Blackburn, Bredesen both worried about potential new tariffs on auto, parts imports in Tennessee

Published May. 26 2018

President Donald Trump's eyeing of new tariffs for imported vehicles and auto parts is rolling into Tennessee's U.S. Senate race,...

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker meets Maduro in Venezuela

Published May. 25 2018

The powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday two days after...

Trump's possible tariffs on auto imports draws concerns from Haslam

Published May. 25 2018

Add Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to the list of elected Republican officials alarmed by President Donald Trump's plans to look...


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Bob Corker: Donald Trump abusing power, 'dangerous' to say auto imports may pose security threat

Published May. 25 2018

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says President Donald Trump is abusing his power — potentially for political purposes — by initiating...

Nashville mayor declares victory in vote brought by affair

Published May. 24 2018

Nashville Mayor David Briley declared victory after an election Thursday to serve out the term vacated by former Mayor Megan...

Conservative group launching ads praising Blackburn 'no' vote on federal spending bill

Published May. 24 2018

Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is among 13 GOP Congress members winning praise in a new national ad campaign funded...

Corker says Trump is abusing his authority

Published May. 24 2018

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said today that President Donald Trump is abusing his authority by citing national security as an...

High hopes but tough road for black woman in Georgia governor's race

Published May. 24 2018

She's a Yale-educated attorney and a romance novelist who served a decade in the Georgia Legislature. Now Stacey Abrams has...

Former Pilot Flying J president wants last-minute change at defense table in fraud case

Published May. 24 2018

With the clock ticking on his fate in a scheme to rip off trucking companies, former Pilot Flying J President...

State teachers' PAC endorses Republican Harwell, Democrat Fitzhugh in gubernatorial primaries

Published May. 23 2018

A political action committee associated with Tennessee's largest teachers organization has endorsed Republican state House Speaker Beth Harwell and House...

Super PAC launches TV ad attack on Black over immigration, border wall votes

Published May. 23 2018

A Tennessee-based Super PAC is targeting Republican gubernatorial candidate Diane Black in its first television ad buy, attacking the congresswoman...

New Bredesen ad touts economic successes as governor

Published May. 23 2018

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen hits the air Thursday with a new TV spot highlighting the former Tennessee governor's...


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Tennessee public records law doesn't ensure affordability, audit finds

Published May. 23 2018

The Tennessee Public Records Act is adamant that public records should be available.

Tennessee Supreme Court upholds cutting $150 million in mall flood coverage

Published May. 23 2018

In a blow to the owner of Opry Mills Mall, the Tennessee Supreme Court has let stand a lower court's...

Safekeeping law: Tennessee can no longer house juveniles in adult prisons

Published May. 23 2018

Regenia Bowman never thought anything would happen when she talked about spending 189 days in solitary confinement.

Federal board recommends seat belts on all new school buses

Published May. 22 2018

A federal transportation panel on Tuesday recommended to states that all new large school buses be equipped with both lap...

Dade County voters reject higher sales tax [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Voters in Dade County again rejected a 1 percent sales tax increase that had been earmarked for roads, bridges and...

Two local National Park 'friends' groups consolidate, rebrand

Published May. 22 2018

Two nonprofit groups dedicated to promoting national parks in the Chattanooga area are consolidating and rebranding to streamline operations in...

Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

Published May. 22 2018

In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move...

Chuck Harris apparently unseats incumbent Catoosa County Commissioner Bobby Winters [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Challenger Chuck Harris won the Catoosa County Commission District 2 race by eight votes, possibly unseating longtime incumbent Bobby Winters,...

Incumbent state Sen. Chuck Payne edges Scott Tidwell in Georgia state Senate race

Published May. 22 2018

Incumbent state Sen. Chuck Payne's decision to oppose a bill that would have created a separate driver's license for some...


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Republicans select nominees for local races in Dade County [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Republican voters picked their candidates in a handful of county elections that were on the ballot in Dade County on...

Cagle, Kemp face runoff for Georgia's GOP governor primary

Published May. 22 2018

In Georgia's gubernatorial primary, Democrats elected the state's first woman nominee from either party, but no Republican candidate could gather...