On the long campaign’s final night, most of the major candidates were working Shelby County.
To say it plain, Monday night of this week was a challenge — for candidates who wanted one last opportunity to see and be seen; for party operatives; for undecided voters; and for reporters whose wish was to cover the last moves of major candidates before Judgment Day on Tuesday.
In the month and a half that the current version of the Shelby County Commission — the one in office as of the August
In addition to the well-watched races for senator and governor and the key referendum measures on the ballot for Memphis voters, a number of
Confusion at the Election Commission: So what else is new?
This is the week that early voting for the November 6th election begins, and a glitch of sorts has already occurred at the offices
In politics, as in everything else (maybe more so in politics!), no good deed goes unpunished. When state Representative Mark White (R-Memphis) and Senator John
The semi-lull in politics that had lasted from the mid-summer election of August 2nd until Labor Day is now unmistakably over, as the present
It would seem to be a fact that former Mayor Willie Herenton, who headed city government from his election in 1991 as Memphis' first
With six weeks to go before the November 6th election, the question on most minds — certainly on the minds of Democrats — is
Van Turner creates a new role for Councilman/Commissioner Ed Ford; Bredesen vs. Blackburn ad war under way.
So, okay, the newly elected version of the Shelby County Commission began the process of reorganizing itself on Monday, keeping some of the body's
As county government changes faces, deeper alterations may be needed.
The change has come. There is a new Shelby County Mayor, Lee Harris, and he will serve along with a Shelby County Commission that
I first encountered John McCain in 1983 when I was a newish grunt on the Washington scene, then serving as an aide to a