Blackburn pledges to continue Corker fight against sex slavery

Published Oct. 12 2018

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn pledged Friday to continue U.S. Sen. Bob Corker's fight against sexual slavery, which she has highlighted...

Slight increase coming for Medicare's 'Part B' outpatient care premium

Published Oct. 12 2018

Medicare says its "Part B" premium for outpatient care will rise by just $1.50 a month next year. That means...

Blackburn opposes government-run broadband; Bredesen wants TVA to expand into broadband service

Published Oct. 12 2018

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., said today she thinks Tennessee's approach to providing high-speed Internet and broadband services to rural...


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Corker says evidence points to likely Saudi killing of Washington Post columnist

Published Oct. 12 2018

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., today said the early evidence suggests that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi...

Fox News cutting back on Trump rally coverage

Published Oct. 11 2018

Fox News Channel has recently pulled back from airing President Donald Trump's campaign-style rallies during prime time, a move that...

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches to Democratic Party

Published Oct. 11 2018

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen returned to the Democratic Party on Thursday, the latest in a series of...

Kanye West, in 'MAGA' hat, delivers surreal Oval Office show

Published Oct. 11 2018

Live from the Oval Office, it's Kanye West with a jaw-dropping performance.

Raucous crowd rejects proposed sewer plant [photos]

Published Oct. 11 2018

If tar and feathers had been available, an angry and raucous crowd may have used them on the folks who...

Advocate demands election system review in Tennessee county

Published Oct. 11 2018

An elections integrity advocate is demanding that Tennessee officials subject voting systems in the state's largest county to a rigorous...

Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs music licensing-royalty bill

Published Oct. 11 2018

President Donald Trump welcomed musicians Kid Rock and country star John Rich to the White House on Thursday as he...

Supreme Court rejects Tennessee death row inmate efforts

Published Oct. 11 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected two last-ditch efforts to save the life of Tennessee death row inmate Edmund Zagorski, apparently...

GOP, home to Trump and tea party, decries Dems' 'mob rule'

Published Oct. 11 2018

President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are forecasting nightmarish Democratic "mob rule" to amp up GOP voters for next month's...


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Melania Trump says she might be 'the most bullied person'

Published Oct. 11 2018

First lady Melania Trump says she could be "the most bullied person" in the world, judging by "what people are...

Tennessee teacher evaluations highlighted in national report [document]

Published Oct. 11 2018

Quality, comprehensive teacher evaluations have real benefits for both educators and students, says a new report highlighting Tennessee's model.

Fireworks as Blackburn, Bredesen tangle in final debate

Published Oct. 10 2018

Republican Congress member Marsha Blackburn and Democrat Phil Bredesen fought repeatedly during their second and final U.S. Senate debate Wednesday...

Congress tentatively agrees to pay increase for federal workers

Published Oct. 10 2018

With key support from a North Georgia politician, Congress has tentatively agreed to a pay hike for the country's 2...

Mixed-up agenda leads to Hamilton County Commission confusion

Published Oct. 10 2018

Hamilton County commissioners got seriously out of order Wednesday, in a mixed-up session that found them voting in what technically...

Board approves new fire hydrants, police car purchases for Kimball, Tennessee

Published Oct. 10 2018

As a new waterline is installed by the South Pittsburg Board of Water Works & Sewers along Old Dixie Highway,...

Bredesen, Blackburn release ads critical of each other in pre-debate strikes

Published Oct. 10 2018

A few hours before Republican Marsha Blackburn and Democrat Phil Bredesen are to meet tonight in their final U.S. Senate...

Trump 'demanding' answers from Saudis about missing writer

Published Oct. 10 2018

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. is "demanding" answers from Saudi Arabia about the disappearance of a well-known Saudi...

Two-way race in District 30: Independent candidate drops out, endorses Democrat

Published Oct. 10 2018

The independent candidate running in Tennessee's House District 30 race is tabling his bid and throwing his support behind Democrat...


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Blackburn, Bredesen to debate tonight

Published Oct. 10 2018

Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn and Democratic ex-Gov. Phil Bredesen are set to clash in their second — and likely last...

Taylor Swift wins big at AMAs and encourages fans to vote

Published Oct. 10 2018

Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards...