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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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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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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.

Matthew Todd Miller sentenced

American sentenced to hard labor in North Korea

American citizen Matthew Todd Miller has been convicted of committing "acts hostile" to North Korea and sentenced to six years of hard labor, North Korean state-run media reported Sunday.

David Cameron on ISIS

Cameron on ISIS: 'They are monsters'

British Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement about ISIS after the terror group released a video apparently showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.

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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.

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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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New Zealand counts votes in PM election

Polling stations have closed in New Zealand, where around 3 million residents were expected to vote in Saturday's general election.

White House evacuated

Man jumps White House fence, gets into building

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, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told CNN.

Part of the White House was evacuated after a disturbance was init...

US Capitol

Congress dodges ISIS bill on its way out

The smell of exhaust from idling cars fills up the Capitol parking lot. Congressional aides have their engines revved -- ready to whisk their bosses to train stations and airports as soon as they cast their last vote.

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton baby watch: What we know

Here's what we do know about next week: Bill and Hillary Clinton will kick off the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York on September 21.

Here's what we don't know: will they be grandparents yet?

Why are we asking right now?

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Biden, Obama

Obama sets new plan against college assaults

The Obama administration is launching a big new offensive: Combating sexual assault on college campuses.

Hillary Clinton

Democrats making hard sell to women

Democrats were making an election-year pitch to women on Friday, mindful of their past advantage among the voting bloc and hoping to convince enough women to cast ballots for their candidates in November's mid-term contests.

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