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The Washington Times
Joe Carr of Tennessee is the Dave Brat of 2016and he is challenging incumbent Rep. Diane Black in Tennessee’s Sixth Congressi
Joe Carr of Tennessee is the Dave Brat of 2016
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
and he is challenging incumbent Rep. Diane Black in Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District. In 2014, Carr challenged Sen. Lamar Alexander for the Senate. While the Washington so-called conservative PACs were wasting money on candidates that had no... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Our Horses Vs. DesJarlaismuch money, regardless how dirty such cash truly is. Of course, the biggest roa
Our Horses Vs. DesJarlais
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
much money, regardless how dirty such cash truly is. Of course, the biggest roadblock is in the Senate where Tennessee’s Lamar Alexander and Kentucky’s Mitch McConnell are Big Lick favorites. There is even a written letter where McConnell once... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Key segment of unfinished Foothills Parkway to receive final fundingmiles between Walland and Wears Valley are expected to be paved and open to the
Key segment of unfinished Foothills Parkway to receive final funding
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
miles between Walland and Wears Valley are expected to be paved and open to the public in 2018, officials said. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, who lobbied for the federal transportation grant, said in a news release that completing the Foothills... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: Tennessee Receives $10 Million For Foothills Parkway To Improve Access To The SmokiesU.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that a $10 million federal transpor
Alexander: Tennessee Receives $10 Million For Foothills Parkway To Improve Access To The Smokies
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that a $10 million federal transportation grant he supported will help complete a 16-mile section of the Foothills Parkway in Blount and Sevier counties, improving access to the federally owned and operated... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Government approves $10 million transportation grant for Great Smoky Mountains National Parkpark and "enhancing tourism and economic development" in East Tennessee, accord
Government approves $10 million transportation grant for Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
park and "enhancing tourism and economic development" in East Tennessee, according to a supporter of the grant, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.). Alexander continued, "I grew up hiking, hunting and fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains, a... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Says New Law Gives Tennessee Boost On Front Lines Of Opioid EpidemicSenate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Monday said bipartisan opio
Alexander Says New Law Gives Tennessee Boost On Front Lines Of Opioid Epidemic
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Monday said bipartisan opioids legislation signed into law by President Obama will provide a “substantial boost to states like Tennessee, which are on the front lines of our nation’s opioid... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Duncan: Summitt deserves but won’t receive Congressional Gold Medal — yetWhite House ceremony and started his campaign to award her the Congressional Go
Duncan: Summitt deserves but won’t receive Congressional Gold Medal — yet
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
White House ceremony and started his campaign to award her the Congressional Gold Medal a couple of years later. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander filed similar legislation in the Senate, but the failure to get the necessary sponsors in the House... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Congress not ready to give Pat Summitt medal yetWhite House ceremony and started his campaign to award her with the Congression
Congress not ready to give Pat Summitt medal yet
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
White House ceremony and started his campaign to award her with the Congressional Gold Medal a couple of years later. Sen. Lamar Alexander filed similar legislation in the Senate, but the failure to get the necessary sponsors in the House... Read more
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The Seattle Times
GOP moderate Chris Vance waging low-budget challenge to Patty MurrayMajority Leader Trent Lott to say Murray was probably the Democrats’ “best legi
GOP moderate Chris Vance waging low-budget challenge to Patty Murray
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
Majority Leader Trent Lott to say Murray was probably the Democrats’ “best legislator.” “I took respect for Paul Ryan and Lamar Alexander into those rooms. It’s how we got things done. It’s how a democracy has to work. That’s the lesson I want for... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Re-elect U.S. Sen. Patty Murraystate. To get this done as a member of the minority party, Murray formed an al
Re-elect U.S. Sen. Patty Murray
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
state. To get this done as a member of the minority party, Murray formed an alliance with Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander and others to overcome partisan divides. While signing ESSA into law in December, President Obama joked that... Read more
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Roll Call
'Nuclear Option' Deal, Perez Survive Rubio Filibuster Pushby Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., if not the nominees themselves (when the
'Nuclear Option' Deal, Perez Survive Rubio Filibuster Push
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., if not the nominees themselves (when the vote threshold is lower). That includes Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who explained his plans hours before voting. "I expect Mr. Perez to be confirmed. I'm going to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Trio of Tennessee politicians jump on Trump trainSwift would say, 'Shake it off.'" But two other top Tennessee office holders h
Trio of Tennessee politicians jump on Trump train
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
Swift would say, 'Shake it off.'" But two other top Tennessee office holders have been more muted on Trump. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., has simply said he will support the nominee. As of late Thursday afternoon, Gov. Bill Haslam still... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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11 News Houston
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
11 News Houston / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
KING5 Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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First Coast News
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
First Coast News / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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USA Today
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaignto say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive ans
Tenn. leaders want more positive Trump campaign
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
to say in a world that people feel like has gone mad, here are the positive answers we think we can provide." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said it's easy to focus on problems in the country or problems with an opponent. The next president... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Corker's advice to Trump: Lay out 'positive vision for the future'That person's going to have to figure out how to have a message that pulls peop
Corker's advice to Trump: Lay out 'positive vision for the future'
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
That person's going to have to figure out how to have a message that pulls people out of where we are now." U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., told The Tennessean, "We always want a president who can bring out the best in us, and I think... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US Rep. Diane Black takes aim at primary challenger Carrthe 6th District that stretches north and east from the Nashville suburbs. Bla
US Rep. Diane Black takes aim at primary challenger Carr
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
the 6th District that stretches north and east from the Nashville suburbs. Black's direct approach differs from U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, who two years ago largely chose to ignore Carr during the Senate primary. Alexander, a former governor and... Read more
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USA Today
Anti-Islam Dutch politician a Tenn. guest at GOP conventionWilders told The Tennessean at a Monday morning Tennessee delegation brunch, ho
Anti-Islam Dutch politician a Tenn. guest at GOP convention
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Wilders told The Tennessean at a Monday morning Tennessee delegation brunch, hosted by Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker. Several Tennessee delegates were excited to see him, as he shook hands and took pictures... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee Republican delegates to GOP convention see raucous startthen passed. Wilders accompanied Ketron to an earlier brunch Monday hosted by
Tennessee Republican delegates to GOP convention see raucous start
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
then passed. Wilders accompanied Ketron to an earlier brunch Monday hosted by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker. Tennessee Democratic Party spokesman Spencer Bowers seized on Wilders' invitation, charging... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tennessee leaders want security specifics from Trumprecent visit to Capitol Hill the presumptive GOP nominee is ready and able to a
Tennessee leaders want security specifics from Trump
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
recent visit to Capitol Hill the presumptive GOP nominee is ready and able to address security with lawmakers. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, who like Haslam has been slow to voice support for Trump, gave him credit Monday morning for understanding... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee politician brings controversial critic of Islam to Republican conventionand then passed. Wilders accompanied Ketron to an earlier brunch today hosted
Tennessee politician brings controversial critic of Islam to Republican convention
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
and then passed. Wilders accompanied Ketron to an earlier brunch today hosted by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker. On Sundaynight, Wilders tweeted he would be coming to the convention at the invitiation of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Anti-Islam Dutch politician a Tennessee guest at GOP conventionWilders told The Tennessean at a Monday morning Tennessee delegation brunch, ho
Anti-Islam Dutch politician a Tennessee guest at GOP convention
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Wilders told The Tennessean at a Monday morning Tennessee delegation brunch, hosted by Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker. Several Tennessee delegates were excited to see him, as he shook hands and took pictures... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Delegate Diary: Big names from Tennessee coming, goingGOP delegate Michael Hensley, left, with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on
Delegate Diary: Big names from Tennessee coming, going
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
GOP delegate Michael Hensley, left, with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Monday at a brunch in downtown Cleveland before the 2016 Republican National Convention is called into session. (VICTOR ASHE/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SENTINEL) CLEVELAND —... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee GOP convention delegates say Trump needs to bring party togetherRubio in the primary, has yet to endorse Trump and has criticized some of the e
Tennessee GOP convention delegates say Trump needs to bring party together
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
Rubio in the primary, has yet to endorse Trump and has criticized some of the expected nominee's comments. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, who also backed Rubio and twice ran unsuccessfully for the GOP nomination himself, has said he will support... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennesseans in Congress oppose D.C. statehoodthese different aspects to them, all of these competing interests, all of these
Tennesseans in Congress oppose D.C. statehood
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
these different aspects to them, all of these competing interests, all of these combinations that D.C. doesn't have." Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Maryville, makes essentially the same argument. "Our nation was formed by states, and the district is a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Optimistic Tennessee delegation arrives in Cleveland for GOP conventionin Cleveland to and from the hotel and some meals. On Monday morning, Gov. Bill
Optimistic Tennessee delegation arrives in Cleveland for GOP convention
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
in Cleveland to and from the hotel and some meals. On Monday morning, Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee's U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker host the delegates, alternates and their guests for brunch at Zocalo's, a popular Mexican... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Summitt remembered for achievements on, off courtbeyond mothers, daughters, sisters and grandmothers.” Thursday’s event attract
Summitt remembered for achievements on, off court
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 10 days ago
beyond mothers, daughters, sisters and grandmothers.” Thursday’s event attracted Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker and a star-studded list of women’s basketball coaches that included Connecticut’s Geno... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tennessee’s road to statehood could pave way for D.C.these different aspects to them, all of these competing interests, all of these
Tennessee’s road to statehood could pave way for D.C.
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
these different aspects to them, all of these competing interests, all of these combinations that D.C. doesn't have." Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Maryville, makes essentially the same argument. "Our nation was formed by states, and the district is a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Bridge over a troubled party? Tenn. GOP looks to Trump for unity at conventionjoined the Never Trump movement to try to formally stop his nomination, some —
Bridge over a troubled party? Tenn. GOP looks to Trump for unity at convention
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
joined the Never Trump movement to try to formally stop his nomination, some — including Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander — have taken a more tepid approach. Haslam has frequently criticized Trump for comments he's made, while... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tennesseeans ready for divided Republican conventionjoined the Never Trump movement to try and formally stop his nomination, some —
Tennesseeans ready for divided Republican convention
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
joined the Never Trump movement to try and formally stop his nomination, some — including Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander — have taken a more tepid approach. Haslam has frequently criticized Trump for comments he's made, while... Read more
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Business Insurance
Bill would take PBGC premiums 'off budget'Benefit Guaranty Corp. The legislation, S. 3240, introduced Thursday by Sen. M
Bill would take PBGC premiums 'off budget'
Business Insurance / Posted 12 days ago
Benefit Guaranty Corp. The legislation, S. 3240, introduced Thursday by Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and co-sponsored by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., would repeal part of a 1980 law that allows PBGC premiums to be counted... Read more
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Roll Call
White House Eager to Rekindle Criminal Justice Effortgo to a National Institutes of Health bill introduced recently by Senate Health
White House Eager to Rekindle Criminal Justice Effort
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
go to a National Institutes of Health bill introduced recently by Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Ranking Member Patty Murray, D-Wash. As the clock ticks down on the legislative calendar,... Read more
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