Tag Archive for Governor’s Race

Hammering Haslam

We reported yesterday about GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Haslam’s acceptance of over $500,000 in government subsidies all while opposing tax breaks for small businesses. It seems that another candidate, this time on the GOP side, has taken up the charge.…

MTSU Gubernatorial Forum

John Seigenthaler will be moderating tonight’s gubernatorial forum at Middle Tennessee State University in Murphy Center. If you’ve never had the pleasure of seeing Seigenthaler in action, you really should run, not walk, to see him do his thing. For…

Ron Ramsey, Failing Forward

Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey is busy. Not only is he Lt. Governor, but also Speaker of the Senate, and he’s running for the Republican nomination for Governor. Busy, busy, busy. Apparently, Governor Phil Bredesen has noticed, and thinks it’s high…

Spending Spree

If you can’t beat ’em, buy ’em. At least that seems to be the strategy of one of the Republican candidates for Governor of Tennessee. The Knox News Sentinel reports that Broadcast Bill Haslam has outspent his opponents by a…

Broadcast Bill on the Air Again

Putting his ample campaign treasury to use, Broadcast Bill Haslam is back up on the air with another commercial. Tom Humphrey has the story: The first round of ads featured a 60-second commercial introducing Haslam to Tennessee voters as a…

TN GOV Poll is Out

…and it’s a sight to behold. Tom Humphrey got the early coverage on the poll, but there are some interesting things to be learned beyond the basic numbers for the Governor’s race, which as of right now, don’t look too…