You’d never know the man is in trouble by witnessing a race in Alabama for the GOP nomination to the U.S. Senate, where the leading candidates are vying to see who can most tightly tie himself to Trump’s ankle.
Today, in the United States, there is a multibillion-dollar industry for residential treatment—one that sells an illusory promise to desperate parents: Your children’s addictions and mental health problems can be cured with a relatively quick (and usually expensive) fix.
A lawsuit in the 1990s had Alabama poised to fund poor black school districts as fairly as wealthy white schools. As state attorney general, Jeff Sessions fought the effort passionately and won. Today, Alabama’s public schools remain a story of inequality because of Sessions’ duplicitous legal jousting.
A state ethics panel effectively removed Alabama’s controversial chief judge after he directed lower court judges to refuse to perform gay marriages.
Despite the decision and a federal court ruling that made gay marriage legal in Alabama, Chief Justice Roy Moore in January issued an administrative order to state probate judges that they should not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, according to court documents.
Thirteen states have closed primaries, which means that only Democrats can vote in Democratic primaries and Republicans in Republican contests.
And we’re back. The right wing kicked the year off by freaking out in spectacular fashion to President Obama’s executive actions on gun control, indulging in some pandering to those precious Iowan evangelical ballot punchers, and kicking that dead horse called “traditional marriage” into a pulp. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”
State’s chief judge Roy Moore says the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality has caused “confusion and uncertainty” — so he’s stopping it.
Snow, sleet and hail snarled transportation in large parts of the United States on Monday during one of the busiest travel times of the year, after dozens died in U.S. storms that were just some of the wild weather seen worldwide over the Christmas holiday period.
States have employed a host of energy-saving programs, green-purchase requirements, building efficiency standards and financial incentive arrangements to meet those goals. So how are they doing in meeting targets they have set for themselves?
The flag, emblematic of slavery to most but a symbol of states’ rights and Southern pride to others, has become something of a political football in the wake of the shootings.
If you happen to be in Alabama today, crack open a cold one for Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, whose legacy of leading the short-lived nation devoted to keeping people in bondage is still celebrated in the Heart of Dixie.
Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.
Speaking in the bill’s favor, Rev. Garland Hunt said, “I voted for my elected officials to protect my religious freedoms. The Lord is our judge. The Lord is our lawmaker.”