Post Tagged with: "Senator Bob Corker"

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

by / on February 5, 2014

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.

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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

by / on January 7, 2014

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.

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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

by / on November 11, 2013

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.

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Despite Deadline, Corker Still Pushing Fiscal Cliff Plan

Despite Deadline, Corker Still Pushing Fiscal Cliff Plan

by / on December 28, 2012

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.

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Tennessee Senators Vote Against President’s Jobs Bill

by / on October 12, 2011

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.

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Financial Reform Debate Delayed

by / on April 27, 2010

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.

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Corker Challenges “Volcker Rule”

by / on February 2, 2010

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

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