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Alabama Governor Removes Confederate Flags From State Capitol

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) ordered the removal of four Confederate-era flags from the grounds of the state Capitol Wednesday mornin...

Voters Make Picks In Alabama Gubernatorial Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) and former Democratic Rep. Parker Griffith have won their respective primaries in the Alabama gubernatorial ...

Alabama Voters Make Pick In Gubernatorial Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Robert Bentley has won the GOP primary for Alabama governor, according to the Associated Press. He'll face the Democratic nominee in Nove...

Voters Head To The Polls In Alabama Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Voters are heading to the polls in Alabama Tuesday, along with seven other states that are holding primary elections. Go here to see a list of the ...

Former Governor Heads To Prison

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman has reported to a minimum security federal prison in southwest Louisiana to serve his sentence f...

Bishop Calls Alabama Immigration Law Nation's 'Meanest'

Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion

By Greg Garrison Religion News Service (BIRMINGHAM) A new Alabama law that makes it a crime to offer rides to undocumented immigrants is the "meanest...

Healing The Interfaith Gap In Alabama With Dharmic Seva

Anju Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Can we all come together to make this value a reality in the pluralistic mosaic of America? Can each one of us become agents of change that Dr. King and Mahatma Gandhi propagated?

Alabama Governor's Comment -- And Our Response -- Was Wrong

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

A close reading of Gov. Bentley's comments reveal he was trying to strike a balance. He failed, and his subsequent apology didn't do much better. He offered the "if/then" apology, i.e. if his comments offended anybody, then he is sorry.

We Are Family, Respected Governor Bentley, Even If You Don't Think So

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

As a Hindu American, despite the fact that I find your remarks repulsive and intolerant, I recognize that the same Divine that dwells in me, dwells in you. For that reason, we are family.

Alabama Governor Says Only Christians Are His 'Brothers And Sisters'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By David White The Birmingham News MONTGOMERY, Ala. (RNS) Newly sworn-in Gov. Robert Bentley said he plans to be the governor of all Alabamians and...

Alabama Governor Honors Cam Newton

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Auburn's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Cam Newton has been honored by Alabama Gov. Bob Riley. Riley declared that Satur...

'We Speak English' Ad: WATCH Controversial Alabama Governor's Race Advertisement (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Alabama gubernatorial race is heating up after Republican candidate Tim James released a controversial "We speak English" ad. James vows that if ...

Jason Linkins

Bradley Byrne, Alabama Gubernatorial Candidate, Attacked For Supporting Evolution (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In most of your local and regional races, when a Republican group wants to assail its Democratic opponents, it's a good bet that it will lead off by m...

Artur Davis Seeks To Be Alabama's First Black Governor

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — U.S. Rep. Artur Davis, an early supporter of Barack Obama with uncanny similarities to the new president, announced his Democ...