Beck playing defense again a week before election day

More than a month after the Davidson County Election Commission voted unanimously to keep Bill Beck on the ballot calling complaints he lives in Sumner County "politically motivated," his Hendersonville neighbor says it's "absolutely not" true Beck lives in Davidson County, reports News Channel 5.

Jul 31, 2014 1:54 PM

Could Scott DesJarlais win?

Roll Call suggests that the incumbent might win in an upset.

Jul 31, 2014 9:51 AM

Alexander internal suggests big Alexander lead, Alexander campaign says

An internal poll shows Lamar Alexander has a 29 point lead over Joe Carr (who has a 19 point lead on George Flinn), Alexander's campaign tells The Tennessean.

Jul 31, 2014 9:49 AM

The quick and dirty

Andrea Zelinski and Steven Hale put together a good guide on the bustling election season in Nashville.

Jul 31, 2014 9:47 AM

Fair winds to The Dean

Tom Humphrey, the Knoxville News Sentinel's long-time Nashville bureau chief and dean of the Capitol Hill Press Corps, is retiring today.

Jul 31, 2014 7:04 AM

Replace, retain, spend

Spending on TV ads in the Supremes campaign (race? what do we call this? effort?) has topped $575,000.

Jul 31, 2014 7:02 AM

Today in the Third

Chuck Fleischmann is launching a negative ad; Weston Wamp is launching a pursed-lips, head-shaking, look-at-this-other-guy-being-negative ad.

Jul 31, 2014 7:01 AM

A Study In Scarlet

How did Tennessee become so Republican so fast? The Flyer investigates.

Jul 31, 2014 6:58 AM

TVA CEO recommends rate increase similar to last year

Sources tell Post Politics that TVA CEO Bill Johnson will recommend a rate increase "similar to last year's" at the TVA Annual Rate Review. Last year's increase was 1.5 percent at the retail level.

Jul 30, 2014 9:41 AM