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PHOTO: Steve Flowers is Alabama’s leading political columnist.  His weekly column appears in over 60 Alabama newspapers. He served 16 years in the state legislature.  Steve may be reached at www.steveflowers.us. By Steve Flowers February 28, 2018   The Alabama Legislature

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Because 2016 is a presidential election year and media coverage of the presidential race is so extensive, the importance of other races on the ballot—county, statewide, even other federal races—often becomes minimized and lost in the

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com McGill kicks off U.S. Senate campaign DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Republican Shadrack McGill from Jackson County held a kickoff rally Tuesday for his U.S. Senate campaign outside the Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Scottsboro. McGill

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Republican Shadrack McGill from Jackson County announced today that he will be running against U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby in 2016. Shelby is a lion in the U.S. Senate and is the most senior legislator from Alabama’s

  By: Joseph M. Morgan Today, Friday, Nov. 6 is the last day for candidates to qualify for the 2016 primaries with the Democratic Party or the Republican Party in Alabama. In Alabama, five statewide offices, a U.S. Senate seat

The United States Congress didn’t do you any favors over the weekend! With the help of the Republican leadership in Congress, they passed a $1.1 trillion package of spending bills – including Obama’s amnesty program – which will fund the

Last night, the GOP picked up seven seats in the U.S. Senate resulting in their first majority (52-46) since 2006. House Republicans expanded their majority by twelve seats, bringing their total to 246. The election results nationwide indicate the voters’