After WikiLeaks revelations of DNC efforts favoring Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders moves to tame the tempest.
PHILADELPHIA — Unsurprisingly, internal tensions are predominating at this week’s Democratic National Convention — held, ironically, in a city whose name translates from its
For all the in-fighting, we’re all looking for the same thing, and sometimes we can realize it.
Because I admire Lou Gehrig's legend as much as anybody else's who ever lived, I try never to skip a week's column. Gehrig, for
Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini orders a $6,000 payback agreement to cover ex-chairman Bryan Carson’s funding shortfall.
There are, as it turns out, more guaranteed circumstances than the two most often noted: death and taxes. Right up there with those two,
There’s stiff competition among the entrants in the 8th District congressional race, but no one’s breaking away yet.
The 8th District congressional race has moved on a bit since we last examined it, but the essential pecking order still holds. Shelby County Mayor Mark
A picnic, a poll, and some political pot-shotting in the wake of the Orlando tragedy.
A picnic, a poll, and some political pot-shotting in the wake of the Orlando tragedy. [UPDATED AND REVISED]
An altercation uncovers a history of alleged threats by the Shelby County Commission chairman.
Tempers flared during Monday's regular meeting of the Shelby County Commission. Big time. And the surface turbulence led to the uncovering of a behind-the-scenes matter involving
A forum in Germantown for GOP candidates gave hint of what’s to come.
As introductory campaign events go, the forum for 8th District congressional candidates held Tuesday night last week by the East Shelby Republican Club at Germantown's Pickering
It’s an inelegant name, but the mass displays of candidates serve a useful purpose.
A characteristic of any political season — and a sure sign that one is under way for real — is the proliferation of public
Even as the nation's two major political parties, on the eve of their quadrennial confrontation, each struggle on a national scale with the task
A state House “task force” meets in Memphis, attracting a diverse group of panelists and audience attendees
There has been no shortage of skeptics about the bona fides of the health-care task force recently appointed by state House Speaker Beth Harwell
Relative quiet on the political front, but new storm clouds are on the horizon.
The political situation, locally as well as statewide, might appear to be in something of a lull, but the apparent calm could well presage