Post Tagged with: "Lincoln Davis"

Corker Urges Congress To Just Get On With Tax Cut Extensions

December 1, 2010 at 5:58 pm

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.

Davis Says Voters Want Republican Tennessee

Davis Says Voters Want Republican Tennessee

November 3, 2010 at 12:33 am

Tuesday night’s Republican tidal wave swept an incumbent out of Congress in Tennessee’s 4th District. Rep. Lincoln Davis was soundly defeated by political newcomer Scott DesJarlais.

DesJarlais Ousts Davis in 4th District

November 2, 2010 at 11:14 pm

A physician from a small town near Chattanooga rode the Republican wave last night to oust incumbent Congressman Lincoln Davis in Tennessee’s 4th Congressional district.

Voters Chafe at Mudslinging

November 2, 2010 at 10:21 am

The fight over several of Tennessee’s Congressional seats turned ugly this election season. As voters go to the polls today, some say the mudslinging tarnished their opinion of candidates who went on the attack.

Tennessee Lawmakers Vote Against Stimulus, Write Letters Supporting Projects

October 25, 2010 at 6:02 am

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.

Tennessee Delegation Split in Congressional Tax Cut Extension Debate

September 17, 2010 at 6:30 am

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.

Davis Upset at GM for Investing in Mexico

August 30, 2010 at 6:09 am

An idled GM plant in Spring Hill is giving Congressman Lincoln Davis reason to scold the recovering automaker. This month the company announced production of a new vehicle and engine outside the U.S.

Republicans Watching Davis

August 9, 2010 at 5:46 am

Democrat Lincoln Davis has just completed a series of town hall meetings in the 4th Congressional District. Always in the crowd was a representative from the Tennessee Republican Party, which is looking for something to use against him.

State Delegation Mixed On Using Oil Spill To Push Energy Legislation

June 18, 2010 at 6:46 am

When President Barack Obama used his speech on the Gulf oil spill this week to push climate change legislation, it breathed new life into an effort stalled in the senate. Tennessee’s congressional delegation is having a mixed reaction to this new attempt to pass energy legislation.

Corker Cancels Earmarks, Alexander Defends His

April 15, 2010 at 5:40 am

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.

Healthcare Bill Gets Mixed Support from Tennessee

March 22, 2010 at 9:28 am

Only three Tennessee Democrats supported the sweeping health care changes that passed the U.S. House of Representatives Sunday night.

How Tennessee Voted on Jobs Bill

March 5, 2010 at 6:49 am

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a $15 billion jobs bill Thursday. Every Democratic congressman from Tennessee and one Republican voted for it.

Davis Affirms Reelection Bid

February 1, 2010 at 11:31 am

Congressman Lincoln Davis says he will run for another term representing Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District. He made the announcement Monday.

State of the Union Gets Mixed Reaction from Tennessee

January 28, 2010 at 8:27 am

At the top of President Barack Obama’s agenda is job creation. In his first State of the Union address on Wednesday night, the President called on the Senate to pass another stimulus package.

Cattle Farmers Struggle Under High Commodity Prices

December 31, 2009 at 4:44 pm

There are winners and losers in the most recent Farm Bill, and Congressman Lincoln Davis says Tennessee cattlemen are on the losing end right now.

Tennessee U.S. House Members Split on Afghan Strategy

December 3, 2009 at 9:16 am

Brentwood Republican Representative Marsha Blackburn is welcoming the President’s Afghan troop surge. But Congressman Lincoln Davis is just one of many Democrats skeptical of the idea.

Davis Explains Healthcare No Vote

November 25, 2009 at 6:21 am

Congressman Lincoln Davis has avoided commenting on his “no” vote against healthcare reform led by his own party.

CNC: Tennessee Blue Dog Democrats Withhold Opinion on the House’s Healthcare

October 30, 2009 at 5:35 am

Tennessee’s Blue Dog Democrats say they have begun reviewing the nearly $900 billion health care overhaul bill.

Davis Questions Whether Staying in Afghanistan May Not Be in America’s Best Interest

October 21, 2009 at 4:03 am

President Barack Obama is expected to decide soon whether to further increase the number of troops in Afghanistan. Tennessee Congressman Lincoln Davis is defending the President’s track record in that country, but says there are limits to how long the US can continue to be a presence there.

Links to Scheduled Town Hall Meetings

August 19, 2009 at 4:03 pm

Health Care Town Hall meetings for the Tennessee delegation