Chas Sisk

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Tennessee Lawmaker Calls For National Guard To Round Up Syrian Refugees

Thursday, November 19, 2015

While a majority of the nation's governors have asked the Obama administration to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees in their state, a prominent Tennessee lawmaker has gone a step further: He's suggested the National Guard round up recently arrived refugees and prevent the arrival of additional refugees.

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Tennessee's Republican Leader Wants To Close The Door To Syrian Refugees

Thursday, November 19, 2015

A small group of Syrian refugees has arrived in Tennessee. A top Republican lawmaker there has called for the state's National Guard to remove them and prevent new refugees from entering the state.


Muslim Republicans At Odds With Their Party In Tenn.

Friday, September 25, 2015

A solidly conservative electorate in Tennessee is coming face to face with an expanding Muslim community, and the tension is apparent.


Most Same-Sex Couples Aren't Racing To The Courthouse After Marriage Ruling

Monday, September 21, 2015

Now that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, some had expected long lines at the courthouses for people flocking to get married. But that hasn't quite happened.


Critics Oppose Making Holy Bible Tennessee's Official Book

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Republican state lawmaker Jerry Sexton, a former pastor, says he doesn't understand the criticism. He says the Bible is found in countless homes across the state.


Movement To Repeal Switchblade Bans Sharpens Its Point

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Gun-rights advocates have enjoyed recent victories, and made it easier to buy and carry firearms in many states. A campaign has sprung up to ease restrictions on a different weapon: switchblades.


Super Tuesday: 10 State Tour

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

  • Fred Thys, political reporter for WBUR, discusses today's primary in Massachusetts and what expectations are in the state.
  • Ross Sneyd, news director at Vermont Public Radio, on the GOP race in Vermont and what the big themes are in that state.
  • Beverly Amsler, reporter at WVTF Public Radio in Roanoke, Virginia, on the GOP race in Virginia and what the big themes are in that state, where only Mitt Romney and Ron Paul are on the ballot.
  • Jo Ingles, Statehouse News Reporter for Ohio Public Radio and T.V. , checks in on the themes in Ohio's GOP primary taking place today, and why campaigns have been so focused on the state.
  • Denis O'Hayer, "All Things Considered" host at WABE-FM in Atlanta, Georgia, discusses the latest news from the GOP race in Georgia and what may be driving voters there to the polls.
  • Michael Cross, KOSU Capitol Bureau Cheif, explains how GOP candidates have been campaigning in Oklahoma and what the voters there are focusing on this Super Tuesday.
  • Dave Thompson, news director of Prairie Public Radio in Bismarck, North Dakota , talks about the GOP caucus in North Dakota today, and what the campaigns and analysts are expecting from the Peace Garden State.  
  • Scott Ki, reporter for Boise State Public Radio, talks about the Idaho caucus in the state today, and the issues of interest for Republican voters there.
  • Chas Sisk, political reporter for The Tennessean, reporting to us from Nashville, the state capital, explains how Tennessee voters are participating in the primary today.
  • Daysha Eaton, KSKA public radio reporter joining us from Anchorage, Alaska, checks in from Alaska on what's expected.  

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