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.

ALTAMONT, Tenn. — Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais on Monday held on to his slender 35-vote margin over GOP primary challenger Jim Tracy after Grundy County Election Commission members sorted through provisional ballots in a contest that's been too close to call.

This has been her routine for nearly a decade. While her husband sleeps, she prepares to represent the good people, the taxpayers, of District 1 on the Hamilton County school board.

Longtime legal colleagues as well as recent rivals for a federal judgeship say Chattanooga Chief of Staff Travis McDonough is qualified for the spot. But some opponents in a recent city legal battle question the likely nominee's future fairness.

NASHVILLE — Leading by just 35 votes, Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais this afternoon declared victory in Thursday's 4th Congressional District GOP primary with challenger Jim Tracy.

The day after a narrow primary loss in Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District, Republican candidate Weston Wamp says he will bow out of politics — at least for now.

NASHVILLE - Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais scraped through with a 35-vote margin over GOP primary challenger Jim Tracy in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District, but Tracy is not conceding and the final outcome may boil down to uncounted provisional ballots.

With a lead of just more than 1,400 votes, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann kept his job in Tennessee’s 3rd District Thursday over Republican challenger Weston Wamp.

Retired state economic director Patsy Hazlewood is the Republican nominee for House District 27.

Nearly a year of public debate over whether Chattanooga should provide benefits to its employees' gay or straight partners ended at the polls Thursday with a resounding "no."

NASHVILLE — Republican Lamar Alexander became the latest U.S. senator to fend off a tea party challenge in a primary race Thursday, defeating a state senator who had used a familiar tactic in trying to cast him as an out of touch insider.

Randy Fairbanks' name was the only one on the ballot, but write-in competition from Rhonda Thurman posed a threat for the County Commission seat in District 1.

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