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22 hrs ago | Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Tennessee

Yesterday | 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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

USA Today

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)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WKRN

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Lamar Alexander

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Alabama Live

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)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Lincoln County, TN, Fayetteville, TN, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, US Senate, Bob Corker, Senator Chris Murphy, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Time

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee, Life, Veteran Affairs, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Tennessee, Environment, Science, Chattanooga, TN, Volkswagen, Wagon, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee, Nashville, TN, Tornado, Natural Disasters

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

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.

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Chattanoogan.com

Bradley County Republican Women Annual Picnic Is Saturday

Guests can come and spend time with their elected officials and get to know the candidates.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Robert Scott, Chattanooga, TN, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chattanooga, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Soddy-Daisy, TN

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Medicine, Cancer, Republican, US House of Representatives, Health

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

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.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, TN, Morgan County, TN, Wartburg, TN, Knoxville, TN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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