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Auto parts maker SL Tennessee announcing major expansion

A Volkswagen, Hyundai and General Motors supplier in Clinton will announce a major expansion this morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Breitbart.com

Tennessee Tea Party Leaders: Lamar Alexander a 'Mushy Moderate'

In Nashville on Thursday, about a half-dozen Tennessee Tea Party leaders gathered with the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund to denounce current Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander and promote his Republican challenger Joe Carr.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, Tennessee, Immigration Reform

Journal and Courier

Lubbers proposes changes to federal aid programsLubbers proposes...

Lubbers proposes changes to federal aid programs Federal government could help more students graduate on time with less debt, official says.

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Related Topix: Indiana, US News, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana higher ed chief suggests changes to financial aid

Indiana higher ed chief suggests changes to financial aid Aim would be to make changes that encourage students to graduate on time Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rEbFEr Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers Thursday suggested to Congress ways the federal government could help more students graduate on time or ... (more)

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Lucianne.com

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A woman who witnesses said appeared to be in labor was prevented from crossing an LA street Wednesday afternoon because the road was closed for President Barack Obama's motorcade.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Washington Times

Sarah Palin backs tea party challenger in Tennessee Senate race

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is throwing her support behind the Tea Party challenger in Tennessee who is trying to unseat Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander in next month's primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Tea Party, Thad Cochran

The Memphis Flyer

Women's Rights Issues Gather Support Among Candidates

With two weeks to go in an August 7 election that includes a general election for county offices and a primary for state and federal positions, the role of women in society and the rights accorded to them are subjects that have begun looming large.

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Related Topix: Representative Steve Cohen, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Shelby County, TN, Abortion, Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tea Party group offers $20K to help Carr beat Alexander

A conservative political action committee announced Wednesday that it will assist efforts to defeat U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander with a get-out-the-vote Tea Party group offers $20K to help Carr beat Alexander A conservative political action committee announced Wednesday that it will assist efforts to defeat U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander with a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US Politics, Republican

Metropulse.com

Races Surprisingly Close?

Political consultants doing polling in at least four state House races also threw in a question on the U.S. Senate race.

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

Diamonds.net

JA Applauds Introduction of Internet Tax Fairness Act

Press Release: Jewelers of America , the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, welcomes the U.S. Senate's introduction of the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act and supports ongoing bipartisan efforts in the Senate to push for both chambers of Congress to pass efairness legislation.

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Related Topix: Watches, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Senator Dick Durbin, Republican, Illinois, Senator Heidi Heitkamp

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, Bob Corker

WTVF Nashville

Constituents Pack Millennium Maxwell House In Support Of Carr

More than 700 constituents packed the Millennium Maxwell House Tuesday night in support of State Representative Joe Carr, as he hopes to pull off an upset in the Republican Primary.

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Related Topix: Lascassas, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party

The Leaf-Chronicle

Tennessee Supreme Court Judge Clark asks for retention, in...

TN Supreme Court Judge Clark asks for retention Before Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 7 judiciary ballot questions discussed Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1mBcqWX The Aug. 7 election ballot is long, with hotly-contested county government offices, high-profile local judgeships, a district attorney's race and a ... (more)

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Free Republic

Tea party candidate targets Lamar Alexander in Tennessee

'I haven't seen you in a hundred years!' he says, pumping the hand of a grey-haired man in a navy suit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Mike Huckabee

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Appeals courts differ on health care

It was a tale of two rulings -- the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Orrin Hatch, Senator Ted Cruz

AmmoLand

Latest on Proposed Ban on Domestic Sale of Ivory & Importation of Elephant Trophies

In past Grassroots Alerts, we addressed the Obama Administration's proposal to ban the trade and sale of legally owned ivory within the United States .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate

Scared Monkeys

Laura Ingraham Coming to Nashville, Tennessee for the Restore...

The Real CNC opines that conservative talk radio host Laura Ingraham will be in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 and attending the Restore America: Joe Carr rally.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

ABDUL-JABBAR: Bless this union? Yes, for the athletes' sake

Were he successful, our glorious cities would have crumbled to nothing more than shoddy tents stitched together from tattered remnants of Old Glory; our government officials would be loin-cloth-clad elders gathered in the rubble of an old McDonald's passing a Talking Stick; our naked children would roam the urban wilderness like howling wolves, ... (more)

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WNYC-AM New York

Sen. Alexander Outpaces Tea Party, But Remains In Its Cross Hairs

Tennessee's Lamar Alexander is one of a number of incumbent Republican senators caught in the cross hairs of tea party groups, taking on several challengers in next month's GOP primary.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Political notebook: Alexander backs proposed amendments on Tennessee ballot

Sen. Lamar Alexander has declared his support for passage of all four amendments to the state constitution that will be on the November ballot, including an abortion measure that is so far generating the most controversy and campaign fundraising activity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Abortion, Knoxville, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Sports

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