Gov. Bill Haslam calls use of private email for state business 'inadvertent slip'

Published May. 30 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam said Friday that except for the rare "inadvertent slip," he and top staffers use the state's email...

Alabama Supreme Court annuls its ruling on lesbian adoption

Published May. 27 2016

The Alabama Supreme Court has voided its earlier decision not to recognize a lesbian couple's adoption that was carried out...

Traffic camera ticket? Tennessee lawmaker says no problem, just burn it

Published May. 27 2016

A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says getting a traffic camera ticket isn't a problem -- he just burns them.

Haslam approves of Tennessee transgender lawsuit but didn't ask Attorney General to do it

Published May. 27 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam says that while he thinks Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery "made the right call" in joining 10...

USA Today poll has Corker as Trump's top VP pick

Published May. 27 2016

A group of political observers polled by USA Today has U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., as the No. 1 pick...

Gardenhire says Democratic rivals 'afraid' to address Obama's transgender-student bathroom policy

Published May. 27 2016

Republican state Sen. Todd Gardenhire on Thursday accused all three Democrats vying to challenge him in November of being "afraid"...

Haslam used private email server for official state business

Published May. 26 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam and top aides have used the Republican's personal email server to communicate about official business.

Tennessee attorney general comes off 'sidelines,' joins states suing Obama over transgender decree

Published May. 25 2016

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery today joined with 10 other states, including Georgia and Alabama, to sue the U.S. Departments...

Haslam to pay Memorial Day tribute to service members killed in Chattanooga attack

Published May. 25 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam and other state officials will pay tribute to the five U.S. military reservists slain last year in...

Hill, Holcomb to battle in runoff election for Georgia's open House District 3 seat

Published May. 25 2016

The race for Georgia's open House District 3 seat just got extended an extra two months.

If TennCare is expanded, it may initially focus only on mentally ill

Published May. 25 2016

A Republican-dominated task force examining ways to expand health care in Tennessee might be favoring a phased-in approach that would...

Court: State must provide TennCare applicants a fair hearing

Published May. 25 2016

Tennessee's Medicaid program has to provide applicants with a fair hearing if it cannot process their requests on time, under...

Area Georgia primary election results

Published May. 25 2016

Results as of 11 p.m. Tuesday. Results do not include incumbents running without opposition.

Prosecutor: Alabama speaker made $2.3 million off his office

Published May. 25 2016

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard went on trial Tuesday on felony ethics charges that could result in his removal from...

Isakson, other Georgia GOP incumbents head to November

Published May. 24 2016

Every Georgia Republican member of Congress easily defeated primary challengers Tuesday, including U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, who crushed two long-shot...

Whitfield wins GOP nomination for sole commissioner in Walker County

Published May. 24 2016

In a significant victory Tuesday night, Shannon Whitfield clinched the Republican party nomination for sole county commissioner of Walker County,...

Georgia primary voters stick with challenged incumbents

Published May. 24 2016

Georgia Republicans who fervently backed Donald Trump for president a few months ago ended up sticking with political insiders Tuesday...

Runoff forced in Catoosa County State House District race

Published May. 24 2016

No candidate managed to reach more than 50 percent of the vote, forcing a runoff in the State House District...

Casada: Proposed special session on transgender bathrooms on hold - for now

Published May. 24 2016

House Republican Caucus Chairman Glen Casada today said he has put on hold for now his push to hold a...

Sen. Corker meets with Trump -- and then New York media

Published May. 24 2016

Amid speculation he's under consideration by Donald Trump to be his running mate, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker sought to downplay...

Alabama GOP passes resolution to support Roy Moore

Published May. 23 2016

The Alabama Republican Party has passed a resolution to support suspended state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

Corker meets with Trump. says 'no reason to think' he's being considered as veep pick

Published May. 23 2016

After meeting with Donald Trump today in New York, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker told reporters today he has no reason...

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey Ramsey sees no need for special session

Published May. 23 2016

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey says he sees no need for a special legislative session to require Tennessee's attorney general to...