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Press Release from Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, Aug. 10, 2011: (Nashville) – Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey (R-Tennessee) today issued a strong statement of support for Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) after attending a private meeting with the governor in San Antonio. Gov. Perry is widely believed to be exploring a run for President with an announcement likely in the next […]


Maybe they will begin calling them “McWherter Day” dinners. The Tennessee Democratic Party has announced that its state Jackson Day dinner in Nashville will be Oct. 1 and will celebrate the life of Gov. Ned Ray McWherter, who died this year on April 4. Respect for McWherter and his place in the state party’s history […]


Larger than Life

by Mike Morrow on April 10, 2011

Saturday’s funeral service for Gov. Ned Ray McWherter at the Capitol drew a power-packed line-up of state dignitaries. Al Gore and Bill Clinton eulogized. Also attending were Gov. Bill Haslam, U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker, former U.S. Sens. Howard Baker, Jim Sasser and Harlan Mathews and former governors Phil Bredesen, Don Sundquist and Winfield Dunn.


Superkids Waiting

by Mark Todd Engler on February 21, 2011

A lot of lawmakers at the Tennessee Capitol think unions are responsible for a lot that’s wrong with public education. And they’ve got a movie to prove it.