Eight who have gone from business to politics

Bill Haslam

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    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam outlines his 2012 legislative agenda for job recruitment, education and state jobs on Jan. 13 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
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The Republican governor of Tennessee ran a family-owned chain of gas stations and truck stops, then was mayor of Knoxville. 

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