Category: U.S. House Elections

Getting hotter in Knoxville

For longer than your correspondent has called Tennessee home, the Second Congressional District has been represented by the second John Duncan in a row, causing one family’s hold on the seat to span more than 50 years. The majority of

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Election Day 2016 Links with Commentary

It’s tempting to start with the election for president, but that’s a rabbit hole to be saved for later in the post—or maybe for its own post. So here are some musings about local, state, and federal elections. Ballot initiatives

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Fleischmann, Headrick face off again

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Chuck by the numbers

In a press release responding to the announcement of rivalry renewal by Weston Wamp, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann’s spokesperson provided a few factoids related to the congressman’s recent activities: Chuck was re-elected in 2012 to serve the people of Tennessee’s

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Could ‘blowout’ budget vote attract tea party challengers?

Some Tennesseans are making noises about far-right challenges to Republican members of Congress who voted for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, according to this report. Taking on all of the Republicans who voted for the compromise seems like a

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