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The Senate on Thursday passed a bill co-authored by Senator Lamar Alexander to continue a successful program that provides child care vouchers to low-income children nationwide, including 39,000 in Tennessee.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., right and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. walk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
Thune signed on to a letter criticizing what the GOP is calling an Obamacare "carve-out" for labor unions.
Students at Belvoir Christian Academy received a visit from a very special guest on Tuesday.
Editor's note: Andrea Purse is the vice president of communications at the Center for American Progress Action Fund , a progressive public policy organization.
High school parents and educators are invited to attend the Public Education Foundation's College Knowledge Breaks.
At a hearing on Wednesday of the Senate labor committee, Senator Lamar Alexander, the committee's senior Republican, said there were better ideas with bipartisan support to reduce poverty than Democrats' proposal to increase the minimum wage by nearly 40 percent, which would cause a loss of 500,000 jobs, according to a balanced view by the ... (more)
Sens. Chuck Schumer and Lamar Alexander have teamed up to make the Senate a place of happiness and light once more.
A leading conservative member of the commission that evaluates Tennessee's appellate judges said the panel was influenced by partisan politics in deciding whether a judge on the state's highest court was fit to serve.
TAMPING DOWN THE COMMON CORE FIRES: Arizona state Superintendent John Huppenthal has been traveling his state meeting with tea party groups, trying to persuade them to reconsider their opposition to the Common Core.
After being burned by his nomination of Debo Adegbile to head up the civil rights division at the Department of Justice, President Obama has jumped right back into the fray with another radical nominee, this time for Surgeon General.
Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker along with Senators Jeff Flake , John McCain and a bipartisan group of senators, introduced legislation today to reimburse states for funds used to reopen national parks while the federal government was shut down last October.
State lawmakers rejected a bill Tuesday that would have discouraged crossover voting in Republican and Democratic primaries.
ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014 -- The Senate will begin debate on S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance for families and funds child care quality initiatives.
The reauthorization of the Higher Education Act provides Congress with an ideal opportunity to streamline and clarify the relationship between the federal government and accreditation, higher education's primary means of assuring and improving quality.