Manny against the Machine

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It is a tangled tale; let’s try and sort it out. How does the cocktail party caucus retain control of the Republican political machine in the Age of Trump?

The Republican …

How much is enough for a rainy day?

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When Victor Ashe came into office as mayor in 1988 the city’s rainy day fund was $5 million and the city had to borrow money to meet payroll. When Knoxville’s …

So you want to be a senator

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We now know why it took former Gov. Bill Haslam so long to announce his decision not to run for the U.S. Senate. The same reason U.S. Rep. Mark Green, …