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Harwell headlines Republican rally

Hamilton County Republicans on Thursday gathered at their party headquarters on Chestnut Street for a campaign rally for legislative candidates. Guests mingled with elected officials and candidates over appetizers and iced tea. The host—a smiling, good-humored House Majority Leader Gerald

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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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Matheny may challenge Harwell

House Speaker Pro Tempore Judd Matheny, a Republican lawmaker from Tullahoma, says that he may look to remove the “Pro Tempore” from his title in this AP story. The current Speaker of the House is Rep. Beth Harwell of Nashville.

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Vital signs

Chattanooga businessman Greg Vital has made it known that he intends to seek the 10th District Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Andy Berke—the same seat that Rep. Vince Dean was thoroughly expected to seek. However, as the Chattanooga Times

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Posted in TN House Elections, TN Senate Elections, Uncategorized

Who will evaluate the evaluations?

As announced by Gov. Bill Haslam today, SCORE, the organization founded by former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist, and headed by former state Sen. Jamie Woodson, has been asked to conduct a formal assessment of the teacher evaluation process that was

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