August 16, 2017

You know the results of Tuesday’s primaries for our U.S. Senate seat.  I had to go to press before the vote.  However, the assumption was that there…


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August 09, 2017

Folks we are getting down to the proverbial lick log in the much-anticipated vote for the open U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions.  After 20…


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August 02, 2017

There is a proven theory espoused by political scholars that has prevailed in southern political history for decades.  The premier political scholar,…


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July 26, 2017

During my tenure in the legislature in the 1980’s and 1990’s, political party affiliation was not as pronounced as it is today. We were identified…


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July 19, 2017

As the horse race for our open U.S. Senate seat heads down the stretch, let’s look at the lay of the land. All indications are that Roy Moore and…


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July 12, 2017

The race for our open U.S. Senate seat is evolving.  Folks, we are in a brief 33-day sprint to the primary on August 15.  The winner of the…


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July 05, 2017

As we take a mid-year look at Alabama politics, it has been an eventful first half of the year. It is not every year that a governor resigns…


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June 28, 2017

In Alabama politics many times appointments to political offices filled by an acting governor have an adverse effect on that appointee if and when…


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June 21, 2017

The much-anticipated 2018 election contests have been pushed back by about three months due to the unanticipated race for Jeff Sessions’ senate seat.…


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June 14, 2017

Those of us who follow Alabama politics had circled June 6, 2017 as the beginning of the 2018 governor’s race. However, we did not foresee Donald…


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