Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Politics

The Shelby County Commission is launching a new website to share with Shelby County residents proposed redistricting maps for consideration. The website – www.myshelbytndistricts.com – is available now for residents to review and comment on the maps and participate in...
Ken Moody, special assistant to Mayor Jim Strickland, took a day off to announce that he was “exploring” a run at the Shelby County Mayor’s office. Moody made his case for considering the run during a Midtown press conference on...
Tennessee State Sen. Raumesh Akbari (D-Memphis) is the one to watch in Tennessee politics. At least, President Joe Biden thinks so. The 37-year-old Democrat made the cut in the prestigious ranks of the White House Fellows commission, the White House...
Dr. Carnita Atwater, self-styled community leader of the New Chicago Community Development Corporation, hopes to be the next governor of Tennessee. “The Big Political Reveal” was staged on April 3 on the eve of Dr. King’s death commemoration. Despite past clashes...
Some history-making moments happen on a world stage. Others happen inconspicuously with little fanfare. The election of Hendrell Remus was more of the latter. It was at a Saturday meeting of the Tennessee Democratic Party’s executive committee. Remus felt that...
by Ashley Terrell -- President-elect Joe Biden has hired an all-female senior communications team. “Communicating directly and truthfully to the American people is one of the most important duties of a President, and this team will be entrusted with the tremendous responsibility of...
by Jonathan Mattise -- NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said Friday that President Donald Trump’s administration should aid President-elect Joe Biden in his transition, saying the Democrat has a “very good chance” of becoming the next president. “If there...
Following the unofficial designation of Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, Tennessee state Rep. Karen Camper of Memphis heartily joined in on a national Zoom call with Black Women United to celebrate his and vice...
by Christopher Tidmore -- (BlackPressUSA) -- Donald Trump earned a historically high African-American vote in his bid for reelection of at least 12 percent, according to results of 2020 exit polls by Edison Research – an improvement of four percent...
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Monday said he wasn’t ready to recognize Joe Biden as the president-elect, joining a growing list of Republican leaders who say they are waiting on the outcome of various vote recounts and...