Catch Susan Williams Every Sunday AM on WBIR-TV

Catch Susan Williams Every Sunday AM on WBIR-TV

WBIR’s “Inside Tennessee” features political insiders and guests to discuss current topics impacting Knoxville, Tennessee and beyond! Catch the action every Sunday at 9:30am. For past shows, just click here. Oh, and you may see our very own Susan Williams who is a featured political...

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‘The Time Has Come For Me To Pass The Torch’

‘The Time Has Come For Me To Pass The Torch’

Via our friends across the aisle at Out of the Blue… The legacy of Jimmy Naifeh was noted all across the state yesterday as he stood on the House floor and announced that he was retiring after session. Tennessee writers and politicians acknowledged the distinct mark he has created serving in the House for nearly 40 years. “After talking with my family and friends, I believe the time has come for me to pass the torch to the next generation of leaders,” Naifeh said in prepared remarks in front of members of both the House and Senate, which recessed to witness the iconic Speaker Emeritus’ retirement speech. “I certainly played hardball – just once or twice – but I always maintained relationships on both sides of the aisle,” he said. “This is a very unique fraternity. … We celebrate together, and we mourn together, and we work together for the people of Tennessee.” —The Tennessean …Read the full post...

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Knoxville Rally: Mitt Romney for President

Knoxville Rally: Mitt Romney for President

Susan and I were fortunate enough to attend tonight’s rally at West Hills elementary (and stood on stage!). It was a packed house and the distinguished guests included Governor Bill Haslam, TN ECD Commissioner Bill Hagerty, Rep Jimmy Duncan, Rep Phil Roe, Rep Scott DesJarlais, State Rep Ryan Haynes and Joe Bailey. Mrs. Romney was particularly lovely and teased her husband about running for president and family life. Governor Romney’s stump speech was focused, strong and covered everything from energy to veterans (for sound bites click here.) For more pictures, click...

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