Reps. DesJarlais, Black praise high court's decision to hear Obamacare challenge

Published Nov. 7 2014

NASHVILLE -- Two Tennessee Republican congressmen are hailing the U.S. Supreme Court's announcement today that justices will hear a...

Gov. Haslam, Tennessee lawmakers prep for judge selection change

Published Nov. 7 2014

NASHVILLE - Gov. Bill Haslam and fellow Republicans in the General Assembly are putting forward plans for how to select...

With state income tax now banned, Republican lawmaker eyes killing another tax

Published Nov. 7 2014

NASHVILLE - A Tennessee lawmaker, whose constitutional amendment banning a nonexistent state income tax won easy voter approval this week,...

Haslam administration pays out $1 million in secret settlements

Published Nov. 6 2014

NASHVILLE - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration has paid out $1 million in secret settlements related to moving state employees...

Court dismisses same-sex lawsuit against Gov. Haslam over state law

Published Nov. 6 2014

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee appeals court dismissed a lawsuit against Gov. Bill Haslam over a state law that nullified a...

Proponents: Tennessee abortion laws should avoid appeal perils

Published Nov. 6 2014

Tennessee

New era for abortion in Tennessee; voters open door for more regulation

Published Nov. 5 2014

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Republican incumbents easily take Tennessee's 3rd, 4th districts

Published Nov. 5 2014

• New era for abortion in Tennessee; voters open door for more regulation

Republicans Gov. Nathan Deal, David Perdue win in Georgia

Published Nov. 5 2014

• New era for abortion in Tennessee; voters open door for more regulation

Tennessee churches weigh in on abortion debate

Published Nov. 4 2014

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Election Day brought to you by 800 poll workers

Published Nov. 4 2014

• Tennessee polling locations are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time today.

Growing Hispanic voter base signals shift in Georgia

Published Nov. 2 2014

Michelle Nunn's new TV spot is like most political ads.

Tennessee elections mostly lacking in drama

Published Nov. 2 2014

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Pro-wine groups spend $1.16 million in October

Published Nov. 2 2014

These local municipalities will be voting Tuesday whether to allow wine sales in grocery stores:

More than $4 million spent this month on Amendment 1

Published Oct. 31 2014

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Early voting numbers slightly below 2010 figures

Published Oct. 31 2014

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New Sherrell ad challenges DesJarlais to 'come clean' on congressional votes

Published Oct. 30 2014

NASHVILLE - With a week to go until Election Day, Democrat Lenda Sherrell on Tuesday released a new television ad...

'Too close to call' on Amendment 1: Ballot measure pits abortion against big government

Published Oct. 30 2014

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Old and endangered: Chattanooga State Office Building on Top 10 preservation list

Published Oct. 30 2014

The seven-story limestone building towers over most of its neighbors on McCallie Avenue in downtown Chattanooga.

Haslam seeks mentors to answer Tennessee Promise demand

Published Oct. 29 2014

23,000: Initial estimate of sign-ups for Tennessee Promise by high school seniors

Governor Bill Haslam discusses plans to deal with Ebola in Tennessee

Published Oct. 29 2014

NASHVILLE - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday that although state officials continue to monitor the situation, his administration has...

ACLU warns on 'misleading' information about abortion, other amendments

Published Oct. 27 2014

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Sherrell outspent DesJarlais 3-to-1 in days leading up to early voting

Published Oct. 27 2014

NASHVILLE - Democrat Lenda Sherrell's campaign plunked down nearly $200,000 for television ads during the 15 days leading up to...