Latest Tennessee State General Assembly News

Far-right mayor wins GOP primary for Nashville US House seat

Aug. 05, 2022 02:16 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andy Ogles, a far-right county mayor, won Tennessee’s crowded Republican primary on Thursday in a reconfigured congressional district in left-leaning Nashville that the party is hoping to flip in November. In a warning ahead of the general election, he said, “Liberals,...

Charlotte Bergmann wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 9th Congressional District.

Aug. 05, 2022 00:35 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Charlotte Bergmann wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 9th Congressional District.

Andy Ogles wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 5th Congressional District.

Aug. 04, 2022 23:40 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andy Ogles wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 5th Congressional District.

Lynnette Williams wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 8th Congressional District.

Aug. 04, 2022 23:39 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lynnette Williams wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 8th Congressional District.

Steve Cohen wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 9th Congressional District.

Aug. 04, 2022 23:19 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Cohen wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 9th Congressional District.

Wayne Steele wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District.

Aug. 04, 2022 22:50 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Steele wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District.

Randal Cooper wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 6th Congressional District.

Aug. 04, 2022 22:47 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Randal Cooper wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 6th Congressional District.

David Kustoff wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 8th Congressional District.

Aug. 04, 2022 20:50 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Kustoff wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 8th Congressional District.

Chuck Fleischmann wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District.

Aug. 04, 2022 20:34 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chuck Fleischmann wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District.

Tennessee Democratic lawmaker charged with assault, theft

Jul. 19, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker accused of assaulting his ex-boyfriend was arrested Sunday and is facing charges of misdemeanor assault and felony theft. According to an affidavit, Rep. Torrey Harris of Memphis allegedly assaulted his ex-boyfriend in Nashville...