About Bartholomew Sullivan
BiographyBartholomew Sullivan came to The Commercial Appeal in October 1992 and was the Mid-South regional reporter for 11 years before becoming the newspaper's Washington correspondent in March 2004. Before coming to Memphis, Sullivan was at The Palm Beach Post in Florida. A native of St. Louis, Mo., and a graduate of Santa Clara University, in California, he is married and has two children.
- Washington correspondent
11/18/2008 - current
Senate ag committee approves farm bill
Updated 05/14/2013 at 5:01 p.m.
Farm Bill approved by Senate, now goes to House.
Policy makers prepare to gin up new farm bill
Updated 05/11/2013 at 11:15 p.m.
Policy makers prepare to debate new farm bill.
Memphis train event aims to build interest in east-west passenger line
Published 05/11/2013 at 12:06 a.m.
Central Station event, led by Germantown resident, aims to raise awareness for need to support more passenger rail service.
Feds open review of biotech crops in wildlife refuges
Published 04/29/2013 at 6:05 p.m.
Federal officials have started to review the planting of genetically modified crops on 44,000 acres inside refuges in Southeastern states.
FedEx's Smith assails oil wars, urges U.S. energy security
Published 04/25/2013 at 2:33 p.m.
FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith told a Cato Institute audience Thursday that the U.S. must increase energy production in the western hemisphere.
National Civil Rights Museum receives $2 million in disaster funds
Published 04/24/2013 at 4:47 p.m.
Cohen office ties federal funding to disaster relief.
FedEx's Smith tells House panel that satellite-based air-traffic control system is needed
Updated 04/25/2013 at 12:33 a.m.
FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith told a special House panel looking at the future of freight transportation Wednesday that Congress needs to move forward with satellite-based air traffic control and new airport runways.
TV Judge Joe Brown mulls Senate run vs. Alexander
Updated 04/23/2013 at 5:52 p.m.
Could he self-finance a challenge to state's popular Republican incumbent?
Memphis 'Flyboys' meet Obama at White House Science Fair
Updated 04/22/2013 at 7:32 p.m.
The president met the Memphis “Flyboys” at the White House on Monday and was “amazed.”
Medical device makers see nearly invisible excise tax to expand health insurance as an industry threat
Published 04/21/2013 at midnight
Say you break your leg, but still need to get around. You'll want crutches, right?
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