vouchers a mixed bag.

Legislative summary.

Behind Cantor's civil rights pilgrimage to Alabama.

March 7, 2013
GOP wants block lifted: Injunction against tax credit bill called ‘judicial activism at its worst.'

State Tax Credits for Private School Tuition: The bill, how it passed and what it could mean for education in Alabama.

Ken Hare In Depth: GOP thumbs nose at public, key constituents.

Legislative summary.

Jeff Sessions isn’t a wonk McCarthyite, or a wonk anything.

Scott Walker: Government dependence should not be the goal.

House votes to avert shutdown as Obama looks for big deal.

Congress won’t face pay cut in sequester.

Dow hits a record, but who's reaping the rewards?

​So dramatic: Why does a super-majority legislate like drama queen?

Convicted congressman dislikes his prosecutor.

March 6, 2013
Internal government email: Make sequestration cuts as painful as possible.

Chief justice raises alarm on court funding.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Flexibility bill is dividing Alabama’s legislature.


Seeking a budget deal, Obama reaches out to Republican rank and file.

Anniston Star: Unintended consequences.

Alabama Democrats not happy.

State Sen. Hank SandersBetrayal and destruction.

March 5, 2013
A confederacy of deceivers: Ends, means and whatnot.

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

Detroit down bound.

March 4, 2013
The Real Deal by Kathy Jumper.

AEA: Down but not out.

BP fines: How much is too much?

Recovery in U.S. lifting profits, but not adding jobs.

New York TimesMooching off Medicaid.

March 3, 2013
Divisions among Republicans may be fact of life for majority party.

H. Brandt Ayers: Coming GOP crackup.

Alabama embarrassed again: Senate falls into chaos over school flexibility bill.

Bentley ignores outrage over bill. Governor: Nothing illegal about passage.

Stymied by GOP House, Obama looks ahead to 2014 to cement legacy.

Shelby: Sequester 'only the beginning.'

The White House joins the cash grab.

Tuscaloosa NewsGood time to cut federal spending.

March 2, 2013
BP/Deepwater Horizon disaster: 'The oil is still there': ASU professor wonders if dispersants did more harm than good.

School flexibility: After passage, questions: Drastically revamped school bill has officials scrambling to determine costs, impact.



March 1, 2013
Republicans in bombshell move push through bill giving tax credits for kids at 'failing' schools to go to private schools.

​From 'historic' to 'sleaziness': Reaction to the school choice bill and how it was approved.

Tracking the 2013 session: Republicans pull surprise, ram through school choice bill.

Legislative summary.

Boehner halts talks on cuts, House cheers.

Federal spending crisis: It's going to be a long slog.

Five myths about the sequester.

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