Post Tagged with: "Lincoln Davis"

Corker Urges Congress To Just Get On With Tax Cut Extensions

by / on December 1, 2010

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.

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Davis Says Voters Want Republican Tennessee

Davis Says Voters Want Republican Tennessee

by / on November 3, 2010

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.

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DesJarlais Ousts Davis in 4th District

by / on November 2, 2010

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.

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Voters Chafe at Mudslinging

by / on November 2, 2010

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.

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Tennessee Lawmakers Vote Against Stimulus, Write Letters Supporting Projects

by / on October 25, 2010

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.

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Tennessee Delegation Split in Congressional Tax Cut Extension Debate

by / on September 17, 2010

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.

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Davis Upset at GM for Investing in Mexico

by / on August 30, 2010

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.

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Republicans Watching Davis

by / on August 9, 2010

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.

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State Delegation Mixed On Using Oil Spill To Push Energy Legislation

by / on June 18, 2010

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.

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Corker Cancels Earmarks, Alexander Defends His

by / on April 15, 2010

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.

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Healthcare Bill Gets Mixed Support from Tennessee

by / on March 22, 2010

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

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How Tennessee Voted on Jobs Bill

by / on March 5, 2010

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.

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Davis Affirms Reelection Bid

by / on February 1, 2010

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

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State of the Union Gets Mixed Reaction from Tennessee

by / on January 28, 2010

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.

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Cattle Farmers Struggle Under High Commodity Prices

by / on December 31, 2009

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.

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Tennessee U.S. House Members Split on Afghan Strategy

by / on December 3, 2009

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.

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Davis Explains Healthcare No Vote

by / on November 25, 2009

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

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

by / on October 30, 2009

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

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

by / on October 21, 2009

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.

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Links to Scheduled Town Hall Meetings

by / on August 19, 2009

Health Care Town Hall meetings for the Tennessee delegation

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