Tag: TEA Party

For Carr, no news is not necessarily good news

The Gannett news organization last night filed an update on the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, only there is not much to glean from it in terms of major developments. Basically, Rep. Joe Carr still hopes he

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Tennessee plays growing role in GOP intra-party fight

The stakes are getting higher in the twin contests for control of the U.S. Senate and of the Republican Party itself, and Tennessee increasingly is becoming significant in the battle plans. This week’s congressional deal to extend the debt ceiling

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‘Beat Lamar’ group comes to Chattanooga

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Groups seeking Alexander defeat set Chattanooga forum date

Chattanooga has a date with the traveling recruitment effort aimed at finding a Tea Party-approved candidate to challenge U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in next year’s Republican primary election. Andy Sher writes that the Chattanooga Tea Party, together with the Beat

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Tea party groups ask Alexander to retire ‘with dignity’

Fold up the plaid shirt and put the red pickup on blocks, say twenty tea party groups who have signed an open letter to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander. The letter, sent by Matt Collins of Nashville, states that the nation

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