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U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks jumps into Alabama's U.S. Senate race

Four-term congressman says he offers “proven conservative leadership”

♦By Rich Shumate, ChickenFriedPolitics.com

HUNSVILLE, Alabama (CFP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks has announced he will run in a special election to fill Alabama’s open U.S. 387 more words

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Watching Alabama from afar

I’ve started paying attention to news from and about Alabama, and this spring has been a busy season for state headlines. Some are good and some are not so good, but all have been enlightening as I prepare for my summer move to Tuscaloosa. 345 more words

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Twice-ousted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore running for U.S. Senate seat

Moore, suspended for defying U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage, will take on Luther Strange in GOP primary

♦By Rich Shumate, Chickenfriedpolitics.com editor

MONTGOMERY (CFP) — … 538 more words

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Politicians and Self-Proclaimed Values

“If you demand expressions of religious faith from politicians, you are just begging to be lied to. They won’t all lie to you, but a lot of them will, and it will be the easiest lie they ever had to tell to get your votes.”

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Following resignation, former governor's hometown questions welcome sign message

COLUMBIANA, Ala. (WIAT) — Welcome signs that have stood along the city limits of Columbiana are suddenly the talk of the town.

The wooden signs read “Columbiana Welcomes You; Home to Governor Robert Bentley.” 170 more words


Rebekah Mason cleared of using "dark money" in Ethics Commission report

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Rebekah Mason, former Senior Policy Advisor to former Governor Robert Bentley, was cleared of accusations leveled by State Auditor Jim Zeigler in a report by the Alabama Ethics Commission. 215 more words


The wife of the Alabama governor who just resigned orchestrated his downfall after she caught him cheating

When a former Alabama governor started sending suggestive texts to a member of his staff, he probably didn’t expect them to sync with the state-issued iPad he had given his wife. 381 more words