June 1, 2022 – TV Still Drives the Vote

After the 1960 Kennedy vs. Nixon classic presidential contest, television became the medium for political campaigns. TV became the new campaign…


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May 25, 2022 – We Miss Shorty Price

The governor’s races of bygone years were a lot more fun and colorful than todays.  We would have 10 to 15 candidates. There would be three or four…


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May 18, 2022 – Governor’s Race Down to the Wire

We are down to the last few days in the 2022 Governor’s Race. For the first time in my memory, the governor’s race has been overshadowed by another…


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May 11, 2022 – Senate Race Down to the Wire

The GOP Primary is less than two weeks away on May 24.  It has been an interesting and expensive race to fill the seat of our venerable and powerful…


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May 4, 2022 – Richard Shelby – Alabama’s Greatest U.S. Senator

Our iconic senior United States Senator, Richard Shelby, turns 88 this week.  Shelby is in the waning months of his monumental career in the Senate.…


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April 27, 2022 – A Mo Brooks Story

Over the years I have shared a lot of stories about Alabama’s colorful political figures. We have had some characters like Big Jim Folsom and George…


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April 20, 2022 – Who is Mike Durant?

Many of you have asked the question, “Have you ever seen anyone simply run a media only campaign and avoid campaigning like Mike Durant has done in…


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April 13, 2022 – Congressional Lines and Congressmen will Remain the Same

For several years leading up to the 2010 Census count, the national projections were that Alabama would lose one of our seven congressional districts…


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April 6, 2022 – Fob James Story, 1978 Governor’s Race

The crowded field for governor striving to oust incumbent Governor Kay Ivey, includes Tim James. He has run before. In fact, this is his third try…


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March 30, 2022 – Young Boozer, State Treasurer

Young Boozer is state treasurer, again, and deservedly so. Boozer was first elected as Alabama’s State Treasurer in 2010. He did an excellent job…


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