published Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Cleveland TN Mayor Tom Rowland endorses Jim Tracy over incumbent Scott DesJarlais

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    Mayor Tom Rowland stands in front of the shops of downtown Cleveland, Tenn.
    Photo by Jenna Walker /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Cleveland, Tenn., Mayor Tom Rowland today endorsed Jim Tracy in the state senator's GOP primary challenge to U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District.

"Jim Tracy is a man of man of faith; he's a family man," Rowland said as Tracy opened his Cleveland headquarters today.

Rowland said he's worked with Tracy at the state level and noted the Shelbyville legislator is "not just a good listener, he comes back with the answers."

For complete details, see tomorrow's Chattanooga Times Free Press.

about Andy Sher...

Andy Sher is a Nashville-based staff writer covering Tennessee state government and politics for the Times Free Press. A Washington correspondent from 1999-2005 for the Times Free Press, Andy previously headed up state Capitol coverage for The Chattanooga Times, worked as a state Capitol reporter for The Nashville Banner and was a contributor to The Tennessee Journal, among other publications. Andy worked for 17 years at The Chattanooga Times covering police, health care, county government, ...

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