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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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congressman Lincoln Davis says he will run for another term representing Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District. He made the announcement Monday.
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.
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.
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.
Congressman Lincoln Davis has avoided commenting on his “no” vote against healthcare reform led by his own party.
Tennessee’s Blue Dog Democrats say they have begun reviewing the nearly $900 billion health care overhaul bill.
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.
Health Care Town Hall meetings for the Tennessee delegation