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Sen. Tracy won't challenge DesJarlais, concedes Video included

Updated: Aug 25, 2014 12:39 PM

Saying he "doesn't want additional weeks of litigation,” State Senator Jim Tracy Monday morning conceded a 38-vote primary loss to incumbent 4th District Congressman Scott DesJarlais. More>>

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Lenda Sherrell continues campaign in 4th District Video included

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On Friday, just a day after the primary, Lenda Sherrell was quietly mounting support for U.S. Congress in Tennessee's Fourth District. Since Sherrell was the only Democrat on the ticket, she automatically won the primary. More>>

Caught on camera: Commissioner enters precinct after campaigning outside Video included

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Paul Goode was caught on camera entering the polling precinct at Indian Lake Elementary School. Candidates are not allowed to enter precincts unless they are there to vote and Goode was not. More>>

DesJarlais camp consulting with Bush v. Gore lawyers Video included

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U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais is locked in a razor-thin battle with state Senator Jim Tracy to hang onto his seat in Tennessee's Republican primary. More>>

State Sen. Stacey Campfield loses seat in primary

After losing his seat in Thursday's election primary, Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield posted a blog that said "that was fun" and featured a YouTube video of Frank Sinatra singing "My Way." More>>

Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party in Tenn. Video included

Updated: Aug 07, 2014 11:27 PM

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has defeated his tea party-backed challenger, state Rep. Joe Carr, in Tennessee's Republican primary. More>>

GOP ballot bid fails to oust high court judges Video included

Updated: Aug 07, 2014 11:00 PM

Three Democratic state Supreme Court justices have withstood a conservative effort to oust them from the bench of Tennessee's highest court. More>>

Gov. Haslam wins Republican primary

Updated: Aug 07, 2014 11:03 PM

Haslam faced no serious opposition in his bid for the November ballot and a chance for a second term. More>>

State Sen. Stacey Campfield loses District 7 seat

Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield has lost his District 7 seat to a Knoxville cardiac surgeon. More>>

No major hold-ups as polls close on Election Day Thursday Video included

Polls closed at 7 p.m. across Middle Tennessee with no major hold-ups Thursday as citizens hit the ballots to cast their votes in the statewide primary election and county general election. More>>

GOP lawmakers in tight Tenn. primary races

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More than two dozen incumbent Republican and Democratic state lawmakers face challengers in Thursday's primary elections, and several could swing on narrow margins. More>>

Over half a million turn out for early voting in Tennessee

Updated: Aug 04, 2014 07:24 PM

Early voting numbers set a record for the state of Tennessee this year with over half a million people casting their ballots by August 2. More>>

TN Supreme Court ads defended and dissed Video included

A political television ad asks viewers where is "the most liberal place in Tennessee?" but one of its members said Tuesday "I don't know where that liberal place is. I have not found it in Tennessee yet." More>>

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