Carr Announces Bid for GOP Primary

State Rep. Joe Carr, R-Lacasses, has officially announced he is running in the 4th congressional district GOP primary next year, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. Carr joins Sen. Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville, as a challenger to embattled incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarais. “I am running for Congress because our country is in crisis and Tennesseans are hungry for strong, principled leadership,” Carr said. “The only way to change the culture in Washington is to change the men. And women we send there.”