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Secretary of State Appoints Members to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Standards Board
Secretary of State Appoints Members to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Standards Board

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett appointed the state's two representatives to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board, in compliance with the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA). One of those two lives and works in Rutherford County.

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Republicans Come Up With TN Health Plan
Republicans Come Up With TN Health Plan

This legislative package includes eleven different initiatives that will all reshape healthcare in Tennessee through Consumerism, increasing Access, improving Rural health systems, and Empowering patients to ensure individuals and families to make all medical decisions, instead of insurance companies or the government.

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Governor Candidates Spending Large Amounts of Money
Governor Candidates Spending Large Amounts of Money

Four Republicans have spent $33 million-plus in Tennessee's primary for governor, unleashing about $33 million of personal wealth.

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Tennessee Republican Party on Reeves Victory

Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden released the following statement on the results of the special primary election for Senate District 14, won by Shane Reeves.

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Speaker Harwell Appoints Representative Bryan Terry To Tennessee Maintenance Of Certification Task Force
Speaker Harwell Appoints Representative Bryan Terry To Tennessee Maintenance Of Certification Task Force

Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) Tuesday appointed State Representative Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) to the Tennessee Maintenance of Certification Task Force.

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Baum to Run for State House of Representatives
Baum to Run for State House of Representatives

Rutherford County Commissioner and Middle Tennessee State University economics professor Charlie Baum is running in the Republican primary for the 37th District of the Tennessee House of Representatives seat, vacated by Rep. Dawn White.

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Conservative political event in Lascassas to feature  FoxNews host Judge Jeanine Pirro
Conservative political event in Lascassas to feature FoxNews host Judge Jeanine Pirro

Former State Representative Joe Carr announced Thursday that FoxNews host Judge Jeanine Pirro will be the featured speaker at this year's 9th Annual T-Bones & Politics fundraising event in Lascassas, TN.

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State Representative Mike Sparks Conducts a Survey
State Representative Mike Sparks Conducts a Survey

State Representative Mike Sparks (49th District, R) recently conducted a survey to get opinions on pertinent issues.

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New candidate in the running for the Rutherford County Road Superintendent
New candidate in the running for the Rutherford County Road Superintendent

Republican Robert Alsup announced he has qualified as a candidate for Rutherford County Road Superintendent.

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Local state representative recruiting Central Magnet School students to help with legislation
Local state representative recruiting Central Magnet School students to help with legislation

State Representative Bryan Terry, MD, is looking to get more youth involvement in politics. To do so, he has partnered with students at Central Magnet School to co-sponsor legislation this session.

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Republican State Leadership Committee Names Dr. Bryan Terry as a 14 in '14 Candidate to watch
Republican State Leadership Committee Names Dr. Bryan Terry as a 14 in '14 Candidate to watch

Dr. Bryan Terry is Native American and an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation.

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State Senator Jim Tracy will not contest the race allowing Congressman Scott DesJarlais to quietly take the win in the Republican Primary
State Senator Jim Tracy will not contest the race allowing Congressman Scott DesJarlais to quietly take the win in the Republican Primary

State Senator Jim Tracy who recently ran a close race against Congressman Scott DesJarlais in the 4th District has decided not to challenge the votes that were cast.

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Did you know that 7 residents are running against Congressman Scott DesJarlais? Meet John Anderson, who has been sleeping in a tent...
Did you know that 7 residents are running against Congressman Scott DesJarlais? Meet John Anderson, who has been sleeping in a tent...

A Bell Buckle man by the name of John Anderson is hiking about 700-miles in a trek that he is calling “A Journey to Congress.” Each night, he sleeps in some of the most beautiful valley's and hilltops of Middle Tennessee...

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Rutherford County Republican Party to Honor Pres. Ronald Reagan at Black Tie Gala
Rutherford County Republican Party to Honor Pres. Ronald Reagan at Black Tie Gala

The Rutherford County Republican Party has announced plans for their black tie “Reagan Day Dinner, Gala.”

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Political: Local woman seeks election to 14th District Republican Party State Executive seat
Political: Local woman seeks election to 14th District Republican Party State Executive seat

Local woman seeking election to the 14th District Republican Party State Executive Committeewoman seat for the Tennessee Republican Party.

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Interesting Campaign Idea: Joe Carr for Senate Campaign to Raffle Off Handgun
Interesting Campaign Idea: Joe Carr for Senate Campaign to Raffle Off Handgun

UPDATE on GUN RAFFLE: The Joe Carr for Senate campaign today announced that over 30,000 people have shown their support for the 2nd Amendment by signing up for a chance to win a Beretta 92A1. 

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POLITICS: Another Attorney to Run for Seat Held by Judge Ben McFarlin
POLITICS: Another Attorney to Run for Seat Held by Judge Ben McFarlin
Murfreesboro attorney and veteran judicial administration counsel Aaron Conklin announced that he will seek the nomination of the Republican Party for general sessions judge next spring.   
 
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District Attorney Politics: Jennings Jones Announces Run for DA
District Attorney Politics: Jennings Jones Announces Run for DA
Jennings Jones has announced that he is running for the Republican nomination to the office of District Attorney for Rutherford and Cannon Counties. 
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Local Residents Getting Involved in Local Politics! Another Citizen Announces Run for Commission...
Local Residents Getting Involved in Local Politics! Another Citizen Announces Run for Commission...
Edward Phillips has announced his candidacy for county commission in the eighth district of Rutherford County. The eighth district includes the communities of Christiana, Crescent, Midland, Rockvale, and the city of Eagleville.
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More Political News in Rutherford County - Race for County Commission
More Political News in Rutherford County - Race for County Commission

JoAnne Skidmore officially announced Monday evening at the Rutherford County Republican Party Headquarters that she will be a candidate in the Republican primary for the Rutherford County Commission in the 15th District.

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Dems Consider Caucus After GOP Decides on Primary
The debate over local elections continues. Now, the local Democratic Party is asking their membership to vote in favor of holding a caucus for the 2014 elections instead of a primary. You may recall just last week, the G-O-P decided it would hold primaries for all local races, including County Commission. 
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Freedom Fest Event to be Held in Murfreesboro August 17th
Freedom Fest Event to be Held in Murfreesboro August 17th
State Representative Mike Sparks from Smyrna told WGNS they are holding a special event to celebrate America…
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Local representative Rick Womack supports bill that limits expense account payment for lodging
Local representative Rick Womack supports bill that limits expense account payment for lodging
“I should not be reimbursed for a hotel stay if I sleep in my own bed at night”
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