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State Senator Doug Overbey Nominated To Be U.S. Attorney In East Tennessee

Tennessee Star

  President Trump has nominated state Sen. Doug Overbey (R-Maryville) to be the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Announced Friday, the nomination must be confirmed by the Senate. Overbey is a three-term state senator and chair of the state ethics committee. A senior partner and co-founder of…

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Louisiana Democrats Remove Thomas Jefferson And Andrew Jackson From Name Of Fundraiser

  The Louisiana Democratic Party has dropped the names Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson from its annual fundraising dinner. The Jefferson-Jackson dinner will now be called the True Blue Gala,¬†reports the Associated Press. This year’s event is set to be held Aug. 26 in New Orleans. The name change is…

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Commentary: Freedom to Choose

In addition to excellent legal protection, professional learning, networking and career resources, along with opportunities for leadership, there is no doubt that joining a professional organization that benefits educators. Our advocacy efforts carry significant weight with legislators, and other policymakers. We choose to collaborate, not separate, which is a natural choice for a group that is member-owned and member-driven.

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‘Lock Her Up’ Reboot: Trump Calls For DOJ to Reopen Hillary Case

President Donald Trump on Monday took to Twitter to call for reopening the criminal investigation into 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information. In doing so, the president took shots at his own attorney general and at Congressional committees investigating Russian interference into the 2016 campaign. “So why…

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Former University of Alabama Professor Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Charges

A former University of Alabama music professor pleaded guilty Thursday to federal child pornography charges,¬†reports AL.com. Nikos Pappas, 41, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals until his sentencing hearing, which has not yet been set. Pappas was placed on leave in September 2016 when the school first learned of…

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Jeb Bush Rallies Establishment Republicans to Attack Donald Trump on Russia

Jeb Bush, former Florida governor, former presidential hopeful and former loud critic of President Donald Trump, has stepped back into the political arena to call out his fellow Republicans as hypocrites – for not publicly condemning Trump. Sigh. Why, why, why do these entrenched Republicans insist on picking public fights…

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