House race results in Tennessee: "Rep. David Davis (R-Tenn.) was upset Thursday in a little-noticed Volunteer State primary," Roll Call's Lauren W. Whittingham reports."Johnson City Mayor Phil Roe (R), who finished in fourth place in the 2006 GOP primary that Davis won, took this cycle's primary by about 500 votes -- or less than 1 percent.
In a race where Obama denounced the challenger's tactics,http://voices.washingtonpost.com/the-trail/2008/08/07/obama_weighs_in_on_tennessee_h.html Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., trounced "the opponent who ran an ad linking him to the Ku Klux Klan," per the AP's Woody Baird.
"Most of the time, the TV is on HGTV, and I suffer that silently. . . . She likes American Idol, her and the girls, in a way that I don't entirely get." -- Barack Obama, conceding that his wife, Michelle, generally has control of the remote control, in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.
"Foolishly she continues to try to assert her control over the remote." -- John McCain, not backing down in the stand-off with his wife, Cindy.
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