Politics

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker to joint legislative session

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker to joint legislative session

Politics August 21, 2014 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams U.S senator from Tennessee Bob Corker — R, will conduct a joint legislative session in Kodak on August 20 at 3:45 p.m. The event will be held at the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce. Corker will address his constituents and then conduct a question and answer period. NowRead More

Conflict between Gaza and Israel continues

Conflict between Gaza and Israel continues

International News, Politics August 20, 2014 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion The ongoing conflict between Gaza and Israel reached a temporary ceasefire on August 4th and the 72 hour ceasefire was later extended another 5 days on August 7th. Over the course of the last month, Israel and Hamas have agreed to numerous ceasefires only to renege on the agreementRead More

Corker, Clinton criticize Obama’s foreign policy

Politics August 20, 2014 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion Before the August recess President Obama invited a number of lawmakers to the White House to discuss the ongoing conflict in Iraq. Among the group of lawmakers was Sen. Bob Corker. He questioned and criticized a number of Obama’s foreign policy decisions concerning ISIS, Syria and Russia.Read More

Outstanding Speakers to Be Featured at Governor’s Conference

National News, Politics August 20, 2014 at 3:26 pm Comments are Disabled

One of the goals of the 2014 Tennessee Governor’s Conference on Hospitality and Tourism, Oct. 8 – 10 in Knoxville, is to feature the very best in nationally-known and highly sought-out speakers.  And with this year’s incredible line-up, that goal has been reached! Teri Yanovitch, who will be leading theRead More

Will Romney run in 2016?

Politics August 13, 2014 at 5:20 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion Since the 2012 election, former Republican nominee Mitt Romney has maintained a political voice, and remains politically active despite holding no public office. In 2014, Romney has traveled the country stumping for Republican candidates, including important primary states such as Iowa and New Hampshire. This has leadRead More

Haslam and Alexander make final appeal before primaries

Haslam and Alexander make final appeal before primaries

National News, Politics August 13, 2014 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams With just one day before the primary elections, Gov. of Tennessee Bill Haslam and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander swept through East Tennessee where they met with voters encouraging them to get out and make their votes count. The two politicians met with a large crowd of votersRead More

New polls show incumbents ahead

Politics August 9, 2014 at 9:56 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion A recent round of polling has shed light on several key races in Tennessee. Incumbents heading for re-election have plenty to feel optimistic about. Incumbent Gov. Bill Haslam appears as though he is safely headed toward a second term, besting Democratic challenger and former school teacher JohnRead More

Alexander secures nomination, fourth district too close to call

Alexander secures nomination, fourth district too close to call

National News, Politics August 9, 2014 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion Incumbent Sen. Lamar Alexander secured the Republican nomination Thursday by a 9.1 percent margin. He defeated tea party-backed State Sen. Joe Carr. Alexander was the last incumbent senator to face a primary challenge in the 2014 midterm elections. He won the contest by the smallest margin ofRead More

Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander make final appeal before primaries

Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander make final appeal before primaries

Local News, Politics August 8, 2014 at 1:51 am Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams With just one day before the primary elections, Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander swept through East Tennessee where they met with voters encouraging them to get out and make their votes count. The two politicians met with a large crowd of voters at theRead More

House passes bill to sue Obama

National News, Politics August 7, 2014 at 10:10 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zach Toillion After a charged debate last Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted for a historically unprecedented piece of legislation that authorizes House Speaker John Boehner to sue President Obama on behalf of the House. The basis for the litigation, House Republicans argue, is that Obama exceeded his executiveRead More