Bredesen says can work with Trump, GOP senators when they agree

Published Dec. 9 2017

Former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen says he's not running as an "anti-Trump" candidate and that if elected to the U.S....

Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen's U.S. Senate run draws mixed reviews [video]

Published Dec. 8 2017

Former Gov. Phil Bredesen on Thursday formally launched his bid to succeed U.S. Sen. Bob Corker in 2018, describing himself...

Morgan Stanley fires former Tennessee congressman Harold Ford Jr. for alleged groping

Published Dec. 7 2017

Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr., D-Tenn., has been fired from Morgan Stanley after allegations that he groped a female business...


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Berke tweets support for Bredesen in Senate race

Published Dec. 7 2017

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, a Democrat who earlier this year weighed running for U.S. Senate himself, today put his support...

Bredesen announces Senate bid, targets Washington 'mess' [video]

Published Dec. 7 2017

Calling Washington "broken" but fixable, former Gov. Phil Bredesen made it official today with the Democrat announcing he is running...

Hamilton County penal system issues echo criticisms in statewide prison audit

Published Dec. 7 2017

Between alleged poor medical care, limited access to legal materials and overcrowding, Hamilton County's penal system reflects some of the...

Tennessee agencies have 3 more months to complete probe of Wacker plant incidents

Published Dec. 7 2017

Two state investigations are ongoing three months after two incidents at the Wacker Polysilicon plant in Charleston, Tenn., sent more...

State auditor: Some TennCare enrollees having problems renewing Medicaid coverage

Published Dec. 7 2017

TennCare officials told state auditors they don't know how many enrollees in the health coverage program lost Medicaid coverage due...

Democrat Phil Bredesen set to enter U.S. Senate race

Published Dec. 6 2017

Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen is expected to announce this morning he is running for the U.S. Senate seat being...

Atlanta mayor's race is too close to call as recount looms

Published Dec. 6 2017

The race for mayor in Atlanta early Wednesday was too close to call, with one candidate declaring herself the city's...

Two-word change to Georgia water regulation sparks debate

Published Dec. 6 2017

A two-word change to a more-than-40-year-old water regulation in Georgia would have harmful implications for the health of all of...

Tennessee gubernatorial hopeful Black rolls out county leadership teams across the state

Published Dec. 5 2017

Chattanooga Tea Party founder and president Mark West is endorsing U.S. Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., in her 2018 Republican gubernatorial...

UPDATE: Polls close in Georgia runoff elections

Published Dec. 5 2017

Atlanta residents are choosing a new mayor.

ACLU of Georgia names former DeKalb County CEO as political director

Published Dec. 5 2017

A former county leader whose convictions on corruption charges were tossed out by the state's highest court has been named...

1963 church bombing echoes throughout Alabama Senate race

Published Dec. 5 2017

Convicted of murder in the deadliest attack of the civil rights era, the one-time Ku Klux Klansman glowered when the...

Health insurance coverage could disappear for 74,000 Tennessee children, pregnant mothers

Published Dec. 5 2017

Absent action soon by Congress, funding for a federal program that provides health insurance coverage to 74,000 Tennessee children and...

Chattanooga doctor running for 3rd District congressional seat denounces GOP tax votes

Published Dec. 5 2017

The Chattanooga doctor running for the 3rd District congressional seat says incumbent Chuck Fleischmann and his Republican colleagues are "throwing...

Drug, alcohol abuse saps $2 billion from Tennessee annually

Published Dec. 4 2017

Substance abuse annually costs Tennessee more than $2 billion - more than half of which is attributed to lost income...

Georgia Gov. Deal announces expansion of cybersecurity complex

Published Dec. 3 2017

The next phase of a multimillion-dollar cybersecurity training center taking shape in downtown Augusta is expected to be completed by...

Atlanta mayoral runoff a test of race, gender and grudges

Published Dec. 3 2017

The process of choosing Atlanta's next mayor has come down to two candidates, one black, one white, after a campaign...

Roiled by claims, Alabama Senate race goes off the rails

Published Dec. 3 2017

Shouting matches and threats. A feud with a late-night television host. Standing ovations and standoffs with the media. Long stretches...

Poll: Corker's support among Tennessee voters drops; support for Trump persists

Published Dec. 2 2017

Support for Sen. Bob Corker seems to be abating as confidence in President Donald Trump and Gov. Bill Haslam remains...

Roy Moore, Jimmy Kimmel get into Twitter war

Published Dec. 1 2017

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel has accepted Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore's invitation to meet him in Alabama.