Tennessee Republican Party

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A longtime Tennessee lawmaker who had expressed interest in running for House speaker says he won't seek re-election.

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The Republican-led Tennessee Senate has passed a bill that calls for a monument to unborn children to be placed on the state Capitol grounds.

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Some Tennessee Senate leaders say they support President Donald Trump's push to ban bump stocks and bar those under 21 from buying semi-automatic rifles, and they want similar proposals discussed at the state level. But support from House Republican leadership was more tepid.

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Sen. Bob Corker says he's not sure if he'll run for re-election. The Tennessee Republican, a sometimes critic of President Donald Trump, said in a statement Monday that "running for re-election has never been automatic for me."

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Businessman Bill Lee has hired former Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney to run his gubernatorial campaign. 

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The Tennessee Republican Party says Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaker for its annual fundraiser next month.

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Tennessee Republicans have elected Chris Devaney to a third term as chairman of the party’s executive committee. He was re-elected without opposition at their Saturday meeting. Devaney was first tapped for the position to complete the unexpired term of his predecessor Robin Smith, who left to make an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 2009.

Tenn. House Speaker Beth Harwell

The Tennessee General Assembly votes for Republican leaders today. House Speaker Beth Harwell is unopposed in her bid for another term the head of the lower chamber. Although no one has stepped up to challenge Harwell, there are challengers for the number two position, House Speaker Pro Tempore. Curtis Johnson of Clarksville is running against incumbent Judd Matheny of Tullahoma.

GOP Chapters Call for Sanctions for Haslam

Jul 18, 2012
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At least two chapters of the Tennessee Republican Party say Governor Bill Haslam isn’t conservative enough and they’ve passed resolutions calling on state party leaders to sanction him.