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Inside Alabama Politics – August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019   |   News News2

After little fanfare and a lot of half whispered rumors in bars, at churches and in big business board rooms across the Capital of Dreams, the Montgomery mayoral election is over. The results were somehow both entirely predictable, and also somewhat surprising. 

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On conference call, Alabama Democrats face leadership fallout

August 7, 2019   |   News News2

“We’re going to have to check all the numbers out before we can start. We have some media trying to get on the call, and this is not a call for the media. This is a call for chairs and vice chairs only.” That’s how Alabama Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Worley began a conference call…...

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Full Audio: Tuberville on Trump and veterans

August 7, 2019   |   News News2

By TODD STACY, Inside Alabama Politics / Alabama Daily News Former Auburn University coach and current U.S. Senate Candidate Tommy Tuberville made waves this week for his comments criticizing President Donald Trump‘s handling of the Department of Veterans Affairs. As first reported by YellowHammer‘s Jeff Poor, who was at the Shoals Republican Club meeting where…...

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Inside Alabama Politics – July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019   |   News News2

Roby out U.S. Representative Martha Roby shocked the Alabama political world when she announced on Friday – her 43rd birthday – that she would not seek a sixth term in Congress. The decision was a closely-guarded secret, only known to a handful of family members and close friends. Most staff was only told the day…...

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Auburn hires new governmental affairs leader

July 18, 2019   |   News News2

Auburn University has hired a new person to lead its state governmental affairs operations. Last week, Inside Alabama Politics reported that Auburn was moving to punch up its State House efforts by posting a job opening for the Executive Director of Governmental Affairs. “It’s really a strengthening of Auburn’s presence in the state government arena,”…...

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Inside Alabama Politics – July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019   |   News News2

Auburn to ‘step up’ State House game Just weeks after the abrupt departure of  Steven Leath from the president’s office, Auburn University is making moves to punch up its governmental relations efforts at the state level. Just as the Board of Trustees was voting to confirm former President Jay Gogue back into his old job in an…...

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Ivey replaces ABC Board

June 13, 2019   |   News News2

Gov. Kay Ivey has replaced the three members of the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

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Inside Alabama Politics – June 7, 2018

June 7, 2019   |   News News2

Staffing up Gov. Kay Ivey has been without a leader in her communications shop ever since former Press Secretary Daniel Sparkman resigned to run for the House in April. Thankfully for Ivey, there is plenty of talent within the press office to get the job done, but their duties were increasingly spread thin toward the…...

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Inside Alabama Politics – May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019   |   News News2

Ending Early Figuring out exactly which day the Legislature plans to adjourn Sine Die has been tricky this year. That’s mostly because there has been disagreement between the House and the Senate leadership over how much time is needed. Democrats have slowed things down considerably in the House this year, leading to several late nights…...

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Inside Alabama Politics – May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019   |   News News2

Senate 2020 Update More movement in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate (and maybe the Democratic primary?). Arnold Mooney, a second term state representative from Indian Springs, has officially thrown his hat in the ring. He becomes the third announced candidate along with Congressman Bradley Byrne and former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville. (More on Mooney…...

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