Category: Primary

House District 28, A Race Between Two Newcomers
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House District 28, A Race Between Two Newcomers

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News Alabama House District 28 is now an open seat with longtime Rep. Craig Ford deciding to run for Senate. Two political newcomers, Democrat Kyle Pierce and Republican Gil Isbell, are vying to take Ford’s place in what is shaping up to be a competitive election. The district has been...

Skip Tucker: Who Ain’t Afraid of no Ghost? D.T. Rules.
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Skip Tucker: Who Ain’t Afraid of no Ghost? D.T. Rules.

By SKIP TUCKER, Alabama Daily News Featured Columnist The legendary Lewis Grizzard noted the difference between naked and nekkid is that naked is just not having clothes on, but nekkid means that you’re up to something. I have come to realize that the difference between a cemetery and a graveyard (bone orchard) is that graveyards...

Palmer releases first 2018 campaign ad
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Palmer releases first 2018 campaign ad

Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-6) has released his first television ad of the 2018 campaign. Growing the economy, supporting the military, and “reflecting Alabama values” are the major themes of the spot. Palmer is running for his third full term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was first elected in 2014 to fill the vacancy...

After offering resignation, Rosenstein will discuss his job’s future with Trump Thursday
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After offering resignation, Rosenstein will discuss his job’s future with Trump Thursday

By ZEKE MILLER and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After a long weekend spent wondering if he should resign or would be fired, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein still has his job — for now. President Donald Trump gave Rosenstein a three-day reprieve pending their face-to-face White House showdown on Thursday. That’s when the...

GOP, Kavanaugh fight back to save confirmation
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GOP, Kavanaugh fight back to save confirmation

Brett Kavanaugh says he won't let "false accusations drive me out of this process" as he, President Donald Trump and top Republicans mount an aggressive drive to rally the public and GOP senators behind his shaky Supreme Court nomination.

Daily News Digest – September 24, 2018
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Daily News Digest – September 24, 2018

PRESENTED BY THE BOEING COMPANY Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Monday, September 24, 2018. 1. More SCOTUS confirmation drama. The above political cartoon is from my friend, Scott Stantis. Scott now works at The Chicago Tribune, but most will remember him for the many years he spent at The Birmingham News. In a...

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US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies

By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other’s goods Monday and Beijing accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromise in an intensifying battle over technology that is weighing on global economic growth. U.S. regulators went ahead with a planned 10 percent...