King Bob?

Could a raid of Victoryland be coming soon because of today’s Alabama Supreme Court decision? The justices, ruling unanimously, overturned the order of Circuit Judge Tom Young, who had held that Gambling Task Force Commander John Tyson did not have the authority to conduct raids without the consent of local officials. Tyson did not say [...]

Can’t We All Just Get Along? NEH Chair Calls for Civility

The chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities believes the rhetoric is going too far. Jim Leach, a longtime Republican House member from Iowa before suffereing a stunning defeat in 2006, says the political debate has become too polarizing. Leach, appointed last year by President Obama to chair the NEH, is now on a [...]

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-29

Preparing to tape Newsmakers with State Superintendent of Education, Dr. Joe Morton. #

Rasmussen: Bentley Leads Sparks by 20%

Rasmussen Reports shows Republican lawmaker Robert Bentley leading Democratic Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks 55%-35% among likely Alabama voters. The survey conducted July 22nd shows Bentley with a 3 to 1 edge among independents. Similar to an Alabama Senate survey released yesterday, if you think the economy is improving you’re more likely to support the Democrat. [...]

Rasmussen: Shelby with Easy Lead

No big surprise here at all. Republican Sen. Richard Shelby comfortably leads Democrat William Barnes (59% – 29%) in the latest Rasmussen Reports survey. Shelby enjoys 91% support from Republicans and a “four to one” lead among independents. Rasmussen finds only 9% rate the economy good or excellent. Read more of Rick Journey’s blog here.

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-27

YouTube hits don't equate to votes in campaigns: http://bit.ly/ajoiKP # Ala. governor candidates favor casino disclosure: http://www.wsfa.com/global/story.asp?s=12870858 #

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-24

Bentley, Sparks concerned over gambling report: http://bit.ly/9YeJYY # Biden visits Alabama with welcoming news: http://bit.ly/bNAtWv # Oil spill work on hold as Bonnie approaches:http://bit.ly/d7tKR4 # VIDEO: Victoryland attorney speaks out about charity donations: http://bit.ly/caYhmt # VIDEO-Campaign Issues Editorial: http://bit.ly/bilyxD #

Roby promises “real conservative change” if elected.

By Bob Howell – WSFA 12 News Anchor – Montgomery Republican 2nd District Congressional nominee Martha Roby says she’s ready to bring “real conservative change” if elected.  She faces one-term Congressman Bobby Bright, a “blue dog democrat” from Montgomery in the November general election. During this week’s Newsmakers program on WSFA 12 News, Roby outlined [...]

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-23

PACT program receives changes: http://bit.ly/9Vjtlf # Alabama's secretary of state gets national post: http://bit.ly/cBMn8z # Elected Officials And Montgomery Businessman Make A Difference With New Jobs: http://bit.ly/9nd6GB # Ala. legislative official turns over bingo files: http://bit.ly/bkv3W0 # King to discuss oil spill issues with candidates: http://bit.ly/d3HyR9 # AP: AEA admits role in runoff ads attacking [...]

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-22

Govs. Riley, Barbour headline GOP fundraiser: http://bit.ly/9WHszG # Raytheon chooses Alabama over Tucson for new plant: http://bit.ly/b3GsiK # Ken Wallis retires as legal adviser to governor: http://bit.ly/bDhRUi # Area teachers sign a petition to lawmakers: http://bit.ly/bmCbqT # Joe Biden to visit Alabama's coast: http://bit.ly/bNPz6s #