Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is getting one more chance to leave his imprint on the financial reform legislation winding its way thorough Congress.Read more ›
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Senator Bob Corker has been a loud voice in the debate over whether the President needed Congressional permission to go into Libya. Tennessee’s other senator has started speaking in opposition to the White House.Read more ›
Tennessee’s Senators remain unsatisfied with the Obama Administration’s report on the involvement in Libya.Read more ›
The debate in Congress over off-shore drilling splits mostly along party lines. Pro and con. Black and white. Judging by his votes on a series of bills this week, Nashville Democrat Jim Cooper sees more shades of gray.Read more ›
Tennessee Freshman Republican Representative Scott DesJarlais says President Obama fell short at last night’s address.Read more ›
Tennessee Republicans voted along party lines Wednesday to repeal the health care law. Now, the GOP-controlled House begins working to replace the measure. From our Capitol Hill bureau in Washington, Manuel Quinones reports Tennessee freshman Republican, Diane Black wants to promote free market ideas.
Tennessee’s Diane Black is one of only two freshman Republicans tapped to serve on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee when the new Congress convenes. Democrats are already crying foul over the appointment.
Many newly elected Congressmen built their campaigns by running “against” Washington. They’re not even officially in office yet, but some are already getting comfortable with an inside-the-Beltway ritual.Read more ›
Tennessee’s Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker have joined in a threat to stop all legislation in the U.S. Senate until Congress deals with the so-called Bush tax cuts and government funding measures.Read more ›
Many lawmakers who voted against the stimulus package were pinpointed last week for also writing letters seeking stimulus funds for projects back home. Tennessee’s delegation is part of the widespread double-talk.Read more ›
This week retiring Congressman Bart Gordon suffered a defeat in the debate over the future of NASA and human space flight.Read more ›
Tennessee lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are divided over whether to extend the so-called “Bush tax cuts.” The debate is one of the biggest remaining issues in Congress this year.Read more ›
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says for-profit career colleges likely need better oversight from the groups that approve the schools’ standards. Alexander made his comments at a congressional hearing Wednesday.Read more ›
Lawmakers are saying “no” to President Obama’s plans for NASA and the future of human space flight. And one of the many lawmakers standing in the President’s way is Tennessee Democrat Bart Gordon.Read more ›