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Tennessee Republicans Pick Bill Hagerty for Lamar Alexander’s Senate Seat
Tennessee
Tennessee Republicans Pick Bill Hagerty for Lamar Alexander’s Senate Seat

WASHINGTON — With President Donald Trump pumping up supporters ahead of Thursday’s primary, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty fended off a late surge by orthopedic surgeon Manny Sethi to win the Republican nomination to succeed retiring GOP Sen.... Read More

What Just Happened in Tennessee’s Democratic Senate Primary?
2020 Elections
What Just Happened in Tennessee’s Democratic Senate Primary?

While Tennessee voters were watching the hotly contested and sometimes ugly Republican Senate primary, a major upset was taking place Thursday on the Democratic ticket. Army veteran James Mackler, the presumed front-runner who raised over $2.1 million and was endorsed... Read More

GOP State Lawmakers Make Bid to Keep Trump, RNC in North Carolina
Political News
GOP State Lawmakers Make Bid to Keep Trump, RNC in North Carolina
2020-06-09 14:10:35
by Dan McCue

Republican lawmakers in North Carolina plan to vote Tuesday on a measure that would allow President Donald Trump to speak in front of a capacity crowd at the Republican National Convention in Charlotte without the restrictions officials have imposed on... Read More

Judge Orders Tennessee to Provide All Voters Absentee Ballots Amid Pandemic
State News
Judge Orders Tennessee to Provide All Voters Absentee Ballots Amid Pandemic
2020-06-05 19:08:49
by Dan McCue

The state of Tennessee must provide all 4.1 million of its registered voters with the option of casting ballots by mail during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a state court judge ruled on Thursday. Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle held... Read More

Tennessee’s Secret to Plentiful Coronavirus Testing? Picking Up the Tab
In The States
Tennessee’s Secret to Plentiful Coronavirus Testing? Picking Up the Tab

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — To reopen businesses and public spaces safely, experts say, states need to be testing and contact tracing on a massive scale. But only a handful of states are doing enough testing to stay on top of potential... Read More

National Governors Association Working With 5 States on Improving Business Regulations
State News
National Governors Association Working With 5 States on Improving Business Regulations
2019-11-26 22:41:07
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The National Governors Association announced Tuesday it is working with five states – Colorado, Alaska, Delaware, Rhode Island and Tennessee – to help them improve their business regulatory processes to promote economic development. This work is being completed... Read More

Tennessee Liquor Law That Barred Outsiders From Market Struck Down
Supreme Court
Tennessee Liquor Law That Barred Outsiders From Market Struck Down
2019-06-26 19:51:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Tennessee law Wednesday that requires an individual to live in the state for at least two years to be eligible for a license to sell liquor. At issue in the case... Read More

TN-06: John Rose (R)
Tennessee
TN-06: John Rose (R)
2019-01-02 02:36:33
by TN-06: John Rose (R)

I am a lifelong Tennessean and a lifelong resident of Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. This is my home. In fact, I am the eighth generation in my family to farm in Temperance Hall, a small community in DeKalb County. Read More

TN-07: Mark Green (R)
Tennessee
TN-07: Mark Green (R)
2019-01-02 02:16:12
by TN-07: Mark Green (R)

First elected to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012, Dr. Mark Green is a physician, businessman, veteran, and Congressman-elect for Tennessee’s Seventh Congressional District. Mark decided to run for office during his... Read More

TN-02: Tim Burchett (R)
Tennessee
TN-02: Tim Burchett (R)
2019-01-02 01:59:08
by TN-02: Tim Burchett (R)

Tim Burchett is a lifelong East Tennessee conservative, a husband, a dad, and the Republican nominee for Congress in Tennessee’s 2nd Congressional District. He is running for Congress because he is fed up with the status ... Read More

TN Senate: Marsha Blackburn (R)
Tennessee
TN Senate: Marsha Blackburn (R)

When Marsha was 16 years old, she had her first job working at a dress shop. She went to college on a 4-H scholarship and went on to sell educational books door to door for the Southwestern company. It was there ... Read More

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