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John Rose Declines To Participate in 6th Congressional District Public Forums With Opponent State Rep. Judd Matheny

HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee – John Rose declined to participate in a public forum here at VFW Post 9851 on Thursday with State Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma), his opponent for the Republican nomination in the 6th Congressional District race in 2018 to succeed Rep. Diane Black (R-TN-06), who is running for governor. The…

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John Rose Touts Fundraising for His Congressional Campaign, Helped Some by Haslam Family and Democrats

John Rose on Thursday touted his campaign’s first quarter of fundraising, noting that he has more than four times the resources of State Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma), who is also vying for the Republican nomination for the 6th Congressional District seat. A small business owner and farmer, Rose briefly served…

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Supporters of Nashville Fairgrounds Voice Concerns About Mayor Megan Barry’s Plans for Soccer Stadium, Housing

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Bob Blair has been coming to events at the Nashville Fairgrounds ever since he can remember. The 75-year-old still comes to the fairgrounds for the flea market and auto races. The owner of Mr. B’s Barber Salon, he lives nearby. Blair was at the fairgrounds Thursday evening…

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John Rose Steps Up Campaign to Represent Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District

John Rose is ramping up his campaign for Congress. The DeKalb County Republican, who announced last month that he is running for U.S. Rep. Diane Black’s seat in the 6th Congressional District, held a campaign kick-off Saturday in Carthage, where he was endorsed by Smith County Mayor Michael Nesbitt. Campaign…

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Congressional Candidate John Rose: ‘I Fully Support’ Governor Haslam’s Gas Tax Increase

  At a February event in Smith County that featured Governor Haslam promoting his proposed gas tax increase, recently announced Sixth Congressional District candidate John Rose told the governor, “I just want to say I applaud you for making this proposal. I fully support it.” You can hear Rose make…

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Former Agriculture Commissioner John Rose Announces Candidacy for GOP Nomination in 6th Congressional District

  On Thursday, former Tennessee Agriculture Commissioner John Rose announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the Sixth Congressional District to succeed incumbent Rep. Diane Black (R-TN-06), who recently announced that she is a candidate for governor. Rose was appointed as Agriculture Commissioner by former Governor Don Sundquist in…

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