Post Tagged with: "GOP"

Senator Corker To Help Work Out Differences On Financial Reform Bills

by / on May 1, 2013

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is getting one more chance to leave his imprint on the financial reform legislation winding its way thorough Congress.

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GOP Still Gone Country

GOP Still Gone Country

by / on November 2, 2012

Both presidential campaigns have their distinct soundtracks. And on the Republican side, it’s still got a twang.

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Survey: Tennessee Tea Partiers Slightly More Libertarian than GOP Whole

by / on June 27, 2011

A survey of registered voters in Tennessee and North Carolina gives some insight into what makes Tea Party supporters different from most Republicans. The conclusion is – not much.

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Beth Harwell Is GOP Nominee for State House Speaker

by / on November 18, 2010

Tennessee is on track to make a woman speaker of the state House of Representatives for the first time. Today the House Republican caucus nominated Nashville representative Beth Harwell to oversee the state house.

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Corker Warns of Looming Deficit; Some In Audience Lash Out

by / on November 11, 2010

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker has a trademark presentation on the federal budget deficit, which he delivered for what he says was the 45th public time last night in Nashville. While some in the audience were receptive, afterward others took the live broadcast as a chance to criticize Corker on talk radio.

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GOP Senators Release Their Proposed State Budget

by / on May 11, 2010

Republican state senators have finally unveiled a counter-proposal to Governor Phil Bredesen’s recommended budget.

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McWherter Attacks GOP Opponents As “Career Politicians”

by / on April 30, 2010

Of the four major candidates vying to be Tennessee’s next governor, only one has never served in elected office. Jackson Businessman Mike McWherter doesn’t see that as a bad thing in setting himself apart from the three Republicans in the race.

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GOP Reiterates Party Status of Kent Williams

by / on January 4, 2010

The state Republican Party is reinforcing its decision to bar House Speaker Kent Williams from appearing as a GOP candidate on any Tennessee ballot.

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Rutherford County Scraps Primaries to Save Money

by / on December 22, 2009

Rutherford County political parties have agreed to forego a primary election next May in order to save money.

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Blackburn Aligns with Vets for Freedom

by / on November 10, 2009

A veterans group pushing for a troop increase in Afghanistan has found an ally in Republican Marsha Blackburn. Blackburn’s district is home to Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division. She welcomed the director of Vets for Freedom to Capitol Hill. Many congressional Republicans have sided with the organization which lobbied Congress to increase troops in Iraq. Now the group and Blackburn say more troops are the key to turning […]

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Corker Named Ranking Member of Aging Committee

by / on September 22, 2009

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is now the lead Republican on the Special Committee on Aging.

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Alexander Calls End-of-Life Provisions a Danger

by / on September 1, 2009

Tennessee Republican Lamar Alexander says it’s dangerous to write laws dealing with end of life decisions.

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GOP Candidates Compete for Money, Recognition

GOP Candidates Compete for Money, Recognition

by / on July 28, 2009

The race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination is a four-way competition for money and name recognition.

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Lawsuit Seeks Reinstatement of Democratic Election Administrators

by / on July 8, 2009

A civil action filed in federal court Wednesday seeks to reinstate election administrators who lost their jobs since Republicans gained control of the General Assembly.

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