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Tennessee Members of Congress get Federal Courthouse in Nashville named in Honor U.S. Senator Fred Thompson

 

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Diane Black (R-TN), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Stephen Fincher (R-TN), Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN), Phil Roe (R-TN) and U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Bob Corker (R-TN) Applaud Passage of H.R. 6135 – To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the “Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse”

Congressman Blackburn said: “From the start of his career in Senator Howard Baker’s office, Fred Thompson was dedicated to first principles and conservative values. Thompson went to school in Lawrence County and his contributions were appreciated and respected by all Tennesseans.”

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

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Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin to hold Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 2Clarksville, TN – Ward 2 Clarksville City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday November 29th, 2016 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Clarksville Police Department District One Precinct located at 211 Cunningham Lane.

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

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Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Elects Leadership Positions

 

Craig Fitzhugh, Mike Stewart Retain Top Leadership Positions

Tennessee Senate Democratic CaucusNashville, TN – The Tennessee House Democratic Caucus has elected its leadership positions for the upcoming 110th General Assembly of the Tennessee House of Representatives.

Representative Craig Fitzhugh of Ripley remains House Minority Leader and Representative Mike Stewart retains his position as Caucus Chair.  Both were re-elected by acclimation. 

Tennessee State Capitol

Tennessee State Capitol

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Tennessee House Republicans reelects Curtis Johnson as Speaker Pro Tempore

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee House Republicans met this week in Nashville to elect new leadership to guide the GOP caucus during the 110th General Assembly set to begin in January.

During the meeting, State Representative Curtis Johnson (R–Clarksville) was reelected by his peers as Speaker Pro Tempore.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Honoring our Veterans

 

Tennessee Republican PartyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Republican Party released the following statement from Chairman Ryan Haynes in recognition of Veteran’s Day:

“With the excitement of the election concluding this week, it is appropriate we come together as a nation to commemorate those who have ensured we always have peaceful elections–the proud individuals who have served in our Armed Forces.”

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Donald Trump elected President of the United States

 

Election 2016Clarksville, TN – Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. At 1:31am CT early Wednesday morning, Wisconsin was declared for Donald Trump and that pushed him over the 270 electoral votes needed to become President.

Trump came out on the stage at the New York Hilton Midtown around 2:55am CT to the applause and cheers of everyone in attendance. He announced that Hillary Clinton had called and offered her congratulations in his win and to concede defeat.

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters at New York Hilton Midtown on election night. Vice President Elect Mike Pence is at left. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK)

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters at New York Hilton Midtown on election night. Vice President Elect Mike Pence is at left. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK)

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Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin to hold Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 2Clarksville, TN – Ward 2 Clarksville City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday November 1st, 2016 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Clarksville Police Department District One Precinct located at 211 Cunningham Lane.

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

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Clarksville Association of Realtors to hold 2016 Clarksville/Montgomery County Candidate Debate October 4th

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will host a Candidate Debate on October 4th. The debate will feature candidates from the US House of Representatives for District 67, and Clarksville City Council (Wards 3, 4, 5, and 9).

The 2016 Clarksville/Montgomery County Candidate Debate, which will be held at the CAR office at 115 Center Point Drive, will be the second political debate hosted by CAR’s Governmental Affairs Committee this year.

2016 Clarksville-Montgomery County Candidate Debate set for October 4th

2016 Clarksville-Montgomery County Candidate Debate set for October 4th

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Democrats to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam: Stop Fundraising on State Property

 

New bill will make it explicitly clear that fundraising on state-ownded property is illegal.

Tennessee Senate Democratic CaucusNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam hosted yet another private political fundraiser for a Republican candidate at the Executive Residence on Monday.  Following the event for Senator Marco Rubio, Democrats again raise questions about the legality of Haslam’s political fundraising activity on state-owned property.

Tennessee State Capitol

Tennessee State Capitol

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Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Comments on Latest Example of Democrat Hypocrisy

 

Tennessee Republican PartyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Republican Party released the following statement from Chairman Ryan Haynes regarding the most recent example of hypocrisy provided by Tennessee Democrats in their quest for attention:

“It’s a shame when an attempt to score political points gives an entire Party amnesia about their own activities, but that is exactly what has happened with Tennessee Democrats,” said Haynes.

Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes

Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes

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