Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Republican Party"

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

by / on April 21, 2014

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.

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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

by / on March 19, 2014

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.

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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

by / on July 31, 2013

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

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President’s Visit To Chattanooga Becomes Predictably Partisan

President’s Visit To Chattanooga Becomes Predictably Partisan

by / on July 29, 2013

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.

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Devaney Officially Running for Reelection at TNGOP

Devaney Officially Running for Reelection at TNGOP

by / on November 8, 2012

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

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Senate Committee to Review Burks Election

by / on February 14, 2011

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

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

by / on January 20, 2011

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

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Capitol Hill Conversation – Harwell Prepares for History in State House

by / on January 10, 2011

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.

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Republicans Watching Davis

by / on August 9, 2010

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.

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GOP Reiterates Party Status of Kent Williams

by / on January 4, 2010

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

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Republicans Select Devaney

by / on June 1, 2009

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

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