Month: May 2010

Sorry, we don’t recall; we don’t even vote

A Chattanooga businessman has filed a petition with the Hamilton County Election Commission to recall Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield. His complaints are all arguably valid reasons to oppose the mayor and to wish for a different person in that office.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-05-30

RT @chattarati: "Smith 'Honored' to Win Straw Poll at Partially Boycotted Lincoln Day Dinner" #CHA #TN03 # Thoughts are with Rep. Joey Hensley and his family. Hoping for the best. (via @WSMV) #fb # RT @zachwamp: Tune in

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GOP gubernatorial candidates stump in Hamilton County

Two of the three major GOP candidates for Governor of Tennessee spoke to those gathered at a Hamilton County Republican Party fundraiser Saturday evening. Each candidate was given seven minutes to address the crowd. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey did not

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-05-23

Who's going to win Tuesday's U.S. Senate primaries? #fb # wondering how much @RonRamsey will benefit from (Claude) RAMSEY billboards in #HamCo #rememberGaryDavis #askBobTuke #fb # last tweet: should have said #askMikePadgett but #askBobTuke has a better ring to it.

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Wamp, Smith dominate straw poll

U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp bested rivals Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey with 294 of 378 votes cast. In the primary for the Third District seat being vacated by Wamp, former party chair Robin Smith won 201

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