Friday Dec 13
Former USS Cole commander endorses Mathis in AL 6th congressional race
The former commander of the U.S.S. Cole, the destroyer attacked by al Qaeda in 2000, has endorsed Chad Mathis in his campaign to replace Rep. Spencer Bachus in Alabama's 6th Congressional District.
Canadian Business Magazine
The Volcker Rule revamp is a big win for Canada
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus lifts copies of what he calls the "rules" section of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill out of a box during a news conference to discuss the impact of the bill September 8, 2011 in Washington, DC After two and a half years of labour, the Volcker Rule finally tumbled into the world ... (more)
Washington lawmakers ramp up the pressure to keep Boeing in the state
In a Dec. 9 letter to Boeing leadership, the bipartisan delegation that includes Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and 10 Representatives touts the state's history with Boeing and its plans for the future.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama's Congressional members comparing health insurance plans
Many of Alabama's members of Congress are enrolling in private health insurance plans purchased through online marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, according to a survey of their offices.
Birmingham leaders you should know: David Fleming
Civic activities: He serves on the board of Main Street Alabama, is a Kiwanis member, and is involved in Redeemer Community Church.
AL delegation makes case for aerospace jobs from Boeing
Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, thousands will mark the day with a solemn ceremony in Dealey Plaza.
Editorial: Seeking the 6th - The four GOP candidates vying for Bachus' seat in the House
U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., addresses a gathering at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham.
Fourth Republican Announces Bid for Open Alabama House Seat
GOP businessman Will Brooke announced a bid for Alabama's 6th District on Tuesday, becoming the fourth Republican to enter the open-seat contest.