Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Republican Party"

State representative Joe Carr addressing Republican Party executive committee during a chairman election on Saturday. Credit: Bobby Allyn/WPLN

Tennessee’s GOP Re-Elects Chairman Despite Tea Party Challenge

December 6, 2014 at 7:22 pm

Devaney’s opponent was state representative Joe Carr — who notched 41 percent of the Republican vote against Lamar Alexander during the August primary — and he painted the state’s Republican party as a fractured body in need of repair.

The Tennessee Republican Party has launched a campaign dubbed "Red to the Roots" in order to get more GOP candidates elected to local office. Credit: Kristin_a via Flickr

More Tennessee Counties Hold GOP Primaries, Whether They Want To Or Not

April 21, 2014 at 4:32 am

More counties than ever in Tennessee will hold Republican primaries next month as the state party has been pushing to have more influence on local governments. But there’s still some resistance within the GOP.

Recent events held by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have attracted hecklers. Credit: GovChristie via Flickr

Tennessee GOP Nabs Governor Chris Christie For Annual Fundraiser

March 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm

The Tennessee Republican Party has recruited a GOP lightning rod to keynote its annual fundraiser. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will speak at the Statesmen’s Dinner in May.

Not Everyone Turns TN Legislature Into A Career: No Third Term For Finney

Not Everyone Turns TN Legislature Into A Career: No Third Term For Finney

July 31, 2013 at 4:17 pm

The Tennessee senate’s number two Democrat says he won’t run for re-election. Lowe Finney of Jackson says, “change is good.”

President’s Visit To Chattanooga Becomes Predictably Partisan

President’s Visit To Chattanooga Becomes Predictably Partisan

July 29, 2013 at 6:15 pm

Tennessee’s top Republicans are giving the cold shoulder to President Obama as he makes a rare visit to the state. Governor Bill Haslam’s office says he decided to keep his scheduled appointments Tuesday rather than travel to Chattanooga.

Devaney Officially Running for Reelection at TNGOP

Devaney Officially Running for Reelection at TNGOP

November 8, 2012 at 7:13 pm

The Chairman of Tennessee’s Republican Party is asking for another term.

Senate Committee to Review Burks Election

February 14, 2011 at 6:56 am

The Tennessee Senate will investigate allegations of voting irregularities in last year’s close election of State Senator Charlotte Burks.

GOP Says Rep. Cohen Fractures Civility with “Nazi” Claims

January 20, 2011 at 7:15 am

State GOP officials say Memphis Democrat Steve Cohen has gone too far criticizing the Republican-led effort to repeal healthcare reform.

Capitol Hill Conversation – Harwell Prepares for History in State House

January 10, 2011 at 6:30 am

Tennessee’s next Speaker of the House will preside over the largest Republican majority the state has ever seen. WPLN’s local Morning Edition host Jacqueline Fellows and state capitol correspondent Joe White discuss the power that lies ahead for the speaker-in-waiting, Nashville Republican Beth Harwell.

Republicans Watching Davis

August 9, 2010 at 5:46 am

Democrat Lincoln Davis has just completed a series of town hall meetings in the 4th Congressional District. Always in the crowd was a representative from the Tennessee Republican Party, which is looking for something to use against him.

GOP Reiterates Party Status of Kent Williams

January 4, 2010 at 6:30 pm

The state Republican Party is reinforcing its decision to bar House Speaker Kent Williams from appearing as a GOP candidate on any Tennessee ballot.

Republicans Select Devaney

June 1, 2009 at 6:48 am

State Republican Party Executive Committee members gathered in Nashville over the weekend and selected Chris Devaney as their new chairman.