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Who will usher in the super-duper majority?

House Republicans’ former consultant Josh Thomas has left the building, and there are reports that veteran political adviser Chip Saltsman has put in for the job. Andy Sher has more.

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GOP committeeman, state party resolve lawsuit

Ever since the 2010 Republican primary in Tennessee’s Third Congressional District, a contentious cloud has hovered after a staffer for one candidate sued the campaign manager of another. Now it appears that at least one corner of that cloud has

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Campaign updates from St. Elmo and…Murfreesboro

Tracy tries to make it a Dunn deal: A day before the re-elected incumbent (U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais) was sworn into office for his second congressional term, state Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville officially announced his candidacy for the Fourth

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A TN-03 taxonomy

My, how time flies. Two years ago this month, a new blog was added to called, simply enough, the “TN03 Election Blog.” Its solitary purpose: to track the candidates and issues in the election of a new U.S. Representative

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Posted in Tennessee Federal Elections, U.S. House Elections

I know what your elected officials did last week

Because I clearly hate myself, I am going to try writing a weekly digest that highlights key moments in our elected officials’ public lives. If you have an idea for a catchy series title, provide it below. In the state

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Posted in Commentary, Governing