Tennessee U.S. Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) recently introduced the Hot Showers Act to nullify a proposed Department of Energy (DOE) rule that would significantly limit the availability of water heaters in the country.Read More
Tennessee Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) sent a letter to Department of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, seeking information regarding the Department of the Treasury’s Committee on Racial Equity (TACRE), its mission, and its intentions.
According to the treasury, it formed the committee to address topics such as financial “inclusion,” capital access, and housing stability.Read More
Tennessee U.S. Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) is calling on House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-20) to re-establish the Byrd Committee for the purpose of examining all federal government spending and identifying non-essential funding.Read More
Tennessee U.S. Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) joined a group of his Republican colleagues and former government agent Tim Ballard, who inspired the hit film Sound of Freedom, in introducing the Safeguarding Endangered Children, Unaccompanied and at Risk of Exploitation (SECURE) Act of 2023 on Tuesday.Read More
Tennessee U.S. Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) recently introduced a bill that would prohibit Special Counsel Jack Smith from receiving a federal salary funded by taxpayers.Read More
Several Tennessee U.S. lawmakers reacted in social media statements Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to strike down the Biden administration’s proposal to unilaterally cancel hundreds of billions in student loan debt.Read More
Republican members of Tennessee’s Congressional Delegation applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) decision to strike down affirmative action in college admissions via two cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina.Read More
Five Tennessee U.S. Representatives voted against the Fiscal Responsibility Act on Wednesday.
The bill, negotiated between President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-20) over the weekend, provides for a $4 trillion increase in the federal debt limit and suspends the federal debt limit until January of 2025.Read More
Tennessee U.S. Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) has introduced three bills to permanently freeze hiring at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF).Read More
Tennessee U.S. Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) led a group of House Financial Services Committee Republicans in sending a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra expressing opposition to a proposal from the bureau to establish a nonbank registry.
It was announced last December that the CFPB proposed a rule to identify repeat financial law violators by creating a database of enforcement actions against certain nonbank-covered entities. According to the proposed rule, certain nonbank entities must register with the bureau and provide regular updates on their covered orders.Read More
Former President Donald J. Trump endorsed Tennessee U.S. Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) for re-election in the state’s fifth congressional district on Thursday.Read More
Tennessee U.S. Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) endorsed former President Donald J. Trump in the 2024 presidential election on Friday evening.Read More
Tennessee U.S. Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) introduced the Teachers Empowered Against Classroom Harm (TEACH) Act on Friday.Read More
Tennessee U.S. Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) introduced the Ukraine Lend-Lease Accountability Act on Wednesday, which would “restore the ordinary requirements found in the Arms Export Control Act and Foreign Assistance Act regarding any loans and/or leases of equipment made to Ukraine.”Read More
U.S. Tennessee Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) recently introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to honor Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD) Officers Rex Engelbert and Michael Collazo with a Congressional Gold Medal.Read More
The U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, Illicit Finance, and International Financial Institutions held a hearing about how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is fueling the influx of fentanyl at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Committee Member Tennessee Representative Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) asked former U.S. Treasury Special Agent Jonathan Cassara if the CCP could “be designated as a threat to our country.” Cassara said the CCP could “very well be designated as an ongoing criminal enterprise.”Read More
Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist, Crom Carmichael in studio to discuss false statements made by News Channel 5’s Phil Williams that were left hanging on the internet for seven hours before correction.Read More
During his second State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Joe Biden called out Tennessee U.S. Representative Andy Ogles’ (R-TN-05) recently-introduced bill that would repeal the inflation Reduction Act of 2022.Read More
Tennessee Representatives John Rose (R-TN-06) and Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) have been chosen to serve on the House Financial Services Committee.Read More
All nine representatives serving Tennessee were sworn into the 118th Congress following the chamber’s vote for house speaker.Read More
Tennessee Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) released a statement offering insight on his decision to switch his vote in the Speaker of the House race during the chamber’s 12th round of voting on Friday.
Ogles voted for California Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-20) in the speakership race during the chamber’s 12th round of voting on Friday, The Tennessee Star previously reported.Read More
Newly-elected Tennessee Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) voted for California Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-20) in the House of Representatives House Speaker race during the chamber’s 12th round of voting on Friday.Read More
California Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-20) was seen speaking to newly-elected Tennessee Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) during the eighth round of speakership voting in the House of Representatives.Read More
Newly-elected Tennessee Congressman Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) voted against Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-20) to serve as Speaker of the House.
Twice now, McCarthy failed to secure enough votes to become the chamber’s next speaker.Read More
Hours after defeating State Sen. Heidi Campbell (D-Nashville), Maury County Mayor and Congressman-Elect Andy Ogles (R-TN-05) was welcomed by lawmakers to his new role.
“Thrilled to welcome [Andy Ogles] to Washington! He will fight hard to defend Tennesseans’ conservative values and help keep our state and nation on the right track,” said Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).Read More
The mayor of Maury County won his bid for U.S. Congress by a wide margin Tuesday night, defeating State Senator Heidi Campbell (D-District 20) in Tennessee’s newly-drawn 5th District.
Ogles’s race, which was called just after midnight on Wednesday morning, showed the first-time congressional candidate winning 55.9 percent of the vote, to Campbell’s 42.3 percent of the vote.Read More
Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed renowned Republican political consultant, Ward Baker of Baker Group Strategies in studio to weigh in on Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional District race.Read More
Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed official guest host Aaron Gulbransen in the studio to predict midterm election movement for Republicans in the House and a historically expensive Senate race.Read More
As Election Day nears, a Political Action Committee (PAC) is hosting a bus tour that will stop in Franklin, Tennessee, to rally for former Maury County mayor and U.S. congressional candidate Andy Ogles, bringing with it some notable names in the world of politics.
“Truth and Courage PAC #TakeBackAmericaBusTour is hitting the road to educate and equip conservatives all across the country,” according to a media advisory from that group. “Join us to hear directly from national and local leaders who are taking the charge to save our great nation. Midterm elections are around the corner and so is the TAKE BACK AMERICA Bus Tour, bringing the red wave to you! The opportunity to win back America is now.”Read More
The nation’s largest grassroots Tea Party political action committee, Tea Party Express, endorsed Republican candidate Andy Ogles for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District on Thursday.Read More
Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed the former mayor of Maury County, Tennessee and 5th district GOP nominee for Congress Andy Ogles in the studio to talk about his endorsement by former President Trump, upcoming tele-town hall, and event with Senator Cruz and radio personality Clay Travis.Read More
Former President Donald Trump endorsed Republican candidate Andy Ogles for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District on Saturday.Read More
Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed former mayor of Maury County Tennessee and GOP nominee for Congress in TN5 Andy Ogles in studio to discuss the race between he and Democrat Heidi Campbell.Read More
Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional GOP Nominee Andy Ogles in studio to discuss inflation, OPEC, and the need for America to produce its own energy.Read More
Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Columbia, Tennessee mayoral candidate, Debbie Matthews in studio to discuss her candidacy, her opponent, and continuing the vision for a prosperous Columbia.Read More
At a small pro-abortion rally held on Wednesday at Legislative Plaza in downtown Nashville, TN-5 Democrat nominee State Senator Heidi Campbell (R-Nashville) emphasized her support for abortion in a speech she gave.
Campbell gave the speech on the eve of when Tennessee’s anti-abortion law The Human Life Protection Act, which was triggered due to the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, goes into effect.Read More
Political consultant Ward Baker of Baker Group Strategies issued a memo calling Tennessee 5th Congressional District Democrat nominee Heidi Campbell’s internal poll “bogus.”
Campbell’s campaign released on Monday what it called internal poll results that showed the Democrat TN-5 candidate with a 3 percent lead over Republican nominee Andy Ogles.Read More
Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed official guest host and lead political reporter for The Tennessee Star Aaron Gulbransen in-studio to examine the recent polling done by The Tennessee Journal On the Hill showing Democrat Heidi Campbell leading Republican Andy Ogles by three points in the open Fifth Congressional District race.Read More
TN-5 Republican nominee Andy Ogles on Thursday criticized the Inflation Reduction Act.
According to the Thursday statement obtained by The Tennessee Star, Ogles expressed “strong opposition to the so-called ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ rammed through by Democrats in the Senate over the weekend without a single Republican Vote.”Read More
Republican nominee for the 5th Congressional District and Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles critcized the “Department of Justice weaponization of the FBI to advance a partisan political agenda solely aimed to ‘get Trump'” in a campaign press statement issued on Tuesday that decried the FBI raid on the former president’s Florida home.
Ogles emerged from the nine candidate field in the August 4 Republican primary and will face Democrat nominee, State Senator Heidi Campbell (D-Nashville) in the November general election.Read More
Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles easily won the Republican primary in Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District on Thursday.
The Associated Press called the race for Ogles at 10:30 pm central time. His two leading opponents, Beth Harwell, former Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, and retired Tennessee National Guard Brigadier General Kurt Winstead, conceded the race to Ogles shortly after 10 pm.Read More
Thursday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Clint Brewer in studio to discuss the TN5 congressional race and money spent in the Williamson County senate race by Gary Humble and incumbent Jack Johnson.Read More
Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Dr. Carol M. Swain in-studio to discuss her disappointment with T5 candidate Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles and her vote for former Speaker Beth Harwell.Read More
Another Jeff Roe/Axiom Strategies client, TN-5 candidate Andy Ogles, announced the endorsement of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Thursday.
In a statement endorsing Ogles that was provided to The Tennessee Star, Cruz said, “I am proud to endorse Andy Ogles for Congress in Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District. He is a steadfast conservative who will join me in the fight to cut taxes, secure our Southern border, and protect the 2nd Amendment. Andy has spent his life working for the people of Tennessee, and I have no doubt he will continue to display that passion for service when elected to Congress.”Read More
Tennessee 5th Congressional candidate Beth Harwell called out “Washington D.C. groups trying to buy Tennessee’s 5th District” and said “the D.C. Swamp will control Andy Ogles.”
“Tennessee’s 5th District has become the newest playground for Washington D.C. insider groups looking to handpick the next representative. They can’t vote in this district, I bet most have never even been to Tennessee, but they’ve spent millions misleading voters and propping up Andy Ogles,” the former Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives said in a press statement.Read More
In a Wednesday interview with SuperTalk 99.7 WTN host Michael DelGiorno, TN-5 candidate Andy Ogles misled the public again on the subject of his late-filed July quarterly campaign finance report and declined to address the reason why he late-filed.
Ogles filed his first campaign finance report for the Federal Election Commission (FEC) April 1 through June 30 reporting period on Saturday, July 23, eight days after the July 15 deadline.Read More
Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed official guest host Aaron Gulbransen in-studio weighs in on top three TN5 candidates Harwell, Ogles, and Winstead but takes special note of former Blackhawk pilot Jeff Beierlein.Read More
Several out-of-state groups, including the Club for Growth, are spending well over a million dollars to boost Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles’ bid for the Republican nomination for TN-5 and to attack his opponents Beth Harwell and Kurt Winstead.
Club for Growth famously spent $1,000,000 against then-candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.Read More
Federal Election Commission (FEC) records show several instances of financial reporting irregularities, including a fine, stemming from Andy Ogles’ 2002 campaign for the U.S. House in what was then the 4th District.
On June 30, 2003, Ogles was assessed an administrative fine in the amount of $2,700.00 for failure to file the 2002 year end report. He paid the fine in full.Read More
Tennessee 5th Congressional District candidate Andy Ogles filed his first campaign finance report for the Federal Election Commission (FEC) April 1 through June 30 reporting period on Saturday, eight days after the July 15 deadline. Ogles is one of nine candidates listed on the August 4 primary ballot who are seeking the Republican nomination in Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional district.Read More