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Illinois Is in Good Company: Check Out the 10 Most Corrupt States in the US

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.17.2014 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

I don't need a Google search to tell me that Illinois has become synonymous with political corruption. Just look at our track record of governors: four out of the last seven have been to prison (or are still in prison).

Jason Linkins

Alabama GOP Has A Plan To Win Back Black Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

Back when the Republican National Committee put together its “Growth and Opportunity Project” -- the 100-page document with the better-traveled ni...

George Wallace's Daughter Lives In Shadow Of Past

AP | PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- For 50 years Peggy Wallace Kennedy has lived in the shadow cast by her father, Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace, when he stood in a ...

Another State Passes Bill To Nullify Gun Laws

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

The Alabama state Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would nullify all federal gun laws in the state, joining a growing list of state legislatures...

Constituent Slams Lawmaker's 'Racist' Email

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

Alabama State Rep. Joe Mitchell (D-Mobile) raised eyebrows on Wednesday after a local blog picked up an email he had sent to a constituent blasting th...

John Celock

GOP Gov. Refuses To Address Controversial Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

The Republican governor of Alabama declined to say why he signed a bill banning the United Nations Agenda 21 sustainability program in his state. ...

John Celock

Governors Target Prescription Drug Abuse

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

The nation's governors have begun studying prescription drug abuse and plan to develop best practices that can be used by state governments. The N...

John Celock

GOP Governor Says He Hasn't Studied Controversial Ultrasound Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) said Sunday morning that he has just learned about the transvaginal ultrasound bill pending in the state...

John Celock

Revenues Vary State-To-State

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

New reports indicate that both Alabama and New York have seen revenue drops in recent years, while one state reports a jump and another reports holdin...

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...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

Parker Griffith, the man who pandered to labor unions and single-payer advocates to get elected as a Democrat, met the Teabag Terror and was terrified into switching parties.