Birmingham-based FBI agent David Archey joins Mueller team

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How long will he stay smug? – via Salon.com

After dismissing a senior member of the Trump investigation for what sources describe as dangerous partisanship, Robert Mueller has recruited a new team member.  Peter Strzok’s political sentiments may have cast doubts on the integrity of Mueller’s investigation.  But now, David Archey will hopefully work effectively and without preconceived notions of what is or isn’t true. Continue reading “Birmingham-based FBI agent David Archey joins Mueller team”

Local Civil Rights Groups Oppose Jeff Sessions for US Attorney General

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Monday morning, several Birmingham civil rights groups assembled downtown at the Federal Courthouse for a press conference, voicing opposition to President -Elect Donald Trump’s choice Of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for the position of U.S. Attorney General.

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Should HBCU Talladega College Band march in Inaugural Parade?

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Trump Tallagega Band Perform Inaugural
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America’s oldest private liberal arts historically black college (HBCU) was invited and accepted their invitation to march in president-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. After major backlash from alumni and students alike, the administration is taking a second look at their choice. This Alabama college’s decision on whether or not to perform has sparked a huge controversy across the nation.
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“I’m with her” or we are going to win “bigly” – where to watch election results in Birmingham

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So, you support Trump “bigly” and can’t wait to “Make America Great Again.”  

Or, are you a “I’m with her” – “Stronger Together” Hillary supporter?

Where are you going to watch the election results in Birmingham tonight? Continue reading ““I’m with her” or we are going to win “bigly” – where to watch election results in Birmingham”

Pre-Presidential Debate Special: Five Questions with Samford University’s Political Science Chair Fred Shepherd

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As a preview for the third and final Presidential debate in Las Vegas tonight, Bham Now asked five questions about the state of the race and its impact on Birmingham and Alabama to Fred Shepherd, Professor and Chair of the Samford University Political Science Department.

Along with his work at Samford, Dr. Shepherd is a political analyst for Birmingham’s CBS affiliate WIAT 42. He is also author of the book, Christianity and Human Rights: Christians and the Struggle for Global Justice.

This is the final of three pre-debate five- question interviews. Our first interview was with Marty Connors, former Chair of the Alabama Republican Party. The second interview was with Richard Mauk, Chair of the Jefferson County Democratic Executive Committee.

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