A prominent conservative blog and a well-financed family values group are calling for U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' ouster, adding to the national voices wanting new representation in Tennessee's 4th District.

Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield says his plan to name his deputy, Anita Ebersole, as City Court clerk this month is a move to help that office transition to modern times with a paperless system approved recently by the City Council.

NASHVILLE — House Democrats are asking the Republican legislative leaders, Speaker Beth Harwell and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, to investigate why the Department of Children's Services refuses to release records relating to abuses and deaths of children in its care.

District 9 City Council candidate Yusuf Hakeem said Wednesday he believes a failed attempt to oust him from the March ballot is a political move by the man he is trying to unseat.

After several weeks of confusion and miscommunication among Chattanooga City Council and county election officials, an attempt to increase the number of early voting sites in the county has died for lack of support.

Just eight weeks from now, on March 5, Chattanooga voters will choose a new mayor and as many as seven new City Council members.

It's been said that U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann owes everything to House Speaker John Boehner.

Hamilton County Republican Party Chairman Marty Von Schaaf said Wednesday he won't seek a second term when the party elects new officers early next year.

Almost two months after Hamilton County Democratic officials said they would stay out of the March Chattanooga mayor's race, they changed their minds and endorsed Andy Berke.

Twenty-seven candidates qualified Thursday in a city election that may see more competition for City Council seats than the mayor's office.

It looks increasingly like U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais is in store for a long and hard 2014 campaign, the latest evidence being a fellow Republican who on Thursday said he’s testing the waters to challenge the embattled Jasper physician.

Coca-Cola, FedEx and Lockheed Martin were among the corporations that financed U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' re-election campaign after revelations that he slept with a patient and pressured her to have an abortion.

Tennessee voters recently re-elected a GOP senator and seven Republican House members, but a new Vanderbilt University poll shows everyone is out of sync on key "fiscal cliff" issues.

Three neighborhood leaders close to City Councilman Andraé McGary say he's likely to announce he's running for re-election in District 8.

NASHVILLE — U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., overcame damaging personal revelations to win re-election last month, but the effort largely emptied his campaign war chest even as four fellow Republicans consider challenging him in 2014.

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