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2015/04/18 01:19
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Members of Congress tour Yucca Mountain on April 9. (John Locher/Associated Press) THE NATION’S nuclear waste strategy is — well, actually, the nation doesn’t have much of a nuclear waste strategy....
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2015/04/17 20:51
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WASHINGTON — Score one — no, make that two — points for bipartisanship. It doesn’t happen often, but U.S. Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander managed to get two potentially controversial bills...
2015/04/17 12:19
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Do you Read In? Sign up today and get all the news you need delivered right to your inbox! -- Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced fast-track trade legislation that would...
2015/04/17 04:06
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POLL: Should Bob Corker be considered for U.S. Secretary of State? U.S. Sen. Bob Corker's recent, so far successful, effort to get Congress more say in a multinational agreement over the future of...
2015/04/17 02:59
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USDA Rural Development State Director Bobby Goode joined Ivy Academy Director Angie Markum in celebrating the grand opening of Ivy Academy and USDA’s commitment to revitalize rural...
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A Senate committee pushed an overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act a step closer Thursday, passing a rewritten version called the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015. The vote by the Committee on on...
2015/04/17 02:15
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TIME came out with its most 100 influential people around the world Thursday, picking everybody from celebrities to politicians and world dignitaries. Kanye West (Boundary Breaker), Bradley Cooper...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has unanimously passed legislation updating the No Child Left Behind education law, setting up a likely vote by the full Senate this spring. The legislation would...
2015/04/16 20:53
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WASHINGTON — Fighting to get Congress a voice on an Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Bob Corker found himself in an increasingly familiar spot – in the thick of a difficult situation. And loving it. “I do...
2015/04/16 19:06
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In this July 12, 2014 photo, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., takes part in a discussion at the National Governors Association convention in Nashville, Tenn. Early voting is getting underway for...
2015/04/16 16:59
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At its seventh annual Capital Conservation Awards Dinner Thursday night, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership honored lifelong conservation leader Dr. Steven A. Williams, Senator Lamar...
2015/04/16 14:50
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Oh, wow, thanks!Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Time "100" for 2015 came out today. The list of the year's most influential people features its signature mix of editorial...
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Corker selected by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential peoplePosted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:09 AM EDTUpdated: Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:37 AM EDT CHATTANOOGA - Time magazine has...
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Congress is now attempting to rewrite the fatally flawed No Child Left Behind, the current version of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act. NCLB was supposed to be rewritten in 2007 but...
2015/04/16 04:06
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Though Tennessee hospitals are still smarting from the failure of Gov. Bill Haslam's attempt to expand Medicaid, they have found some consolation in a congressional bill passed Tuesday night that will...
2015/04/16 04:02
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The tons of highly radioactive spent fuel that Southern California Edison plans to entomb within San Onofre’s bluffs wouldn’t be there at all if the federal government wasn’t paralyzed. And the...
2015/04/16 03:45
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Senate committee made progress Wednesday on a bipartisan update to the No Child Left Behind education law with a final vote expected Thursday afternoon. In all, the committee has...
2015/04/16 03:15
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Under the compromise being pushed by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., the law's annual testing requirements would stay in place, despite opposition from many Republicans....
2015/04/15 05:59
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Senator Lamar Alexander on Tuesday voted for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, legislation that will permanently put an end to the formula, passed by Congress in 1997, that capped...
2015/04/15 02:59
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Alexander Gives Remarks On No Child Left Behind Legislation At the start of the Senate education committee’s action on legislation to fix No Child Left Behind, Chairman Lamar Alexander said the bill...
2015/04/18 01:19
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