Lubbock attorney drops out of District 83 contention as party leaders prepare for choice
Anytime now, Republican Party officials from the seven counties Texas House District 83 represents should choose the replacement for state Rep. Charles Perry on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Judge clears felony from John Duncan III's record
A judge dismissed the case against Duncan since he completed a year of unsupervised probation and stayed out of legal trouble.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Alexander easily defeats Carr in GOP race Alexander easily defeats Carr in Senate GOP primary
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander easily turned back a primary challenge Thursday night from state Rep. Joe Carr, dealing another blow to national tea party activists who had elevated the race to national prominence and who had hoped to send the two-term senator into retirement.
Swing State Project
Daily Kos Elections Tennessee liveblog thread #2
Tennessee holds its primary tonight, and our guide to the key races can be found here.
'It's a Very Unintelligent Way to Vote'
It's primary election day here, and the expectation is that "the Tea Party" will lose its last big contest of 2014.
Jamie Dupree's Washington Insider: Tea Party tries again for Senate upset
As voters in Tennessee go to the polls for the Volunteer State's unique Thursday primary elections, Tea Party backers are hoping they can find a way to oust veteran Sen. Lamar Alexander as the GOP Establishment tries again to fend a high profile U.S. Senate challenger in 2014.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Alexander, challenger Carr visit East Tennessee U.S. Sen. Alexander...
MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr, center, talks to Bruce Williams, left, and his wife Lillian Williams, right, during his campaign stop at the Old Mill Bread Company on Cedar Bluff Road in Knoxville Wednesday.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Fleischmann Pens Letter On Unaccompanied Alien Children In Tennessee
Tennessee's entire Republican House and Senate delegation co-signed a letter written by Rep. Chuck Fleischmann to President Obama "demanding answers about the administration's handling of the release of 760 unaccompanied alien children to sponsors in Tennessee."
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Politics: Joe Carr, Candidate for U.S. Senate - Releases statement on Senator Lamar Alexander
TN State Rep. and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr released the following statement in reaction to Sen. Lamar Alexander going negative and attacking Carr: "Things must be really bad for Lamar to go negative and embrace these kind of dishonest and deceitful tactics.