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POSTPOLITICS

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015 - 13:21

Hillary Clinton is coming to town for a fundraiser, apparently. Country music supercouple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will be a part of it.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015 - 06:37

The Tennessee Department of Correction will undergo an independent audit next month as evidence mounts that something is afoot with reporting (and not reporting) incidents.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015 - 06:32

State Rep. Andy Holt, a vociferous critic of the EPA and the vice chair of the Agriculture Committee, is facing a $177,500 fine from the EPA for illegal dumping on his now-closed (but long-unpermitted) hog farm.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 14:15

As David Fox is announcing the support of a former campaign rival, Megan Barry is out with a list of Davidson County legislators who support her. These aren't "newly announced" but the campaign wanted to remind you anyway:

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 14:04

Jeremy Kane endorsed David Fox Thursday at Cayce Homes. He said Fox, who was school board chairman when LEAD Academy was first authorized, will be the "right mayor for the right time."

 

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 11:17

David Fox's new ad is a takeoff on the Lincoln ads but also attacks Barry. How droll.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 07:07

Presidential candidate Ben Carson visited Franklin for a little politicking and a little sightseeing.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 07:07

The Scene sits down with Megan Barry (an interview with David Fox comes next Thursday) for an expansive, extensive interview.

 

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 07:07

Chancellor Bonnyman ruled the state's single-drug lethal injection procedure is not an Eighth Amendment violation. There will be an appeal.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 13:28

Steven Hale has a good analysis of Megan Barry and David Fox and how much they want to tie themselves to Mayor Dean (but not too much).