They’ve battled over negative ads, political endorsements, special interest money, and the Affordable Care Act.
U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann, the two-term incumbent, touts his seat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee and, important to Oak Ridge, the Energy and Water Subcommittee.
Meanwhile, Weston Wamp, his challenger, has suggested a willingness to work across party lines to “move the country forward.”
The two men face off in a in two-man battle in the Republican primary on Thursday. It’s in part a rematch of the three-man GOP primary in Tennessee’s Third District in 2012, when Wamp and Scotty Mayfield lost to Fleischmann. [Read more...]