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A Welcome to Alabama Road Sign amid dramatic winter weather conditions and cloudscape on Interstate 10. (Sanghwan Kim/Getty Images)

The subject that never comes up in Alabama political campaigns? Alabama

BY: - November 27, 2023

Political campaigns in Alabama have one distinguishing feature: a total lack of interest in Alabama. Oh sure, a candidate will speak of “Alabama values” while brandishing a gun and explaining why some Alabamians don’t count. But if you want to talk about the state as you and I experience it, you’re not going to hear […]

A map of Alabama's 2nd Congressional District, running in the southern part of the state from Mississippi to Georgia.

At least 21 candidates qualify for Alabama 2nd Congressional District race

BY: - November 10, 2023

The race to fill Alabama’s new 2nd Congressional District will be a crowded one. At least 21 candidates – 13 Democrats and eight Republicans – had entered the race by the time qualifying ended at 5 p.m. on Friday. As of 5 p.m. Friday, the Democratic candidates were: James Averhart, a retired U.S. Marine and […]