US Senator Bob Corker says he's open to the idea of changing the ownership model for TVA, including cutting ties with the federal government.
In advance of President Obama's address on U.S. counterterrorism policy Thursday at National Defense University, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tn., the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday reiterated his call for Congress to have a serious debate about updating the 2001 congressional authorization for use of military ... (more)
President Obama drew sharp criticism from Republican senators Thursday for urging the repeal of the 2001 law that effectively authorized the war on terror.
Federal authorities have dismissed an indictment against Mike Ross, the developer of a floundering Rarity Club project at Nickajack Lake in Marion County.
On Thursday, Sens. Bob Corker and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., introduced legislation intended to create jobs and improve American competitiveness for attracting foreign direct investment in the U.S. The bipartisan legislation, called the Global Investment in American Jobs Act , directs the Department of Commerce to initiate the first-ever interagency ... (more)
Eighty years after it was birthed by the federal government as a part of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, the Tennessee Valley Authority might be better off severed from Uncle Sam, U.S. Sen.
Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander listed assets in 2012 valued between $6.6 million and $19.2 million, a personal financial disclosure report released Wednesday showed.
There was a time in Washington when Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, was regarded as the sage of Wall Street.
One the same day the construction workers hoisted a flag-bedecked spire to the top of the new One World Trade Center in New York City, President Obama unveiled his Cabinet appointments for Commerce secretary and the United States Trade Representative in Washington, D.C. As was long expected, Penny Pritzker was tapped to take over at Commerce.
Members of the Tennessee United States Congressional delegation today called on the administration "to provide details on its policy of awarding Medicare contracts to businesses not licensed in Tennessee, a violation of the administration's bid policy and a violation of Tennessee state law." The members write: "We recently received reports that ... (more)
About half of Tennesseans support legal recognition of same-sex couples, an apparent shift in their views as states across the country have moved toward allowing gay marriage.
A Senate panel voted on Tuesday to provide weapons to rebels battling the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad, the first time lawmakers have endorsed the aggressive U.S. military step of arming the opposition in the 2-year-old civil war.
The U.S. House has passed legislation that would put a 2-year moratorium on an Army Corps of Engineers plan to erect barriers to prevent people from fishing below dams on the Cumberland River.
Most people in Tennessee don't even know what the National Labor Relations Board is.