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The two-term Texas lawmaker is now the seventh Republican Senator up for re-election next year to face a primary challenge from his right.That club also includes the top Republican in the chamber, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Thad Cochran of Mississippi, Mike Enzi of Wyoming, Lindsey Graham of South ... (more)
Majority Leader Harry Reid opened the proceedings at 6:43 p.m. by causally strolling up to the mike and agreeably asking for unanimous consent to move on all 80 executive and judicial nominations on the calendar.
The director of Rutherford County Schools said the state was forcing a shift in paying teachers down to the local level in a Monday discussion of a state-mandated differentiated pay plan for teachers.
Senate Republicans blocked a batch of mostly minor nominations by President Barack Obama late Monday in the aftermath of last month's Democratic move weakening the minority party's traditional ability to block most presidential appointments.
The Senate saw the first serious fallout from the Democrats' use of the "nuclear option" Monday evening, with Majority Leader Harry Reid moving to limit debate on 10 mainly midlevel executive and judicial nominations.
Senator Lamar Alexander on Monday highlighted the importance of agriculture in a speech to the Tennessee Farm Bureau, calling farmers the "original conservatives" and pledging to keep pushing their priorities - such as the farm bill - while fighting burdensome regulations and Obamacare.
MURFREESBORO -- Tennessee's biggest issues are education and job training and the main issue holding the nation back is "getting the financial house in order," said Sen. Lamar Alexander Friday in an interview with The Daily News Journal editorial board.
"Santa Claus Is Coming to Tennessee" by Steve Smallman and Robert Dunn 2. "A Dance With Dragons" by George R. R. Martin SPOTLIGHT: "Martin is a master storyteller, full of surprises.
Members of the Judge David Campbell Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution conducted a flag dedication at a Hixson Middle School patriotic program.
Admittedly, long-winded conversations that annoy other passengers should not be tolerated in the confined space of the interior of a plane, but I would suggest one exception to that rule: The inability to inform friends or family picking up a passenger can cause a serious inconvenience.
We wanted to share the results of our recent membership survey regarding the National Republican Senatorial Committee's policy of opposing all conservative challengers to Republican incumbents.
Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks at the House Triangle during the Coal Caucus' news conference on the EPA's recently proposed greenhouse gas standards for new power plants on Thursday, Sept.