Posted: 01/04/2007 - The first Muslim elected to Congress has taken his ceremonial oath of office on a Quran that was owned by Thomas Jefferson.
Posted: 01/04/2007 - As Congress convenes Thursday, new North Carolina Congressman Heath Shuler says he's having trouble making the transition of power between his staff and the man he unseated.
Posted: 01/04/2007 - State Senate Democrats Thursday afternoon voted for John Wilder to be their candidate for speaker of the General Assembly's upper chamber.
Updated: 01/04/2007 - According to the Mayo Clinic, former President Bush has had surgery today to replace his right hip.
Posted: 01/03/2007 - Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says he and Delaware Senator Tom Carper plan to reintroduce a bill that would mandate less air pollution.
Posted: 12/12/2006 - Senator-elect Bob Corker has created a committee to handle fundraising for a 2012 re-election campaign.
Posted: 12/11/2006 - Did Congressman Harold Ford Junior tell elementary school students he'll probably run for US Senate again in two years? Ford won't confirm or deny saying it.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Trent Lott is returning to the Senate leadership.
Posted: 11/13/2006 - Democrat Harold Ford Junior became a national political celebrity when he ran for the US Senate.
Posted: 11/10/2006 - A candidate has won election to a North Carolina county board, despite being dead for a month.
Posted: 11/10/2006 - State election officials say Tuesday's election produced the largest voter turnout of any midterm election in Tennessee, with more than half of registered voters casting ballots.
Posted: 11/09/2006 - As Campaign 2006 comes to an end, we're getting a few hints about what you'll see in 2008.
Posted: 11/09/2006 - Voters in Niota have elected James Wayne Cagle to the City Commission, apparently unaware he was facing misdemeanor charges and on the sheriff's most wanted list in neighboring Monroe County.
Posted: 11/09/2006 - A voting machine from the Downtown West early voting location is being analyzed right now at a lab off Middlebrook Pike.
Updated: 11/08/2006 - It will be later today, at the earliest, before we get the final numbers in Knox County because of a voting machine problem.
Posted: 11/07/2006 - A majority of Tennessee voters approved a constitutional amendment that would help older homeowners by allowing local governments to freeze their property taxes.
Updated: 11/07/2006 - From the Volunteer TV Newsroom: The Associated Press Reports that the Democrats have won an additional 15 seats in the US House, enough to regain control of the House of Representatives. Stay with WVLT Volunteer TV News and VolunteerTV.com for the latest election results as they become available.
Updated: 11/07/2006 - Preliminary voting results show that a majority of Tennessee voters were in favor of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
Updated: 11/07/2006 - WVLT Volunteer TV has projected the winners for the US House races in East Tennessee.
Updated: 11/07/2006 - Governor Bredesen won a second term in office today by defeating little-known Republican challenger Jim Bryson.
Updated: 11/07/2006 - From the Volunteer TV Newsroom: Republican Incumbent concedes defeat to Democrat Heath Shuler in the race for US House in the 11th District of North Carolina. Shuler is a former quarterback for the University of Tennessee. Stay with VolunteerTV.com for the latest election results as they become available.