Many Hot Races in Today’s Tennessee Primary

By: Thursday August 5, 2010 3:15 pm

Today is primary day in Tennessee. (Why you would stage an election on a Thursday instead of a Tuesday is beyond me. I can see moving election day to the weekend but can’t understand why a different mid-week work day is preferable.)

The big race tonight is the GOP primary for governor, but congressional retirements have created heated primary battles in a few districts.


Another Republican Wannabe Secessionist Wimps Out

By: Monday July 26, 2010 10:30 am

Last week, Congressman Zach Wamp (R-TN), who’s running for governor in Tennessee, channeled his inner Jefferson Davis. But just like the cowardly Rick Perry — as soon as he was called on it — he ran for the hills.

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