Author: Joe Lance

Hakeem, I’ll Add You On

I’ll add you, that is, on to the list of candidates seeking the House District 28 seat being vacated by Rep. JoAnne Favors. The former Chattanooga City Council member and parole board member has announced his intent. The Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V

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No more Favors at the Capitol?

Rep. JoAnne Favors on Monday announced that she will not seek re-election to the District 28 House of Representatives seat. After redistricting following the 2010 census collapsed the former 29th District into the 28th, Favors won a primary against former

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Winnow is coming

The Tennessee Republican Party has made changes to criteria that determine whether one is truly a Republican when seeking office. Under the changed policy, in order for a candidate to be considered a bona fide Republican he or she must

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Fitz who?

Or, the A-B-C’s of primary voting Of course you and I know who Rep. Craig Fitzhugh is, the banker from Ripley whose tenure in the House of Representatives spans a couple of decades, and who currently serves as House Minority

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Logos, slogans, and no-go’s

As the race to become the next Governor of Tennessee reached the one-year mark from the primary elections, U.S. Rep. Diane Black became the latest Republican to join businessmen Randy Boyd and Bill Lee, Sen. Mae Beavers, and House Speaker

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