Tennessee

Budget chair pushing for floor vote on House budget

“Sometimes when you get this close, perhaps you just need to put it on the floor,” Black said in a Politico interview. The budget chairman, who is running for Tennessee governor and is expected to The budget chairman, who is running for Tennessee governor and is expected to ...

Republicans jockey for looming Budget chairman vacancy

Rep. Steve Womack (R-Ark.), who is eyeing the possibility of chairing the House Budget Committee, tests out a gavel during a sound check before the opening session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 18, 2016. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo ...

State Officials Of Both Parties Reject Requests For Voters' Identification Details

State Officials Of Both Parties Reject Requests For Voters' Identification Details More than a dozen states said Friday that they would not, or could not, give a White House commission looking into voter fraud detailed voter registration data as requested. The request came in a...

Senator Mae Beavers set to announce campaign for governor

State Senator Mae Beavers is planning to announce that she will run for governor of Tennessee. She intends to make the formal announcement at Charlie Daniels Park in Mt. Juliet on June 3. “Over the past several weeks, it has become increasingly clear that conservatives in Ten...

Dr. Mark Green Withdraws From Army Secretary Nomination

This is a sad day for Army Patriots serving our nation and for our national defense. The Rainbow Mafia, with the help of its “gay” Senate Republicans, Lindsay Graham and Jeff Flake, and the ...

Second Trump Nominee For Army Secretary Withdraws | Zero Hedge

Exactly three months after Virtu's billionaire founder Vincent Viola announced he was withdrawing for consideration as Trump's army secretary, becoming the first of several Trump appointees to vo...

State Sen. Green to withdraw nomination for Secretary of the Army

Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green has asked for his nomination to be Secretary of the Army be withdrawn, according to a statement issued by the senator. Green was nominated last month to fill the ...

The Latest: Pence puts off trip to continue health care push

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):11 a.m.Vice President Mike Pence is postponing a planned trip to Arkansas and Tennessee as the House considers a Repu...

Hawaii ranks dead last in voter turnout for 2016 election

In the 2016 presidential election, Hawaii had the ignoble distinction of leading the county with the lowest percentage of voter turnout, 43 percent, according to a study released today. Hawaii r...

The Latest: House bill makes VA employees more accountable

The Latest on Congress convening for a new session (all times EST):8 p.m.The House has approved a bill that would require all reprimands and admonishments given to Department of Veterans Affairs ...

Presidential Election Tops Busy 2016 for Memphis Voters

2016 was an eventful election year in Shelby County, ending with the most popular voting cycle in Shelby County politics: the U.S. presidential general election in November. Slightly more than 60...

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