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Tennessee Democratic Congressmen React to Comey Firing

Tennessee Star

  Here is reaction from the only two Democratic members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation to President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday. They made their comments in official press statements and on social media. Rep. Jim Cooper, Democrat: The FBI is investigating Trump associates right now. This…

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Democrats Wanted Comey Fired — Until Tuesday

Few Democrats suffered such severe political whiplash over the firing of FBI Director James Comey as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). Over the course of just a few months, Schumer has shifted wildly on the FBI director. The Democratic leader heaped praise on Comey for decisions that benefitted Democrats…

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EXCLUSIVE Interview with U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais About American Health Care Act

  “We need transparency in health care where people know exactly what something’s going to cost and whether they’re willing to pay for that or not,” U.S. Representative Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) told The Tennessee Star in an exclusive interview on Monday about the American Health Care Act, recently passed by…

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee to Re-Enter Knoxville Marketplace

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee said Tuesday it would re-enter the marketplace in a region of the state with no other option for individual health insurance, but that policies might cost more because of political uncertainty. Calling the move “an extension of our mission,” while noting the company appeared…

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Commentary: Appreciation for Our Teachers

Most of us have at least one teacher that we cannot forget, a teacher who inspired us to be a better student and person. So this week, Teacher Appreciation Week, let us know about the teacher who made a lasting contribution to your life.

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Nashville City Officials Stand By Decision To Turn Away Christian Activist At Muslim Event Where Mayor Barry Spoke

Tennessee Star

  A Nashville area man says he was turned away at a public event at a mosque on Saturday because he is a Christian, but city officials say they had a right to deny him entry because it was private property and he was there to protest. Jay Chamness tried…

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