State debuts new electronic, searchable campaign finance filing system
Secretary of State Beth Chapman. (File photo) MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Following the money could soon become much easier in Alabama. Secretary of State Beth Chapman this morning demonstrated the state’s new computerized campaign finance filing system designed to bring Alabama...
Gov. Bentley's wedgie, courtesy of Mike Hubbard, Del Marsh (and John Archibald) (JD Crowe)
John Archibald conjured this image in his latest al.com column. Being a dabbler in the wedgie arts myself, I was so moved by the beauty of these words I decided to illustrate his eloquence.
Not all bad news on the gun front in Alabama (Our view)
J.D. Crowe While the rest of our nation fitfully contemplated ways to reduce gun violence this year, Alabama went in the other direction. But do not despair over our legislature's passage of an unconstitutional, reckless bill that will make...
Best and worst of 2013 legislative session: Alabama insiders list their picks, what are yours?
High points, low points. Thumbs up, thumbs down. Top two, bottom two.
However you phrase the question, what were the best and worst results of the 2013 legislative session?
Ex-Justice Department lawyer talks dead voters, Alabama voter fraud in Mobile speech
J. Christian Adams spoke to the Mobile chapter of the Federalist Society, a conservative legal group, about an ends-justifies-the-means mentality that he contends has infected the Justice Department under Attorney General Eric Holder.