Post Tagged with: "Stephen Fincher"

State’s GOP Congressman Reject Authority for Libya Mission, Split on Funding It

by / on June 24, 2011

Today not a single Tennessee Republican voted to authorize President Obama’s military effort in Libya. But some of them stopped short of pulling funds from that NATO-led mission.

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Tennessee Freshmen Make Fiscal Stand on Debt Ceiling

by / on June 3, 2011

Freshmen in Congress have hassled the President this week for attempting to raise the national debt ceiling. Tennessee’s Representatives are among them.

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Fincher Gives up Farming Committee for Finance

by / on May 16, 2011

Tennessee Congressman Stephen Fincher has gotten a seat on the prominent House Financial Services Committee. The panel oversees the economy, banking system and stock exchanges.

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Fincher to Amend Disputed Financial Disclosure

by / on February 22, 2011

Congressman Stephen Fincher of Crockett County says he will amend his personal financial statement. The disclosure filed last year lacked detail about his financial standing and attracted criticism during his campaign.

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Republicans Officially Become Majority of Tennessee Delegation

Republicans Officially Become Majority of Tennessee Delegation

by / on January 5, 2011

Tennessee’s newly elected Representatives are in Washington with their families for the swearing in ceremony. The state’s delegation officially swings from majority Democrat to nearly all Republican.

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60 Plus Wants to Keep Fincher in Line

by / on November 15, 2010

A senior citizens lobbying group that spent half-a-million dollars on one congressional race in Tennessee has expectations for the winning candidate. The 60 Plus Association helped Republican Stephen Fincher get elected by attacking his opponent.

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Fincher Easily Beats Longtime Legislator

by / on November 3, 2010

A political newcomer in Tennessee’s 8th District soundly defeated a longtime state legislator. Frog Jump farmer Stephen Fincher will be the first Republican congressman from Northwest Tennessee in a century.

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Long-time Legislator Trailing Frog Jump Farmer in 8th District

Long-time Legislator Trailing Frog Jump Farmer in 8th District

by / on October 21, 2010

If congressional campaigns are measured by fundraising and TV ads, Tennessee’s 8th District is the most competitive in the state.

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Democrats Doubleteam Fincher in 8th Congressional District

by / on October 20, 2010

Democratic State Senator Roy Herron says his opponent in the 8th Congressional District race should disclose financial documents like his fellow Republican congressional candidate in the 6th District.

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National GOP Group Spending on Tennessee Congressional Elections

by / on October 20, 2010

The National Republican Congressional Committee is investing heavily in some of Tennessee’s Congressional races.

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Herron Jumps on Opponent for Refusing to Reach Across Aisle

by / on September 9, 2010

Democrat Roy Herron is attacking his opponent in the 8th District congressional race for vowing to not work with the Obama Administration.

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Unity Event May Not Come to Heated 6th District

by / on August 13, 2010

The Tennessee Republican Party has been trying to mend fences damaged in heated primary contests. But a unity event may not come in the 6th Congressional District, where candidate Lou Ann Zelenik has yet to concede.

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Contentious GOP Primary Rivals Take Unity Tour Through 8th Congressional District

by / on August 12, 2010

A bitter fight for the GOP nomination in the 8th Congressional District has turned cordial. The three leading candidates are on a kind of Republican unity tour.

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Fincher Wins GOP Nomination, Shoots Across Herron Bow

by / on August 6, 2010

A young farmer from Frog Jump easily won the Republican nomination in the 8th Congressional District race. Stephen Fincher captured roughly half the votes, with the rest split between his two main GOP opponents.

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Voters Sound Off in High-Spending 8th District Primary

by / on August 2, 2010

The Republican primary in Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District is the most costly House race in the country right now. The three candidates hold largely the same conservative views, so voters are seeking out different ways to measure them.

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8th District House Race is Country’s Most Expensive

by / on July 29, 2010

An open seat in Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District has generated the most costly race in the country. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, the more than $5 million spent and $7 million raised in the district west of Nashville makes it the most expensive House race this election cycle.

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8th District Acrimony Holstered for Final Candidate Forum

by / on July 26, 2010

Instead of echoing the negative tone of their campaign ads, Monday night Republican candidates in the 8th Congressional District tried to show they’re the most conservative. The three appeared at a forum in Dickson – the last before the August 5th primary.

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CNC: Tanner Gives Tepid Endorsement of Fellow Democrat and Hopeful Successor

by / on July 6, 2010

Retiring Democratic Congressman John Tanner has offered a less-than full-throated endorsement of state Senator Roy Herron, the Democrat vying to replace Tanner in the U.S. House.

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