Post Tagged with: "Senator Bob Corker"

"As one of the folks who's taken so many of the tough votes necessary to cause this place to function, I could not be more disappointed," Corker told reporters after the vote. (Image via Corker's site)

Tennessee’s Bob Corker Plays Dealmaker In Restoring Highway Trust Fund

June 18, 2014 at 1:33 pm

Tennessee’s Bob Corker is once again casting himself as a Washington dealmaker. This time, the Republican Senator is touting a bipartisan plan to refill the federal highway trust fund, which is set to run out of money by the end of the year.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, center, speaks at negations with Iran in Geneva, last November.  Kerry insists the short-term deal is only a first step to a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear program. Image: US State Department

Iran Benefits From Nuke Deal, Tenn. Senator Corker Says Leverage Lost

February 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker says Iran is reaping major economic benefits from a short-term deal over uranium enrichment, but the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the county doesn’t have to make sacrifices to its nuclear program.

Speaking on the Senate floor once debate began on the bill, Alexander characterized it as an example of 'runaway spending.'

Their Reasons Are Different, But Neither TN Senator Wants To Extend Jobless Benefits

January 7, 2014 at 12:39 pm

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.

Bob Corker to John Kerry: Don’t Give Up Iran Sanctions For A ‘Partial’ Nuclear Deal

Bob Corker to John Kerry: Don’t Give Up Iran Sanctions For A ‘Partial’ Nuclear Deal

November 11, 2013 at 1:18 pm

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker says the Obama Administration needs to be careful in its nuclear negotiations with Iran. The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the US shouldn’t give too many concessions to keep that country from developing nuclear weapons.

Despite Deadline, Corker Still Pushing Fiscal Cliff Plan

Despite Deadline, Corker Still Pushing Fiscal Cliff Plan

December 28, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Over the last two months, Tennessee Republican Senator Bob Corker has made numerous appearances on TV news shows and written newspaper editorials. His push continued today with an interview on CBS This Morning, a conference call with reporters, and a Capitol Hill press conference.

Tennessee Senators Vote Against President’s Jobs Bill

October 12, 2011 at 5:21 am

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.

Financial Reform Debate Delayed

April 27, 2010 at 8:28 am

Tennessee Republican Senator Bob Corker helped delay the debate over reforming the nation’s financial system Monday. Democrats failed to get the 60 votes needed to begin discussion on the bill.

Corker Challenges “Volcker Rule”

February 2, 2010 at 4:46 pm

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker questions the reasoning behind stricter banking rules proposed by the Obama administration.