U.S. Rep gives up role as delegate to Republican convention, distances herself from Trump

Published Jun. 24 2016

U.S. Rep. Mia Love is backing out of her role as a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Panel wants investigation of fetal tissue transfers to UNM

Published Jun. 24 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Tennessee congresswoman is calling for an investigation into whether a clinic's transfer of aborted fetuses...

Sanders says he'll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet

Published Jun. 24 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president.


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Rick Tyler says he's loving the publicity from 'Make America White Again' billboard

Published Jun. 24 2016

Tennessee politicians continued Thursday to lambaste congressional candidate Rick Tyler, whose billboard bearing the words Make America White Again made...

Obama concedes Supreme Court tie means game over on immigration plan

Published Jun. 23 2016

President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport...

Polk County, Tennessee congressional candidate wants to 'Make America White Again'

Published Jun. 22 2016

An Ocoee, Tenn., congressional candidate, who has ignited a furor with a billboard that says Make America White Again, says...

House Republicans offering proposals for health care changes

Published Jun. 22 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law, as...

Chattanooga City Council unanimously approves 2017 operations budget

Published Jun. 22 2016

The City Council on Tuesday gave a unanimous initial approval for a $230 million operating budget, which includes no tax...

Alabama impeachment subcommittees to consider subpoenas, counsel

Published Jun. 22 2016

A legislative committee probing if there are grounds to impeach Gov. Robert Bentley has created subcommittees to review possible subpoenas...

Alabama justice denies telling judges to block gay marriages

Published Jun. 21 2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore stands accused of urging defiance against the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage, but...

Dueling Hamilton County Assessor candidates talk taxes

Published Jun. 21 2016

One issue has dominated the race: a senior property tax freeze that the county commission has yet to adopt since...

Hillary Clinton's VP search moves into more intense phase

Published Jun. 21 2016

Hillary Clinton's search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, according to several Democrats, as aides...


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Chattanooga operations budget up for vote in City Council

Published Jun. 21 2016

The City Council today will consider whether to approve a $230 million operations budget — one that does not call...

Court demands new look at race of jurors in 3 convictions

Published Jun. 21 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court says lower courts in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi must re-examine three convictions for evidence of racial...

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

Published Jun. 20 2016

A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting...

Trump's ousted campaign manager was an unlikely, controversial leader

Published Jun. 20 2016

Corey Lewandowski, dismissed Monday as Donald Trump's campaign manager, had risen from political obscurity to oversee the celebrity businessman's rise...

Biden asserts Trump could trigger surge in anti-Americanism

Published Jun. 20 2016

Warning of a potential surge in anti-Americanism, Vice President Joe Biden is tearing into Donald Trump's views on foreign policy...

Trump: 'It would be helpful' if Republicans would help him

Published Jun. 19 2016

Donald Trump railed Saturday against efforts by some frustrated Republicans planning a last-ditch effort to try to thwart him from...

UT Board to consider 2.2 percent tuition increase; lowest percentage hike in 30-plus years

Published Jun. 19 2016

University of Tennessee system President Joe DiPietro is recommending the board of trustees this week approve the lowest increases in...

Tennessee launches program to help disabled, families save tax-free for expenses

Published Jun. 19 2016

A new Tennessee program is now available to help people with qualified disabilities and their families or legal representatives save,...

Trump battleground plan relies on skeptical GOP leaders

Published Jun. 17 2016

His campaign roiled by infighting and Republican revolt, Donald Trump is working to address a battleground state staffing shortage that...

Fleischmann recalls July 16 shooting as House passes anti-terror bills

Published Jun. 17 2016

In response to Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando, the U.S. House on Thursday passed a package of three previously approved...

Sanders says he will work with Clinton to transform party

Published Jun. 16 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Thursday in an address to his supporters that he will work with Hillary Clinton...