Will Speaker Glen Casada Step Down or Get Thrown Out?

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NASHVILLE, TN – Speaker of the House Glen Casada started out denying how racist and sexist texts ended up on his cell phone and doubted his Chief of Staff had anything to do with them. It is apparent that Cade Cothren wrote them. Casada exchanged explicitly racist and sexist texts with Cothren, then excused them as just locker room talk.  With criticism mounting, Casada abruptly fired Cothren last week but insisted he was not resigning. Instead he announced an action plan he was working on with the Tennessee Black Caucus. Caucus Chairman G.A. Hardaway told reporters Friday that the caucus wasn...