Category: Aggregated

Daily News Digest – May 8, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 8, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, May 8. 1. School safety report released; ESSA plan approved. Two pretty big developments for Alabama education: Gov. Ivey’s school safety report was released and the state’s ESSA implementation plan has been approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education. School Safety In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting, Ivey...

Daily News Digest – May 7, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 7, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Monday, May 7. 1. Lights, camera, action: Updated ad rundown.  If last week’s polling showed us anything, it’s that most of the candidates for statewide office have some work to do in raising their visibility amongst the electorate. For better or worse, the most effective way to do that is...

Daily News Digest – May 4, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 4, 2018

Good morning and Happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you.  I say we celebrate with GIFs. Here’s your Daily News. Click to Subscribe for Free 1. Poll: Supreme Court races are largely undecided.   It’s our final day of Alabama Daily News / Leverage Public Strategies survey results. I hate to end on kind of a dud, but the...

Daily News Digest – May 3, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 3, 2018

 Good morning! First a correction: Secretary Sonny Perdue will be in Alabama today, not yesterday like I mistakenly wrote it. My apologies for not knowing what day of the week it is. 🤦Now, on to more polling in your Daily News for Thursday, May 3! 1. Boat race: AG primary is as tight as you thought it...

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Daily News Digest – May 2, 2018

 Good morning and welcome to new subscribers! It’s Day 2 of our ADN/Leverage poll. Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, May 2. 1. Poll: Cavanaugh leads Lt. Gov race; majority undecided.  New polling shows Public Service Commission President Twinkle Cavanaugh is leading the race for Alabama Lt. Governor on the Republican side, but the majority of voters are...

Daily News Digest – May 1, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 1, 2018

 Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, May 1. 1. Poll: Ivey leads race for gov, lots of undecideds. Our first Alabama Daily News / Leverage Public Strategies survey results are in. First up, the race for Governor on the GOP side. Not surprisingly, incumbent Kay Ivey is leading the pack. Her total (47%) is...

Daily News Digest – April 30, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 30, 2018

 Good morning! I basically had dinner with Stevie Wonder this weekend. So did Rep. Laura Hall, who was way more chill about the whole thing than me. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, April 30. 1. Alabama Sheriffs have a problem. Ever since AL.com reporter Connor Sheets broke the news about Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrikin pocketing more than $672,000...

Daily News Digest – April 27, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 27, 2018

 Good morning and Happy Friday! Here’s your Daily News for Friday, April 27. 1. Pompeo confirmed / North Korea. MIKE POMPEO was confirmed as Secretary of State, and just like that we are talking with North Korea. These recently released photos from Pompeo’s talks with NoKo leader Kim Jong Un are actually from a few months back, but they are still very interesting. No...

Daily News Digest – April 26, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 26, 2018

 Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, April 26. 1. Pompeo to pass w/ Jones vote; Jackson bows out. Once somewhat in doubt, the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State is poised to pass TODAY. He is currently CIA Director and was formerly a congressman from Kansas. Alabama’s Sen. Doug Jones will vote YES. After...

Daily News Digest – April 25, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 25, 2018

 Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, April 25, which we all know is the “perfect date.” 1. Dem debate gets testy.  Hoo, boy. This one might be interesting after all. Democratic candidates for governor debated last night. It was kind of a spectacle that included lesser-known candidates like Doug “New Blue” Smith and Chris Countryman, plus some heckling...