NASHVILLE -- Tennessee-based nonprofit groups -- churches, schools, hospitals, civic service clubs and others -- collectively grossed $23.5 million over the past three years from charitable fundraisers featuring raffles, cakewalks and similar games of chance, figures show.

Republican U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann is "evaluating options" about a debate with Democratic challenger Mary Headrick, a campaign spokesman said.

After winning a hotly contested GOP primary, incumbent U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann's campaign trail has been pretty quiet.

NASHVILLE — Thirteen Republican lawmaker want state Supreme Court justices on Monday to ask candidates for Tennessee attorney general whether they would have joined other states in challenging the Affordable Care Act in 2011.

Dr. Mary Headrick will be the keynote speaker today at the Roane County Democratic Party's Labor Day picnic, according to a news release.

NASHVILLE — Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Gordon Ball is calling on Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander to debate him in major Tennessee cities, including Chattanooga, before the Nov. 4 election.

Come November, Chattanoogans will make history.

After all 16 counties in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District certified their votes in the Aug. 7 election — leaving incumbent Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais with a 38-vote lead over challenger Jim Tracy — the Tracy camp is not giving up.

The election is over, but Hamilton County Criminal Court Clerk Gwen Tidwell says it doesn't feel like it.

Chattanooga Mayor and former Democratic state senator Andy Berke today will endorse Lenda Sherrell for the 4th Congressional District seat.

This month’s elections followed a 30-year trend: Republicans gained, Democrats lost and Hamilton County turned a deeper shade of red.

NASHVILLE — Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke will endorse 4th Congressional District Democratic nominee Lenda Sherrell next week, the Sherrell campaign says.

NASHVILLE — For a man who might want to be president, Bob Corker has been notably absent from the parade of Republican hopefuls that has marched into Iowa this month.

Five counties out of the 16 in the 4th Congressional District could determine whether U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' razor-thin lead holds up or whether state Sen. Jim Tracy can overcome.

To defeat U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann in November, Democratic candidate Mary Headrick will need an army of support from the district's center — and that's what she hopes to get.

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.