Former Alabama Democratic Party chair Mark Kennedy forms new Democratic organization

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BIRMINGHAM — Former Alabama Democratic Party chairman Mark Kennedy, who abruptly announced his resignation of the position on Friday, re-emerged Monday afternoon to announce the creation of a new organization devoted to electing Democrats in 2014. In front of a crowd of over 100 people in the Harbert Center in Birmingham, Kennedy said his organization, [...]

Mark Kennedy to resign as Alabama Democratic Party chairman

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Alabama Democratic Party chairman Mark Kennedy will resign the chairmanship of the party effective at noon Monday, according to a statement to be released later today. Kennedy — who clashed with vice-chairman Joe Reed over a personnel issue and the party’s budget at a meeting last month — did not give a reason for his [...]

Alabama reaches 25,000 signatures on petition to White House to secede

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More than 25,000 people have now signed the petition on the White House Web site requesting for the administration of President Barack Obama to allow Alabama to peacefully secede from the United States after the reelection of — Barack Obama. “If a petition meets the signature threshold, it will be reviewed by the Administration and [...]

Artur Davis to speak at Republican fundraiser in Alabama next week

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Artur Davis, the former Democratic congressman from Montgomery turned Republican darling, will speak at a Birmingham fundraiser on Wednesday, the Alabama Republican Party announced on Friday. Also, on Tuesday, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will speak to the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham and the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa. [...]

Jerry Fielding says he will make announcement on party affiliation

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A Sylacauga state senator said Tuesday he will make an announcement on his party affiliation some time this week, a day after the Alabama Democratic Party chairman said he was joining the Republicans. Sen. Jerry Fielding, D-Sylacauga, said in a brief phone interview Tuesday that the party’s release Monday was “not entirely accurate” but acknowledged [...]