DesJarlais, Starrett GOP primary battle turns into firestorm

Published Jul. 25 2016

It's another election year and another scorched-earth campaign in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District Republican primary between U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais...

Al Gore to skip Democratic National Convention

Published Jul. 24 2016

Al Gore will not be attending this week's Democratic National Committee Convention in Philadelphia despite being a Tennessee superdelegate, a...

Leaked emails show how Democrats took care of big donors

Published Jul. 24 2016

In May, after yet another state dinner at the White House passed, major Democratic donor Cookie Parker dashed off a...

On their convention's eve, Democrats bedeviled anew by email

Published Jul. 24 2016

On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic...

DNC chair to resign over email leaks

Published Jul. 24 2016

Debbie Wasserman Schultz is resigning under pressure as Democratic Party chairwoman, a stunning leadership shakeup as party officials gather in...

Starrett has spent $700,000 of his own money in race against DesJarlais

Published Jul. 24 2016

In the first two weeks of July, Republican challenger Grant Starrett expanded mail and media assault on U.S. Rep. Scott...

Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity

Published Jul. 23 2016

Delegates to the Democratic National Convention gave mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president Friday, saying he...

Rep. Mike Carter faces first challenger third time around

Published Jul. 23 2016

Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, will face his first-ever opponent during his third election bid for the Tennessee House District 29...

Hillary Clinton selects Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

Published Jul. 22 2016

Hillary Clinton says Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will join her on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president.

DesJarlais livid over Starrett mailer he calls 'morally reprehensible'

Published Jul. 22 2016

GOP challenger Grant Starrett's latest political mail attack on U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., has the congressman crying foul...

Clinton to reveal pick for vice president today in a text message to supporters

Published Jul. 22 2016

Hillary Clinton will introduce her running mate Friday, seeking to snatch attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump resurfaces debunked claims in speech

Published Jul. 22 2016

A look at some of the Republican presidential candidate's claims and how they compare with the facts:


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Trio of Tennessee politicians jump on Trump train

Published Jul. 22 2016

After Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump came under fire this week for controversial comments about NATO, U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais,...

DesJarlais campaign calls Starrett a liar in furor over terrorism mailer

Published Jul. 22 2016

A new direct-mail hit by GOP challenger Grant Starrett that suggests U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais supported federal ID card funding...

McCormick seeks special session to remove Durham

Published Jul. 22 2016

House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick this week joined Democratic legislators in calling for a special session of the state Legislature...

Corker worried Turkey becoming more 'autocratic'

Published Jul. 22 2016

Even though Turkish leaders quashed a weekend coup attempt, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker doesn't think the country...

Trump says America in crisis, and he'll fix it 'fast'

Published Jul. 21 2016

Declaring America in crisis, Donald Trump pledged to cheering Republicans and still-skeptical voters Thursday night that as president he will...

Donald Trump formally accepts GOP nomination for president

Published Jul. 21 2016

Donald Trump has accepted the Republican nomination for president.

'Safety will be restored,' Trump saying in convention finale

Published Jul. 21 2016

In an appeal to anxious voters, Donald Trump is pledging Thursday night that safety will be restored if he is...

Pro-Trump super PACs leave Cleveland with fatter wallets

Published Jul. 21 2016

After a slow start, big money is flowing toward efforts to help Donald Trump.

Georgia governor picks Fort Oglethorpe city manager as Catoosa's first state court judge

Published Jul. 21 2016

Fort Oglethorpe City Manager Ron Goulart said he will be Catoosa County's first state court judge.

Officials kill idea for Tennessee River toll bridge connecting Soddy-Daisy, Harrison

Published Jul. 21 2016

The proposal for a new toll bridge across the Tennessee River in north Hamilton County is dead, the Tennessee Department...

Haslam policy adviser Cromer moves to No. 2 spot at TennCare

Published Jul. 21 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam announced today that Will Cromer, his special assistant for strategy and policy director, will be joining the...