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    As this session of Congress winds down, it’s important to note its many achievements. The current Congress passed a bipartisan infrastructure package, bipartisan anti-gun violence reform and a COVID relief package. It made historic investments in climate change and health care while holding the former president accountable by exposing the truth behind the Jan. 6 insurrection.

    Students of Alabama political history will rightly remember the 2022 midterm election. This election saw the majority of Alabama voters cast their ballots for Katie Britt, who will be the first woman elected to represent Alabama in the U.S. Senate. Gov. Kay Ivey easily coasted to victory to …

    I had planned on reporting on my trip to Chicago (current City of Brotherly Love) but a little dust up hindered my enjoyment. Instead, I must begin today’s epistle with what has become known amongst our group as “The Incident.”

    Authorities investigating the fatal shootings of six people at a Walmart said that the shooter bought the gun just hours before and left a note with grievances against coworkers on his phone. Police in Chesapeake, Virginia, issued a news release Friday that says they conducted a forensic ana…

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    Is it really news that Karen Bass will become the first female mayor of Los Angeles? In an era where women have already run Chicago, Phoenix, Fort Worth, Charlotte, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and Boston, the gender of the new Los Angeles mayor should not have dominated the headlines, as it did in numerous media.

    The legendary Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tip O’Neill, is credited with coining the slogan, “all politics is local.” He quoted it often and lived it.

    Little Granny lived to be 89 years old. Every August, probably once a day, she sighed, “Lordy, I’m glad I don’t have to pick cotton today.” She also moaned, “Don’t nobody know,” when she was fretful or sad about something that she felt no one else could understand. Sometimes, when I’m overwh…

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