Category: Digest

Daily News Digest – July 26, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 26, 2018

Good morning!  Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, July 26, 2018. 1. Davis indicted in Trina case.  State Rep. Randy Davis was indicted Wednesday on bribery charges as part of the Trina Health case. Davis represents the Spanish Fort/Daphne area and was retiring from the Legislature this year. Prosecutors say he advocated for legislation requiring Blue Cross Blue Shield...

Daily News Digest – July 24, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 24, 2018

Good morning!  Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, July 24, 2018. 1. Getting provisional.  Today, probate judges from throughout Alabama will be officially counting their county’s votes – including provisional votes – for the July 17 runoff. For two Alabama legislative races – House District 38 in Chambers & Lee Counties, and House District 102 in...

Daily News Digest – July 23, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 23, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Monday, July 23, 2018. 1. POTUS tweets Iran.  That escalated quickly. Late last night, President Trump tweeted the above to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. What threat is he responding to? Rouhani reportedly told a group of diplomats that “America should know that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace, and...

Daily News Digest – July 20, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 20, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday! Here’s your Daily News for July 20, 2018. 1. What’s going on with Russia? It has been a weird week in American-Russian relations. The post-Helinski damage control has been difficult for the White House, mostly because President Trump doesn’t seem to be on the same page as his advisers and...

Daily News Digest – July 18, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 18, 2018

Good morning! The Primary Election is over and thank heavens it is. Lot’s of election info below so please bear with me. Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, July 18, 2018. 1. What Happened.  U.S. Rep. Martha Roby defeated former Rep. Bobby Bright for a lopsided 68-32 reelection runoff victory. Read Caroline Beck’s story HERE. Attorney General Steve...

Daily News Digest – July 17, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 17, 2018

Good morning! It’s (finally) Election Day and polls are open. Don’t forget to vote! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, July 17, 2018. 1. Tough to watch.  President Trump’s public appearance during a summit with Russian President Vladamir Putin didn’t go so well. It was tough to watch the president, when asked about Russian interference...

Daily News Digest – July 16, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 16, 2018

Good morning! France won the World Cup, but more importantly today is the start of SEC Media Days. Here’s your Daily News for July 16, 2017. 1. POTUS meets w/ Putin.  President Donald Trump is meeting with Russian President Vladamir Putin today – well, right now actually. Putin was late (he’s notorious for that) and made Trump wait for...

Daily News Digest – July 13, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 13, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday the 13th! Hope you’re not a Friggatriskaidekaphobic. Here’s your Daily News. 1. Swing and a miss for Troy King.  What Happened Former Attorney General Troy King, who is running to get his old job back from current Attorney General Steve Marshall, lost a court case to his opponent Thursday. King sued to...

Daily News Digest – July 12, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 12, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, July 12, 2018. 1. This Ag Commish race.  The race for Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries has gotten mighty personal. Earlier this week, Sen. Gerald Dial released an ad accusing opponent Rick Pate of abusing his ex-wife. Now, Pate is responding – and so is the ex-wife, who calls the accusation “an...

Daily News Digest – July 11, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 11, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, July 11, 2018. 1. King keeps hammering; Marshall fights back.  Troy King continued his aggressive onslaught against Steve Marshall this week. He has a new attack ad and new accusations that Marshall’s contributions from the Republican Attorneys General Association are improper. Now, Marshall is fighting back, writes CAROLINE BECK in...