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Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Coming to Montgomery

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) has announced that he plans to bring his campaign to Montgomery. Sanders is scheduled to speak at a town hall meeting Monday, May 20.  That event will happen at Mt. Zion AME Zion Church, at 455 West Jeff Davis Avenue starting at 12:45PM.  Doors open at 11:15AM. The event is free and open…

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders to Be Part of Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma

Organizers of the Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma have announced that presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will speak at the Martin and Coretta Scott King Unity Breakfast. The breakfast is one part of the annual event which remembers the 1965 Bloody Sunday march for civil rights. “U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is a unique figure in the American electoral…

Clinton Has Delegates to Win Democratic Nomination

Hillary Clinton has commitments from the number of delegates needed to become the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee for president, and will be first woman to top the ticket of a major U.S. political party. An Associated Press count of pledged delegates won in primaries and caucuses and a survey of party insiders known as super delegates shows Clinton with the…

Do Political Endorsements Influence Local Voters?

As the race for the White House draws closer to the national conventions this summer, the number of political endorsements are increasing. Recently, Governor Robert Bentley endorsed the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. But do these political endorsements have as much impact on voters as they did in years past?  The rise of Trump to his party’s nomination flew…

Cruz Takes Iowa, Clinton and Sanders Deadlocked

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won Iowa’s Republican caucuses, moving past billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Cruz’s victory over Trump is credited in part to his massive get-out-the-vote operation in Iowa and the months he spent wooing the state’s influential conservative and evangelical leaders. It was also a harsh blow to Trump,…