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February 10, 2015

In recognition of Black History Month, we remember the members of the 761st Tank Battalion, who hold a special place in American military history as the first black soldiers to go to war as part of an American armored unit.

February 9, 2015

Many people around Alabama already knew Gary Palmer before he won the District 6 U.S. House seat in November. His work with the Alabama Policy Institute had him involved in politics for some time, but there is something different when you move from analyst to lawmaker.

We talked to him about that recently and got insight on working in D.C.

February 6, 2015

WASHINGTON — Alabama’s newest Congressman, Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL6), took his turn to grill President Obama’s budget director in a House Budget Committee hearing Wednesday.

February 3, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted largely along party lines to approve a bill by Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

The final vote was 239-186, with all but three Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed. It was the 56th time the House has voted to junk the law known as Obamacare since Congress passed it in 2010.

February 3, 2015


President Obama revealed his record $4 trillion spending plan to Congress on Monday, a budget that is being widely viewed as "dead on arrival."

January 29, 2015

On Wednesday, January 27, hundreds of Alabama school children and their parents joined Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) in a rally in front of the state capital demanding that the state of Alabama offer more education choices to students such as charter schools and expanding the controversial Alabama Accountability Act.

January 28, 2015

Freshman Rep. Gary Palmer traveled to the U.S. border with Mexico over the weekend as part of a 23-member bi-partisan Congressional delegation on border security. The trip, led by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, included visits to border sites in California, Arizona, and Texas.

January 23, 2015

On Thursday, January 22 tens of thousands of marchers (including many from Alabama) were in Washington D.C. to protest what they believe is the ongoing slaughter of millions of unborn American children.  U.S. Representative Gary Palmer and Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead released statements on the annual March for Life event in Washington D.C.

January 22, 2015

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley congratulated the City of Birmingham Thursday for its successful bid to host the 2021 World Games, and praised Alabama's Southern hospitality.

January 12, 2015


Denying any part in an organized coup against House Speaker John Boehner, the newest Alabama congressman, Gary Palmer, told Boehner last September he would not vote for him if elected.