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APR political commentator Steve Flowers introduced us to Frank Johnson last week. The Winston County man went onto to become a federal judge and a high profile champion of the Civil Rights movement. Today, Steve has more on how Judge Johnson gained his iconic status…

When campaign season comes. there are certain things politicians do to win over the voters - handing out buttons and kissing babies come to mind. But, according to APR political commentator Steve Flowers, there's one tradition native to Alabama that residents of the town of Winfield find familiar...

The late U.S. House speaker Tip O'Neill once said that "all politics is local." It can be argued that in a scarcely populated and rural state like Alabama, that saying especially applies. Along with being APR's political commentator, Steve Flowers served rural Pike County in the state legislature. He says that led to a lot of side responsibilities that turn up on the job description as a state lawmaker...