1819 EXCLUSIVE: Senate Candidates Discuss the Coronavirus, the $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill, and the Delayed Runoff

In exclusive interviews available only through API’s 1819 Podcast, Phil Williams interviews both former US Attorney General and US Senator Jeff Sessions and former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tuberville. In these two twenty-minute episodes, both candidates offer their takes on the coronavirus crisis, how their campaigns have shifted due to the delay of the runoff, […]

3/6/2020 News Recap: Analyzing Tuesday’s Statewide and National Election Results

This week, Josh and Parker are joined by API’s newest hire, Justin Bogie, to discuss all the results of the election from Alabama’s Senate primary to the failure of Amendment One, the democratic presidential primary results, and more! Join us for an exciting elections-only episode of the 1819 podcast. To listen, click here.

An Amendment One Post-Mortem: Idealism Trumps Reality

The failure of Amendment One is a story of idealism trumping reality. On Tuesday, residents of Alabama denied Amendment One. The constitutional amendment, which would have shifted the State Board of Education from popularly elected positions to ones appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate, received a “YES” vote from only 25% […]

Points of Policy: The Unsung Heroes of Education with Annette Funderburk

In this Points of Policy Edition of the 1819 Podcast, API’s Phil Williams and guest Annette Funderburk, President of Ingram State Technical College, a member of the Alabama Community College System that was established for the sole purpose of providing job training to incarcerated students, discuss the importance of education within the correction system in […]

1/31/2020 News Recap: Israel Peace Plan, Kobe Bryant, and an Alabama Lottery?

In this jam-packed episode of 1819, Josh and Parker discuss the biggest news stories of the week including a possible Alabama lottery, the death of Kobe Bryant, impeachment drama, and more. This week, we are also joined by API Chief Operations Officer Carl Jones, a long-time veteran of the US Marine Corps and Air Force, […]