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14 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn't Joe Carr's.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Fred Thompson

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Journal

Congress Shies Away From Telling Obama What to Do on Iran

It's not usually hard to get lawmakers to agree to tough language on Iran, particularly when AIPAC is on board.

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Related Topix: US News, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Carl Levin

Knoxville News Sentinel

Haslam coming to Clinton for jobs announcement

Joined by Tennessee's two senators among others, Gov. Bill Haslam will make a "significant economic development announcement" Friday morning in Clinton at the plant of automotive parts maker SL Tennessee, according to the governor's office.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

New York Daily News

Senators blast Obama's Syria strategy

Senators on Thursday derided as woefully inadequate an evolving Obama administration plan to assist "moderate insurgents" in Syria to weaken the bloodthirsty terrorists now running amok in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Terrorism

Fleet Owner Magazine

ATA presses for shorter trust fund fix

The U.S. Senate is expected as early as today, July 23, to take up legislation to stave off an impending shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund and to authorize spending beyond the current Sept.

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Related Topix: US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, Democrat, Republican, Thomas Carper

NCR Iran

US Senators bill require congressional oversight on any deal with Iranian regime

U.S. Senators Bob Corker , Lindsey Graham , Marco Rubio , John McCain and James Risch have introduced new legislation to the Senate to ensure more congressional oversight on the ongoing negotiations with the Iranian regime over its nuclear ambitions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Senator Marco Rubio, John McCain, Senator James Risch

Chattanoogan.com

Man With Alter Ego Threatens Family

A man called police after he said his stepson broke into his home and told him his alter ego named "Delta V" would kill his family.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Washington Times

PHILLIPS: Lamar Alexandera s secret weapons

Liberal Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander is in serious trouble. Polling shows his support is declining while challenger Joe Carr 's support is taking off like a Saturn 5 rocket.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Tea Party

The Washington Post

GOP senators demand say on Iran nuclear deal

Republican senators are insisting that the House and Senate sign off on any potential nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers or else sanctions on Tehran that had been temporarily lifted could kick back in.

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

Chattanoogan.com

Corker Says Probe To Point Directly At Russia

Appearing on MSNBC's Daily Rundown on Wednesday to discuss the missile strike on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, Senator Bob Corker said the investigation is "going to point directly at Russia."

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

Chattanoogan.com

GIGTANK Demo Day To Be At GPS

The Company Lab will host the third annual GIGTANK Demo Day featuring startup pitches from the entrepreneurs of GIGTANK 2014, as well as a keynote address from Terry Wohlers, the world's foremost authority on the 3D printing/additive manufacturing industry.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

ABLE Act would benefit East Tennesseans with disabilities

U.S. lawmakers will look at a bill on Wednesday morning, focused on helping people with disabilities gain more independence.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lamar Alexander

Chattanoogan.com

Corker Asks Colleagues To "Oppose Blatant Budget Gimmick Proposal To Fund Highway Trust Fund"

In remarks on the U.S. Senate floor Monday, Senator Bob Corker said senators should reject using a budget gimmick known as pension smoothing to pay for a short-term extension of the Highway Trust Fund and instead commit to a long-term, sustainable solution to highway funding.

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

Free Republic

A Simple Solution to the Highway Trust Fund Deficit

So you won't be surprised that I've called for the abolition of the Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Chris Murphy, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

TheBlaze.com

Federal highway spending continues to split conservatives

A proposal to fund federal highway programs for the next year is becoming increasingly divisive among conservatives, as GOP members are split on whether to accept a short-term bill funded with what many say are revenue "gimmicks," or a longer-term proposal funded by an increase in the gas tax.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Chris Murphy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Time

Obama Contends with Congressional Back-Seat Drivers on Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines jet is shot down over the Ukraine and Congress is, of course, full of back-seat foreign policy advice for President Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Kirk, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Politico

a And Congress punts

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill are united on one thing: The best strategy this election year is to punt on any big decisions.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Reid Ribble, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Mike Johanns, Life, Veteran Affairs

Business & Heritage Clarksville

UBS gains footprint in Nashville

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean along with UBS officials announced today the company will establish a shared services center in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

The Heritage Foundation

Which Way for the Highway Trust Fund?

The Highway Trust Fund was created in 1956 to finance the construction of the interstate highway system, which was largely completed by the early 1980s.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican

National Center for Policy Analysis

How to Fix Transportation Woes? Cut Federal Spending

Chris Edwards, director of tax policy studies at the Cato Institute, argues that lawmakers on Capitol Hill need to cut federal highway spending.

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

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