One of the nastiest political fights of 2010 could produce a rematch this summer. Lou Ann Zelenik picked up a qualifying petition in Wilson County this morning for the Sixth Congressional District election, according to the county election commission’s web … Continue reading →
First Lady Michelle Obama will visit Nashville this month to raise money for her husband’s re-election campaign, a campaign official said today. The First Lady will attend a fund-raising luncheon at 11 a.m. on April 17 at The Pinnacle at … Continue reading →
Another round of Rep. Marsha Blackburn v. Google broke out today when Blackburn, a Brentwood Republican, announced that she sent Google chief executive Larry Page a letter questioning whether the Internet giant is doing enough to prevent ”sexually exploitative advertisements” from appearing on … Continue reading →
State legislators are taking another stab at reorganizing the Tennessee State Fair under the state Department of Agriculture with a bill that would create a new commission to run the event. Senate Bill 3603, which is winding its way through … Continue reading →
When the Metro Council started discussing a proposed tax break for hospital company HCA Inc. Tuesday night, Councilwoman Jacobia Dowell, who works for the company, said she would have to abstain from the vote. Three minutes later, however, the first-term … Continue reading →
For many reasons, Sedgwick County ought to reject participation in a planning grant.
No member of Congress has fought harder against ObamaCare than Iowa’s Steve King. He introduced the first legislation to repeal it. When that failed, he introduced an amendment to cut off all funding to implement or enforce ObamaCare. That failed on a procedural decision. King refused give up, despite the setbacks. He lobbied each GOP [...]