Updated: 02/28/2013 - The Department of Homeland Security is releasing some illegal immigrants being held in immigration jails in advance of automatic budget cuts set to go into effect later this week.
Updated: 02/28/2013 - Veteran journalist Bob Woodward said Wednesday he was threatened by a senior Obama administration official following his reporting on the White House's handling of the forced federal spending cuts set to take effect on Friday.
Updated: 02/26/2013 - There are three days left until 85-billion dollars in budget cuts kick in.
Updated: 02/20/2013 - Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) and his wife, Sandra, will appear in federal court Wednesday to answer criminal charges in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.
Updated: 02/18/2013 - Alabama Representative Martha Roby delivered the weekly Republican address on February 16, 2013, addressing the sequester and its affects on the United States military.
Updated: 02/18/2013 - Senator Marco Rubio of Florida is in the Middle East.
Updated: 02/15/2013 - Republicans have, for now, blocked Chuck Hagel's nomination to become defense secretary.
Updated: 02/14/2013 - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's water break isn't the first time a carefully crafted political message has competed for attention with a momentary blip.
Posted: 02/12/2013 - U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) tonight responded to President Obama’s State of the Union address saying the speech was “not serious” and “based in liberal ideology rather than fiscal reality.”
Posted: 02/12/2013 - This evening, Alabama Democratic Party Chairman, Judge Mark Kennedy, responded to President Obama’s State of the Union address.
Posted: 02/12/2013 - The Alabama Senate has voted to consolidate the information technology operations of all state agencies under a board that could outsource services.
Updated: 02/12/2013 - North Korea says it has tested a "miniaturized" nuclear device in defiance of U.N. orders to stop building atomic weapons.
Updated: 02/08/2013 - Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta defended the lack of military intervention during the attack on the US mission in Benghazi last September, saying it was “a problem of distance and time.”
Posted: 02/06/2013 - House Democrats announced today their legislative agenda to put Alabama “back on track” in 2013 by addressing critical needs in job security, education, Medicaid, and the Alabama Trust Fund.
Posted: 02/05/2013 - U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement today as President Obama held a series of closed-door immigration meetings with CEOs and with progressive activists:
Posted: 02/05/2013 - U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today responded to President Obama’s comments on “sequestration,” or the looming budget cuts which disproportionately affect the military and are scheduled to go into effect next month.
Updated: 02/05/2013 - I wanted to say a few words about the looming deadlines and decisions that we face on our budget and on our deficit -- and these are decisions that will have real and lasting impacts on the strength and pace of our recovery.
Updated: 02/05/2013 - Former Congressman Ron Paul set social media a twitter over controversial tweets about a murdered Navy Seal.
Updated: 01/31/2013 - The Pentagon says it does not intend to put troops on the ground in Mali to assist in the ground operations against al-Qaida-backed militants, but it is supporting France in other ways.
Posted: 01/30/2013 - Gov. Nathan Deal's plan to avoid losing more than $450 million in federal money for Medicaid has cleared another legislative hurdle.