Mike Finnegan


U.K. to hold snap election

Following are eventful year of British politics, the U.K. government will hold an early, "snap", general election on June 8 of this year, following a little over a year after the  decision to leave the European Union in what has been dubbed a Brexit.

Roy Moore's suspension finalized

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore's court proceedings finally came to a close with the Alabama Supreme Court ruling yesterday ruling in favor of Moore's original suspension from chief justice.

Close election in Kansas gives hope to Democrats

A special election in a small district in Kansas has given democrats a small glance at hope as they look toward next year's midterm elections in an attempt to win back a majority in at least one house of congress after Republicans took both houses of congress and the white house this past November.

Secretary of ALEA resigns following Bentley scandal

Following the tumultuous collapse of former Gov. Robert Bentley's enigmatic regime of conspiracy and balderdash policy, Secretary of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Stan Stabler has stepped down to enter into retirement.

Tuscaloosa City Council prohibits B.Y.O.B. for Live at the Plaza Series

In preparation for the Live at the Plaza event series held at the Government Plaza in downtown Tuscaloosa, the Tuscaloosa City Council voted 4-1 this past Tuesday in favor of creating an entertainment district, which will prohibit the "bring your own alcohol" policy that existed for the past three years ...

Pepsi criticized for Black Lives Matter imagery in ad

Following the day after its release, Pepsi pulled off of YouTube what turned into a very controversial advertisement that starred reality star Kylie Jenner handing a can of Pepsi to a riot officer at a fictional protest, which resulted in a cheeky grin from the officer and applause from protestors. ...

Alabama Ethics Commission finds probable cause in Bentley case

The scandal that has been sitting in murky Alabama political waters for over a year now comes face-to-face with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley as the Alabama Ethics Commission voted yesterday evening that there is probable cause that Bentley violated state ethics and campaign finance law.

Retired U.S. Chief Statistician visits UA

Discerning facts from fiction has become an increasing arduous process in contemporary politics, which has called for an increased demand for trustworthy statistics in the name of evidence.