NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is seeking to bolster his credentials with conservative GOP primary voters with a new television ad highlighting him as an early critic of the Affordable Care Act who directly challenged President Barack Obama.

The incumbent is a two-term, staunchly conservative congressman who earned his spot in Washington on a nationwide wave of tea party buzz. He finished April with $640,000 in total campaign support.

NASHVILLE — Republican Joe Carr has placed a $200,000 bet — half his campaign war chest — on hopes that anti-immigration sentiment will help him to victory in his GOP primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.

With five hopefuls and no incumbent, candidates in the District 9 Hamilton County Board of Education race are campaigning to differentiate themselves from one another and secure votes for the nonpartisan Aug. 7 election.

Georgia voters can cast early ballots today through July 18 in the runoff between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and David Perdue for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination.

Incumbent East Ridge City Judge Arvin Reingold faces two challengers running their first campaigns on the Aug. 7 ballot.

The House District 27 Republican primary just became a head-to-head race.

After some confusion and an emergency meeting, a ballot question asking voters to support or reject same-sex benefits for Chattanooga employees will appear in its original form on the Aug. 7 ballot.

Dr. George Flinn, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, will speak today at the Tennessee Alliance of Liberty and Tea Party Groups Summit in Ooltewah.

A former educator, a parent and a businessman are vying for the District 6 seat on the Hamilton County Board of Education.

In the wake of a tea party push to oust Washington incumbents, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is getting primary support from a few big names from the conservative establishment.

The District 3 race for Hamilton County school board will be a test for both incumbent and challenger, as neither has been elected to public office.

The GOP primary race for Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District may come down to how much political pull the milkman has -- or which candidate puts the most sweat into the district's rural counties.

Hamilton County General Sessions Court Judge Christie Mahn Sell faced four opponents to win her first eight-year term back in 2006. This time around she faces one.

NASHVILLE — For a political party that's sometimes struggled to field just one credible candidate for statewide election, Tennessee Democrats may have an embarrassment of riches in the 2014 U.S. Senate race.

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