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Martha Roby

Dem Candidate Sat On The Toilet To Let Young Voters Know He's A 'Regular Person'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

A Democratic candidate for Congress in Alabama has confirmed that video which surfaced earlier this week of him talking politics on the toilet is real...

Republicans Say Their Own Party Must Do More

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

MOBILE, Ala. -- Republicans hoping to reach beyond the party's white, aging core must do more than retool campaign strategy and tactics, say young GOP...

Tea Party Mistakes Prompt GOP Change

Real Clear Politics | Caitlin Huey-Burns | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

Endeavoring to rebrand their party, GOP elders do not want voters conjuring up names like Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin when they hear the words "Rep...

Dave Jamieson

House GOP Passes Bill Loosening Overtime Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As part of their efforts to rebrand the GOP as a more caring party, House Republicans passed a hotly debated bill Wednesday that would l...

GOP Floats Controversial Overtime Alternative

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It seems like a simple proposition: give employees who work more than 40 hours a week the option of taking paid time off instead of...

Making Life Work

Rep. Renee Ellmers | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Rep. Renee Ellmers

If technology and communications can adapt to people's modern lifestyles, then why can't our labor laws follow suit? Private-sector businesses continue to live under an outdated federal mandate that says the only way to compensate for overtime is through cash wages.

Dave Jamieson

GOP Looks To Loosen Overtime Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are planning to introduce legislation that could loosen the nation's 75-year-old law governing overtime in the workpla...

Roby Out Raises Bright In Last Days of Campaign

Matthew Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Givens

Campaign finance records filed with the FEC show that Republican Martha Roby has gained a commanding lead in fundraising momentum, especially during ...

538 Projecting a Martha Roby Win

Matthew Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Givens

The 538 Blog with the New York Times released an updated look at the Alabama District 2 House race between incumbent Bobby Bright (D) and challenger M...

Alabama 2nd Congressional District Recap

Matthew Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Givens

Alabama's 2nd Congressional District had been held by the GOP for more than 40 years until 2008, when Democrat Bobby Bright beat his opponent Jay Love...

Bobby Bright Losing Ground In Alabama

Matthew Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Givens

Newly released poll results and political analysis by the New York Times indicate that Republican Martha Roby is gaining momentum and may be pulling a...

Republicans Martha Roby And Rick Barber Battle In Alabama Runoff To Take On Bobby Bright

AP | BOB JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A mainstream Republican was challenged by a tea party activist Tuesday in the GOP runoff for a southeast Alabama congressiona...

Jason Linkins

Rick Barber, Alabama Candidate, Still Talking To Dead Presidents (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Two weeks ago, Rick Barber put up an ad in which he confronted the poltergeists of several Founding Fathers. He's back, and he's talking to Zombie Abe Lincoln, about health care.