Ladies First: FLOTUS heckled by protester


First lady Michelle Obama addresses the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 42nd Annual Phoenix Awards dinner in Washington, in this, Sept. 22, 2012 file photo. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
 
She’s known to many for her style and upbeat attitude, but first lady Michelle Obama is quick to admit she doesn’t take hecklers well.
 
 
 

What the Veep? If bullets were chocolate
A 7-year-old boy from Milwaukee is making a stand against gun violence, and has taken his plan straight...
 

Social Status: Printable pistols
A University of Texas law student has made history and headlines recently by successfully firing the...
 

Ladies First: FLOTUS and Jason Collins team up
A week ago, first lady Michelle Obama tweeted to NBA star Jason Collins that "We've got your back." She's...
 

DC Download: Weekly rewind
Although Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court were on break, this week was packed with plenty of political...
 

Gen Y: Why we’re so cynical
Gen Y has been called lazy, haplessly doomed and politically apathetic. Why do they feel this way? Short...
 

At White House dinner, Obama's got jokes Video
President Barack Obama took time to laugh at himself during the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner,...
 

While talking guns, Biden gets news of explosions Video
Although he hadn't planned on it, Vice President Joe Biden became the first person from the White House...
 

DC Download: Outcry over Obama's budget Video
President Obama's 2014 budget is getting a lot of criticism from all angles, and not all of it is constructive.
 

Gen Y: What plagues us Video
The U.S. government makes it easy to take what you need to pay the astronomical tuition bill each semester,...
 
 
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Alabama Politics


Byrne: NSA curbs needed
Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) said there's a need to curb domestic surveillance by the NSA.
 

Byrne: Snapper rules "don't make sense"
Alabama Rep. Bradley Byrne says the current restrictions on red snapper fishing in the Gulf of Mexico "don't make sense"…
 

Ala. Governor Bentley's campaign saw gains…
For Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, 2013 was the year his administration's numbers headed in the right direction and set up…
 

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Supreme Court News


Supreme Court refuses to delay release…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates…
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa Inc. over who…
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two naturalized citizens…
 

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Blog: Campaign Curiosities


Fun with voting, part 2
Back on Election Day, I told you about the problem I had when I went to vote.. I’m just glad I didn’t need my…
 

“You say I already voted?”
I got a shock when I handed over my driver’s license to election officials this morning, only to find out I had already…
 

Former Ala. gubernatorial candidate donated…
A former Alabama gubernatorial candidate and staunch opponent of gay marriage has reportedly been donating sperm to women…
 

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Alabama (change)

 
Known as the “Heart of Dixie,” Alabama has a population of over 4.6 million residents. Montgomery is the capital city. Other major cities include Birmingham, Mobile, and Huntsville.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Robert Bentley
Lieutenant Governor: Kay Ivey
Attorney General: Luther Strange
State Treasurer: Young Boozer
Secretary of State: Beth Chapman

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