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Click here for November 2014 election results

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

New Elizabethton City Council members sworn in

The Elizabethton City Council held a swearing in ceremony for four new members today.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam

Medicaid expansion discussions underway in TN

Medicaid expansion discussions underway in TN

Johnson City commissioners make juvenile court clerk elected office

A new elected office will be on the ballot in Johnson City in 2016.

Election results: Virginia races

Results for local and state races in Virginia.

Election results: Tennessee constitutional amendments

Tennesseans voted on four amendments to the state constitution on Tuesday.

Results: Wine in grocery stores

Several areas voted on whether wine should be allowed in their city's grocery stores on Tuesday.

Bill Haslam

Election results: Tennessee races

Results for local and state races in Tennessee.


Johnson City residents vote on charter amendment

It's Election Day, and people across the country are heading to the polls to cast ballots on many races, from the U.S. Senate to amendments for state constitutions.

Steady flow of Virginia voters at polls

Virginia polls opened at 6am Tuesday and by 10am the Virginia High School location had seen about 300 people


GOP immigration backlash

GOP backlash over Obama immigration action

President Barack Obama is out trying to sell his new immigration message, but Republicans insist he's gone too far. 

new immigration rules

Obama eases families' deportation fears

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux looks President Barack Obama's new immigration rules and how they could affect families in Las Vegas area.

Obama makes immigration deal

Obama orders sweeping immigration overhaul

President Barack Obama is ordering the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades, despite Republican claims he is acting illegally by moving unilaterally to shield five million undocumented immigrants.

Obama package on immigration

Obama announces immigration action

 In a primetime address, President Barack Obama announced his plans to issue controversial executive orders on immigration reform.

Obama makes immigration deal

President offers immigration 'deal'

President Barack Obama takes executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants.

Obama works on immigration speech

What will be in Obama's immigration plan?

The president plans to overhaul immigration rules, announcing some key chances in a primetime address Thursday night.

Obama immigration video

Obama to outline immigration actions

President Barack Obama says he will unveil his long-awaited immigration plan Thursday evening.

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Barack Obama

What to know about Obama's immigration initiative

President Barack Obama announced an executive action Thursday that implements major changes to the country's immigration policies. Click on to find out more about the 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.

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.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

Analysts tell CNN it is too early to say ISIS has "peaked," but the first signs are emerging that a combination of coalition airstrikes and more assertive Iraqi and Kurdish forces are forcing ISIS to change its behavior. Learn more about the group.

Pope Francis speaks at Copacabana

World's most powerful people

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

Voters nationwide cast Election Day ballots

Voters across the country headed to the polls Tuesday to decide a slew of governor's races and, among other things, control of the U.S. Senate.

Voting election blurb

America's most political states

It's Election Day! Find out which state has the most passionate voters.

US Capitol 2

Things more hated than Congress

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


National Political Coverage

Millenials turn up heat against low wages

Obama immigration plan gives micro wage boost

Want to get paid more? The White House claims President Obama's immigration plan will raise wages for immigrants and American-born alike.

But the amount seems less than eye-popping ... $170 a year by 2024.

Wages are a very sensitive topic in the U.S. ...

Libya US consulte Benghazi aftermath

GOP-led report debunks Benghazi theories

An investigative report prepared by the House Intelligence Committee finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, the night of a deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound.

The final report, from...

President in Las Vegas on immigration

Obama lobbies for immigration support

His new immigration plan stamped and signed, President Barack Obama on Friday rallied support behind his decision to delay deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants.

Ferguson protest another photo

Holder calls for calm ahead of Ferguson decision

Attorney General Eric Holder released a video message Friday, announcing new guidance for police when they respond to demonstrations and calling for protesters to act in a peaceful manner.

White House after dark

Woman faces gun charge in White House arrest

A woman who was arrested with a handgun outside of the White House Thursday night has been charged with a felony, accused of carrying a pistol without a license.

April Debois, 23, of Mount Morris, Michigan, faces up to five years in prison after the S...

Repeal Obamacare sign

House GOP files Affordable Care Act lawsuit

House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he has sued the Obama Administration in federal court over its decisions to make changes to the President's health care law, which congressional Republicans argue were unconstitutional.

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