Turnaround Time 

Summer doldrums or no summer doldrums, pol-watchers are honing their focus.

The week currently under way is scheduled to bring both the beginning of early voting for the August 7th elections in Shelby County and the second-quarter financial reports for candidates in the various local, state, and federal races. One of the most…

full article »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT

Readers also liked…

  • Filling the Space

    For all the in-fighting, we’re all looking for the same thing, and sometimes we can realize it.
    • Jul 14, 2016
  • Jill Stein in Memphis

    An impressive turnout for Green Party presidential nominee at Amurica.
    • Oct 6, 2016
  • Wellspring Politics in Memphis

    With a crucial deadline approaching next week, the local “Protect the Aquifier” movement picks up steam.
    • Nov 24, 2016

From the Archives

  • Herenton Defends "Damaged" Lee, Slams Feds and Media, and Hints He May Run Again

    In a free-wheeling press conference Thursday that began with an impassioned defense of "unfairly damaged" former MLGW head Joseph Lee, newly released from the threat of federal prosecution, Mayor Willie Herenton covered the waterfront of his grievances - against the media (both black and white), against alleged conspirators in the business community, and against a system of justice that he considers "plantation"-based. He also hinted that his current term may not be his last one, after all.
    • Jun 26, 2008
  • Patterson's Legacy

    Did the late trustee anoint a chosen successor?
    • Jun 12, 2008
  • More »

More by Jackson Baker

  • Filling in the Blanks

    Harris jumps into county mayor’s race; Blackburn declares for Corker’s seat; other big names contemplate a race.
    • Oct 12, 2017
  • On Politicians and Gannett's "Seat at the Table"

    Pre-arranged "exclusive" announcements by Harris and Blackburn indicate a possible competitive advantage of chain journalism in a transformational time.
    • Oct 5, 2017
  • Haslam Out of Senate Race, Blackburn In

    Governor, after pondering, says race would be a "distraction" from gubernatorial service; Congresswoman, meanwhile, says, "Bring it on."
    • Oct 5, 2017
  • More »

Most Commented On

Top Viewed Stories

  • TN Races for Governor, Senator, Heat Up!

    At a geometrically increasing rate, aspirants for significant public office on the 2018 ballot are coming front and center with announcements of candidacy, kickoff events, and the like
    • Oct 5, 2017
  • Filling in the Blanks

    Harris jumps into county mayor’s race; Blackburn declares for Corker’s seat; other big names contemplate a race.
    • Oct 12, 2017
  • More »
ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation