February 21, 2024 – It Appears the Qualification to Run in the Democratic Primary for the New 2nd Congressional District is You Should Not Live in the District.

“Friends and Neighbors” politics and “all politics is local” has gone by the wayside.  Instead, we are a state and nation divided along partisan and…


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February 14, 2024 – State Senate Leaders

Last week we discussed the Alabama House of Representatives and highlighted the leaders in the House. This week we will talk about the prominent…


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February 7, 2024 – Legislative Session Begins this week – Players to Watch in the House.

The 2024 Legislative Session has begun this week. It can last three and a half months from February 6 to May 20. The Alabama Legislature is a very…


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January 31, 2024 – 2024 Legislative Session Begins Next Week

The 2024 Legislative Session begins next week.  It will be difficult to replicate the success of last year’s regular session.  The 2023 year was a…


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January 24, 2024 – NEW SECOND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IS THE RACE TO WATCH IN 2024

The most interesting race to watch this year in Alabama will be for the newly drawn second congressional district. The new seat was drawn by the…


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January 17, 2024 – 2024 IS AN ELECTION YEAR

This is a presidential election year. Our GOP Presidential Primary is our election in the Heart of Dixie. We are a one party state, especially in…


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January 10, 2024 – MORE OBSERVATIONS FROM 2023

My notebook of observations from 2023 was so full that I will continue this week. Our new United States Senator, Katie Boyd Britt, has proven to all…


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January 3, 2024 – 2023 OBSERVATIONS AND ACCOLADES

I know we are in a new year, but allow me to look back into 2023 and share with you some observations and accolades from the last year. My old friend…


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December 27, 2023 – Roger Bedford Remembered

As is my custom, my yearend column is devoted to acknowledging meaningful Alabama political leaders who passed away during the year. This year I will…


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December 20, 2023 – Senator Katie Britt’s Amazing First Year

As Christmas approaches, Alabama’s new senator, Katie Britt, prepares to mark one year in office. Those of us who have known her since before she was…


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