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Federal Court Strikes Down Race-Based Alabama Legislative Districts

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – The gerrymandering plan rammed through the state legislature by Alabama Republicans after they took control in 2010 has now been thrown out by a three-judge panel of federal judges in Montgomery as an unconstitutionaly overtly race-based map. A three-judge panel of the Federal…

Alabama Legislature Bends: Finds Last Minute Compromise to Save Medicaid

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – MONTGOMERY, Ala. — After all the pressure from the Watchdog Press, all the hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth by every special interest group all over the state and their favorite legislators convened to get what they want — and maybe in the…

Alabama Governor Bentley Releases Details of Call for Special Session

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama’s embattled Governor Robert Bentley released details of his call for the Special Session of the State Legislature on Monday, although the chance of a successful conclusion is in doubt due to controversy. “This call is designed for the Alabama Legislature to address…

Open Letter to Alabama Governor Robert Bentley – Please Fully Fund Medicaid

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Watch this short video with an exchange between watchdog reporter Glynn Wilson and state Senator Trip Pittman – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MONTGOMERY, Ala. — This is an open letter to Alabama’s Republican Governor Robert Bentley asking him to please fully fund Medicaid.…

Former Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Dies in Montgomery at 91

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Perry Oliver Hooper Sr., the “baby daddy” of Nixon’s racist “Dixie Strategy” in Alabama, died Sunday at his home in Montgomery. He was 91. While he is being honored by Republicans all over the state this week, it might also be a time…

Controversy Continues Over President’s Visit to Selma on Fiftieth Anniversary of Selma-to-Montgomery March

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The controversy between the White House, Georgia Congressman John Lewis, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and African-American Alabama political leaders continues and has not been resolved, according to information obtained by the New American Journal on Saturday. The SCLC held…

Selma the Film: Clearing Up the Controversies

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — If you are really any kind of patriotic American — Republican or Democrat, conservative or liberal, libertarian, whatever — you must be willing to acknowledge that what happened in Alabama and Washington in 1965 was a pivotal moment in U.S.…