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Independents Campaign for Credibility

Independents Campaign for Credibility

October 28, 2010 at 6:03 am

Independent candidates on this year’s ballot are in a fight against history. No Tennessean has become governor or won a congressional seat without a party affiliation. But long odds haven’t stopped more than 40 independents from jumping in this year.

GOP Candidates for Governor Open to Making Attorney General an Elected Office

June 7, 2010 at 8:15 am

The three main Republican candidates for governor all say they’re open to making the position of state attorney general an elected office. Currently Tennessee’s supreme court appoints an attorney general, who must then argue before that court, leading some to call it a conflict of interest.

Governor Pleased With Budget

June 4, 2010 at 3:11 pm

The state legislature has now passed the budget for next year, and Governor Phil Bredesen says he’s largely pleased with the way it turned out.

Most Tennesseans Don’t Know One Name In Governor’s Race: MTSU Poll

March 3, 2010 at 2:53 pm

The candidates didn’t ring a bell for most Tennesseans, even when pollsters read each name out loud.