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Booted from GOP ballot, Trump House pick to advise ex-rival

May. 23, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A one-time U.S. House hopeful in Tennessee who landed former President Donald Trump's endorsement before state Republican Party officials booted her off the ballot is now providing national security advice to another candidate in that race. Morgan Ortagus is...

Tennessee Attorney General Slatery won't seek another term

May. 11, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, the first Republican to hold the office since Reconstruction, says he will not seek another eight-year term as the state's top legal counsel. Slatery, 70, announced his decision Tuesday in a letter to the Tennessee...

Vanderbilt taps 26 notable names to democracy project board

Mar. 29, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Vanderbilt University initiative aimed at bridging the gap of political polarization in the U.S. has named 26 members to its advisory board, ranging from politicians to musicians. The Vanderbilt Project on Unity & American Democracy announced Tuesday a...