Here are the Blogs in the Elections category.
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Thursday, 8 November 2018
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Some of Phil Bredesen’s most ardent supporters are so furious over his election loss Tuesday they’re threatening to pack up and leave Tennessee forever, according to public posts they’ve made on social media. According to those posts, some of them are sounding the alarm to progressive thinkers all ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/08/2018 7:56 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 8 November 2018
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While there will be plenty of new faces as the Tennessee legislature enters into its 111th general assembly, the total number of seats held by Republicans is reduced by one, but still carries the super majority status of both chambers through a volatile mid-term election. All 99 seats in the State ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/08/2018 7:54 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
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Tennesseans elected Republican Bill Lee as the state’s 50th governor on Tuesday, voting into office a political newcomer who rose to prominence traveling the state in an RV, avoiding negative attacks and appealing to voters as a conservative businessman and devout person of faith. With more than ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/07/2018 9:15 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
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Republican Marsha Blackburn defeated former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen in a closely watched race for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday night. Blackburn, a conservative Williamson County congressman, will succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, as the state's next junior senator. She becomes ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/07/2018 9:13 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
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Tennessee is one of the Black Progressive Action Coalition’s top investments this election season as it has worked to get African-American voters to the polls in the state’s four largest cities, the Associated Press’ Jonathan Mattise reports. The related Black Progressive Action Coalition and BlackPAC ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/07/2018 8:24 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
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The incoming Democratic majority in the House of Representatives has the power to open a slew of investigations into the White House and President Trump when the new Congress is seated in January, and early indications are that Democrats plan to aggressively take advantage of their new authority. But ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/07/2018 8:22 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
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Early Wednesday morning, three U.S. Senate races — in Montana, Arizona and Florida — were still too close to call. In Montana, the contest between Democratic incumbent Jon Tester and Republican Matt Rosendale was separated by a margin of roughly 1.7 percent. Rosendale holds a lead of 6,082 votes ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/07/2018 8:19 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
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Incumbent Senate Democrats in battleground states who opposed the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination appeared to have paid a price on Election Day, with senators Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Indiana's Joe Donnelly, Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Florida's Bill Nelson all suffering defeat. In ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/07/2018 8:16 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
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There were no surprises in the TN U.S. Congressional Races. Districts 5 and 9 were won by the incumbent Democrats, Jim Cooper and Steve Cohen. Incumbent Congressmen Phil Roe, Chuck Fleishmann, Scott DesJarlais, David Kustoff easily won re-election. Open Seats in 2, 6 and 7 were won by Republicans Tim ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/07/2018 8:04 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
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Chants of ‘We love Trump, U-S-A!’ echoed across the East Room of the White House before, during, and after President Donald Trump’s address to hundreds of young black conservatives. The President’s address was part of the Young Black Leaders Summit (YBLS), a four-day conference focused on millennial-aged, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2018 9:42 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
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Candace Owens announced her new project BLEXIT, ‘the black exit from the Democrat Party,’ vowing to take her mission of exodus to the very cities controlled by democratic politicians. “Politicians have been lying to us, the media have been lying to us,” Owens began, in a room surrounded by hundreds ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2018 9:37 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
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blog preview image So much is on the line this election cycle and predictions are plentiful. POLITICO has done an interesting analysis: POLITICO analyzed every midterm race for the House, Senate and governor to determine who we think will win. We used historical trends, the latest polling data, evaluations of both ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2018 9:22 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 1 May 2018
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"Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of the Congress [editor adds:'and State Legislatures]. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption. If it be intelligent, brave, and pure, it is because ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/01/2018 1:48 PM by Bobbie Patray
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