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Former Senate Majority Leader Frist endorses Briggs

July 13, 2014

Microsoft Word – briggs-fristreleaseREV.docx Former Senate Majority Leader Frist Endorses Richard Briggs for State Senate Knoxville, TN-­‐ Former Republican Senate Majority Leader, Dr. Bill Frist today endorsed Dr. Richard Briggs for state Senate in District 7. “Dr. Briggs will bring a strong and unique skill set to the Senate. He’s a principled conservative with a […]

KnoxBlogs.com: Briggs banks $156K for campaign against Campfield, who has $23K

May 8, 2014

Knox County Commissioner Richard Briggs raised $122,180 in the last six months in this campaign for the Republican nomination to defeat the state Sen. Stacey Campfield, reports Georgiana Vines. With $43,678 going into the reporting period and spending $9,315, Briggs has $156,543 remaining for the Aug. 7 state primary. Briggs, a cardiothoracic surgeon, received considerable […]