Jim Tracy

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First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Is Tennessee 4 a sleeper?

By Hastings Wyman –Tennessee’s 4 th District (Columbia, etc.) hosted a hot GOP primary campaign in August, but the come-from-behind victory of second-term incumbent Scott DesJarlais (R) in an already heavily Republican district put the General Election ... [Published Southern Political Report - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Amendment 3 would prevent state income tax

Amendment #3, one of four proposed amendments to the state constitution on the Nov. 4 election ballot, would prohibit the establishment of a state income tax.The amendment has wide support and has been endorsed by Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar ... [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessean endorsements for 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th districts

File / Gannett TennesseeLenda Sherrell, Democratic nominee for Congress, speaks Aug. 26, 2014, at Middle Tennessee State University.Lenda Sherrell, Democratic nominee for Congress, speaks Aug. 26, 2014, at Middle Tennessee State University. lessWhatever ... [Published Tennessean - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

DesJarlais faces battle in election

After defeating his Republican primary opponent by a mere 38 votes, scandal-ridden U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais appears to be only one of Tennessee’s nine incumbent House members to face a serious challenge in the general election.DesJarlais won the right ... [Published Paris Post-Intelligencer - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sherrell faces 'very steep climb' in 4th District challenge to DesJarlais

Lenda Sherrell and Scott DesJarlaisMURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In a ramshackle campaign headquarters just off the town square here, Democrat Lenda Sherrell last week was firing up the troops in her bid to unseat the most controversial congressman in modern ... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

DesJarlais-Sherrell race shows the odd side of politics

Helen Comer / Gannett TennesseeU.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais speaks in his only public appear ance since the Aug. 7 primary. Absence hasn’t hurt him.U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais speaks in his only public appear ance since the Aug. 7 primary. Absence hasn’t ... [Published Tennessean - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

DesJarlais makes first appearance since cancer treatment

MURFREESBORO – U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais made his first public appearance since undergoing weeks of cancer treatments, attending a statewide agricultural conference Tuesday.The two-term congressman briefly acknowledged his recovery as he gave a legislative ... [Published Tennessean - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Prescription drug abuse is growing problem, says Tracy

State Sen. Jim Tracy says a drug abuse summit held earlier this week in Murfreesboro was an eye-opener."What hit me," he said, "is how big a problem that abuse of prescription drugs has gotten in Tennessee."He knew there was a problem, he said, but the ... [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

4th District race candidate Sherrell releases first TV ad; DeJarlais, Democrat not mentioned

NASHVILLE -- Democrat Lenda Sherrell's first TV ad in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District race never mentions her opponent, Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, but much of it appears directed at him.The 30-second spot, which the 4th Congressional ... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

DesJarlais wins primary as Tracy concedes defeat

The Tennessee Republican Party has its nominee for the 4th Congressional District race.Challenger Jim Tracy, a state senator from Shelbyville, conceded the race to incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais Monday after the Tennessee Department of Elections ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 3 reports

Too close to call: State says DesJarlais leads Tracy by 35 votes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, who has been battered by a series of scandals, is locked in a razor-thin battle with state Senator Jim Tracy to hang onto his 4th Congressional District seat in Tennessee's Republican primary.Tennessee Secretary ... [Published WATE - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 4 reports

Daily Kos Elections Tennessee liveblog thread #4

Tennessee holds its primary tonight, and our guide to the key races can be found here. Polls close 8 PM ET and we'll be bringing you the results as they come in. You can keep track of the winners below. Results : AP 7:25 PM PT : To recap where ... [Published Swing State Project - Aug 08 2014]

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"I will be voting Yes on 3 this November," said Tracy in an e-mail, "because it is the fiscally responsible thing to do. not having an income tax has already brought jobs to tennessee and banning an income tax will bring even more jobs to our state."

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Is Tennessee 4 a sleeper? [Published Southern Political Report - Oct 28 2014]
Amendments on Nov. 4 ballot get closer look [Published Elk Valley Times - Oct 27 2014]
Amendment 3 would prevent state income tax [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Oct 26 2014]
Ill health restricts Scott DesJarlais campaign [Published Tennessean - Oct 26 2014]
Tennessean endorsements for 4th, 5th, 6th and 7... [Published Tennessean - Oct 26 2014]
DesJarlais faces battle in election [Published Paris Post-Intelligencer - Oct 21 2014]
Sherrell faces 'very steep climb' in 4th Distri... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 20 2014]
DesJarlais-Sherrell race shows the odd side of ... [Published Tennessean - Oct 18 2014]
Sherrell camp picks up more cash than DesJarlais [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 17 2014]
Former Mobile BayBears managers will man coachi... [Published Mississippi Press - Oct 16 2014]
DesJarlais makes first appearance since cancer ... [Published Tennessean - Oct 15 2014]
Tennessee Legislature Passes Legislation Changi... [Published National Law Review - Oct 12 2014]
Debate heated over state’s proposed Amendment One [Published Manchester Times - Oct 12 2014]
Tennessee Insurance Legal News: Volume 3, Number 3 [Published JD Supra - Oct 08 2014]
Prescription drug abuse is growing problem, say... [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Oct 03 2014]
Sherrell's first ad airs in 4th District [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 03 2014]
4th District race candidate Sherrell releases f... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 02 2014]
Cleveland Indians: Sandy Alomar Jr. set to inte... [Published Lorain Morning Journal - Oct 02 2014]
Satsuma's Ward, BayBears' Green among candidate... [Published Mississippi Press - Oct 01 2014]
Lincoln Road, Goodman signals advance [Published Elk Valley Times - Sep 30 2014]
Battered & Bruised: Some wonder if Rockies will... [Published Denver Post - Sep 28 2014]
Judy A. Anderson, Janesville, WI (1947-2014) [Published Gazette Extra! - Sep 26 2014]
Words from the top [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Sep 25 2014]
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 [Published Kincardine Independent - Sep 25 2014]
Facelift Planned for Rice Avenue Middle School ... [Published 35 WSEE - Sep 23 2014]
2 Woodland Hills escapees arrested at Nashville... [Published WKRN - Sep 09 2014]
DesJarlais wins primary as Tracy concedes defeat [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Abortion-loving Republican wins GOP primary [Published Daily Kos - Aug 25 2014]
Tracy concedes defeat to DesJarlais [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 25 2014]
At Kiwanis meeting, Newton stresses need for pe... [Published Cleveland Banner - Aug 17 2014]
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Abortion-loving Republican wins GOP primary [Published Daily Kos - Aug 25 2014]
Scott DesJarlaisWith the vote finally certified in Tennessee's Aug. 7 primary, state Sen. Jim Tracy has now conceded to Rep. Scott DesJarlais, who prevailed by a miniscule 38-vote margin. DesJarlais, of course, is the Republican physician-turned-congressman ...
Numbers Look Good for Embattled Tennessee Rep. ... [Published Washington Wire - Aug 12 2014]
After embattled Rep. Scott Desjarlais held a 35-vote lead after last week’s Tennessee primary, his opponent’s campaign pointed to the uncounted provisional ballots as a potential life raft. But it does not appear that there will be enough uncounted votes ...
Numbers Look Good for Embattled Tennessee Rep. ... [Published WSJ.com: Washington Wire - Aug 12 2014]
After embattled Rep. Scott Desjarlais held a 35-vote lead after last week’s Tennessee primary, his opponent’s campaign pointed to the uncounted provisional ballots as a potential life raft. But it does not appear that there will be enough uncounted votes ...
Election Diary Rescue: Week 31 [Published Daily Kos - Aug 11 2014]
The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 42 diaries. (KY-Sen) Awkward: Mitch McConnell's wife is Major (player) in the 'war on coal' by Barbara Morrill - Some awkward reality to ...
Election Diary Rescue: Week 31 [Published Swing State Project - Aug 11 2014]
The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 42 diaries. (KY-Sen) Awkward: Mitch McConnell's wife is Major (player) in the 'war on coal' by Barbara Morrill - Some awkward reality to ...
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