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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March 23, 2022 – Benefactor or Idealogue

Over the years, I have discussed my observations and concepts of the two different roles or routes taken by a U.S. Senator or Congressman during…


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March 16, 2022 – Incumbency Reigns Supreme in State Senate

Being an incumbent state senator in Alabama is like owning that seat.  The level of reelectability odds is probably better than that of an incumbent…


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March 9, 2022 – Incumbency Prevails in Secondary Constitutional Offices

Incumbency is a potent, powerful, inherent advantage in politics. That fact is playing out to the nines in this year’s Alabama secondary…


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