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Candidates using video to connect to voter segments

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann spent part of Wednesday doing construction work along U.S. Highway 27 in Chattanooga as part of his “Chuck on the Job” series. And in case you missed it elsewhere, Chattanooga City Councilman Andraé McGary performed a

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Democrats unite behind Paul Smith at fundraiser

Even though some of the local Democratic Party faithful expressed their displeasure with Chairman Paul Smith by refusing to attend, the Choo Choo Imperial Ballroom was fairly filled with cheering supporters on Wednesday at the party’s annual Kefauver Dinner. Organizers

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Top Tales for Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Gentle reader, here are some of the latest stories in Tennessee politics. The Hamilton County Democratic Party holds its annual Kefauver Dinner fundraiser tonight at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Imperial Ballroom. The keynote speaker will be U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen,

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What is ‘nonpartisan’? A view behind the scenes of the Brainerd forum

Tuesday evening’s candidate meet-and-greet and forum was sponsored by the Brainerd Unity Group, which bills itself as a nonpartisan community organization. I am a member of the group, though I confess I’m not regularly active in it, and I’ve slacked

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The calm after the storm

Maybe we haven’t recovered fully from last week’s elections, but here are a few things that have happened since. Chattanooga elections may move Chattanooga City Councilwoman Deborah Scott is pushing to have the council, and then the voters, decide on

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