House worker yells during vote, escorted away


In this image from House Television, with partial voting totals on the screen, a woman, at the rostrum just below the House presiding officer, seen between the "yea" and "nay" wording, is removed from the House chamber after she began shouting.
 
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote after she began shouting.
 
 
 

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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…
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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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