Matheny out, Johnson in as House GOP elects speaker pro tempore

Judd Matheny considered challenging House Speaker Beth Harwell for her post but backed off More

Capitol Hill leaders could open more secret meetings

In the House, lawmakers aren’t so sure how wide they will extend their doors More

Before Republicans begin session with supermajority, they’ll pick leaders behind closed doors

For GOP, Judd Matheny and Curtis Johnson run for speaker pro tempore while Glen Casada runs for caucus leader More

After DesJarlais revelations, questions remain

Nearly 600 pages of transcripts from proceedings of Scott DesJarlais’ divorce were made public last week More

For Democrats, building a bench is a first step

Dedication to multi-year process, making more than one run at office, may be path to success for minority party More

For state Dems, not losing is the new winning

After 7 Dems retired and 3 were drawn out of district, party leaders see retaining seats, adding 4 as victory More

Campaign money flows in late effort to influence legislative agenda

Hinting at discussions lawmakers promise to have, interest groups dish last-minute money to candidates More

Garrison, Munday lead field of candidates for Democratic chair

Party treasurer David Garrison and former communications director Wade Munday line up for run at seat More

State GOP outspends Dems by near 3-to-1 margin in final days

Republicans spend about $1.74 million into state-level races while Democrats spend $617,811 More

Forrester calls for Haslam's texts with DesJarlais over affair flap

Call for text messages comes day after second DesJarlais patient said she had sexual relationship with him More
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