Democrats launch attack website against Gardenhire, liken him to Trump

Published Oct. 23 2016

Calling state Sen. Todd Gardenhire one of Tennessee's worst state lawmakers, state Democrats have launched a new website that borrows...

Mike Carter announces bid for TN House Majority Leader post

Published Oct. 22 2016

State Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, made it official: He's running for Tennessee House majority leader.

Carter announces bid for TN House Majority Leader post

Published Oct. 21 2016

State Rep. Mike Carter, R-Oolewah, made it official today: He's running for Tennessee House majority leader.


Corker, Haslam say Trump should accept election results

Published Oct. 21 2016

Tennessee's top three Republicans — Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander — say GOP presidential...

Some Tennessee county GOP parties condemning Haslam's call for Trump to step aside

Published Oct. 21 2016

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam is under fire from at least two Tennessee county-level Republican parties and reportedly by at...

Haslam, Corker chide Trump over refusing to commit to accepting election results

Published Oct. 20 2016

Two top Tennessee Republicans, Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, are voicing alarm over GOP Donald Trump's refusal...

Gardenhire touts support for teacher pay hikes in first state Senate campaign ad

Published Oct. 20 2016

Gardenhire, a Senate Education Committee vice chairman who faces Democrat Khristy Wilkinson of Chattanooga in his bid for a second...

Tennessee man banned from city hall is running for mayor

Published Oct. 19 2016

A Lebanon man is running for mayor despite being banned from City Hall by a court-ordered restraining order.

Incumbent GOP Reps. Fleischmann, DesJarlais are flush with cash

Published Oct. 19 2016

Two incumbent Republican congressmen from Southeast Tennessee — U.S. Reps. Chuck Fleischmann of Chattanooga and Scott DesJarlais of South Pittsburg...

Tennessee budget off to flying start with $154.6 million over projections

Published Oct. 19 2016

Tennessee's 2016-2017 fiscal year revenue is soaring with collections now $154.6 million more than expected during the budget year's first...

Report outlines need for improvement in Tennessee teacher training

Published Oct. 19 2016

Few of the 40 educator preparation programs in Tennessee effectively prepare teacher candidates to help their students see above average...

Tennessee secretary of state denies Trump's claims of 'rigged' election

Published Oct. 18 2016

While GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump claims the Nov. 8 national election is 'rigged' against him, Tennessee Republican Secretary of...

Gardenhire enjoys huge campaign cash advantage over Wilkinson

Published Oct. 18 2016

With Tennessee legislative races heading into their final weeks, the latest state financial disclosures show incumbent state Sen. Todd Gardenhire,...

Attorney: Order to clear out office meant to 'humiliate' Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore

Published Oct. 17 2016

A directive to suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore to clear out his courthouse office this week is an attempt...

Haslam names astronaut to Tennessee Tech board

Published Oct. 14 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam has named the new boards of Middle Tennessee State University and Tennessee Tech, completing his appointments to...

Former state Rep. Joe Armstrong loses bid for new trial

Published Oct. 13 2016

Former state Rep. Joe Armstrong's own words were enough to support his conviction for filing a false tax return in...

Lamar Alexander: Donald Trump driving presidential campaign to 'new low'

Published Oct. 12 2016

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., says he is disgusted by the recently revealed lewd comments on women by Donald Trump,...

Obama approval rating up in Tennessee, new poll shows

Published Oct. 12 2016

With his days in the Oval Office nearing an end, President Barack Obama has become slightly more popular among Tennesseans,...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam alone in call for Trump to resign

Published Oct. 10 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's call Sunday for Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race was met by a...

Corker, Fleischmann still endorsing Trump

Published Oct. 9 2016

Local members of Tennessee's congressional delegation did not join top Republican leaders in calling for Donald Trump to drop out...

Black Caucus objects to proposed changes in Tennessee history requirements

Published Oct. 7 2016

The Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators voiced concern today over proposed changes in public textbooks they warn would eliminate...

Vanderbilt poll: Trump leads Clinton in Tennessee by 11 percent

Published Oct. 7 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton here in GOP-friendly Tennessee by 11 percent with the help of...

Jeremy Durham spends $1,000 in campaign funds on UT tickets

Published Oct. 6 2016

Before becoming only the second lawmaker expelled from the Tennessee General Assembly since the Civil War, Jeremy Durham spent nearly...