Category: <span>Politics</span>

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Sheriff: 5 people injured during reported tornado in Alabama

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff says five people have been injured during a reported tornado. Baldwin County Sheriff Hoss Mack tells WALA-TV that one of the five people hurt Sunday is in serious condition. There were dozens of reports about damage after a storm crossed Baldwin County Sunday afternoon. A tornado warning was...

In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, ‘hookers’
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In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, ‘hookers’

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin...

Steve Flowers: McGregor will be active this election season
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Steve Flowers: McGregor will be active this election season

By Steve Flowers As the June primaries for our statewide races get closer, there is a lot of media attention and stories written about the power being wielded by special interests, PACs and big money. They focus on the large amount of cash and influence being bet on the horses for governor and the legislature....

Lawmakers debate change in ethics law for economic developer
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Lawmakers debate change in ethics law for economic developer

By MALLORY MOENCH, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers passed a proposed ethics law change that would exempt economic development activity from the rules governing lobbyists. The House of Representatives approved the bill 78-7 after three hours of heated debate on Tuesday. Proponents of the bill said it was necessary for development while its...