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Recent articles by Adam:

With Nashville out, Republicans vote unanimously to hold 2024 convention in Milwaukee

On Friday, delegates unanimously chose Milwaukee to host the 2024 RNC, which at this point is a formality. → Read More

Tennessee legislative election results: Social justice activist wins Democratic primary; two GOP incumbents lose

Here's who advanced in each state House and Senate primary, and the general election matchup. → Read More

Tennessee congressional election: Who won and lost in Thursday's primaries

Incumbents are running for reelection in eight of Tennessee's nine congressional districts. While only three incumbents faced primary opponents. → Read More

Jason Martin, JB Smiley Jr. in tight race in Tennessee's Democratic gubernatorial primary

Jason Martin takes an early lead over JB Smiley and Carnita Atwater in the Democratic Primary for Tennessee governor. → Read More

Joe Casey, former Nashville police chief, dies at 96

The Nashville Police Department confirmed Casey's death on Twitter Sunday. → Read More

Kurt Winstead, Beth Harwell lead in donations in Tennessee district 5 race

Kurt Winstead has raised around $900,000 and Beth Harwell $775,000, while Andy Ogles has received $576,000 in support from dark money groups. → Read More

Police ID Nashville man fatally shot in Edgehill area Friday evening

Police identified the victim as 40-year-old Thaddeus Southall of Nashville. → Read More

Election 2022: Democratic gubernatorial candidates emptying the bank ahead of Aug. 4 primary

Lee holds nearly $4.5 million in his campaign account, while the rest of the Democratic field has less than $71,000 in the bank. → Read More

Renewing your vehicle tags in Tennessee? It will cost less starting July 1

Gov. Bill Lee signed a waiver for Class A and Class B vehicle registration fees for the next year, starting July 1. → Read More

Status of 2024 RNC in doubt after draft agreement withdrawn before Nashville Council vote

A bill to approve a draft agreement between the Republican National Committee and the Metro Council was withdrawn Tuesday. → Read More

From support for impeaching Biden to border wall policy, GOPers in 5th congressional race debate

On Monday, all nine candidates competing for the newly drawn district, expected to favor Republicans, appeared on stage for a debate → Read More

'Hopeful chapter' or dangerous 'criminalizing': Tennesseans react to historic abortion ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade means Tennessee can enact its near total ban on abortions. → Read More

Nashville DA says he won't prosecute abortion cases after Supreme Court decision

Glenn Funk reiterated a statement he made two years ago saying he wouldn't prosecute woman who choose to seek abortions. → Read More

Tennessee House GOP press Gov. Lee to block state distribution of COVID vaccine for youngest kids

House Republican leadership asked Lee to block state from "distributing, promoting or recommending" the COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5 → Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court: Robby Starbuck off the ballot again in GOP's 5th Congressional primary

Robby Starbuck was removed from the ballot after the state party determined he didn't meet the bonafide Republican requirements. → Read More

Gov. Bill Lee signs executive order on school safety, but quiet on gun control

Gov. Bill Lee signed an executive order aimed in his view at "enhancing school safety," but the order doesn't mention gun control. → Read More

Tennessee Democratic gubernatorial candidates criticize school vouchers at Nashville forum

Carnita Atwater, Jason Martin and JB Smiley, Jr. all said they would not support school vouchers. → Read More

From anti-skullduggery to new candidates: What to know about Nashville's open state Senate seat

Sen. Brenda Gilmore retirement triggered an little known state law and created a completive race to represent Nashville in the state Senate → Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court rules in favor of Gov. Bill Lee's controversial school voucher program

At the heart of the legal battle was whether the education savings account program violated the state constitution by applying only to Davidson and Shelby counties. → Read More

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signs law adding criminal penalties to abortion pill distribution via mail

The bill adds criminal penalties to abortion bill dispensation through telehealth or mail distribution means. → Read More