2nd Congressional District

Environmentalist becomes 2nd Democrat in 2nd Congressional District race

Renee Hoyos, executive director of the Tennessee Clean Water Network,  has filed papers with the Federal Election as a candidate for election in the 2nd Congressional District, reports the Nashville Post. She becomes the second Democrat to enter the contest to succeed Republican U.S. Rep. John J. “Jimmy” Duncan.

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Ken Gross is fourth Republican to launch campaign for 2nd Congressional District

Ken Gross, a politically-active Knoxville business executive, has become the fourth Republican to declare himself a candidate to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. John J. “Jimmy” Duncan Jr. in the 2nd Congressional District.

His campaign slogan, Gross tells the News Sentinel: Make Congress great again.

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Third Republican announces run for 2nd Congressional District seat

Knoxville small-business owner Brad Fullington has become the third Republican to announce as a candidate for the 2nd Congressional District seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. John J. “Jimmy” Duncan Jr., reports the News Sentinel.

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Former Knoxville News Sentinel capitol bureau chief Tom Humphrey writes about Tennessee politics, government, and legislative news.

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