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POSTPOLITICS

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).

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:33

The long-time Democratic state senator backs his man:

 

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 11:56

The NBJ has sources that say Bill Freeman wanted a promise of jobs for his backers (including Mike Turner) in the Megan Barry administration. Barry allegedly demurred:

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 07:08

After David Fox's visit to Jack Johnson's fundraiser, Andrea Zelinski checks in with Republicans to see what they are doing with the Metro mayor's race. TNGOP exec Brent Leatherwood sums it up:

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 07:08

A really good interview with Bill Freeman from the NBJ, in which he doesn't equivocate:

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 06:56

Save Our Fairgrounds (which apparently still exists despite having already saved the fairgrounds) endorsed David Fox:

Nashville’s Save Our Fairgrounds organization today announced their endorik,sement of David Fox for Mayor with a unanimous vote.

The mission of Save Our Fairgrounds is to preserve, manage and promote the Tennessee State Fairgrounds as a world class, multi-use, historic public assembly facility near downtown Nashville.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 14:08

Department of Correction officials said they didn't get everything right when reporting incidents.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 10:44

Script flipped?

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 07:00

The Tennessean talks to the mayoral candidates about how their faith informs their lives and their public service.