Category: Digest

Daily News Digest – August 14, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 14, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, August 14, 2018. 1. Trump signs $716 billion defense bill. President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law Monday from Fort Drum, New York. It authorizes $716 billion in military spending, including many programs in Alabama. The bill was named for Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, who...

Daily News Digest – August 13, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 13, 2018

Good morning! Apologies to all my Nats fan friends reading, but baseball doesn’t get much better than David Bote’s walk-off grand slam for the Cubs last night. Also, Tiger is back. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, August 13, 2018. 1. More like NOmarosa, amirite? We knew that erstwhile White House staffer and Trump world player Omarosa...

Daily News Digest – August 9, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 9, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Thursday, August 9, 2018. 1. Brookwood on the brink. What Happened Brookwood Baptist Hospital is in crisis mode due to a potential lack of reimbursement funding from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). Because of lingering problems with patient care and neglect, CMS had given Brookwood until today...

Daily News Digest – August 8, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 8, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Wednesday, August 8, 2018. 1. Midwest Midterm Test: what we learned. Game on People are going crazy about a razor-thin special election for Congress where Republican Troy Balderson appears to have edged Democrat Danny O’Connor. Why? Because Republicans aren’t supposed to come close to losing that district. Trump won OH-12 by...

Daily News Digest – August 7, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 7, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, August 7, 2018. 1. Trump slaps Iran w/ sanctions. What happened President Trump has put strict economic sanctions against Iran back into effect. The sanctions – which target financial transactions, commercial planes and automobiles, and gold – had been eased under the nuclear deal reached by President Obama. Trump did...

Daily News Digest – August 3, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 3, 2018

Good morning and Happy Friday!  Here’s your Daily News for August 3, 2018. 1. Cohen is radioactive.   Michael Cohen, the Trump world attorney that has decided to turn on the president, was reportedly offered money to help get a North Alabama nuclear power plant approved and funded. The Wall Street Journal reports that Franklin Haney, the Chattanooga...

Daily News Digest – August 2, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 2, 2018

Good morning! Lots of stories today so pour some coffee and buckle in. Here’s your Daily News for August 2, 2018. 1. Ivey releases first general election ad. Gov. Kay Ivey’s campaign is releasing its first TV ad of the general election today. That’s right. The ads have started back. But, don’t worry! This is a nice one....

Daily News Digest – August 1, 2018
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Daily News Digest – August 1, 2018

Good morning! Welcome to August. We are officially one month away from college football season. Here’s your Daily News. 1. How serious is shutdown talk? What’s happening We’re talking about a government shutdown again. Why? Because one of President Trump’s key campaign promises – a border wall with Mexico – hasn’t been fully funded and...

Daily News Digest – July 31, 2018
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Daily News Digest – July 31, 2018

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, July 31, 2018. 1. Shelby meets with Kavanaugh, offers support. Recess? What recess? Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby met with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Monday and expressed his support for the judge. “After speaking with Judge Brett Kavanaugh, I am confident that he is principled, intelligent, and a steadfast supporter...