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Phil Bredesen

Obama Gets It Right in Arizona

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

Immigration is an explosive subject that raises many questions with no clear resolution. No one here legally should be a target in the United States. Not in Arizona. Not anywhere.

Cumberland River Flooding Forces Evacuation In Downtown Nashville, Tennessee: Storms Kill 12

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER and KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Muddy waters poured over the banks of Nashville's swollen Cumberland River on Monday, spilling into Music City's historic dow...

Anger Rises Among Unemployed Over Govs Who Want To Reject Stimulus Funds

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As governors in nine states, mostly in the South, consider rejecting millions of dollars in federal stimulus money for increased unemployment insuranc...

Dem Governor Bredesen May Reject Some Stimulus

Chattanooga Times Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tennessee and Georgia may turn down some of the economic stimulus money if the restrictions outlined in the package cause budgetary hardship in the fu...

Phil Bredesen: Health And Human Services Secretary?

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Few governors know the pitfalls of soaring health costs better than Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, which helps explain why President Barack Obama is re...

Sam Stein

Daschle Could Be Replaced By Two Appointees

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The decision by Tom Daschle to withdraw his nomination for the head of the Department of Health and Human Services has created, potentially, two job o...

Tennessee Demands Details On TVA Coal Sludge Cleanup

AP | DUNCAN MANSFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The state of Tennessee demanded answers and cooperation Tuesday from the nation's largest public utility in the aftermath of ...

Governor On Coal Ash Spill: "Massive Disaster"

AP | BETH RUCKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

KINGSTON, Tenn. — Tennessee's governor promised greater oversight of coal ash retention ponds Wednesday after viewing damage from a spill that r...

2006 Tennessee Gubernatorial General Election:
Bryson (R) vs Bredesen (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TN-Gov: Bryson vs Bredesen

Jason Linkins

Superdelegate Primary Proposal Offers Democrats A Way Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen took a proactive stand on moving the Democratic primary process to a conclusion with a New York Times op-e...