NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prominent businesses, top Republicans and political action committees helped Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee raise nearly $2.5 million for his inauguration last...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Scott DesJarlais wins 5th term to represent southeast Tennessee in US. House.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Incumbent Scott DesJarlais has won the Republican primary in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump has appointed Republican state Sen. Jim Tracy as Tennessee rural development director for the U.S. Agriculture Department.
Tracy is an insurance agent and former college basketball referee from Shelbyville who has served in the state Senate since 2004. He fell 38 votes shy in his primary challenge of U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in 2014.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Republican congressional candidate in Tennessee spent campaign funds to cover the cost of 2,000 rounds of machine gun ammunition from his personal stockpile.
The Tennessean reports state Rep. Judd Matheny of Tullahoma provided belted ammunition for large tripod-mounted weapons fired at an April shooting event.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In Rep. Scott DesJarlais' district, some residents are cheering the demise of the revised national health care law bitterly opposed by the House Freedom Caucus, of which DesJarlais is a member.
Registered nurse Lauren Collins said she still supports President Donald Trump but was disappointed to see him backing a health plan that made big cuts to Medicaid, the program that provides health insurance for the poor and the disabled.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Incumbent Republican Scott DesJarlais wins re-election in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District.
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former U.S. attorney David Kustoff outpaced a crowded field of Republicans vying to be the party's nominee for an open west Tennessee congressional seat Thursday.
Meanwhile, incumbents Scott DesJarlais and Diane Black won the GOP nomination in the 4th and 6th districts, respectively. U.S. Reps. Chuck Fleischmann and Phil Roe also won the Republican primaries in their congressional districts.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With no statewide positions on the Tennessee primary ballot on Thursday, much of the attention this election season has focused on congressional and state legislative races.
An open congressional seat in western Tennessee attracted a baker's dozen of candidates to enter the fray for the Republican nomination, while U.S. Reps. Scott DesJarlais and Diane Black are trying to fend off primary challenges from GOP candidates who are trying to position...