Year filled with notable political events

Published 7:36 pm Wednesday, December 5, 2007

By Staff
During the autumn months there has been a potpourri of political happenings in Alabama. So as the fall comes to a close and we enter the Christmas season, let's look back on some the most notable events of the past few months.
Gov. Bob Riley planned to call a fall special session to deal with ethics reform but backed off. Riley did not grow up in Alabama politics. He worked most of his life as a businessman. As a result, he has shown some naivet