Chattanooga Council Chairwoman Pam Ladd said this week a flier found by a neighbor with Ladd's name attached to it is "deceitful" and "mean-spirited."

A handful of Chattanooga City Council candidates appeared before the Chattanooga Tea Party on Thursday night and demanded that government get its act together.

As the first state representative living in Dade County, Ga., in about 50 years, John Deffenbaugh, R-Lookout Mountain, likes to remind his colleagues in Atlanta of the county's location in Georgia's extreme northwest corner.

A stream of political ammunition from the pro-gun lobby accompanies — and perhaps informs — local congressional lawmakers' resistance to changing weapons policy in the wake of several mass shootings in America.

The quest for the chairmanship of the Tennessee Democratic Party became a two-man race Friday after Chattanoogan Jane Hampton Bowen dropped out of the contest.

A prominent conservative blog and a well-financed family values group are calling for U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' ouster, adding to the national voices wanting new representation in Tennessee's 4th District.

Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield says his plan to name his deputy, Anita Ebersole, as City Court clerk this month is a move to help that office transition to modern times with a paperless system approved recently by the City Council.

NASHVILLE — House Democrats are asking the Republican legislative leaders, Speaker Beth Harwell and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, to investigate why the Department of Children's Services refuses to release records relating to abuses and deaths of children in its care.

District 9 City Council candidate Yusuf Hakeem said Wednesday he believes a failed attempt to oust him from the March ballot is a political move by the man he is trying to unseat.

After several weeks of confusion and miscommunication among Chattanooga City Council and county election officials, an attempt to increase the number of early voting sites in the county has died for lack of support.

Just eight weeks from now, on March 5, Chattanooga voters will choose a new mayor and as many as seven new City Council members.

It's been said that U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann owes everything to House Speaker John Boehner.

Hamilton County Republican Party Chairman Marty Von Schaaf said Wednesday he won't seek a second term when the party elects new officers early next year.

Almost two months after Hamilton County Democratic officials said they would stay out of the March Chattanooga mayor's race, they changed their minds and endorsed Andy Berke.

Twenty-seven candidates qualified Thursday in a city election that may see more competition for City Council seats than the mayor's office.

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