Tag: Bob Corker

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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Your government on Twitter

I remember a recent municipal controversy having to do with the city manager spending too much time on Facebook. But some level of social media engagement by government officials arguably is beneficial to the public. Nooga.com’s David Morton walks you

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Video of Corker debate with Cruz

With a tip of the hat to @Public_Interest:

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Just remember, guys, the coonskin cap shtick has been done already

Here’s what Tennessee’s United States Senators, and those who would replace them, were on about recently. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, reacting to the 21-hour speech by fellow Sen. Ted Cruz, said that he is playing this more like Sam Houston

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Postcards from the middle of it

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann created a stir last week when his office published a postcard-styled message that “welcomed” President Barack Obama to Chattanooga with arms folded rather than outstretched. The fact that a draft version containing some unfortunate misspellings was

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