States of the Union: Alabama

Find out about the re-election campaign of Jeff Sessions; how state Democrats remain competitive in a state that has become solidly Republican in presidential elections; and what kind of impact the case of convicted former governor Don Siegelman has had on state politics. Joining us to discuss what matters to voters in the Yellowhammer State is George R. Altman, Capitol bureau for the Press-Register in Mobile, Alabama.

States of the Union fact of the week: Alabama’s state constitution is the world’s longest constitution and is forty times longer than the US Constitution.