Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander is jumping on the school choice bandwagon. He wants to give low-income parents $2,100 dollars a year in federal money to spend on their child’s education.Read more ›
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Both of Tennessee’s Republican Senators say they’re against extended long-term unemployment benefits that expired just before the new year, but the two oppose the measure for different reasons.Read more ›
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander is facing pressure from conservative activists as he runs for re-election. But the senator says he’s not like his outspoken Tea Party colleague from Texas.Read more ›
The 30 second spot features State Rep. Joe Carr standing in front of a dam, telling viewers that conservatives “fought the good fight” trying to defund ObamaCare.Read more ›
Senator Lamar Alexander will face at least one challenger in next year’s Republican Primary. Rutherford County State Rep. Joe Carr announced his candidacy today.Read more ›
Senator Lamar Alexander says he’s ready to throw his weight behind President Obama’s debt reduction commission, which first made its recommendations more than year ago. Another member of Tennessee’s congressional delegation tried the same thing and failed by a landslide.Read more ›
As the Pentagon prepares for deep budget cuts Tennessee is getting some good news from Air Force officials, but spending cuts could still be coming down the pike for the state’s military installations.Read more ›
Tennessee’s Senators joined their Republican colleagues in blocking President Obama’s 400 billion dollar jobs bill. Last night, the bill failed to get the 60 votes needed to continue in the Senate.Read more ›
The bill to ratify the arms reduction treaty with Russia is stalled out in Congress over concerns it doesn’t do enough to update American nuclear facilities.Read more ›
President Barack Obama’s new Afghan war drew a wary reaction from Tennessee Republican Senator Lamar Alexander, who says the President has more work ahead of him to rally bipartisan support.