March 07, 2018

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…


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February 28, 2018

The Alabama Legislature usually gets very little done during an election year session except passage of the budgets. However, the Legislature may…


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February 21, 2017

The 2018 legislative session will be short and sweet.  It is an election year.  Historically, during the last year of a quadrennium, the legislature…


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February 14, 2018

I have written about the legendary capitol reporters who use to cover Goat Hill.  There was Bob Ingram of the Montgomery Advertiser, Al Fox of the…


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February 7, 2018

A few weeks back my column illuminated the career and influence attained by our senior U.S. Senator Richard Shelby.  In the column and in my book,…


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January 31, 2018

This political year of 2018 may very well be the year of the woman in Alabama politics.  In Alabama’s 200 year history, only one woman has been…


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January 24, 2017

As the 2018 state elections begin, let’s take one last look at the 2017 Special Election to fill the remaining three years of Jeff Sessions’ six-year…


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January 17, 2018

Awhile back, during Dr. Robert Bentley’s tenure as govern0or, I wrote a column entitled They May as Well Move the Capitol to Tuscaloosa. Never before…


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January 10, 2018

A few months back the Jefferson County Republican Party honored our Senior U.S. Senator, Richard Shelby. It was held at The Club in Birmingham.  The…


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January 03 ,2018

As we enter the 2018 campaign season, many of you have asked me to look back and analyze the 2017 Special Election Senate race and explain in depth…


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