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2014/11/28 10:51
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Tom Harkin’s Reflecting, but Trying Not to Stare Harkin is interviewed by CQ Roll Call in his Capitol Hill office. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) At the end of an extended interview in his Senate office,...
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2014/11/25 03:20
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Whom do you work for? Such a simple question should not require a government agency to give an answer. However, the Obama administration, in its never-ending quest for power over individuals and...
2014/11/24 20:20
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A government commission that probes workplace discrimination is chasing shaky legal cases that result in embarrassing and costly losses, a Republican senator charged Monday in a report that says the...
2014/11/24 13:06
2014/11/24 13:06
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Dianne Cox knows people who'd rather do their income taxes than fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a 108-question form that needs to be filed annually for college students...
2014/11/24 01:18
2014/11/24 01:18
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Recycling Failed Education Policies Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander will likely become chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Though he has yet to be elected by his...
2014/11/24 00:20
2014/11/24 00:20
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NASHVILLE — Campaigns for three seats in the state Legislature — two of them based in Knox County — involved more than $200,000 in spending on television advertising, according to a review by the...
2014/11/22 11:20
2014/11/22 11:20
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Isaac Wright, a spokesman for Al Gore’s presidential campaign in 2000 who has worked on other Democratic campaigns in Tennessee and elsewhere, is directing Correct the Record, a political action...
2014/11/22 04:45
2014/11/22 04:45
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People enjoy a snow-covered Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in Chicago, which becomes a great photo opportunity for visitors, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Two bursts of light snow are likely to total 1 to...
2014/11/21 05:39
2014/11/21 05:39
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Riddle spent two and a half years overseas as a glider co-pilot in the Airborne Division. He fought behind enemy lines for weeks on end, and had to hide in ditches to survive."I just got a bull head...
2014/11/21 03:20
2014/11/21 03:20
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s decision to use executive action to change national immigration policy and protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation brought swift condemnation...
2014/11/20 22:49
2014/11/20 22:49
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While many issues divide Washington, we have seen bipartisan progress -- in both the House and the Senate -- in the effort to combat Ebola. These steps forward are encouraging, and hopefully suggest...
2014/11/20 18:04
2014/11/20 18:04
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna, a moderate Republican from Central New York, was among only nine members of Congress invited to the White House on Wednesday for a bill signing ceremony...
2014/11/20 01:20
2014/11/20 01:20
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NASHVILLE — State Rep. Rick Womick, who is challenging fellow Republican Beth Harwell for election as speaker of the state House of Representatives, has disavowed any connection to anonymous emails...
2014/11/18 22:56
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Progress is usually expensive and seldom convenient. But the alternative? Regression, at an ultimately higher cost, and eventually the realization that an opportunity slipped by. Such was the...
2014/11/18 14:59
2014/11/18 14:59
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As someone whose first vote was for Ronald Reagan in 1980, I can honestly say that I have consistently sought after the most conservative candidate I could find, but all too often I found myself...
2014/11/18 10:51
2014/11/18 10:51
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The Midterm Elections: What Do They Mean for Accreditation? | Commentary The midterm elections are over and the question for higher education and accreditation is: What will the change to Republican...
2014/11/18 10:51
2014/11/18 10:51
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Election Trivia for Political Wonks, Part 1 Lankford gets an entry in our 2014 political trivia — the senator-elect will be joining a state colleague with the same first name. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll...
2014/11/17 12:59
2014/11/17 12:59
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The scurrilous Big Lick segment of the Tennessee Walking Horse industry has all but ruined the image of one of America’s most magnificent animals. That the noble and gentle horses who were first...
2014/11/15 01:59
2014/11/15 01:59
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Senator Lamar Alexander on Friday released the following statement on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s warning that the United States needs to upgrade its nuclear deterrent: “I’m glad Secretary Hagel...
2014/11/15 00:43
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WASHINGTON—Oak Ridge National Laboratory has signed a contract with IBM for a next-generation supercomputer that will be at least five times faster than the lab’s existing system, which is already the...
2014/11/28 10:51
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