Battlefield Tennessee Series: Steve Holder (Independent) running for TN 1

Steve Holder, an Independent, is a colorful candidate, often seen in patriotic or faux tuxedo shirts, but he’s seriously tired of Republicans being in charge of the 1st Congressional District of Tennessee. He chose a different path than we encourage here—Majority60 encourages (and occasionally endorses) Democratic candidates, but Holder’s antipathy toward the idea of Republicans…

Tennessee Republicans Have a Case of Byrd Flu

Something is happening nationally. Credible accusations of sexual harassment and worse are being considered seriously. As the culture shock of this course correction toward justice, political actors, celebrities, executives are facing a reckoning. But in the state of Tennessee, the wheels of justice are turning slow. The state is still one of 17 that give…

Picking Up The Fight: Why Chris Mayor is Ready to Build a Better TN

In 2018, Republicans control entire state governments in 26 states. Because of this, the health care system has been strained. Women have lost access to health clinics and face anti-abortion laws where doctors can be forced by law to lie to their patients. Sensible gun laws have been stymied even when they have overwhelming public…