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Jim DeMint Resigns as President of The Heritage Foundation, Ed Feulner to Return as Interim

The Heritage Foundation’s board of trustees, by a unanimous vote, has asked for and received the resignation of president and CEO Jim DeMint, revealed in an open letter to the organization’s membership released late Tuesday afternoon by board chairman Thomas A. Saunders III. “The board elected Heritage Founder Ed Feulner…

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Laura Ingraham: Some Republicans Resist Trump Agenda as Fiercely as Democrats

LifeZette editor-in-chief Laura Ingraham blasted congressional Republicans for “resisting” President Donald Trump’s agenda “as fiercely in their own way as the Democrats,” during an interview Tuesday evening on Fox News’ “Hannity.” Ingraham noted the budget compromise unveiled by GOP leaders this week committed funding for Trump’s border wall but continued…

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Beacon Center Sues Metro Nashville Government Over Affordable Housing Law

  The Beacon Center of Tennessee is taking Metro Nashville government to court, claiming that a new affordable housing law is illegal and unconstitutional. The Nashville-based think tank, which promotes free markets, filed a lawsuit last week in Davidson County Chancery Court. The suit was filed on behalf of the…

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Historian: Give Trump Credit for Dispelling Myth of ‘Inevitable’ Civil War and Suggesting Andrew Jackson May Have Been Able to Stop It

President Trump sparked outrage on Monday after making comments regarding President Andrew Jackson and the Civil War during an interview broadcast on satellite radio. Trump’s remarks, while not exactly polished, suggested Jackson may have been able to stop the Civil War and that the seventh President foresaw the nation’s imminent…

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Incumbents Retain Seats On Brentwood City Commission

The three incumbents in Tuesday’s race will keep their seats on the Brentwood City Commission, according to unofficial election results released by the city Tuesday night. The three incumbents are Mayor Regina Smithson, Mark Gorman and Rhea Little. John Byers was not successful in his role as the sole challenger….

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Williamson County Commission Budget Committee Approves Plan To Expand Schools To Prevent Rezoning

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The Williamson County Commission Budget Committee has approved plans to expand Page and Brentwood middle and high schools to keep students from being rezoned to other parts of the county. The committee voted 5-0 on Monday to approve the plan, which will go before the full commission next Monday, May…

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United Methodist Church Top Court Rules Against Gay Bishop But Future Unclear

  The top court of the United Methodist Church has ruled that the consecration of an openly gay bishop violates church law but the bishop for now still has her job. In a somewhat convoluted decision, the judicial council, convening in Newark, New Jersey, said that Karen Oliveto “remains in good…

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