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Turning Chattanooga bluer?

It’s just a minor detail, I suppose, but I couldn’t get out of any activists was which races would be targeted, or who would be running for any of them. I was told that some announcements would be coming later

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Posted in Political News

Ado ’round Ron

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Congressional race roundup, District Eight

Sen. Roy Herron of Dresden announced last week that he is not running for re-election. Herron, a longtime state legislator who started a 2010 run for governor and then switched to the 8th Congressional District race, which he lost to

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

Herron eyes rematch with Fincher

The Jackson Sun asked a few people for some details about the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s choice to target Tennessee’s 8th District as a possible pick-up (or take-back, given that they only last year lost the seat). Sen. Roy Herron

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Posted in U.S. House Elections

Remembering Ned Ray McWherter

Many across the state today are mourning former Tennessee Governor Ned McWherter, who passed away at the age of 80. The current governor, Bill Haslam, issued this statement: This is a sad day for Tennessee. Governor McWherter was a true

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Posted in Commentary, Political News

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