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Speaker: mouthpiece or bullhorn?

The Republican-dominated Tennessee General Assembly today effectively chose its leaders for the next session. Though they won’t be official until voted on by the full House and Senate in January, House Speaker Beth Harwell, and Senate Speaker and Lt. Gov.

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McCain is for Alexander, Ramsey says it’s Lamar’s to lose

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and U.S. Sen. John McCain are betting on U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to win re-election.

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Ado ’round Ron

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Making the point count

Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Elections Coordinator Mark Goins, and their staff have been commemorating National Voter Registration Month on social media by having various celebrities (if I may use the term) pose with a sign: “I’m registered to vote.

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Hargett, Ramsey not quite satisfied with Voter ID ruling

After the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld the state’s requirement of voters to show photo identification at the polls, but also upheld library cards as valid forms of identification, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said the following: While allowing library cards

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