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Tennessee Democrats, Let's Talk: It's Time to Kick That Crossover Voting Habit
As in other places, the Volunteer State's open primary can be a blessing or a curse---which one it will be for the 2014 mid-terms depends upon the ability of Tennessee's progressive voters to resist the urge to hedge their bets and stack the Republican ballot.
National Public Radio
Conservative Rep. DesJarlais Faces Primary Challenge In Tennessee
One of the most conservative members of Congress faces a tough challenge in Tennessee's Republican primary Aug. 7. U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais is defending his seat against state Sen. Jim Tracy, who is making the most of the incumbent's personal scandals.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Laura Ingraham to campaign for Joe Carr in Tennessee
State Rep. Joe Carr's dreams of scoring a historic upset over U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander may turn on a single night.After nearly a year of Laura Ingraham to campaign for Joe Carr in Tennessee State Rep. Joe Carr's dreams of scoring a historic upset over U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander may turn on a single night.After nearly a year of Check out this story ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Integrity big issue in Tennessee's 4th District race
NASHVILLE - As he seeks re-election, U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., hopes Republican primary voters focus on his staunchly conservative record in Congress and forget, or at least forgive him for, what he once described as the "darkest secrets" of his personal life.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Early voting underway Friday for Tenn. primary
Early voting is getting underway for Tennessee's primary election that features tea party-style challenges to Lamar Alexander's bid for the Republican nomination to a third term in the U.S. Senate.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Lincoln County TN election early voting for all begins Friday
Stirring even more conversation in Fayetteville and Lincoln County than the county mayor's race, in which incumbent Peggy Bevels is being challenged by past or current county commissioners Bill Newman, Jack Atchley and David Smith and Fayetteville Vice Mayor Gwen Shelton, is the question of whether or not to change the county's form of government ... (more)
The Brattleboro Reformer
Our Opinion: Congress fiddles, our roads crumble
Congress is in crisis mode ... again. This time it's the Federal Highway Trust Fund.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Meet The Tea Party's Next Target
U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., left, and Rand Paul, R-Ky., confer after a press conference in Nashville, Tenn., on June 30, 2014.
Speaking The Truth About Scott DesJarlais - And Response
Once again I find myself disagreeing with my friend Roy Exum. This time it is about his column on Jim Tracy who is running against the, "repugnant," Scott DesJarlais for Congress.
Time To Retain Tennessee Supreme Court Justices
Justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court are appointed by the governor to serve eight-year terms, and then voters determine whether the justices should be retained or replaced during the August election.
Young Water Professionals Host Water For Life Event This Sunday
The public is invited to attend the Water for Life free event at Coolidge Park this Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Walker Pavilion.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Offers New Christmas Adventure
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum announced Monday that they are offering a new Christmas experience for its North Pole Limited event.
Double SNAP Dollars Now Available Every Saturday At The Brainerd Farmers' Market
The Brainerd Farmers' Market announces a significant expansion of its "Double SNAP Dollars" program.
Severe Storms To Bring Flooding, Delays Nashville To DC, And New York City
AccuWeather reports areas in the East and South will be at risk for severe thunderstorms packing damaging winds, flooding rain and frequent lightning strikes into Tuesday.
Congressman DesJarlais beginning treatment this week for cancer
As you have heard in past news stories, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, MD announced last week that he has been diagnosed with early stage cancer in his neck.
Bradley County Republican Women Annual Picnic Is Saturday
Guests can come and spend time with their elected officials and get to know the candidates.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Roy Exum: Tracy's Idiotic Blunder
It's no secret that I'm not a big fan of Rep. Scott DesJarlais, the repugnant Congressman from Tennessee's 4th District, but Jim Tracy sure didn't do himself any favors when the state senator took the Jasper physician to task for past indiscretions in a tawdry mailer that was just mass-mailed to voters.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
DesJarlais To Undergo Treatment For Neck Cancer
Congressman Scott DesJarlais, MD on Friday announced he has been diagnosed with early stage cancer in his neck.
The Jackson Sun
Rep. Scott DesJarlais to start treatment for cancer
Rep. Scott DesJarlais has cancer and will undergo extensive therapy beginning next week, the congressman announced Friday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Volunteer Electric scam going around in Cumberland county
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office warned customers about a scammer saying your electric bill is past due.