As Gov. Bill Haslam looks ahead to the 2014 legislative session, he does so with one eye on his re-election prospects.
Less than a year before Tennesseans take to the polls next November, Haslam does not face a serious challenge from the left or the right, a comfortable position that has many expecting that he'll coast to a second term.
But the Republican governor appears to be taking little for granted. In recent speeches and in private, Haslam subtly appears to be rolling out his bid for a second term.
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