Outgoing Congressman Bart Gordon remains hopeful the Senate might take up his proposal to ban importation of foreign nuclear waste, even though it looks unlikely. Meanwhile, one company is asking for new approval to do just that.
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This week retiring Congressman Bart Gordon suffered a defeat in the debate over the future of NASA and human space flight.
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.
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.
Early voting in state primaries and county general elections starts today. The most costly and closely watched race is the Republican primary for governor.
Retiring Democratic Congressman John Tanner has offered a less-than full-throated endorsement of state Senator Roy Herron, the Democrat vying to replace Tanner in the U.S. House.
Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is withdrawing his special funding requests for next year’s federal budget, saying the earmark process is in need of reform.
Only three Tennessee Democrats supported the sweeping health care changes that passed the U.S. House of Representatives Sunday night.
Murfreesboro Democrat Bart Gordon is one of the new “yes” votes that White House and Democratic leaders can count on when the healthcare bill comes up for a vote in the House.
U.S. Representative Zach Wamp is giving up his seat in Congress to seek the Republican nomination for governor, but the usual “thank-you” resolution from the state legislature won’t have everybody’s name on it.
Tea Party organizers announced at their Nashville convention today a new political action committee to raise money and back conservative candidates. The Ensuring Liberty PAC will be based in Memphis and plans to target nearby congressional races.
Usually, when a Tennessee Congressman steps down he or she gets a “thank you” resolution from the state legislature with all the members shown as sponsors. For a Democratic Congressman who is stepping down this year, the tradition changed.
Democratic candidates have been slow to emerge in the race to replace retiring congressman Bart Gordon. The Murfreesboro Democrat admits the 6th Congressional District has become more challenging for the party. WPLN’s Blake Farmer dropped in on a meeting of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce to ask why.
Murfreesboro Democrat Bart Gordon’s retirement from Congress has one political analyst wondering how the mid-state will fare without its most senior member.
Murfreesboro Democrat Bart Gordon is retiring after 25 years in office. Now, the race for his seat is a competition to see just how far the sixth district has swung to the right.
Tennessee’s longest serving congressional member and only committee chairman announced Monday he will not seek re-election next year.
Tennessee Congressman Bart Gordon’s bill to ban foreign radioactive waste passed the House today, after a lively floor debate.
There’s a growing field of Republicans chomping at the bit to challenge Congressman Bart Gordon, the longest serving member of the Tennessee delegation.
Congressman Lincoln Davis has avoided commenting on his “no” vote against healthcare reform led by his own party.
Tennessee Congressman Bart Gordon’s bill to ban imported nuclear waste gained approval from a House Committee today.