April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Transparency and accountability

Center on Congress

Over more than three decades in Congress, I had the chance to question a lot of federal officials. Most of the time I wasn’t after anything dramatic - I just wanted to understand who was responsible for certain decisions. More...

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Drinking in the Heart of Dixie

Gone South

This is the first in a series of columns that trace the history of efforts to regulate the manufacture, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Alabama. More...

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Record settlement for housing lender

Dollars & Cents

The last of the major banks - the nation’s largest mortgage lender - recently agreed to a record $1.2 billion settlement. More...