Gov. Haslam eyes bid for re-election

Gov. Haslam eyes bid for re-election

December 16th, 2013 by The Tennessean in Local - Breaking News

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is shown in this file photo.

Photo by Staff File Photo/Times Free Press.

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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