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Oct. 31, 2011
Jefferson County has $2 billion at stake without special legislative session.

As with Bear Bryant's succession, top prospects to lead AEA want to be the person who follows the person who followed Paul Hubbert.

Idaho congressman quietly important.

Non-Latino immigrants unfazed by immigration law.

The Euro Crisis: It's greek to government leaders.

Price of food to skyrocket.

Flat taxes and angry voters.

Election laws tightening in GOP-led states.

U.S. bankrolls Pakistani Sesame Street hoping it will 'increase tolerance.'

Oct. 30, 2011
The Political Round-Up:

A 'Cain Do' Guy: Some see GOP contender as 'force of nature.'

Cain shows Alabama the love.

Outside groups eclipse GOP as hub of conservatives' campaigns.

Bill addresses teacher retirement plan.

State AFL-CIO elects officers at convention.

Attitudes change on immigration.

Guest worker plan in Alabama? State has eye on Utah program.

Falling crime, teeming prisons.

23-year-old works for improved water quality.

Oct. 29, 2011
For Herman Cain, momentum continues with focus on the South.

Obama’s bite-size initiatives reminiscent of Clinton reelection.

For undocumented workers, not so sweet home Alabama.

Oct. 28, 2011
The Political Round-Up: Beddy bye time; old dog passes on new trick; Brown doubting Danny.

Moore 'strongly considering' run for former chief justice job.

Obama backers tied to lobbies raise millions.

Oct. 27, 2011
The Political Round-Up: No new tricks for old dog Bedford.

Black voters' support for Obama is steady and strong.

Anniston Star with solution for fixing Dixie.

New York Times: So much for nativists.

Illegal alien child rapist caught by Alabama's new immigration law.

Oct. 26, 2011
Redistricting contentious. Time to stop singling out the South over election laws?

Democratic Party chairman calls on unions to help rebuild the party.

Race to the Top: Undercover men with a motive.

Local prosecutors won't take part in second gambling trial.

Herman Cain and the Top 10 most bizarre political ads.

State Sen. Hank Sanders: 'Things are closing in on our people.'

Some conservatives treading lightly around state's new immigration law.

Robert Reich: Why we shouldn't be selling the right to live in America.

Oct. 25, 2011
The Political Round-Up.

Obama laments that upcoming campaign will not be as
'sexy' as the first time.

Tuscaloosa News: Bentley needs to take stand on bingo reform.

Navistar, 2,200-jobs deal signed for north Alabama.

Oct. 24, 2011
The Political Round-Up: McRae recalled; MCREC 2 survive ouster effort; Yeager golf tournament set;
Jefferson County only special session = D.O.A.; Knuckleballs, Wing shots and Judge Judy?; Williams announces county commission race; Jetsam & flotsam; Graddick campaign fete set; LWV-Mobile offers course on local politics.

Help wanted, help needed, help not forthcoming.

Edwin Edwards: Well-known felon still draws a crowd, but Louisiana has moved on.

Oct. 23, 2011
GOP hopefuls fail to impress.

One country, two revolutions.

In memoir, Rice tells of clashes with Cheney.

Oct. 22, 2011
State's new ethics law fine, dandy.

Oct. 21, 2011
A re-run upon the passing of Judge Ferrill D. McRae, revered and reviled, but one-of-a-kind and perhaps the last of a kind.

The Political Round-Up. (subscribers)

State education officials warn that budget outlook for 2012 is bleak.

Tuscaloosa mayor passes on AEA job. AEA continues search for successors to Paul Hubbert, Joe Reed.

Homeland Security looking for E-Verify funding.

Migrants from sanity.

Oct. 20, 2011
The Political Round-Up. (subscribers)

Greek Live RiotCam.

Pent-up need for legislative redistricting could result in dramatic changes.

SPLC files suit on behalf of illegal immigrants against probate judge's ID requirement for marriage license.

Gimme that ol' time religion: HB56 anti-illegal immigration law reignites 1960s' civil rights passions.

The Marxist redistribution of teachers and forced Common Core State Standards.

Hyundai's $3.8 billion economic impact a 'shining star' for state.

All huffy, Joe Biden stands by rape reference to GOP.

Oct. 19, 2011
The Political Round-Up today: Special session for Jefferson County D.O.A. (subscribers)

10 Commandments Judge Roy Moore may join Graddick, Malone in race for Chief Justice.

You say you want a revolution: Alabama GOP on a mission.

Hubbard: GOP promised changed, delivered.

Driving Dr. Bentley: Anecdotal anecdotes.

Housing bust leads to consumer gloom.

Goldman Sachs responds to Occupy Wall Street: Announces Global Rage Fund.

Unwed mother rate in Alabama alarming.

Oct. 18, 2011
Artur Davis: Alabama did right thing in passing voter ID law and I wish I had backed when I was in political office.

Can Obama hold on to African American voters in 2012?

Republicans lay groundwork to repeal Obamacare.

Taking the spice out of life.

State Sen. Hank Sanders: A job, a job, a job makes all the difference.

Mediation Week in Alabama.

The Progress Report: Alabama's new immigration law having big impact.

China real estate bubble burst imminent.

Oct. 17, 2011
The Political Round-Up.

Redrawing legislative lines not easy.

Oct. 16, 2011
The Political Round-Up.

GOP: We're not after Bronner.

Walk into history: Group working on trail that tells the tale of the Capital City.

Meddling laws and tomatoes: How Legislature erred yet again. By Wayne Flynt.

Oct. 15, 2011
Birmingham News: No acceptable alternative to lawmakers passing bills to rescue Jefferson County from financial calamity.

Obama plans to turn anti-Wall Street anger on Mitt Romney, Republicans.

1930's sure sound familiar.

Witnesses recall King's 'Dream' speech.

The spice of our lives: Real issue isn’t herbal drugs; it’s how to help people

The spice of our lives: Real issue isn’t herbal drugs, it’s how to help people.

Gargantuan large’ investment in infrastructure needed, experts say.

Oct. 14, 2011
The Political Round-Up: City councilman to announce county commission try; Rev. Fred Wolfe to chair Carl campaign.

Drilling ban cost Gulf Coast jobs.

Montgomery Advertiser: Jefferson County financial woes affect state.

Occupy Wall Street protests reveal liberal tensions.

Timothy Egan, New York Times: Cold pizza from Herman Cain.

Oct. 13, 2011
The Political Round-Up.

Inside the Statehouse: What's next for Alabama legislature?

Why some Democrats oppose Obama's jobs bill.

Romney needs stiffer competition to up his game.

Washington Post: Herman Cain's unfair and deceptive tax plan.

Closing of forensics lab having expected consequences.

How to stop the drop in home values.

The perils of borrowing online.

Oct. 12, 2011
Wall Street's gullible occupiers.

Church cooperative joins crackdown on illegal immigrants.

There's something happening here. By Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times.

Herman Cain talks tax reform with '9-9-9' proposal.

Montgomery Advertiser: GOP hurts its credibility.

Gadsden Times: Don't worry about party labels in registrars' offices.

View of Japanese tsunami from inside car.

Oct. 11, 2011
The Political Round-Up.

More see crisis ahead; GOP fractured on best candidate to fix economy.

States adding drug tests as hurdle for welfare.

Florence Times Daily: Alabama’s tax system has been likened to a three-legged stool — with all the legs different lengths.

Crackdown on illegals begins in Decatur: four arrested; Hispanics detained in traffic stop by Decatur police plead guilty, face deportation.

The title of the white paper is, admittedly, a mouthful: “The Way Forward: Moving From the Post-Bubble, Post-Bust Economy to Renewed Growth and Competitiveness.”

Oct. 10, 2011
BP driving Orange Beach mayor 'absolutely nuts.'

New York Times: The myth of voter fraud.

The Political Round-Up: Supreme Court sides with AltaPointe in clash with Mobile County Probate Court.

Decatur Daily: Irony of Democrats calling for ethics.

Private company runs nine state boards.

Oct. 9, 2011
Let novelist Joseph Conrad explain why OccupyDC attacked Smithsonian Institution.

The Great Depression: If only things were that good now.

In Alabama, the times, they are achanging for illegal immigrants.

Alabama capital murder cases rekindle debate over 'judge override.'

New York Times: Future of the Gulf.

GOP leaders reappoint some Democrats as registrars.

The law and the politics of immigration: Who should be ashamed?

Whatever you think about U.S. immigration policy, there is law and then there is reality.

Oct. 8, 2011
House Speaker Mike Hubbard denounces federal appeal of Alabama immigration law.

Forbes: Alabama's disgraceful immigration law bad for business.

Dallas News: Alabama's flawed immigration law.

One man helps mount Mississippi's anti-illegal-immigrant movement.

Obama, the loner president.

Oct. 7, 2011
McMillan: Inmates short-term option for farmers desperate for help.

The Oregonian: Alabama's message for Oregon -- self-defeat.

The Emory Wheel: Alabama's unjust immigration laws.

Bama Fact Check: Will the immigration bill cost the state millions in tax revenue?

Washington Post: Opposition to Obama grows -- strongly.

Deadline looms for company to fix student data program flaws.

The tax system we need.

Census: Housing bust worst since Great Depression.

Oct. 6, 2011
One city's pain, Mobile's pleasure?

Bama Fact Check: Is new immigration law boosting state's economy?

House speaker Hubbard endorses Romney.

Steve Flowers: State workers will feel significant pay cut.

All quiet on the Mexico/U.S. border. By Veronica Escobar, New York Times.

Oct. 5, 2011
The Political Round-Up.

Banks defend debit-card fees amid pressures from Washington.

Report highlights need to clean Gulf.

New York Times: Christie had chance to rescue GOP.

Oct. 4, 2011
The Political Round-Up.

Adios, Alabama.

New York Times: Shame, shame on Alabama.

Rick Perry's attack on the New Deal.

Your soaring insurance premiums.

Alabama death row inmate gets Supreme Court hearing over big law firm’s mailroom mix-up.

Oct. 3, 2011
Republicans hold edge in voter intensity ahead of 2012 elections, poll shows.

New York Times: Foreclosures are killing us.

Race defines Southern politics.

Alabama new home for TV, entertainment industry?

Oct. 2, 2011
Alabama immigration law leaves schools gripped in uncertainty.

Alabama's new anti-illegal immigration law already having positive effect on state's economy. By State Sen. Del Marsh.

Montgomery Advertiser: Beason sorry, but not sorry enoughDecatur Daily: Beason candor helpful.

Oct. 1, 2011
Al-Awlaki killing is intelligence community triumph.

Bronner delivers for Shoals.

Florence Times Daily: GOP still clueless.

Is sentencing to church attendance cruel and unusual punishment? 

Many decisions ahead for Navistar.

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