6 hrs ago
US News & World Report
How Far Could Elizabeth Warren's Student Loan Refinance Bill Go?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the launch of a student loan debt advocacy campaign on March 6, 2014.
10 hrs ago
College students, counselors would welcome shorter financial aid form
Michelle Schol, junior in linguistics, fills out paperwork at the Financial Aid office at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado on July 30, 2014.
12 hrs ago
The Daily News
Tennessee Lawmaker Calls Haslam 'Traitor' to GOP
A Republican state lawmaker on Tuesday called Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over what he called efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat opponents of Common Core education standards.
18 hrs ago
The Washington Post
The 10 things we know 10 weeks before Election Day
With just 10 weeks separating us from our favorite biennial event, let's go through 10 things -- 10 weeks, 10 things....get it? -- that I think we know about the midterm election to come.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Sen. Alexander: Ban in-flight calls, allow text messages
Sen. Lamar Alexander is calling for airline passengers to be banned from making cellphone calls during flights, even though he says they should still be allowed to send text messages.
The Washington Post
Primary challenger concedes to US Rep. DesJarlais
The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Roy Exum: Good Handwriting Is Crucial
Put me down as a strong proponent of Tennessee's new law that will require handwriting - the art of cursive penmanship - to be mandatory for our elementary schools.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Constitution Party candidates share goals, ideals
Constitution Party candidates share goals, ideals Event focuses on Constitution, amendments, candidates Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/08/23/constitution-party-candidates-share-goals-ideals/14513443/ Shaun Crowell, candidate for Tennessee governor, flips through a copy of the ... (more)
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Stop horsing around with our Tennessee Walkers
Certainly at this year's 76th annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration special honor should be accorded to Tennessee's congressional delegation - especially Sen. Lamar Alexander and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Rep. Chuck Fleischmann and Rep. Scott DesJarlais.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Rural hospitals worry about health IT funding - Bugs may have been...
RURAL HOSPITALS WORRY ABOUT HEALTH IT FUNDING : Fulton County Medical Center is a 21-bed critical access hospital and 67-bed nursing home facility in McConnellsburg, Pa., about two hours northwest of Washington, D.C. The picturesque backdrop of rolling hills and mountains is idyllic.
Field set for Nov. elections
Qualifications for the Nov. 4 elections ended Thursday, and there are plenty of local, state and national races to keep an eye on.
Alexander: Obama goes around Congress to help 'Big Wind'
Sen. Lamar Alexander said the Obama administration is tweaking the tax code to protect and extend wind energy subsidies.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Memphis Flyer
Senate Candidate Ball Announces Campaign Team
NOTE: i am taking a bit of vacation time this week, but political news keeps breaking.
Department needed to eliminate waste
There should be a department to eliminate waste, coordinate redundancy and monitor the rule of law in Washington.
Jewish World Review
If you haven't seen the YouTube video "The Hot Crazy Matrix," please Google it and watch.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
KY-Sen: Mitch McConnell (R) Warms Up To The Idea Of Another Government Shutdown
In the aftermath of the October 2013 government shutdown -- as each side took stock of its gains and losses -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell gave one of the saga's more memorable quotes.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Tea Party Activist: We're a Movement Under Siege
The black conservative founder of a tea party PAC appeared on Newsmax TV Tuesday and tearfully denied that the political movement to rein in government and champion individual liberty has run its course.
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.
Obama Education Policies Add Fuel to Lawsuit Bid
Critical Voices: "Branches of government have always attempted to exert their influences on the other branches.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The tea party appears to be fading away
The tea party movement, which seems to date to the 2008 presidential campaign of Texas Congressman Ron Paul, is fueled by millions of dollars from the Koch brothers of Kansas and a sheer, unbridled hatred of President Obama.