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Kentucky Democrats Not Convinced Judd is Best Candidate

Kentucky Democrats Not Convinced Judd is Best Candidate

by / on February 28, 2013

Williamson County resident Ashley Judd is considering a run for US Senate in her home state of Kentucky. But Democratic leaders seem lukewarm about having the actress and activist try to unseat Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell.

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Democrats Launch Hail-Mary Tax Relief Plan

by / on July 21, 2011

Tennessee tax collections are higher than anticipated, and Democrats in the state House have a plan for spending that surplus money. They just filed a bill to that effect. But the legislature won’t gather again until January, and Democrats don’t have the votes to pass anything without GOP buy-in.

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McWherter, Haslam Trade Jabs, But Questioners Left Undecided

by / on September 15, 2010

The state’s two main candidates for governor traded shots last night during a televised debate, as they fielded questions from Tennesseans. But as WPLN’s Daniel Potter reports, several people who addressed the candidates weren’t impressed by their answers, or their attacks on each other.

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TNDP to Consider Henry/Yarbro Recount Monday

by / on August 18, 2010

Tennessee’s Democratic Party has agreed to consider a recount in this year’s closest state senate race, between a veteran Nashville lawmaker and his young challenger.

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GOP Wrests Control of Seat in State House

by / on October 13, 2009

Republicans cushioned a narrow lead in the state House of Representatives yesterday.

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