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Nine members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation Thursday sent a letter to Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Marilyn Tavenner requesting an extension of TennCare’s...
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Rubio continued his media blitz on Thursday, hammering away at the Obama administration in Miami: "The implications of this decision will extend far beyond just Cuba," the 43-year-old Rubio said at a...
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Reid: Yucca Mountain Project Will Never Be Built (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Sen. Harry Reid claimed another victory Thursday in his never-ending fight to kill the Yucca Mountain nuclear...
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander will return to the four committees on which he currently sits when the new GOP-led Congress convenes next year, his office announced Thursday. Alexander, a...
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Senator Lamar Alexander on Thursday announced that next Congress he will serve on the following committees: · Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, where he is the ranking Republican member ·...
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... disappointed that the FDA has chosen to all but eliminate the option of having printed information for prescription drugs available to healthcare professionals." – Donna Harman, President and...
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President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. (Evan Vucci/AP) President Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and other Democrats have made a concerted effort over the...
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Events in Tennessee state government were on center stage this week, with the convening of the Tennessee General Assembly just around the next turn of the calendar. The big political/governmental...
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WASHINGTON — Upset over the way the Obama administration has handled nominations to TVA's board of directors, U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker have put the White House on notice: No future...
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Washington —Dec. 17, 2014 — The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) today commended Congress for enacting legislation that will increase the user fee assessed on barge diesel fuel to help...
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Senator Lamar Alexander on Tuesday voted for the ABLE Act, saying Senate passage of the legislation “brings us one step closer to removing federal barriers to jobs for nearly 9,500 individuals with...
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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, center, speaks at an education forum with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, left, and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, March 19, 2014....
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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) The 113th Congress sputtered to a close Wednesday amid a series of confirmation votes for obscure executive and judicial branch posts, while at...
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SEATTLE — Former preschool teacher U.S. Sen. Patty Murray wants to rescue the so-called No Child Left Behind Law in her new role as ranking Democrat on the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions...
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He also sat down for a brief conversation with Stephen. Stephen joked that since he was the last-ever musical act on the "Report", "Paul McCartney, R.E.M., Jack White, and Nas were your opening acts."...
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Senator Lamar Alexander on Tuesday voted in favor of the Tax Increase Prevention Act (also known as the tax extenders bill), a comprehensive package of tax provisions that he said includes a change in...
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Sen. Tom Harkin, who has long prioritized the needs of Americans with disabilities, is retiring after 40 years in Congress. (Thinkstock) After 40 years on Capitol Hill, a U.S. senator who shaped the...
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The governor of Tennessee has announced that he will try to move forward with a “conservative” version of the Medicaid expansion in his state. While he faces a GOP legislature hostile to using...
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Chambers Compromised to Fund ITER The House and Senate appropriators met in the middle to continue funding the troubled International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor or ITER. Senate appropriators...
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Fresh off the close of the 2014 Congressional session, Rep. John Kline said Monday that he expects more legislation to pass smoothly in Washington with a Republican-led House and Senate next year,...
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