Politics Beat Blog


Mulroy Campaign Claims 12-Point Polling Lead

Blueprint Polling conducted a random survey of 350 registered voters in Shelby County.

Sidney Chism, Now and Forever

Summer is here and that means political events head outdoors.

Weirich, Morgan Get Endorsements from Police, Sheriff’s...

GOP contenders get blessings of law enforcement groups.

A Witness to History

NYT reporter Jonathan Martin and Congressman Steve Cohen talk about "This Will Not Pass."

Showdown Monday on Voting Machines

Opponents of Election Commission choice ask for ‘no’ vote at County Commission.

A Second Juvenile Court Judge?

One attempt failed in the past, but there might be another way.

The Poor People’s Campaign: a Next-to-Last Stop in Memphis

The Rev. William Barber calls for a social resurrection.

Scenes from the Week

The pols were out, no matter how hot it was.