Tennessee’s governor says President Obama needs to give more authority to states.
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Sen. Bob Corker’s plan to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac picked up a presidential endorsement Tuesday. The Tennessee Republican has been working for more than a year with a Democrat Mark Warner of Virginia on a way to end the mortgage giants.
President Obama told a crowded Amazon warehouse in Chattanooga Tuesday that he was glad to be back in Tennessee. He’s made public appearances in the state only a time or two since taking office.
TVA executives will hold their first face-to-face meetings with the Obama Administration Tuesday about possibly privatizing the public utility. The idea was floated in the President’s budget plan.
The final day of early voting comes as candidates in the GOP primary are becoming more active in the state. Turnout has been picking up in most counties since polls opened nearly two weeks ago.
The first day of early voting in the Presidential Primary brought out Tennesseans both eager to cast a ballot and just ready to get it over with. Even before many of the candidates have made campaign swings through the state, many voters have already made up their mind.
Tennessee’s congressional delegation responded mostly along party lines to President Obama’ s speech on jobs and the economy.
Today not a single Tennessee Republican voted to authorize President Obama’s military effort in Libya. But some of them stopped short of pulling funds from that NATO-led mission.
After getting an account of the operation to kill Osama Bin Laden from the special forces units that carried out the mission. President Obama addressed more than 2,000 soldiers packed into an airplane hangar.
Tennessee farmers are running into road blocks as they try to permanently preserve their land by selling the development rights.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano says recovery won’t come quickly to flood damaged areas of Tennessee and pledged long-term assistance. Napolitano walked through the badly hit Bordeaux neighborhood Saturday morning.
State lawmakers continued their debate Thursday over the new federal health care overhaul. The Tennessee House of Representatives took up the question of whether abortions can be paid for under the new federal law.
West Point cadets cheered President Obama’s way forward in Afghanistan with polite applause. Soldiers from Fort Campbell wanted to hear a little bit more about how to fight the Taliban, not just how many troops it would take.