Month: August 2013

Candidates for House District 91 special election

Eleven candidates filed qualifying petitions in Shelby County for the special election to fill the House District 91 seat, which had been held by the late Rep. Lois DeBerry for four decades. A lone Libertarian Party candidate will face the

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Labor contractions

At their most recent Kefauver Dinner, Hamilton County Democrats were ecstatic that relations with local and state trade union leaders had been improved. Activist Jane Bowen had been seen as chiefly instrumental in “bringing Labor in,” as one unnamed party

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What’s the future of the Grand Old Party?

This tweet from Abby Huntsman, daughter of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, places a frequent thought inside a 140-character frame. I hear all too often from Republicans, "My party left me." Don't think it's crazy to suggest the GOP may

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Dust settles on bleak landscape after campaign shake-up

I hope you enjoyed the excitement Tuesday morning when Rep. Joe Carr announced he will run against U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander. It was possibly the most we will experience until, oh, the 2018 gubernatorial race. My guess is that Carr

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Lamar writes back

The Tennessean published an opinion column by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in which the incumbent makes a case for re-election.

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