Bob Corker ‘Couldn’t Get Elected Dogcatcher’ in Tennessee, But Doesn’t Rule Out 2020 Primary Challenge to President Trump

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Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) was at it again on Friday. The junior senator from Tennessee, whose poll ratings in his home state are so low President Trump recently tweeted “he couldn’t get elected dog catcher,” is fanning the flames of a potential 2020 GOP Republican Presidential primary challenge to President…

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Astros Carry World Series Momentum as Dodgers Eye a Comeback

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts vowed resiliency after an emotional defeat while the Houston Astros try to carry over World Series momentum as baseball’s championship showdown shifts to Texas. The Astros rallied from a three-run deficit for an 11-inning 7-6 road victory to level Major League Baseball’s best-of-seven final…

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Watch as Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Duet for the Final Time

Kenny Rogers Dolly Parton Kenny Rogers welcomed Dolly Parton onstage to sing their final duet Wednesday night, Oct. 25, at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The performance was part of an all-star tribute concert to Kenny, titled “All in for the Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration.” Reba McEntire, the Judds, Lady…

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4 Examples of What Happens When Jurisdictions Don’t Cooperate With ICE

“Sanctuary” policies haven’t kept federal immigration authorities from doing their job, but there have been numerous cases of local jurisdictions refusing to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer requests. In some cases, those released have been charged with murder and other crimes. Sanctuary jurisdictions are cities or counties that…

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Murfreesboro, Shelbyville Brace for ‘White Lives Matter’ Rallies and Counter Demonstrations

Murfreesboro and Shelbyville are bracing for Saturday’s “White Lives Matter” rallies that have already drawn widespread attention. Officials have issued public safety plans and people are organizing counter protests to challenge the messages of the League of the South and other similar extremist groups. Tensions heading into the Middle Tennessee…

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Noncitizen Immigrants Voted Illegally in Pennsylvania Elections

A Pennsylvania election official confirmed Wednesday that noncitizen immigrants illegally voted in elections hundreds of times since 2000, casting doubt on the state’s ability to screen out ineligible voters on its election roles. Jonathan Marks, commissioner for Pennsylvania’s Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation, told a state legislative committee that…

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Commentary: With Bannon as Their Guardian Angel, the GOP Senate Will Want to Live Again

by Jeffery A Rendall   We’re still two months away from Christmas yet it’s never too early to anticipate the good times ahead when we’ll observe the sacred traditions that stimulate positive memories from the past. For me, one such ritual is revisiting the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,”…

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Feds to Pay ‘Generous’ Settlement to Tea Party Groups for Targeting

The government apologized Thursday for illegally targeting tea party groups for intrusive scrutiny and agreed to settlements with hundreds of organizations snared in the targeting, bringing to a close one of the more embarrassing episodes of the Obama administration. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the IRS owed the groups an…

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917 Society’s Work to Promote U.S. Constitution Featured in Ferrier Files on Fox 17 News

The 917 Society’s efforts to promote the U.S. Constitution were featured in a story Thursday by Dennis Ferrier on Nashville’s Fox 17 News. A nonpartisan nonprofit based in the Nashville area, the 917 Society aims to get a free copy of the Constitution to every eighth grader in Tennessee. “This is…

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Shares of Drug Distributors Fall on News of President Trump’s Opioid Plan

Shares of pharmacy chains and drug distribution companies tumbled Thursday as President Donald Trump outlined his plans for addressing the US opioid crisis. Shares of McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health fell by 5.2 percent, 4.2 percent and 3.4 percent, each sliding as Trump declared the matter a “public health emergency”…

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State Sen. Mark Green Endorsed by Family Research Council in Run for Congress

Mark Green FRC endorsement

The Family Research Council’s Action PAC on Thursday endorsed state Sen. Mark Green (R-Clarksville) for Congress. Green is running for the 7th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-7), who is running for the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). The Washington, D.C.,…

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Leahy Asks Tea Party Activists to Sign Up as Constitution Mentors for Next Generation

Speaking to the 7th and 8th Congressional District Coalition in Paris, Tennessee on Thursday evening, The Tennessee Star CEO and Editor-in-chief Michael Patrick Leahy asked the long time Tea Party activists in the audience to sign up as Constitution Mentors for the next generation. Leahy noted that most Tea Party activists…

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