Alabama Politics

Joe Biden Endorses Doug Jones in Alabama Senate Campaign

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones of Birmingham in his bid to replace Jeff Sessions in the United States Senate. Former Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange now occupies the seat held by Sessions for…

Democrat Doug Jones Defends Sessions’ Recusal in Russia Probe

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Trump makes headlines criticizing Sessions: Observers wonder when the Attorney General will go — By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — In another explosive story from the New York Times out Thursday, President Donald J. Trump made a statement criticizing his pick for Attorney General, Jeff Sessions…

Washington’s Mayflower Hotel at the Center of Another Presidential Scandal

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Avenue has been the scene for a number of historic events and scandals in its history since opening in 1925 during the so-called “Roaring Twenties.” If the people, the press and the special prosecutor were…

Alabama Senate Race Could Change the Balance of Power in Washington

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the Republicans in the United States Senate release their version of a bill to gut the Affordable Care Act and leave millions of Americans without healthcare, there is a sleeper special election Senate race down in my home state…

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore to Run for US Senate

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Sounding more and more like former Alabama Governor George Wallace, the fiery little judge known as the Ten Commandments judge, who has now been removed from office and permanently suspended as state Chief Justice twice, proved he is as much of a political…

Rather Than Announcing His Resignation, Sessions Demands Resignations of U.S. Attorneys Around the Country

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Rather than resigning as U.S. Attorney General for lying to Congress, Alabama Jeff Sessions announced the proactive decision this week to forcibly remove U.S. attorneys around the country from office who were appointed by President Barack Obama so the Trump administration could bring…

ACLU Files Ethics Complaint Against Jeff Sessions for Lying to Congress

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, is now the subject of an ethics complaint filed with the state bar association for allegedly lying to Congress about his contact with the Russian ambassador during the election last year. The…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Exposed as a Partisan Hatchet Man

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Partisan political prosecutions have a long history in the system of jurisprudence in the United States, in spite of what judges, lawyers and politicians want the public to believe. Republicans and Democrats have been guilty of…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself on Russian Investigations

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Attorney General Jeff Sessions News Conference Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in a news conference he would recuse himself from any investigations involving President Trump’s campaign and potential connections to Russia. He did so in response to reports he failed to disclose at his Senate Judiciary…

How Jeff Sessions Helped Kill Equitable School Funding in Alabama

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…A lawsuit in the 1990s had Alabama poised to fund poor black school districts as fairly as wealthy white schools. As state attorney general, Sessions fought the effort passionately. – By Ryan Gabrielson – ProPublica – In the early 1990s, children across Alabama’s large rural stretches still…

Looking Back on Tumultuous Year, 2016

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Connecting the Dots – By Glynn Wilson – What a year it has been. Whether you liked it and prospered or were horrified by some of the stories and events, it was a year to remember, even if many people would simply like to forget. To write…