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Nov. 30, 2012
RSA shows earnings growth.

Small employers weigh impact of providing health insurance.

Nov. 29, 2012
Getting the thumb: ​ASU saga gets new twistHeave ho, Silver! Governor should take objective look at ASU flap. 

Alabama School for the Deaf and Blind: A gem reaffirmed. 

Blue Cross/Blue Shield enjoys dominance in Alabama health insurance market.

Nov. 28, 2012
Obama's time to lead on entitlements.

​Sessions makes a point, draws fire from hunters, outdoorsmen.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: State's bingo saga still unfolding.

Alabama State University: More than three rings to this circus

Nov. 27, 2012
For GOP, is Grover finally over? Will fiscal cliff break Norquist's anti-tax hold on Republican lawmakers? 

Efforts to curb social spending face resistance.

State Sen. Hank SandersThanksgiving is a time .... 

Nov. 26, 2012
Armistead to run for another term as state GOP chairman; No other candidates have announced intention to run.

The Monday Hot Blast: Your guide to politics and punditry.

How Hillary's choices predict her future.

Home prices set to improve over next decade.

Nov. 25, 2012
Republicans face unexpected challenges in coastal South amid shrinking white vote.

How fighting income inequality became Obama’s driving force.

Montgomery school investigation needs full disclosure - Transparency a must on grade-changing allegations.

Nov. 24, 2012
State, local leaders in Alabama visit Germany; governor targets Airbus suppliers.

Rising consumer optimism fuels annual spree.

Dealing with doctors who take only cash.

Nov. 23, 2012
Seeking ways to raise taxes but leave tax rate as is.

Who gets the BP money? Keeping settlement out of the hands of politicians is a good idea.

Nov. 22, 2012
After election euphoria, liberals begin to worry about the political fights to come.

Bentley still aims for saving $1 billion by 2014.

Nov. 21, 2012
Real estate opportunities abound on Gulf Coast: $61 million Gulf Coast Opportunities Fund targets great deals on distressed properties, with Baldwin County deals especially hot. By Kathy Jumper.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: What's black and white, but once again just as red as red can be? Alabama, of course.

Blue states get bluer while red states get redder:
Political landscape hits extremes; Half of nation has veto-proof majorities, up from 13 in 2008.

​New York Times: How to fix a broken election system.

Can unions save the white working-class vote for Democrats?

Bus ridership surges in Calhoun County.

State Sen. Hank Sanders: A vision of young black aviators.

Nov. 20, 2012
When the nerds go marching in: Obama nerds clobber Romney nerds. 

Conservative Republicans fight back after Romney loss.

College of the future could be 'come one, come all.'

Zip it: How free speech died on campus.

Nov. 19, 2012
As coasts rebuild and U.S. pays, repeatedly, critics ask why. In Alabama, a community on shifting sands.

Is Rush Limbaugh's country gone?

Washington PostGOP future not so bad.

Back on Hill, Paul Ryan remains a force.

PravdaSeparatism rules USA.

Singing City Blues: Municipalities in the red.

Nov. 18, 2012
Kathy Jumper's The Real Deal: TK plant in Calvert a steal; RSA deal closes, downtown Mobile its oyster;
Johnson opens restaurant in Fairhope; Bon Secour Village active; Fresh Market on Eastern Shore, in Pensacola.

A nation divided: North/South, East/West, white/black, rural/urban. ​

​Los Angeles Times: Two-part 'fiscal cliff' deal taking shape.

Pelosi putting foot down.

Some Republicans call on party to embrace immigration reform.

Nov. 17, 2012
​Secession talk: Serious, not silly. By Pete Riehm.

Montgomery Advertiser: Secession talk not just silly, but ridiculous.

A U.S. energy renaissance.

GOP governors ready to hold line on Obama policies.

The Expendables: French Foreign Legion going strong.

Nov. 16, 2012
Workers at Cottondale auto parts plant vote to unionize.

Nov. 15, 2012
The Political Round-Up: Bentley eyes PSC pick; In the eye of the beholder; Baldwin GOP to elect officers;  Jones camp tracking Obama; Russell to speak to breakfast club.

The Thrill of Victory: Airbus adds Mobile, Ala., to its global network of passenger aircraft assembly plants, adding velocity to the northern Gulf Coast’s aerospace sector.

The Tipping Point. By Pete Riehm.

In first post-election news conference, Obama lays out second term.

Washington PostEntitlement reform must be on the table.

Is it time to retire the Voting Rights Act?​

Obama's door to tax compromise.

Ala. governor prepares workforce development group.

Bentley on ObamaCare: 'It is, in my opinion, truly the worst piece of legislation that has ever been passed in my lifetime.'

Recycling electronics in Decatur.

Nov. 14, 2012
Obama to open talks with $1.6 trillion plan to raise taxes on corporations, wealthy.

As lame-duck Congress gathers, new class gets intro to Washington.

Poll: Majority think Obama-Congress will go over 'fiscal cliff.'

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: Election over, no change in Washington.

AEA teaches Bentley lesson; governor won't push charter schools in next legislative session.

Moore could redeem himself and Alabama.

Nov. 13, 2012
The Political Round-Up:

U.S. to become world's largest oil producer before 2020.

new chance for the Senate.

State GOP chairman already looking to 2014.

Nov. 12, 2012
Hard-nosed approach wins votes in the South, but lacks broader appeal.

GOP's electoral map problem.

The culture war and the jobs crisis.

The Monday Hot Blast: Your guide to politics and punditry.

Nov. 11, 2012
The Real Deal: Beachfront lot sells for $6.15 million;
Lott Road storage sells for a lot; Old MMI Music building goes for a song; New Hampton Inn in Foley; 286-lot RV Resort planned in Orange Beach. By Kathy Jumper.

Tea Party activists blame loss on Republican establishment.

The choice confronting Republican governors.

Obama should fix immigration now.

Foley plans year-round seafood and farmers market with grant money.

Amendment 4's defeat a sign of AEA's power.

Nov. 10, 2012
Petraeus' resignation provides more questions than answers.

Christian right failed to sway voters on issues.

New momentum for path to citizenship, but it won’t be easy.

This Week in Washington with U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner.

Nov. 9, 2012
Winners & Losers: Occasionally beyond the obvious.

Has the changing composition of the American electorate handed Democrats a permanent majority?

Republican Party begins election review to find out what went wrong.

An inside look behind Romney's loss: An epic failure of its Orca big-data app.

Obama claims margins in Philadelphia that would make the Kremlin blush

Nov. 8, 2012
Real estate more fun than the law, says Roberts Brothers' Daniel Dennis IV.

Why Mitt Romney lost.

Dead Republican tops live Democrat in Alabama.

Republicans face murky political future in increasingly diverse America.

Growing share of Hispanic voters helped push Obama to victory.

After Obama's re-election, overtures on debt negotiations.

All statewide offices now held by GOP, 2008 record turnout not surpassed, Lucy Baxley's political career ends. 

Strong youth, minority turnout upsets GOP presidential strategy.

Kennedy detects glimmers of Democrat hopes in 2012 results.

State high court's rulings indicative of Alabama's civil justice turnaround. By Forrest Latta.

Nov. 7, 2012
What happened? By Rich Galen.

Decatur Daily: The sky is not falling.

Republicans face struggle over party's direction.

Obama's second term: Now the hard work begins.

Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers: There is no need for the Electoral College.

Nov. 6, 2012
The battle for the Senate.

Nov. 5, 2012
The Political Round-Up: The Big Day draws near. Four more years or Romney time?​

Obama and Romney begin final push with only hours until Election Day.

Polls come into better alignment.

Analyzing all 50 states.

Al Benn's Alabama: One person, seven votes? Chilton County voting is different.

Bentley drops former Gov. Riley's SMART budgeting process.

The Monday Hot Blast: Your guide to politics and punditry.

Gary Palmer: Voters should consider own positions on issues.

Voter turnout could break Alabama record.

Are we better off than we were four years ago?

Nov. 4, 2012
The Real Deal: Marina sells; Historic renovation of Van Antwerp building; Shrimp Basket plans wholesale seafood outlet; Marley restaurant gets Orange Beach OK, mon'; Whole Foods eyes Pinebrook location. By Kathy Jumper.

Four years after Obama’s election, a tale of two journeys that began full of hope.

Washington Post: Obama has slight lead in electoral votes; Congress expected to remain status quo.

The imperfect electoral college.​

Proposal to remove racist language from Alabama Constitution draws unexpected foes.

Ryan, quiet for now, said to be planning for active role.

Nov. 3, 2012
The Political Round-Up: Does Vance stand a chance?

Romney, Obama refine themes for campaign's last days.

Five myths about the Electoral College.

The Anniston Star: Our recommendations.

Alabama party chairmen like chances in Tuesday's elections.

Nov. 2, 2012
Obama returns to trail as Romney sets sights on Pennsylvania.

Republicans well-positioned ahead of Tuesday's election.

Decatur DailyObama for president. 

Florence Times DailyObama for president. 

Nov. 1, 2012
The Political Round-Up:

Romney forces see Pennsylvania, Michigan and Minnesota ripe for turning red.

Bonner: No tax breaks for BP oil spill fines.

Hubbard speaks on legislative goals for state.

New York Times: Alabama simmers before vote on its Constitution's racist language.

Byrne: 'Yes' vote on Forever Wild a conservative choice.

Obama’s inauguration reverend: All whites are going to hell. Even Bill Clinton? Franken's feelings hurt. 

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