Weston Wamp is a member of the generation of "millennials" born since 1981 that, according a Pew Research Center poll last year, supports same-sex marriage by 70 percent.
Randy White, Republican candidate for sheriff in Monroe County, Tenn., could face charges after a POST Commission ruling that he didn't meet requirements for police certification.
The Hamilton County district attorney will have to decide whether a recent absentee ballot flap in the Hamilton County Commission District 6 race was a misguided attempt at being helpful by a campaign volunteer or an intentional effort to manipulate election results.
After Hamilton County Schools officials celebrated what they felt was a win for the system and City Council members had patted themselves on the backs for settling the liquor taxes lawsuit, one county commissioner tried to bring the $11.7 million agreement to a halt.
NASHVILLE — The original "mama grizzly," tea party icon Sarah Palin, says she's got state Rep. Joe Carr's back in his Aug. 7 GOP primary challenge to incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.
NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann is aiming his third straight televised punch at GOP challenger Weston Wamp with a new ad in which both men's 2012 rival, Scottie Mayfield, directly takes Wamp to task over secretly recording him last spring.
NASHVILLE — A conservative group that led the move to reject former Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Penny White in 1996 says it is backing current Supreme Court Justice Gary Wade in the Aug. 7 election.
NASHVILLE — One-time vice presidential candidate and Tea Party icon Sarah Palin says in a Facebook posting that she's backing state Rep. Joe Carr in his GOP primary challenge to incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
NASHVILLE — An estimated 143,625 Tennesseans have already cast early votes in the Aug. 7 election and state officials are urging more people to vote early due to concerns the lengthy ballot will generate long lines on Election Day.
More than 120,000 Tennesseans who bought health insurance plans off the new federal marketplace this year — 80 percent of those who bought such plans — made the purchase with the help of federal tax credits.
NASHVILLE — He didn't come right out with an endorsement, but the father of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz was clearly on the same page with Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Carr in back-to-back speeches Saturday before hundreds of tea party activists here.
NASHVILLE — With early voting kicking off Friday in Tennessee's Aug. 7 party primaries, the three major U.S. Senate Republicans' latest campaign finance disclosures show they're ready to rumble.