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Letter: A daily search for conservative voice

You may ask me why I continue reading his feeble attempts to disparage John Duncan? I continue to hope he will accidentally, if not on...

Evangelicals feel alienated, anxious

Even in this deeply religious swath of western Kentucky - a state where about half the residents are evangelical - conservative Christians feel under siege.

Group rates Tenn. legislators on conservative credentials

NASHVILLE — The Family Action Council of Tennessee has released its scorecard rating of state legislators serving in the 109th General Assembly, declaring a majority...

Tenn. GOP establishment braces for possibility Trump may be presidential nominee

John Ryder, a member of the state Republican Party's executive committee, speaks in opposition to a proposal to require party registration to vote in primaries...

Frank Cagle: Burchett vs. Duncan race intriguing idea

It hasn't helped him to have his sister in the state Senate and the disastrous foray into the Trustee's Office by son John III. But...

Where's the line? Legislative intervention in UT matters deeper than diversity

Bill Haslam and UT President Joe DiPietro, say the board of trustees — whose members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Legislature...

Where's the line? Legislative intervention in UT matters deeper than diversity

... legislative oversight. But some, including Gov. Bill Haslam and UT President Joe DiPietro, say the board of trustees — whose members are appointed by...

Legislators call for UT chancellor's resignation over holiday party guidelines

John J. Duncan appeared on Fox News on Thursday, calling the post with the heading “Inclusive Holiday Celebrations” on the UT's Office for Diversity and...

John Kasich brings GOP presidential primary campaign to Maryville

The fundraiser was closed to the press. Dozens of area Republicans attended, including several public officeholders and representatives of U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.'s...

Georgiana Vines: Fox pundit Allen West returning to Knoxville

Allen West, a former South Florida congressman who has supporters wanting him to seek the Republican nomination for president, will return to Knoxville for the...

Rep. Duncan: GOP turmoil will be short-lived

But the Knoxville Republican, the longest-serving Tennessean in Congress, offered words of caution to the party's hard line conservatives whose die-hard opposition to McCarthy caused...

Live chat with Vol football beat writer Dustin Dopirak (Sept. 22)

That's a good question, Joe. The simple answer is get Preston Williams up to speed quickly, because he seems to be the only guy with...

John J. Duncan Jr.: Decision to oppose Iran deal difficult but right

While the great majority of conservatives opposed the agreement, some may be surprised to know that several leading conservatives, for whom I have great respect,...

Lawmakers use campaign cash for game tickets

Larry Miller, D-Memphis, with a total of $12,836. Miller told the newspaper the tickets were given away to constituents. Armstrong, who did not return a...

Haslam launches listening tour on road funding

Larry Miller, R-Memphis, adding, “I'm not trying to duck your question.” Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, R-Collierville, endorsed Haslam's approach, saying the governor “isn't talking...

Letter: No budget? Then no funding for facility

In May I joined members of the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance for visits to the congressional offices of Lamar Alexander, Steve Cohen, Jim Cooper,...

State GOP not concerned about 'doomsday' predictions for party

John J. Duncan Jr. of Knoxville, the longest-serving member of the state's congressional delegation, also doubts that GOP opposition to gay marriage, Obamacare or immigration...

Survey: Congregations more accepting of gays

St. James Episcopal Church during the Knoxville PrideFest parade on Gay Street Saturday, June 21, 2014. ... The study also found that acceptance of gay...

Tenn. tea party supporters take heart from vote

Bill Haslam beat several political unknowns to win the Republican nomination to a second term, and faces equally unknown Democrat Charlie Brown in the general...

Alexander easily defeats Carr in GOP race Alexander easily defeats Carr in ...

John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, easily defeated Knoxville businessman Jason Zachary in his bid for another two-year term in the 2nd Congressional District. With 77...

Alexander, challenger Carr visit East Tennessee

John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr., who faces challenger Jason Zachary. He said he'll keep running on his record. "If you want to talk about who's...

Get live updates from News Sentinel reporters and photographers as voters hit ...

Kevin Scott Thibault, 49, will be sentenced Dec. .... Ron Ramsey, who has spearheaded the effort to oust the three justices, last week disclosed giving...

Man arrested after he stabs himself in traffic

Letter: Duncan's seniority helps constituents. A recent letter writer criticizes U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.'s conservative voting record… Letter: Duncan's seniority helps constituents ·...

Man arrested after he stabs himself in traffic

Letter: Duncan's seniority helps constituents. A recent letter writer criticizes U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.'s conservative voting record… Letter: Duncan's seniority helps constituents ·...

Movie Grid: Get locations, times for new movies

America (PG-13) H Conservative activist Dinesh D'Souza imagies the repercussions that would follow if the United States had lost the Revolutionary War. ... true story...

Alexander defends record as elections near

NPR Mike Huckabee, Alexander jokes that he's like a warm-up act at the Grand Ole Opry. But when he segues ... Joe Carr, the most formidable...

Alexander defends record as elections near

Mike Huckabee, Alexander jokes that he's like a warm-up act at the Grand Ole Opry. But when he segues ... Joe Carr, the most formidable...

Palin, Santorum headed to Smokies Stadium next month

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, former presidential candidate Rick Santorum and other conservative heavyweights will be at Smokies Stadium next month for an event...

Today in History

Today's Highlight in History: On May 4, 1979, Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female prime minister after the Tories ousted the incumbent...