Tentative trial date set for suspended Alabama chief justice

Published Aug. 3 2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore urged fellow justices to action after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage nationwide,...

Sen. Isakson challenger Barksdale wants six Georgia debates

Published Aug. 3 2016

The Democratic candidate for Georgia's U.S. Senate seat wants six debates against Sen. Johnny Isakson.

Alabama GOP Caucus backs McCutcheon for speaker

Published Aug. 2 2016

The Alabama House Republican Caucus voted Tuesday to support state Rep. Mac McCutcheon of Monrovia to replace ousted House Speaker...

Prosecutors: Tennessee lawmaker acted 'above the law'

Published Aug. 2 2016

A longtime Tennessee state lawmaker parlayed his position of power to orchestrate a scheme to secretly reap more than $300,000...

McCormick dozens of signatures short for special session to oust Durham

Published Aug. 2 2016

With a Friday deadline looming, backers of competing House petitions to call Tennessee lawmakers into special session to oust embattled...

Berke puts $12,000 into aide Wilkinson's state Senate campaign

Published Aug. 1 2016

NASHVILLE — Democrat Nick Wilkinson raised nearly $30,000 in July for his state Senate District 10 bid with more than...

Incumbents, challengers in 3 local legislative primary contests enter final campaign stretch before election day

Published Jul. 31 2016

As early voting in Tennessee wrapped up on Saturday, candidates for the General Assembly are readying their final push for...

Appeals court rules North Carolina voter ID law is discriminatory

Published Jul. 29 2016

A federal appeals court blocked a North Carolina law requiring photo identification to cast in-person ballots, ruling Friday that it...

Tennessee Gov. Haslam: Dunlap getting 100 new jobs, $700,000 in grants

Published Jul. 29 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was in Dunlap today to announce that Precision Military Aerodynamics, which manufactures parachutes for sporting and...

Starrett personally loans his own campaign another $200,000 in race against DesJarlais

Published Jul. 29 2016

Challenger Grant Starrett this week personally loaned his campaign another $200,000 this week as his 4th Congressional District Republican primary...

Mayor Berke says GOP's path to Trump began in places like Tennessee

Published Jul. 29 2016

National Republicans' path to Donald Trump began in part in places such as the GOP-dominated Tennessee General Assembly, Chattanooga Mayor...

Tennessee Gov. Haslam appoints Purkey as new Safety and Homeland Security commissioner

Published Jul. 28 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the appointment of David Purkey as his new commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Safety...

Tennessee Gov. Haslam happy to 'help our friends' facing GOP primaries

Published Jul. 28 2016

For Republican Gov. Bill Haslam it's a happy coincidence that he can give a boost to embattled legislative incumbents while...

Farmer defeats long-time Georgia representative

Published Jul. 28 2016

A farmer defeated a 12-year veteran to join the Georgia House of Representatives on Tuesday night.

Tennessee Rep. Akbari has 180 seconds today to make national pitch to younger voters to support Clinton

Published Jul. 28 2016

A national spotlight will be on a Tennessee lawmaker today at the Democratic National Convention when Rep. Raumesh Akbari, D-Memphis,...

Tennessee House leaders set deadline on petitions to expel Durham, Armstrong

Published Jul. 27 2016

Tennessee House leaders have set an Aug. 5 deadline for representatives to sign two separate petitions calling for a special...

Hill defeats Holcomb to take Georgia House District 3 seat

Published Jul. 27 2016

With the backing of lawmakers throughout Georgia, Dewayne Hill will join the state legislature.

Tennessee delegates inspired by first lady's speech

Published Jul. 27 2016

Day one of the Democratic National Convention featured speeches from multiple Democratic stars including Bernie Sanders, whose army of progressive...

Georgia holds runoff elections in congressional, state races

Published Jul. 26 2016

A former mayor in west Georgia won the Republican nomination to replace a retiring GOP congressman as runoff elections were...

Autry wins Catoosa County tax commissioner race

Published Jul. 26 2016

Gary Wayne Autry will be Catoosa County's next commissioner.

Dewayne Hill wins Georgia State House race

Published Jul. 26 2016

Former Catoosa County Commissioner Dewayne Hill will join the state legislature.

Haslam urges Durham to resign, won't call special session

Published Jul. 26 2016

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday renewed his call for state Rep. Jeremy Durham to resign but says he won't...

Al Gore skipping Democratic National Convention but endorsing Hillary Clinton

Published Jul. 26 2016

While former Vice President Al Gore is skipping this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the Tennessean on Monday endorsed...