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Upset of Democratic House leader points to party divisions
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Upset of Democratic House leader points to party divisions

By STEVE PEOPLES, DEEPTI HAJELA and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump’s party came together, a 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top House Democrat Joe Crowley in the president’s hometown Tuesday night, a stunning defeat that suddenly forced Democrats to confront their own internal divisions. Crowley, the No. 4 House Democrat and...

Daily News Digest – June 26, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 26, 2018

Good morning! Stay cool out there ’cause that heat is no joke. Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, June 26, 2018.  1. This Raycom-Gray merger is a big deal.  What happened Atlanta-based Gray Television is purchasing Montgomery-based Raycom Media for $3.6 billion. If approved, the merger would create the country’s 3rd largest TV conglomerate behind Sinclair and Nexstar. The increasingly-competitive TV...

Daily News Digest – June 25, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 25, 2018

Good morning. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, June 25, 2018.  1. No words. Attorney General Steve Marshall’s wife, Bridgette, dies.  I don’t know what to say. Yesterday, Bridgette Marshall, wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall, died. Here’s the statement from the AG’s office: We are saddened to report that Bridgette Marshall, wife of Attorney General...

What’s going on with Cliff Sims?
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What’s going on with Cliff Sims?

Cliff Sims wasn't fired. When I asked around to my own sources in and around the White House, I was shown documentation from the White House Office of Personnel Management that dispels that notion.

Daily News Digest – June 22, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 22, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday! Sorry for the delay, but as you’ll see, there’s a lot of breaking news. Here’s your Daily News for Friday, June 22, 2018.  BREAKING: TRUMP ENDORSES ROBY This is big. Moments ago, President Donald Trump tweeted his support for U.S. Rep. Martha Roby in her bid for reelection in Alabama’s 2nd District. Of course,...

Amid treacherous week, BCA moves ahead with transition plan
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Amid treacherous week, BCA moves ahead with transition plan

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama is moving ahead with a formal leadership transition plan, the advocacy group announced Thursday. The plan begins a search process for a new CEO to replace Billy Canary, who will retire in January after 15 years in the job. Perry Hand,...

Daily News Digest – June 20, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 20, 2018

Good morning! My sincere apologies for the tardiness the last two days. Spinning too many plates lately, but I’ll try to get back on schedule and have your news on time. Here’s the Daily News for Wednesday, June 20, 2018.  1. Immigration: the policy & the politics The backgroud Congress has been grappling with the immigration...

Daily News Digest – June 19, 2018
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Daily News Digest – June 19, 2018

Good morning! I quit watching MTV a long time ago, but it was good to see the kids getting at least some good influence yesterday from this really amazing speech by Chris Pratt.  Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, June 19, 2018.  1. Alabama Power severs ties with Business Council.  What happened Alabama Power has officially severed ties with the Business...