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WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the...
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WASHINGTON — Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes has a news flash for anyone who says the GOP is in danger of becoming extinct unless it gets on board with gay marriage, Obamacare or...
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NASHVILLE — Tennessee's spot in next year's March 1 Super Tuesday presidential primaries is likely to make the state a frequent campaign stopover for candidates, particularly Republicans, in the early...
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In the two decades since trade schools started popping up on U.S. stock exchanges to maximize profits, allegations of misconduct have been rampant. On Wednesday, new rules go into effect for any...
2015/07/04 22:38
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Nearly two years after the president, standing before a crowd of 7,000 at the University at Buffalo, unveiled the bold proposal as a way to curb soaring college costs, his administration has quietly...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2015 file photo, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., plays piano in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Tennessee Republican has been playing music, and politics, his whole...
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Piano-playing Lamar Alexander hopes the Senate's latest tune is a new national education law. The Republican senator from Tennessee - and former governor and ex-U.S. education...
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MARYVILLE — Hundreds of people displaced from their homes early Thursday after a train derailment and chemical spill arrived hours later at Heritage High School with little more than the clothes on...
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Charlie Lambert was driving home around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday when “what felt like 50 police cars” sped past him. Lambert lives on Tulip Lane, less than a mile from the Blount County train...
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All Republicans who loathe the Common Core national standards know that some current or potential presidential candidates (Jeb Bush, John Kasich) are great proponents of this centralizing scheme. But...
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Supporters of a bill that would add almost 20,000 acres of designated wilderness to Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest are hoping the fourth time will be the charm. On March 17, U.S. senators Lamar...
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WASHINGTON — Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out “impatient” individuals who have “few people in their lives who care about them.” Military personnel still...
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Gallery: Chickamauga Lock funding restoredWork to resume with leftover funds Three years after work stalled on a new lock at the Chickamauga Dam, construction should resume on the $860 million...
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WASHINGTON (AP) Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are...
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FDA Needs to Provide Guidance on Biosimilars | Commentary When Congress passed the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act in 2010 as a part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,...
2015/06/30 21:00
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Senate labor committee Chairman Lamar Alexander made the following statement on the Department of Labor’s proposal to more than double the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay: “Just...
2015/06/30 18:19
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears to have but one route into the thick of the competition for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. The John McCain route. He will schedule town hall...
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Phil Roe has deep roots in the Old South. Some of his family members fought in the Confederate army during the Civil War. But asked on a radio show last week whether it’s time...
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NASHVILLE — Leonard Keelon Bradley, who was a key policy adviser to four governors during a 28-year career in state government, died last week at age 74. Mr. Bradley served on the staff of former...
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Conventional wisdom suggests the Supreme Court's ruling — that federal subsidies are not illegal despite the language of the Affordable Care Act — is a huge blow to Republicans, who have long been...
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