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POSTPOLITICS

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Friday, August 21, 2015 - 06:49

David Fox's newest ad features his wife Carrington (a long-time contributing food writer for Post sister publication Nashville Scene) sticking to the company line about Megan Barry focusing on national issues and Fox having the Nashville Way at heart.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Friday, August 21, 2015 - 06:49
By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 14:01

Mark Cate, who left his job as the governor's chief of staff at the beginning of August, has been named project coordinator related to the state museum plnned for North Capitol.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 12:26

This originally appeared on Pith in the Wind.

We spent last night drinking our way through the first mayoral runoff debate between Megan Barry and David Fox. The hour-long affair at Belmont University featured 100 percent more head-on confrontation than previous debates, primarily because there were 70 percent fewer people on stage.

Through a bit of a fog — both candidates hit quite a few of our #DrinkYall lines — we came away with a few observations, a few moments that stood out.

You can watch the entire debate here and read some stray thoughts after the jump:

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:21

Charles Robert Bone becomes the first of the Fallen Five to endorse, throwing his backing behind Megan Barry:

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:43
By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 06:37

Seems the CCC — the group that allegedly inspired Charleston shooter Dylann Roof — is meeting somewhere in Nashville this weekend.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 06:37

Republican legislators say more new abortion regulations may be in the offing, though they were light on concrete proposals, Chas Sisk reports for WPLN.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 06:36

The Scene digs in to the nine district-level runoff elections and the 10-candidate at-large slate ahead of the Sept. 10 election (early voting begins Friday).

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 11:22

The governor isn't worried about folks who think the job of government is to create more government jobs.