The scoopThe news has been all over the Tennessee blogosphere-and in the Nashville press-over the last few of days that the former lobbyist Mary Littleton, late of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association cum Justice Alliance, is no longer listed as employed by that group. Ms. Littleton was made famous by her very friendly relationship with Democratic House Judiciary Chairman Rob Briley.
Everyone has been in a race to say how they had the scoop on Littleton getting the boot from the Hill. I think that is quite funny, because I posted that she may have had the boot some weeks ago, then I retracted the story when told by one of my sources (a very reliable one) that they could not confirm it.
I have a hunch that my original bulletin was probably correct. What likely happened was that Littleton got the can on the day that I heard of it-but a deal was probably agreed upon that this would not be made public in any way until the worst of the publicity surrounding Ms. Littleton had passed.
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