Oct 16, 2013
Left Over Campaign Funds Find New Purpose
Funds left over after campaigning often find a new purpose when they are given to non-profit organizations and charities, or refunded to the original donors.
The Jackson Sun
Ed Jones' contributions in politics, agriculture recalled
On Friday, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the University of Tennessee Martin honored the life of the late Ed Jones, former U.S. representative and former commissioner of agriculture for the state of Tennessee.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
'Voice of People' initiative looks to citizens to hold Congress accountable
Even before this week's display of congressional dysfunction, a group of former congressmen and some academics began exploring ways of making Congress more accountable and more productive in addressing the country's real problems.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Political notebook: Sen. Finney won't to seek re-election in 2014
State Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman Lowe Finney announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election next year, possibly enhancing prospects for Republicans to build on the 24-7 majority they already hold in state Senate.
Sen. Bob Corker's PAC Gives to 501(c)(4) American Future Fund
Rock City PAC, the leadership PAC of Sen. Robert Corker , R-Tenn., reported it gave $10,000 on 5/13 to the American Future Fund of Des Moines, Iowa.