Ousted Tennessee Lawmaker Fights for Retirement Benefits

Facing skepticism from a Sixth Circuit panel, a lawyer representing a former lawmaker expelled from the Tennessee House of Representatives for sexual harassment allegations argued he had standing to sue the state in federal court because it took away his pension and lifetime health insurance.

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Monument Placed by Nazis Sits Quietly in Tennessee Cemetery

There’s little indication from looking at it that a pillar in a cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee, was erected by representatives of Nazi Germany on the eve of World War II. It bears no swastika. Its inscription in German makes no mention of the Third Reich, a master race or even a message glorifying war, as the Nazis were known to do.

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11th Circuit Punts State Republicans’ Challenge of FINRA Rule to D.C.

The 11th Circuit punted two state Republican party organizations’ challenge to a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority rule governing political contributions to the D.C. Circuit, and dismissed a third for lack of jurisdiction.

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