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.
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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.
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.
The Tennessee senate’s number two Democrat says he won’t run for re-election. Lowe Finney of Jackson says, “change is good.”
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.
The Chairman of Tennessee’s Republican Party is asking for another term.
The Tennessee Senate will investigate allegations of voting irregularities in last year’s close election of State Senator Charlotte Burks.
State GOP officials say Memphis Democrat Steve Cohen has gone too far criticizing the Republican-led effort to repeal healthcare reform.
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.
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.
The state Republican Party is reinforcing its decision to bar House Speaker Kent Williams from appearing as a GOP candidate on any Tennessee ballot.
State Republican Party Executive Committee members gathered in Nashville over the weekend and selected Chris Devaney as their new chairman.