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Update on the Primary Elections that are Set to Take Place July 14

Montgomery Al, (ANN)- With Alabama’s Primary Elections being less than two months away, Alabama News Network has been keeping a watchful eye on the 2nd congressional district seat and the Alabama GOP Senate runoff. Former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tubberville and former attorney general Jeff Sessions are vying for the GOP Senate seat. The winner will face U.S. Senator…

Exclusive: Steve Flowers Previews the Outcome of Super Tuesday

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers joined us to preview Super Tuesday and what we can expect when the votes are counted tonight.  Alabama is one of 14 Super Tuesday states. Flowers says nationally, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will benefit from having rivals Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar dropping out and endorsing him. That will help consolidate the…

Exclusive: Steve Flowers Analysis of Steven Reed’s Victory

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers shared his insight into Steven Reed’s overwhelming victory in the runoff for Montgomery Mayor. Reed becomes the first black mayor in Montgomery’s history. Flowers says Reed’s two-to-one margin over David Woods showed that Reed was an outstanding candidate. Flowers says Reed was the most qualified candidate in the original 12-person field that was…

Flowers Talks About the Lead-Up To Election Day

Montgomery residents will be heading to the polls this week to vote in the city elections. Voters have only hours to decide their choice for the next Montgomery mayor. We spoke with Political Analyst Steve Flowers Sunday afternoon. He told Alabama News Network that he’s seen an increase in voter interest in the last week. “People have really focused and gotten…

Political Analyst Steve Flowers Weighs In On Second Congressional District Seat

Alabama News Network’s political analyst Steve Flowers is sharing his thoughts on the 2020 race for the state’s 2nd Congressional District, now that current Congresswoman Martha announced she is not seeking reelection. “It was a surprise first of all, her not running, because I think she had a safe, smooth ride for a long tenure in Congress,” Flowers says. After…

Exclusive Analysis: Who Will Replace Roby in the Second District?

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers is sharing his thoughts on the 2020 race for Alabama’s Second Congressional District. Current Congresswoman Martha Roby has announced that she won’t seek a sixth term. Flowers says potential candidates don’t have a lot of time to make up their mind on whether to run. The primary is March 3. That could be…

Political Analyst Steve Flowers Talks about Alabama Abortion Bill Debate

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers is weighing in on the debate over Alabama’s abortion bill. That bill would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state. It would make it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion. Flowers says if the bill passes the Legislature and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, it won’t hold up in…

Pike County Businessman Wiley Sanders Passes Away

From the Troy Newsroom- Pike County businessman Wiley Sanders, Jr, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 78 years old. Sanders is known nationally for his Sanders Trucking company. It operates in 48 states, as well as Mexico and Canada. Sanders also owned a lead business and co-owned KW Plastics Recycling Center, one of the major recycling plants in…

Trump Tweets Endorsement of Roby in Re-Election Campaign

Friday morning, President Trump took to Twitter to endorse U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Alabama) in her re-election bid to represent Alabama’s Second Congressional District in Congress.  Roby is seeking her fifth term. This endorsement is significant because Roby, a Republican, said in the 2016 presidential campaign that she wouldn’t vote for Trump and had asked him to step down in…

Two Years Ago Today…Mike Hubbard Convicted.

He's still free on bond.

It was on June 10th of 2016 that a jury convicted the Republican Speaker of 12 of the counts against him, primarily using his elected position for his personal economic benefit. Hubbard called the investigation and prosecution a witch hunt and said he was innocent. He was sentenced to four years in prison, but has been free on bond as…