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Wednesday Apr 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Eyes on Tennessee as it begins free communitya

Education experts will have their eyes on Tennessee as it works to provide free community college to all high school grads.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Lottery, Teachers College, Columbia University, Columbia University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily News Journal

LEONHIRTH: Democrats in state need more leadership

Since any political excitement in Tennessee this year centers around the battling factions of the Republican Party and the tea party, a kerfuffle among Democrats has been a little surprising.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jim Cooper, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Murfreesboro, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily News

New Perspective

When the U.S. Postal Service closed its branch office at 826 Mississippi Blvd . near E.H. Crump Boulevard in 2012, workers carted off an oil painting that hung there for several decades with little thought about the man portrayed in the painting.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Painting, Arts, Shelby County, TN, African-American, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Politico

Holder at center of marijuana debate

Attorney General Eric Holder found himself caught Tuesday in a vast congressional divide over how the federal government should respond to moves states have made to legalize marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Bob Goodlatte, Howard Coble

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Gateway Pundit

Nice. Democrat Cohen Calls Donald Rumsfeld "A$$hole of the Year"

What a class act. Rep Steve Cohen called former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld the "a$$hole" of the year.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Drudge Retort

DEA Official: All Parents Oppose Pot Legalization

A deputy administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency told the House Services Committee this week that marijuana "insults our common values" and "every single parent out there" opposed marijuana legalization.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Haslam free tuition plan garners praise, concern

Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal this year, a program that would cover a full ride at two-year colleges for any high school graduate, appears on track to pass as lawmakers enter the waning days of the legislative session.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lottery, Collierville, TN

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Critics: Ruling could bring flood of campaign money from wealthy donors

Do you agree with the Supreme Court's ruling to strike down restrictions on how much money an individual can contribute to candidates and party committees? WASHINGTON-A Tennessee government watchdog group warned Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down overall campaign contribution limits would send a flood of money pouring into ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tennessee, US Supreme Court

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Redistricting has little effect on Tennessee GOP

While Republican lawmakers in some states may have benefited from congressional redistricting, the changes had little effect in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Roe, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Jim Cooper, Democrat, Tennessee

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Daily News

Clash of Contenders

Shelby County Commissioner Steve Mulroy says his political plans last year didn't include running for county mayor in 2014.

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Related Topix: Shelby County, TN, Bartlett, TN, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, White House, TN, Luttrell, TN

Daily Herald

The election is not quite over

Democrats are reeling. They're playing defense, not offense. Their loss in a Florida election for a vacant House seat - in a district President Obama carried twice - was a devastating blow.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, Social Security, Personal Finance

Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Daily Record

Commentary: November looking great for Republicans, right? Maybe

Democrats are reeling. They're playing defense, not offense. Their loss in a Florida election for a vacant House seat -- in a district President Obama carried twice -- was a devastating blow.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, Social Security, Personal Finance

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