Steve Flowers

Hubbard’s power unprecedented

Mike Hubbard is the political story of the year because our 2014 state elections were so mundane. The October indictment of the Speaker of the ... Read more

Religious right picked Palmer

The only really exciting race this year was for the open 6th Congressional District seat vacated by Rep. Spencer Bachus. This district encompasses the suburbs ... Read more

GOP’s in total control in state

In all my years of following Alabama politics, I have never seen as dull an election year as we just witnessed. It stems from the ... Read more

State went GOP with Goldwater

You already know the results of yesterday’s general election but my column had to go to press prior to Tuesday’s vote. Therefore, we will discuss ... Read more