A poll taken last month by NBC News and Survey Monkey found that 41 percent of Republicans disagreed with the statement, “Barack Obama was born in the United States.” Another 31 percent of Republicans would neither agree nor disagree, meaning almost three-quarters of them aren’t comfortable …

The presidential campaigns of Democrats Al Gore (2000) and John Kerry (2004) offer important lessons to Hillary Clinton. Gore and Kerry were experienced, intelligent and serious candidates who found themselves ensnared in a political landscape hardwired for false equivalence and horse-race c…

It’s too late for U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, to step back from the abyss of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. His name is now synonymous with this most unlikely Republican candidate.

No line-item in the city of Anniston’s proposed 2017 budget has received more scrutiny than one that allocated about $450,000 in years past to the city’s public school system. For context, that sum is less than 2 percent of the Anniston City Schools’ $23 million budget for 2016.

Members of Congress returned to work this week after their August break. Yes, we should put scare quotes around “work.” And, yes, we could have noted that it must be nice to take a month away from the office. Oh, and yes, the November general election will be a major distraction for most sen…

In yet another sign of what Americans value, Apple will unveil its iPhone 7 on Wednesday — and the coast-to-coast rumble will center around this fact: the new iPhones may not have headphone jacks.

Anniston isn’t going to allow its per-kindergarten program to close because the program is too valuable. No one in their right mind, either at City Hall or the Board of Education, would even suggest such a thing.

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