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Local politicians, groups react to ObamaCare ruling

The Supreme Court upheld nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The ruling preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. Local politicians and groups reacted immediately.

Jeb Bush reportedly in town, talking about coal

Possible presidential candidate Jeb Bush has reportedly spent the past three days in our area, not campaigning but taking part in a secret coal industry retreat.

Suing Tennessee for assisted suicide

Should assisted suicide be legal in Tennessee? A well-known attorney and politician with terminal cancer is suing the state for that right.

Greene Co. election deadline Thursday

Want to run for office in Greeneville? You'd better file soon. Thursday is the deadline to throw your name into the ring for the August 6th municipal election.

Final results, Clark elected new Kingsport mayor

Your votes have been counted. Election results are in for Kingsport, Bristol, and Bluff City. John Clark will be Kingsport's new mayor. Be sure to watch Fox Tri-Cities News at 10 and News 5 WCYB Tonight at 11 for reaction.

(img1)More early voting: Bristol, Kingsport, Bluff City

Sullivan Co. early voting, new locations

Early voting in Sullivan County began on April 29th, and now the voting locations have been expanded.

The Sullivan County election office has opened two more voting locations.

These elections are just for residents of Bristol, Kingsport and Bluff City to elect aldermen, school board members and the Kingsport mayor.

Unicoi County now officially has a property assessor.

Wayne Peterson has the job after the county commission voted five to three.

No stopping Greene County wheel tax increase

Car owners in Greene County are going to have to pay a higher wheel tax, after all. The grassroots effort to stop the increase has fallen short in its tracks. The group didn't collect enough valid signatures.

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Obama on ISIL

Obama: ISIS is growing

President Barack Obama spoke from Pentagon Monday.

Mike Huckabee

Huckabee speaks about same-sex marriage

Mike Huckabee says marriage is "in trouble today" because of the "redefinition of love" -- no matter who's in the relationship.

Barack Obama at rally

President Obama is having a really good month

In the waning years of his presidency, President Barack Obama has had an incredible month of victories.

Chris Christie presidential announcement

Brash brothers: Chris Christie vs. Donald Trump

CNN's Dana Bash looks at Chris Christie vs. Donald Trump, both straight-talking GOP presidential candidates looking to separate themselves from the pack of 2016 contenders.

Chris Christie presidential run

Chris Christie announces presidential run

Gov. Chris Christie announces his presidential run.

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Trump's Mexican remarks lead to Chicago protests

Demonstrators protested outside Donald Trump's campaign event in Chicago Monday after the GOP presidential candidate made disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants.

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The capture of Syria's ancient city, about 150 miles northeast of Damascus, threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having "stood at the crossroads of several civilizations," Learn more about the group.

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George H.W. Bush through the years

Look back at the life and career of former President George H.W. Bush, who was released from the hospital today.

Barack Obama

What to know about Obama's immigration initiative

President Barack Obama's executive actions that would implement major changes to the country's immigration policies suffered a major blow after a federal judge ordered Obama's programs halted Tuesday. Click on to find out more about Obama's proposed changes.

Immigration debate

Immigration in America: A history

With the president set to unveil a major immigration plan tonight, look back at the tumultuous history of this issue in America.

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The women of political sex scandals

From Monica Lewinsky to Sydney Leathers, take a look at the women involved in steamy political sex scandals.

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Things more hated than Congress

What's more hated than Congress in America right now? Not much, but there are a few things.

Immigration protesters

States with the most undocumented immigrants

The immigration debate is heating up again. Find out which states are home to the most undocumented immigrants, according to the latest data available.

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World's most powerful people

Who is the most powerful person in the world? This year's answer may surprise you.

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National Political Coverage

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ESPN moves golf tournament from Trump course

ESPN became the latest company on Monday to distance itself from Donald Trump, the billionaire Republican presidential candidate who kicked off his White House bid last month with inflammatory remarks about Mexican immigrants.

The sports media empire...

Russell County Supervisors meet after chairman indicted

The Russell County Board of Supervisors is holding its first meeting since its chairman was indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the federal government through a local business.

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South Carolina lawmakers vote to remove flag

Will the Confederate flag be history in South Carolina?

After an impassioned discussion Monday, a bill that would remove the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds was approved by state lawmakers in a 37-3 Senate vote.

The bill -- which is scheduled ...

Obama on ISIL

Obama on ISIS: 'This is a long-term campaign'

President Barack Obama offered an update on the military mission against ISIS on Monday, emphasizing the long-term nature of the effort and the importance of local forces and stable governments as keys to stopping the terror group's rise.

San Francisco

Did sanctuary law lead to slaying?

The killing last week of a San Francisco woman, allegedly by an undocumented immigrant with a felony record, has put the spotlight on the city's policy of refusing to honor federal requests to hold on to people found to be in the country illegally.

President Barack Obama

Obama seeks to expand legacy abroad

For President Barack Obama, the risky road to history now runs through Iran and Cuba.

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