Month: November 2011

Whom will Americans Elect?

Sean Braisted attended the forum at Vanderbilt on Tuesday, and subsequently wrote a thorough, insightful post about Americans Elect and how its strategy could play out. I had sensed a common thread with the Unity08 movement, but was unaware of

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Lady J: Don’t stop the Cain Train

Dr. Jean Howard-Hill, Republican primary candidate in Tennessee’s 3rd District and chair of the National Republican African American Caucus, says there may not be much substance to the allegations against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, and that he should stay

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Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and one-time GOP presidential phenom Herman Cain today said he is “reassessing” whether he will remain in the Republican primary contest. Cain had rocketed in polls to share the frontrunner spotlight with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt

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Seigenthaler to moderate forum on presidential nominating process

Today (Tuesday, 29 November 2011) at 5:30 CST, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, First Amendment Center founder John Seigenthaler will moderate a panel discussion about a new nominating process in the works that may present voters with a third option

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Four vie for county mayor special election

The Times Free Press has the latest on the slate of candidates running in next year’s special election for Hamilton County Mayor. The election is being held to choose a mayor who will serve in the remainder of the 2010-14

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