Alabama governor disputes assertion she had mini-stroke

Published Oct. 17 2018

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's doctor confirmed Tuesday that she was hospitalized during a 2015 trip to Colorado but Ivey disputed...

America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

Published Oct. 17 2018

America's most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but...

Early voting is underway: Here's where you can vote

Published Oct. 16 2018

Early voting for the midterm elections in Tennessee and some local municipal races begins Wednesday and continues through Nov. 1.

Tennessee's Principal of the Year leaving Ooltewah High School for state job

Published Oct. 16 2018

The Ooltewah High School principal who took over after the 2015 rape scandal and quickly became Tennessee's principal of the...

Claims of voter suppression and 'illegals' in Georgia

Published Oct. 16 2018

The final stretch of the hotly contested Georgia governor's race is being consumed by a bitter political battle over access...

Here's which Hamilton County candidates raised the most and spent the most money

Published Oct. 15 2018

In the contests for Hamilton County's three open state House seats, Robin Smith in District 26 raised the most money...

NRA campaigns for Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee's U.S. Senate race

Published Oct. 15 2018

Backed by the National Rifle Association, GOP Senate hopeful Marsha Blackburn pledged Monday to work to protect gun rights and...

Voter registration extended in 4 hurricane-hit Georgia counties

Published Oct. 15 2018

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has issued an executive order extending the voter registration deadline in four southwest Georgia counties hit...

Polls show Blackburn leading Senate race; Bredesen camp maintains contest 'deadlocked'

Published Oct. 15 2018

Democrat Phil Bredesen is now battling not just Republican rival Marsha Blackburn but impressions left by three recent polls showing...

Political notebook: Voter group to host District 3 forum

Published Oct. 14 2018

Voter group to host District 3 forum

Lee, Dean disagree over medical marijuana, legal sports betting in final debate

Published Oct. 12 2018

Republican Bill Lee and Democrat Karl Dean squared off Friday night in their third and final governor's debate, disagreeing over...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dean and Lee clash over Medicaid expansion in second governor debate

Published Oct. 9 2018

Contrasts grew sharper Tuesday night between Democrat Karl Dean and Republican Bill Lee on their competing solutions to Tennessee problems...


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National heavyweights drop in on Georgia governor's race

Published Oct. 9 2018

The Georgia voter was surprised to hear the familiar sounding voice on the other end of the phone line.

Voter registrations spike as deadlines loom, and Taylor Swift had something to do with it

Published Oct. 9 2018

Taylor Swift's decision to jump into politics over the weekend, announcing her support in an Instagram post for two Democrats...