Politics - Elections

Zingers, breakouts and burns: What to watch in the debates

Published Jun. 26 2019

Sixty seconds for answers, a television audience of millions and, for some candidates, a first chance to introduce themselves to...

Democrats' presidential field takes spotlight in South Carolina

Published Jun. 22 2019

Almost the entire sprawling Democratic presidential field of more than 20 candidates took the same stage in the South's first...

Roy Moore in uphill battle to woo skeptical Alabama voters

Published Jun. 22 2019

In a state that has long been reliably Republican, Roy Moore faces an uphill battle in winning over skeptical voters...


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2016 redux? Trump attacks on Biden recall Clinton fight

Published Jun. 22 2019

Gearing up to take on Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, President Donald Trump sees echoes of his 2016 foe, Hillary Clinton.

Booker campaign gets 2020 jolt with pushback against Biden

Published Jun. 20 2019

Cory Booker's supporters have spent months waiting for a moment when the charismatic senator could break through a crowded field...

Biden not apologizing for remarks on segregationist senators

Published Jun. 20 2019

Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the...

Poll: Majority of Americans worry about foreign meddling in the 2020 presidential election

Published Jun. 19 2019

A majority of Americans are concerned that a foreign government might interfere in some way in the 2020 presidential election,...

Trump rehashes gripes, rips 'radical' Democrats in 2020 launch

Published Jun. 18 2019

Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump...

House committee subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia probe

Published Jun. 13 2019

The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick...

Abortion in the forefront of US House races near Atlanta

Published Jun. 7 2019

When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia's "heartbeat" abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women...

2020 preview? Feud between Trump and Biden flares up

Published May. 29 2019

Democrats won't pick their nominee for another year, but President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are acting...

$15 minimum wage becomes part of 2020 presidential landscape

Published May. 20 2019

From liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to moderates Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper, nearly the entire 2020 Democratic...

Former Vice President Joe Biden to visit Nashville as part of presidential campaign

Published May. 10 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden has announced he will visit Nashville as part of his 2020 presidential campaign.

Judges declare Ohio's congressional map unconstitutional

Published May. 3 2019

A panel of federal judges ruled Friday that Ohio's congressional districts were unconstitutionally drawn by the Republicans for their political...

Federal lawsuit challenges Tennessee law that punishes voter registration groups for turning in too many incomplete forms

Published May. 2 2019

Tennessee's governor signed GOP-backed legislation Thursday that would likely make his state the first to fine voter registration groups for...

Biden entry triggers new, uglier phase of Democratic primary

Published Apr. 27 2019

As she campaigned through Iowa this week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts didn't hesitate to jab the newest contender in...

Joe Biden's 2020 opening act: Rocky but lucrative

Published Apr. 27 2019

Barely a day into his 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden is finding that his front-runner status comes with a glaring...

Jason Chaffetz, state and local Republican leaders urge Chattanooga conservatives to get ready for the 2020 elections

Published Apr. 26 2019

State and local Republican leaders, as well as former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz, spent Friday evening at the Westin hotel...

Biden launches 2020 bid warning 'soul' of America at stake

Published Apr. 25 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the "soul of this nation"...

Resolution calling for Democratic Party to pay for House District 26 lawsuit legal fees fails in Hamilton County Commission [document]

Published Apr. 17 2019

A Hamilton County Commission resolution calling for the Tennessee Democratic Party to pay the county's legal fees stemming from last...

Iowa flooding presents campaign challenge for some 2020 Democrats

Published Apr. 16 2019

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently toured this waterlogged town near the Missouri River, blasting President Donald Trump as complicit in...


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Hamilton County Election Commission OKs another $20,000 for House District 26 lawsuit legal fees

Published Apr. 10 2019

Hamilton County Election Commission members on Wednesday approved another $20,000 to pay ongoing legal fees stemming from last year's lawsuit...

Ohio Rep Tim Ryan latest Democrat to seek White House

Published Apr. 4 2019

Ohio congressman Tim Ryan says he's running for president.