The 112th Tennessee General Assembly goes back into session on Tuesday — just days after FBI agents raided the homes and offices of three House GOP members. Also on this episode: an interview with Senate Speaker Randy McNally.
Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper is among the Democrats calling for President Trump’s impeachment, even if it means a Senate trial doesn’t happen until after he leaves office.
Tennessee Congressman Chuck Fleischmann has tested positive for COVID-19. The Chattanooga-area Republican received his result Sunday, noting he had contact with his infected roommate in Washington, D.C., who happens to be a Florida representative.
FBI agents searched the legislative offices or homes of four Republican lawmakers, including former House Speaker Glen Casada, as well as three aides Friday morning.
Rep. David Byrd is unable to talk and receiving physical therapy after being on a ventilator for nearly a month, according to a family member who posted on Facebook on Wednesday.
For weeks, Sens. Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty pledged to vote to overturn the election results. But late Wednesday night, they both flipped and voted to not block the results of the electoral college in Arizona.
When Congress votes on Wednesday to certify the election results of the presidential election, Tennessee will be in a unique position: Both U.S. senators will be voting to overturn the results. Republicans Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty have pledged to fight the certification process.
Georgians are voting in two Senate runoff elections on Tuesday. Incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue face Democratic challengers Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. The races were too close to call in November and now their outcome determines the balance of power in the Senate.
As Tennessee’s Republicans in Congress prepare to contest the presidential election results, members of their party who used to hold those seats are criticizing the move.
On special occasions as a child, Amber Curry recalls her grandmother transforming her hair into Shirley Temple curls that tightly hugged her head. She felt like a queen.