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About James Harrison

James Harrison joined in 2011 as social media editor and staff writer, covering all facets of the Chattanooga community. Since then, his focus has shifted to happenings in local, state and federal government. Previously, James has worked in positions at the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Asheville Citizen-Times. He has also contributed political cartoons to A native of Asheville, N.C., James earned a bachelor's degree in community development from Covenant College.


City withdraws bid for Harriet Tubman housing site

Mayor Andy Berke abruptly announced Monday afternoon the city has pulled out of negotiations with the Chattanooga Housing Authority, to purchase the 36.5-acre site of the former Harriet Tubman housing development. ...

Zach Wamp sees differences in past, present shutdown standoffs

The last time the federal government shut down, former Rep. Zach Wamp was in the mix. ...

Morning Brief: Lawmakers dig in as shutdown approaches

Your daily roundup of local, state and national news headlines for Sept. 30, 2013. ...

Alexander, Corker support House government funding bill, reject Democrat amendments

Tennessee Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker issued statements defending a series of votes Friday to support a House-passed version of a government funding bill and oppose an amendment brought forward by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. ...

Corker questions Cruz's tactics on Senate floor

Sen. Bob Corker engaged in a blunt back-and-forth Thursday with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, further highlighting differences in Republican ideologies as cameras rolled and colleagues watched on the Senate floor. ...
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