Steve Fincher Comes on Strong in TN-08

    With John Tanner (D-TN) retiring, he opens up a seat that, despite his holding it, leans very much Republican. And already there is a conservative jumping in against two guys who have some dubious issues. I take a great deal of interest in this seat because I have family in the district.Meet Steve Fincher.Steve Fincher is a true conservative and the overwhelming choice of local | Read More »

    Rep John Tanner (D, TN) bails out.

    For those keeping track: yes on ‘stimulus;’ no on cap-and-trade and health care rationing. Apparently, that wasn’t enough: Rep. John Tanner (D-TN), a leading Blue Dog Dem, will retire at the end of his current term, Dem sources tell Hotline OnCall. [snip: see below] Tanner has begun informing key House Dems of his decision — one that will make his seat a prime pickup opportunity | Read More »