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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.

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Winners declared in Tennessee election

Check here for winners declared in the August 7 election.

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Omar Gonzales, White House fence jumping suspect

White House intruder was tackled in East Room

Whistleblowers have revealed the man who jumped a fence and got into the White House earlier this month made it all the way through the East Room.

Hong Kong protests

What’s driving Hong Kong protests?

Ivan Watson explains the grievances and goals driving Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.

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White House intruder got farther than first reported

The White House fence-jumper swept past a secret service officer and ran around the main floor of the building.

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Obama: US 'underestimated' ISIS

President Barack Obama admits the United States "underestimated" ISIS in a televised interview Sunday.

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ISIS defector speaks out

One man who recently left the ranks of ISIS says the militants took precautions before coalition airstrikes.

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Holder stepping down as attorney general

After six years on the job, Eric Holder is stepping down. The president thanked Holder for this service at a White House event.

Obama, UN speech

Obama takes ISIS case to the UN

President Obama tells the United Nations that the world is at a crossroads, and the U.S. will lead the way.

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War, Soldiers, Afghanistan

Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

A new security agreement keeping U.S. troops in Afghanistan past this year marks yet another chapter in the longest conflict in U.S. history.

Cruise missile strikes against ISIS, Syria

Timeline: Unrest in Syria

The U.S. and several Arab nations have begun airstrikes in Syria -- the latest chapter in a bloody civil war. Learn about the major events in the country's tumultuous uprising.

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.

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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.

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.

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Julia Pierson, Secret Service director

Secret Service director: WH breach 'unacceptable'

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson called an incident in which a man scaled a fence and entered the White House "unacceptable" and told a congressional committee Tuesday that she takes "full responsibility."

Omar Gonzalez, a 42-year-old knife-...

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House Dems want NY Fed hearings, too

Three Democratic members of Congress joined their Senate colleagues in calling for a probe of Wall Street regulators.

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Will Mitt Romney take the plunge again?

Two sources inside Mitt Romney's inner circle tell CNN that while Romney isn't planning a presidential bid, he's listening to a lot of people who want him to get in the race -- although he remains skeptical himself.

"A lot of people in Romneyland are...

Soldiers in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, U.S. sign security deal

The United States and Afghanistan signed a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous December deadline to withdraw.

The deal was signed by Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad H...

Operational video of strike against ISIS

US has already spent nearly $1 billion fighting ISIS

The first wave of U.S. military attacks against ISIS has cost nearly $1 billion, according to a military think tank.

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Poll: Big swing nationally for Dems

Five weeks before the November midterm elections, voters give Democrats an edge over Republicans, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday.

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