NASHVILLE — Warring sides in Tennessee's historic state Supreme Court election battle spent a record-shattering $2.4 million, a final tally of expenditures reveals.

NASHVILLE — The battle over a proposed Tennessee constitutional amendment aimed at giving state lawmakers more power to regulate abortions has drawn big contributions for both sides in a fight that has drawn national attention.

This week, Georgians will have a chance to influence races for the governor's office and the U.S. Senate that will influence national politics.

NASHVILLE — A new poll shows Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander leads Democratic challenger Gordon Ball by 21 points, but with his overall support hovering just

NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., faces renewed criticism from his vanquished GOP primary rival, tea party conservative Joe Carr, who so far has refused to endorse him.

If U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball doesn't beat Lamar Alexander in November, he may have a career in standup.

Republican U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann and challenger Mary Headrick shared a stage for the first time Thursday, along with three other candidates seeking state or federal office.

For former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, the vote on Amendment 2 is simple — “Yes.”

Eligible but unregistered Tennessee residents who want to vote in the November election have only until Monday to sign up.

NASHVILLE -- Republican Marc Gravitt of East Ridge was officially sworn in Tuesday as the new state representative of House District 30.

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.

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