Republican incumbent Suzy Williams is seeking her first full term on the Washington County Commission in the 9th District. Williams was appointed last year in to fill an unexpired term on the board. She faces Democratic candidate Dennis Prater, an educator who is making his first bid for public office in the Aug. 2 general election.
Republican incumbent Larry England is being challenged in the Washington County Commission’s 7th District by P.C. Snapp, a former Johnson City mayor who is running as an independent candidate.
￼The race for the 14th District seat on the Washington County Commission sees Johnson City Commissioner Ralph Van Brocklin facing Republican nominee Jim Wheeler. Van Brocklin is running as an independent against Wheeler, who is a Jonesborough attorney.
At a campaign event Thursday in downtown Johnson City, governor hopeful Diane Black and the cadre of politicians there to support her stuck to the social issues that resonate well with Tennessee voters.
President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
With money in the bank and poll numbers on the rise, Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee was feeling pretty confident Tuesday about his chances of snatching the Republican nomination away from Knoxville businessman Randy Boyd and U.S. Rep.
Updated Jul 3, 2018 at 10:55 PM
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, was among 30 congressmen appointed by House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday to help negotiate the federal government’s annual defense authorization bill, totaling approximately $716 billion.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving to rescind Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a person’s race into account to encourage diversity in admissions, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
Today is the deadline to register to vote in the Aug. 2 election. Early voting begins July 13 to decide county offices and state and federal primaries.
A business founded by a Tennessee Republican gubernatorial candidate avoided paying millions in U.S. and international taxes thanks to a controversial corporate structure with a funny name.
Community members from all walks of life called for people to act at the local Families Belong Together Rally on Saturday in Founders Park. The rally was a small event- one of many around the nation – joining in to call for an end of the practice of separating immigrating families at the U.S. borders.
NASHVILLE — Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Senate campaign is quickly trying to capitalize on Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement.
Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump deflected a question on whether he should wait until after the midterm elections to announce a successor to Kennedy, saying he hasn’t “really thought about that. I think you want to go as quickly as possible.”
A local disability rights advocate and activist traveled to Washington D.C. last week to urge state representatives to push for legislation supporting those with autism and other disabilities.
As a registered nurse, U.S. Rep. Diane Black, a Republican front-runner to become Tennessee’s next governor, tries to find the root cause when solving any particular problem or issue.