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  1. Alabama VA needs fixing before agency gets more funding: RobyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Before Congress approves of a transfer of funds that the Veterans Affairs department says is needed to hire staff to help with scheduling appointments for veterans, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, wants to know what the VA is doing with its money. "Congress has provided record funding for VA services.


  2. A Record-Breaking Congressional Women's Softball GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Roll Call

    Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Rep. Elise Stefanik , R-N.Y., celebrate as the women of Congress win the game. It was a historic night in Southeast Washington with a record-setting fundraising event culminating in a record-low scoring softball game.


  3. Benghazi Sham Reaches New LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News Max

    On June 9, 1954, Republican Sen. Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin, chairman of a House subcommittee investigating communism in government, was confronted by attorney Joseph Welch during nationally televised hearings. McCarthy had carried on his anti-communism innuendo campaign through congressional investigations for several years.


  4. Confederate flag controversy: Alabama lawmakers support Bentley's decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Alabama Live

    The Confederate battle flag was removed from the Confederate Monument Wednesday, June 24, 2015, outside the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. Alabama lawmakers are backing Gov. Robert Bentley's decision Wednesday to remove the Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds as an effort to remove the symbol from state government buildings has gained steam in the wake of last week's shooting at a historic black church in South Carolina.


  5. All Confederate flags ordered removed from Alabama Capitol groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama Governor Robert Bentley ordered the removal of all Confederate flags from the Confederate Memorial Monument that stands on the grounds of the state Capitol. The four flags were removed Wednesday morning by an executive order of the governor.


  6. Trade Promotion Authority critical to Alabama economy: guest opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Alabama Live

    By William J. Canary, President and CEO of the Business Council of Alabama, a statewide business advocacy organization and the exclusive representative in Alabama to the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. After years of inaction and gridlock in Washington, Congress is poised to do something big: pass legislation that is not only bipartisan but also has the potential to unleash new opportunities for Alabama employers and workers.


  7. Alabama congressional delegation net worth? Who's the richest lawmaker?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Alabama Live

    Who's the richest member of Alabama's congressional delegation? Sen. Richard Shelby, most likely. But it could also be Jeff Sessions, the state's other Republican U.S. senator.


  8. TPA bill 2015: Alabama helps defeat Obama's trade agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer was among four House members from Alabama who helped defeat the president's trade agenda. Four Alabama congressmen helped derail President Barack Obama's trade agenda Friday by voting against a bill connected to the so-called fast-track trade legislation.


  9. TPP trade agreement: Did your Alabama congressman read it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Rep. Martha Roby was one of three Alabama House members who said they read the TPP draft text. Some members of Alabama's House delegation may be taking a stance Friday on a bill that paves the way for President Obama to get a massive trade agreement approved without having read the secret text of the potential deal between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim countries.


  10. Rep. Martha Roby: Central Alabama vets getting worst treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Alabama Live

    Patients at Veterans Administration hospitals in Montgomery and Tuskegee are receiving the worst treatment in the country, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said. In a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, Roby, R-Montgomery, said that efforts to make improvements to the VA have slowed as attention has shifted from the issue.


  11. Alabama Congresswoman visits AirbusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Alabama Rep. Martha Roby speaks during a press conference Tuesday following her tour of the Airbus facilities at the Golden Triangle Industrial Park. Airbus makes Lakota helicopters at the facility.


  12. Politico discovers nest of traitors to anti-Hillary agenda: Women's magazinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Politico makes the disturbing discovery that women's magazines have a large audience and don't hate Hillary Clinton like Clinton, a fashionista in her own right who counted herself among famed designer Oscar de la Renta's friends, already has a natural home among women's magazines and their mostly liberal audiences. But the reporting and writing often veers beyond alignment and into outright boosterism - if not of Clinton herself, then of Democrats and the progressive causes they identify with.


  13. Alabama's 'Fighter Ace' Lt. Gen. Charles Cleveland receiving Congressional Gold Medal todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Montgomery's "Fighter Ace," Lt. Gen. Charles "Chick" Cleveland will be honored with the Congressional Gold Medal today at a special ceremony in the U.S. Capitol.


  14. Benghazi report may leave some questions unresolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | USA Today

    The final report from the House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks may present conflicting information on some issues without concluding which version is true, the panel's chairman says. Benghazi report may leave some questions unresolved WASHINGTON - The final report from the House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks may present conflicting information on some issues without concluding which version is true, the panel's chairman says.


  15. Rep. Trey Gowdy, head of Benghazi committee, joining Rep. Martha Roby for Alabama meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The chairman of the House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya will be in Alabama for a special event later this month with Rep. Martha Roby. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., will join Roby May 28 at 10:30 a.m. at Millbrook Civic Center for a Coffee and Conversations gathering.


  16. Rep. Roby responds after report of VA wasting billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby is responding to a published report from the Washington Post that cites a memo from, Jan Frye, the deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and logistic at the Department of Veterans Affairs, detailing a culture of "lawlessness and chaos" in the VA. The VA is being accused of wasting between $5-6 billion annually despite recent criticism from the White House and the VA Secretary's office that Republicans were planning to cut funding for VA healthcare in the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill.


  17. Sen. Sessions, Rep. Byrne top state delegation in conservative group's annual scorecardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, left, and Rep. Bradley Byrne had the highest scores in the Senate and House delegations from the state of Alabama in the 2014 rankings of the American Conservative Union. U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, and Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, scored at the top of the American Conservative Union's annual ranking of members of Congress.


  18. Speaker John Boehner shares Mother's Day story from Rep. Martha RobyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    We were flying into Baghdad in a C-130 at the exact moment Martha Roby's daughter was in the emergency room in Alabama. Margaret, almost 10, took a bad fall.


  19. 'Shameful': GOP lawmaker rips Obama's threat to veto veterans' fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 |

    Rep. Martha Roby accused the White House Wednesday of pretending the GOP's bill to fund the Department of Veterans Affairs makes cuts to the VA, in an effort to blame Republicans for the ongoing failure of the VA to serve veterans. The spending bill for fiscal year 2015 would increase total VA funding by $3.6 billion compared to current funding, but the White House released a statement complaining about cuts.


  20. Maxwell AFB to keep all 8 of its C-130 aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WTVM

    Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base will continue to be home to eight C-130s despite plans in President Barack Obama's 2013 budget request to move the aircraft, citing a need for greater efficiency. U.S. Representative Martha Roby confirmed Monday the planes will be staying in Montgomery after the state's delegation sought to keep in place a temporary 2012 decision not to move forward with the transfer.