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Click here for the August 2014 election results, updated live as they come into the newsroom.

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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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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Greeneville polling places see good turnout

Polling precincts were hopping in Greeneville, as people turned out to vote on a couple of major county offices.

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Gillibrand faces sexist comments

Male senator to female colleague: 'I like my girls chubby'

In her new book, Democratic Sen. Kristen Gillibrand of New York discusses what it's like to be a woman in politics -- including sexism from some of her male colleagues.

No strategy yet Obama

Obama: No ISIS strategy yet

President Barack Obama said that he is soliciting "a range of options" about what the United States could do to go after ISIS in Syria.

Lady Al-Qaeda

Who is 'Lady Al-Qaeda?'

Find out more about the woman known as "Lady Al-Qaeda," whom ISIS wanted to excahnge for James Foley.

Peter Theo Curtis

American freed from Syria speaks

American Peter Theo Curtis thanks those who helped free him after two years of captivity in Syria.

Death Row Jesus ad campaign

'Death Row Jesus' ads hit airwaves

A new ad campaign hitting several U.S. cities may make you look twice. It's called "Death Row Jesus."

Douglas McArthur McCain ISIS fighter

American dies fighting for ISIS

A 33-year-old San Diego native is killed fighting for the militant group ISIS in the Middle East.

Store buys Abraham Lincoln's signature

Store buys Lincoln's signature for $50

A California trading company owner buys a document signed by Abraham Lincoln for $50.

Photo Galleries

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.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

Learn more about ISIS, the Islamic militant group that's taken over parts of Iraq and is advancing toward Baghdad.

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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 is celebrating his 90th birthday.

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National Political Coverage

Paul McCartney

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high-profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.

Other famous signatories to the so-called "Letter to Sco...

Bob McDonnell

Arguments wrap trial of former Gov. McDonnell

Closing arguments concluded Friday in the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. The two are accused of conspiring to commit corruption after accepting money loans from a person hoping to gain the governor's influential sup...

Protesters in Ferguson raise hands

How Ferguson could become a movement

Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.

Rand Paul

Rand Paul defends remarks about Clinton

Sen. Rand Paul on Friday defended his criticism of Hillary Clinton over the 2012 attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

The Kentucky Republican, rebutting claims that Benghazi criticism is "politically motivated," said Clinton's handling ...

Mitch McConnell walking in Capitol

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager steps down

A little more than two months before Election Day, Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Benton, stepped down Friday, resigning amid a long-brewing controversy involving Benton's ties to Ron Paul's presidential bid in 2012.

"With a heavy hear...

Al Gore

5 U.S. leaders and words that tripped them up

Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so when it's in front of a room of reporters.

President Barack Obama teetered on that high wire Thursday when he said that he and h...

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