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Haslam, Bredesen to talk judicial amendment at UT

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and his Democratic predecessor, Phil Bredesen, are appearing at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville on Wednesday in support of a proposed constitutional amendment on the merit selection of appeals and Supreme Court judges.

Special election in Virginia changes balance of power in Richmond

Voters in Southwest Virginia have changed the balance of power in Richmond.

New US citizens in Abingdon

The United States gained nine new citizens at an event in Abingdon today. Judge James Jones presided over the swearing in ceremony.

Hulsey still surprised he upset Shipley in election

Election day brought a victory for Bud Hulsey against incumbent Representative Tony Shipley for the Republican nomination for State House District 2 was probably a surprise to some, including the winner. But he says, "it's not over yet."

New Faces In Greene County Government

     There will be lots of new faces in government for Greene County come September, including the two top spots, county mayor and a new sheriff.

Matthew Hill wins, says he's surprised by negative campaigns

In the Tennessee House of Representatives, for district seven, there were three candidates: Phil Carriger, Todd Franklin and the incumbent is Matthew Hill.

Micah Van Huss wins, wants to toughen drug test requirements

In District 6 of the Tennessee house, Clayton Stout is challenging the incumbent Micah Van Huss.

ELECTION COUNT

Winners declared in Tennessee election

Check here for winners declared in the August 7 election.

VOTING

Long ballots are causing long lines at polling places

Voting took a little more time for people in some Tennessee counties today.

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White House breach

More Secret Service after White House breach

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday after an Iraq war veteran, who is apparently suffering from PTSD, jumped over a White House fence.

White House fence jumper

On camera: White House fence jumper runs across lawn

A man jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into the building before he was captured. A bystander got video of the man running across the White House lawn.

Scotland votes come in

Scotland rejects independence

Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.

President thanks Congress

Obama pleased about Congress ISIS votes

President Barack Obama thanks lawmakers for approving aid for Syria rebels.

Undecided voters in Scotland

Undecided voters still wavering on Scottish independence

As Scotland's independence referendum approaches, undecided voters could decide the outcome.

Hillary is thinking about it

Hillary: 'I am thinking about it'

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells a politically charged Iowa crowd that she is "thinking about" running for president.

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the nation on his plan for dealing with threats posed by the Islamic State terror group, also known as ISIS, on Wednesday. Learn more about the group.

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

White House fashion faux pas

The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

Obama drinks beer

Presidential vacations: Who's taken the most?

President Barack Obama is taking some heat for his latest vacation. But he's taken much less time off than many past leaders.

Barack Obama

Worst approval ratings of modern presidents

President Barack Obama's approval rating has hit a new low. But it's far from the worst approval rating in modern presidential history.

War, Soldiers, Afghanistan

Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

The killing of a U.S. general marks a dark chapter in the war in Afghanistan. Here's a look back at the longest conflict in U.S. history.

President Barack Obama, September 2012 rally

Barack Obama: A life in pictures

Happy Birthday, Mr. President! Barack Obama turns 53 today. Look back at his life in pictures.

Immigration debate

Immigration in America: A history

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard troops to the border, look back at the tumultuous history of immigation in America.

Bush blurb

George H.W. Bush through the years

Look back at the life and career of former President George H.W. Bush, who is celebrating his 90th birthday.

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National Political Coverage

Chelsea Clinton

Clinton baby watch upstages celebrities

The guest who was perhaps most anticipated at Sunday's star-studded Clinton Global Initiative awards ceremony was a no-show.

John Kerry

Kerry: New York climate summit to set agenda

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened a week of climate change talks in New York on Monday, saying he's hopeful the discussions will set the tone for upcoming negotiations on an international agreement.

"It's about time that world leaders come to ...

ISIS militants and tank

ISIS calls for attacks in U.S. and allies

Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks against them.

"This call for the murder of civilians along with the execution of hostages and mass slaughters testifies once again, if necessary, of...

White House fence jumper

White House security beefed up after 2 incidents

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday after an Iraq war veteran, who is apparently suffering from PTSD, jumped over a White House fence.

United Nations

Speed-dating diplomacy on tap at UN

The world comes to New York this week, accompanied by baggage full of crises. It's the 69th annual United Nations General Assembly special debate, and it has not been a peaceful year.

Chelsea Clinton

Bill Clinton drops grandchild due date hint

Nine months could be winding down to the last nine days.

In an interview that aired Sunday, former President Bill Clinton gave the closest clue yet as to when to expect the former first family's first grandchild.

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