FACT CHECK: Who's right: Trump or other GOP candidates?

Published Sep. 17 2015

WASHINGTON -- Viewers of the second Republican presidential debate heard inflated claims about Planned Parenthood abortion practices and the risks...

GOP candidates debate Russia, immigration and Trump

Published Sep. 16 2015

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Amid the back-and-forth bickering over Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contest took a substantive and serious...

Amid Trump bombast, quiet Ben Carson rises in GOP 2016 field

Published Sep. 15 2015

He is, in some ways, the anti-Trump — a gentle candidate who lets his record as a renowned brain surgeon...

Marco Rubio says games like Minecraft can prepare kids for future

Published Sep. 4 2015

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Thursday that the popular "Minecraft" video game is a good example of how to...

Marco Rubio visits Chattanooga shooting memorial before speech

Published Sep. 4 2015

Before speaking to several hundred Chattanoogans at Lindsay Street Hall on Thursday, presidential candidate Marco Rubio paid tribute to the...

Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

Published Sep. 3 2015

WASHINGTON -- Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the...

Marco Rubio visits Chattanooga today

Published Sep. 3 2015

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will be in the Scenic City today to ask Chattanoogans for their support.

Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson coming to Chattanooga

Published Sep. 1 2015

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is coming to Chattanooga.

Hillary Clinton coming to Tennessee

Published Aug. 28 2015

Former U.S. Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton is set to attend a fundraiser with country...

Lamar Alexander says he'll vote against Iran nuclear deal

Published Aug. 28 2015

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said today he will vote against the Iran nuclear deal, arguing that it would...

Donald Trump coming to Tennessee this weekend

Published Aug. 28 2015

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Rick Santorum are among the guests expected to speak next week at...

Former Democratic congressman, GOP operative decry dark money

Published Aug. 25 2015

NASHVILLE -- A former Democratic congressman and a prominent Republican political operative on Tuesday called for ending untraceable spending for...

Joe Carr endorses Ted Cruz for president

Published Aug. 23 2015

Former state Rep. Joe Carr has endorsed U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz for president.

GOP presidential candidates court voters in Alabama

Published Aug. 23 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama was once considered a flyover state for presidential hopefuls. That is no longer the case.

Presidential candidate Marco Rubio coming to Chattanooga for rally, fundraiser

Published Aug. 20 2015

Chattanooga will be visited by another Republican presidential candidate next month.

Alabama Gov. Bentley endorses Kasich of Ohio for president

Published Aug. 17 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Monday endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for the Republican presidential nomination, saying...

Cruz says if he becomes president he'll stop trend of 'radical Islamic terrorism'

Published Aug. 11 2015

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says Chattanooga unfortunately has joined a group of U.S. cities that have been the victims...

Political Notebook: Ted Cruz visit moved to larger site

Published Aug. 9 2015

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's visit to Chattanooga on Monday will take place at GraceWorks Church, 6445 Lee Highway, according to...

Corker delivers weekly Republican address, previewing upcoming Senate debate on president's Iran deal

Published Aug. 8 2015

WASHINGTON -- In the weekly Republican address, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, previews the...

After raucous debate, GOP's rowdy 2016 field is back at work

Published Aug. 8 2015

BARRINGTON, N.H. -- The raucous field of Republican presidential candidates hustled back before voters Friday, hoping to build on momentum...

Trump jolts first GOP debate, rivals scramble for attention

Published Aug. 7 2015

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign...

Candidate clash: Republicans face off in first 2016 debate

Published Aug. 6 2015

CLEVELAND -- The Republican bid to reclaim the White House begins in earnest Thursday with the first debate of the...

Corker: Obama trying to 'shut down debate' on Iran deal

Published Aug. 6 2015

Tennessee U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing today that President Barack Obama is trying...