Looking Back on the Week in Politics: 2-21 to 2-28 

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It's been a week, but last Friday's State pf the County address, delivered in Collierville but with a notable lean toward making overdue improvements in Frayser, still reverberates. Here County Commissioner Van Turner (l) and Nathan Lubin chat with Harris at a meet-and-greet later on.
Jim Gilliland, longtime lawyer, civic figure, Cabinet officer for Bill Clinton, and liaison for new Mayor Willie Herenton in 1991, passed away at the age of 86.
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Three Republican candidates for General Sessions Court clerk appeared at a forum Tuesdaynight st Pickering Center in Germantown. The three primary opponents were asked to work out not on the usual political questions but on matters, many technical, specific to the cletk's duties. L to r: Paul Boyd, Michael Finney, and Lisa Wimberly.
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Ashley Judd, actress, movie star, and political activist, appeared in Memphis multiple times Wednesday on behalf of the presidential candidacy of Elizabeth Warren. L: ate Maketa's Butter Cookies, right, with state House candidate Jerri Green at Old Dominick's.
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Supporters of the presidential candidacy of New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg gathered Wedne3sday night at the home of Bill and Mary Loveless. Here Mary Loveless looks over a display concerning her longtime opposition to gun sales at the AgriCeneter, now suspended.
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Three Democratic candidates for state House seats — l to r, Torrey Harris, District 90; Jerri Green, District 83; Allan Creasy, District 97 — at Thursday night meeting of Future 901 PAC
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Ex-New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, now a Democratic candidate for president, appeared Friday morning before a large crowd at Minglewood Hall. Bloomberg was preceded by Mayor Jim Strickland and state Representative London Lamar.
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Not every onlooker at the Bloomberg affair was pleasantly excited. Protesters gathered outside.
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Democratic candidate for General Sessions Clerk Reginald Milton met with friends and supporters at El Toro Loco for a thank-you lunch Friday, on the eve of primary voting.
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It's been a week, but last Friday's State pf the County address, delivered in Collierville but with a notable lean toward making overdue improvements in Frayser, still reverberates. Here County Commissioner Van Turner (l) and Nathan Lubin chat with Harris at a meet-and-greet later on.

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