GOP says with Fleischmann's help, annual state Republican fundraiser to be one of most successful

Published Jun. 5 2018

Tennessee Republican Party officials say their annual Statesmen's Dinner fundraiser on Friday is on track to be one of its...

Death sentences becoming increasingly rare in Georgia

Published Jun. 5 2018

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday did something it once did on a fairly routine basis but now hardly ever...

Blue wave? California tops list as midterm matchups form

Published Jun. 5 2018

For years sidelined on the national political fringe, California has lurched to the center of the fight for control of...

Report: 110 Confederate monuments removed in U.S. since 2015

Published Jun. 5 2018

It took generations to erect all the nation's Confederate monuments, and a new report shows they're being removed at a...

Melody Shekari seeking District 28 House seat

Published Jun. 5 2018

Chattanooga attorney Melody Shekari has announced her candidacy to represent the 28th District in the Tennessee House of Representatives.

Lawsuit tries to force Georgia to use paper ballots

Published Jun. 5 2018

Before this November's election, a federal judge will have to decide whether Georgia's electronic voting machines are too hackable to...

Area Political Notebook: Black to attend luncheon Tuesday; candidate forum announced

Published Jun. 5 2018

Republican candidate for governor Diane Black will visit Chattanooga today to attend the Celebration of Valor Luncheon at the Chattanooga...

With eye on open state House speaker post, Casada aids Republican candidates in GOP primaries

Published Jun. 3 2018

In his effort to boost fellow Republicans while weighing a bid to become Tennessee's next state House speaker, Republican...

Campaign touts Bill Lee as 'only non-politician' in governor race

Published Jun. 3 2018

A new 30-second TV spot from Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee's campaign touts the Williamson County businessman as the "only...

Trump's Nashville visit continues to reverberate in U.S. Senate race

Published Jun. 3 2018

Reverberations continue to sound in Tennessee's U.S. Senate race following President Donald Trump's trip last week to Nashville, where the...

North Georgia recounts uphold local election results

Published Jun. 1 2018

The results of two tight local elections in North Georgia did not change after recounts this week.

Federal judge: Alabama must reveal lethal injection details

Published Jun. 1 2018

The state of Alabama must reveal details of its lethal injection procedure, a federal judge has ruled, granting the request...


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In Alabama U.S. House race, Trump loyalty takes center stage

Published Jun. 1 2018

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby could pay a political price for her criticism of Donald Trump after recordings of him making...

GOP consultant seems to question race of Roseanne target

Published Jun. 1 2018

A Georgia GOP consultant whose last campaign featured a "deportation bus" is back with a Twitter post critics say questions...

Alabama governor wants principals to keep weapons on campus

Published May. 31 2018

A plan by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to let principals and other administrators store weapons on campus so they can...

Tennessee Supreme Court hears arguments in DUI fee case

Published May. 31 2018

Some Tennessee Supreme Court justices seemed sympathetic to a local attorney's argument Thursday that a fee system used in DUI...

Corker on looming Trump trade tariffs: 'An abuse of authority'

Published May. 31 2018

Republican U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker on Thursday sharply criticized President Donald Trump's plan to impose new steel...

New Super PAC launches radio ads touting Lee as 'conservative outsider' in Tennessee GOP gubernatorial primary

Published May. 31 2018

A new Super PAC supporting Tennessee Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee says it began airing radio ads today touting the...

Ex-Pilot Flying J president seeks to fire attorney

Published May. 31 2018

The former president of the nation's largest diesel fuel retailer wants to fire his trial lawyer now that he's been...

Easy entry into Oregon's legal pot market means huge surplus

Published May. 31 2018

When Oregon lawmakers created the state's legal marijuana program, they had one goal in mind above all else: to convince...

Rep. Diane Black links porn, violent movies to school shootings

Published May. 30 2018

Republican Rep. Diane Black said during her campaign for governor of Tennessee that pornography is a large reason for school...


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Trump raises campaign cash for Blackburn, holds rally in Nashville [video]

Published May. 29 2018

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned his supporters against being "complacent" this fall, asking voters to send more Republicans to...

Missouri governor resigns amid widening investigations

Published May. 29 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a sometimes brash political outsider whose unconventional resume as a Rhodes scholar and Navy SEAL officer...