Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus to Choose Speaker/Lieutenant Governor, Senate Majority Leader, on Dec. 3

The Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus will meet on Monday, Dec. 3 to elect leaders for the 111th General Assembly. The meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. CST on the 8th Floor of the Cordell Hull Building in Nashville, the caucus said in a press release. The following offices will…

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‘Fibber Phil’ Bredesen Claims ‘I Am Not Going to Be Voting for Chuck Schumer,’ But Even Politico Admits ‘The Pledge Is Functionally Useless’

Phil Bredesen, Chuck Schumer

Phil Bredesen did his best to flee from Democrat Chuck Schumer during Tuesday’s U.S. Senate debate, the Republican National Committee (RNC) said. Bredesen is running against U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) for the Senate seat being vacated by Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) who is retiring. “We need to get new…

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Bannon to McConnell: Resign From Senate Leadership

10In the latest battle of the ongoing war between Stephen K. Bannon and the Republican establishment, the former White House chief political strategist called on Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, to step down from the leadership position he has held for nearly two years. The extraordinary suggestion,…

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McConnell Readies Senate Confirmation Votes for 4 Appeals Judges

Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor

Senate Republicans are heading into four votes this week to confirm appeals court judges. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell served notice late last week that the Senate will consider four of President Donald Trump’s nominees to federal circuit courts, the powerful appeals panels that give the final word on the overwhelming…

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Another GOP Leader Calls For McConnell To Step Down

Republican Study Committee Mark Walker said Friday that it might be in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s best interests to retire. “I think he’s a huge part of the problem,” Walker said. “There’s a growing consensus that would be very happy if the fine senator from Kentucky called it a…

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