Among the high-profile races across the country is the bid to replace outgoing Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee. Democratic candidate Marquita Bradshaw is working to turn the seat blue as Trump ally Bill Hagerty goes into the home stretch with the support of the Republican Party.
National attention is now focused on Mississippi’s U.S. Senate race between incumbent Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic challenger Mike Espy. One recent poll is showing Hyde-Smith up by one percentage point.
Mississippi voters will not be required to wear a mask when they vote in the November election. Secretary of State Michael Watson says no voter should be denied the right to vote for not wearing a mask.
Governor Bill Lee’s controversial “school voucher program” suffered another blow Tuesday when the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision that the Education Savings Account Act is unconstitutional.
Amy Coney Barrett is a Class of ’94 graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis. A former professor, her roommate, and the current President of Rhodes are sharing their thoughts about Coney Barrett’s nomination to the high court.
President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.
The case of Breonna Taylor has brought many conversations to the forefront including what the charge of wanton endangerment means. One Tennessee senator is taking those conversations and hoping to make legislative changes happen.
Alice Johnson, a Memphis grandmother whose life sentence on federal drug charges was commuted last year by President Donald Trump at the urging of Kim Kardashian-West, spoke Thursday at the Republican National Convention.
Mayor Jim Strickland vetoed an ordinance Tuesday evening that removed the issue of police residency from the November ballot, but councilors immediately voted to override the veto, effectively ending the effort to expand police residency requirements.
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Congressman Steve Cohen came together Monday to urge more people to return their census forms to ensure Memphis and Shelby County get the appropriate amount of federal funding for the next 10 years.
Tennessee lawmakers wrapped up a three-day special session this week by passing controversial measures that include strengthening penalties against protesters and providing liability protections to businesses.