Alander Rocha is a journalist covering government, policy and healthcare in the state of Alabama. He previously worked for KFF Health News and the Red & Black, Georgia's student newspaper. He also hosted the Athens Frontline, a health podcast from the Red & Black. Rocha is a Tulane and Georgia alumnus and served in the Peace Corp in Ecuador before he caught the journalism bug. He lives in Montgomery with his partner, Chris, and their four dogs, Miss Lily, Cortez, Melvyn and Tater Tot.
Former President Donald Trump said in a speech in Montgomery Friday night that he wears his recent indictment on charges of attempting to subvert the 2020 presidential election as “a badge of honor.” In a nearly-hourlong speech at a fundraising dinner for the Alabama Republican Party, Trump attacked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, his rival for […]