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Bob Corker is Visiting Chattanooga Wednesday

U.S. Senator Bob Corker will be in Chattanooga Wednesday. Corker will be the keynote speaker at the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gatlinburg, TN

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mother Jones

Don't Like the War in Iraq? Blame Congress.

President Obama has no plans to ask Congress for authority under the War Powers Act to take military action in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

The Hill

Scott Brown takes break from daughter's wedding to raise cash

With just over 70 days left until the election, New Hampshire Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown's campaign will pause for no man - or wedding.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, Lamar Alexander

Crescent-News.com

Editorials

We all know how Washington crises usually unfold. A problem erupts. Politicians trample each other to express outrage and allocate blame.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, US Army, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Red Bank Commissioner Rick Causer, Though He Has 2 Years Left On...

Red Bank Commissioner Rick Causer, though he has two years left on his District 2 term, said he has decided to challenge Mayor John Roberts in the at-large race in November.

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Related Topix: Red Bank, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hamilton County, TN, Sevier County, TN, Anderson County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Housing Wire

The top 10 critical issues facing GSE reform

Almost six years into conservatorship and barely any progress has been made to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to create a new housing finance system, which places private capital in the first-loss position.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, US Politics, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

CSP

Tiffany Wlazlowski NATSO

Congress said it effectively averted an infrastructure funding disaster by extending the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: The state of state of democracy in the world

By Jean H Charles Complaining about the Haitian legislature that spends its time doing nothing or blocking the forthcoming election on spurious arguments of constitutionality, go and read Gail Collins in her column in the New York Times: "The road to roads" and you will find the American Congress has not scored better than its Haitian brethren.

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Reuters

UAW says union membership near majority at VW Tennessee plant

The United Auto Workers, which lost a controversial organizing vote in February at a Volkswagen AG plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has nearly enough members in its newly formed local for the automaker to recognize it as exclusive bargaining agent for the plant, a top union official said on Friday.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Greg Johnson: Foreign policy scatology Fecal matter flows freely in...

Fecal matter flows freely in rhetoric from the Obama White House, particularly when it pertains to foreign policy, and apparently Tennessee Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker was there for the latest outpouring.

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Related Topix: White House, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sports, Opinion

Real Clear Politics

All the President's Men and Women

Legend has it that former New York Governor Mario Cuomo once asked Sydney Schanberg, an editor at Newsday, how he might win over the liberal columnist Murray Kempton, whose reputation for scrappily sticking up for those brought low on the left and the right was the source of much bipartisan admiration.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday he isn't ruling out joining the field of Republicans running for president in 2016, but any decision would wait until next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee, Nashville, TN

The Memphis Flyer

Corker, in Memphis, Hints at a Presidential Race in 2016

Steve Bares, Economics Club president; Corker; and co-hosts for the Q-and-A with the Senator David Cocke and John Ryder Tennessee has had its share of presidential candidates - on the Democratic side, there have been names like Kefauver, Clement, Gore; on the Republican side, Baker, Alexander, Thompson.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lawrenceburg, TN

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Jackson Sun

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We are thrilled that Pacific Industries broke ground Tuesday for its new plant at the Airport Industrial Park in Jackson.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Opinion

The Jackson Sun

Sen. Bob Corker "relishes" president role, won't rule out 2016...

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker met with the Jackson Sun editorial board Wednesday afternoon and said he relishes the office of the president and the influence it possesses, but stopped short of saying whether or not he would run for president in 2016.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

At least one killed in Anderson County crash, Edgemoor Road blocked

At least one person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash that blocked all lanes of Edgemoor Road near Oak Ridge Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Anderson County, TN, Knox County, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

WATE-TV Knoxville

West Knox County convenience store robbed by man with gun

Deputies say a man entered Weigel's on South Northshore Drive just before 11:30 p.m. He indicated he had a gun, robbed the store, and got away with an undetermined amount of cash.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sevier County, TN

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tennessee's Corker: Presidential bid not ruled out

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker says he isn't ruling out joining the field of Republicans running for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio

Housing Wire

KBRA's Whalen extinguishes any hope of housing reform

The constant talk in Washington over housing reform might be just that - talk. At least that's what the recent report on housing reform by Christopher Whalen, senior managing director with Kroll Bond Rating Agency, argues .

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, US Politics, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

Politico

Lobbyists Found Their Way in to the Obama White House Despite Pledge...

Byron Tau writes, "A POLITICO review shows that the Obama administration has hired about 70 previously registered corporate, trade association and for-hire lobbyists.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington, DC, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

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