Month: January 2011

Marty Von Schaaf elected chair of Hamilton County GOP

The Hamilton County Republican Party on Saturday elected former Chattanooga Pachyderm Club president Marty Von Schaaf as its new chairman. A nominating committee earlier had submitted Von Schaaf’s name at the top of a slate of candidates, hoping for a

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Special election today

The polls have just opened in Tennessee House of Representatives District 98 and Tennessee Senate District 18. Today’s election is a primary, but as each district heavily favors one party, it is very likely (certain in House 98) that the

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Winslow v. Saltsman update

This is a follow-up post to the story that broke this morning wherein Robin Smith’s former communications director Mark Winslow filed suit against U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann’s chief campaign consultant, Chip Saltsman. Chattanooga TV station WRCB posted a story on its website

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Winslow suing Saltsman

Fallout from the bitter Third District GOP primary continues as Mark Winslow, a top campaign aide to Robin Smith, has filed a lawsuit against Chip Saltsman, who was a key campaign adviser to U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann and now works

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‘Madame Speaker, I would yield one minute to the gentleman from Tennessee, Mr. Fleischmann’

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, who represents Tennessee’s Third District in the House of Representatives, today gave his first floor speech:

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