Tag: Tennessee Republican Party

Winnow is coming

The Tennessee Republican Party has made changes to criteria that determine whether one is truly a Republican when seeking office. Under the changed policy, in order for a candidate to be considered a bona fide Republican he or she must

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Fitz who?

Or, the A-B-C’s of primary voting Of course you and I know who Rep. Craig Fitzhugh is, the banker from Ripley whose tenure in the House of Representatives spans a couple of decades, and who currently serves as House Minority

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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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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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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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