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3 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Lamar: Don't Tread On The U.S.

The Chattanoogan.com website is a great place to read what's on the minds of people in the community so I frequently peruse its Opinion page.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chattanooga, TN, Bob Corker

9 hrs ago | Roll Call

How Lamar Alexander Staved Off His Primary Challenger

Conservatives have poured millions into primary challenges to senators this cycle, even in races where chances of success were slim.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Roll Call, Washington, DC, Bill Haslam, US Governors

16 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

A guide to next week's elections, from school board races to Supreme Court justices

When the polls open on Aug. 7 next week, after two weeks of early voting for state primary and county general elections, it will be the last chance for Nashville voters to answer a few questions.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Thad Cochran

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WCYB

Fact checking the Tennesee Republican Senate primary race

Tennessee's primary election is Thursday August 7th. State Representative Joe Carr is challenging U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander for the right to represent the Republican Party in the November general election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance, Health, George Bush

The Hill

GOP 'betraying mascot' elephant, animal activists say

GOP lawmakers are "betraying the party's mascot" with legislation that would roll back protections for endangered African elephants, animal rights activists say.

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

Free Republic

NRA Backs Lamar Alexander Against Pro-2A Tea Partier Joe Carr

They are searching for money. Any major organization does. They see more money from the GOPe then from the Tea Party right now I expect they figure he'll win again so they want to have him in their corner.

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

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Fleischmann demands answers about unaccompanied minors

Fleischmann demands answers about unaccompanied minors Rep. Chuck Fleischmann wrote a letter demanding answers about unaccompanied minors in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bob Corker, Representative David Roe, Marsha Blackburn

Free Republic

Get Pat Roberts out

In 1952, when Dwight Eisenhower was elected president, Wes Roberts, Pat's father, the chairman of the Republican Party in Kansas, promoted a legislative act to pay the AOUW Insurance Company $115,000 for a building which had been erected on the Norton County TB sanatorium grounds on state land.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Norton County, KS

Roll Call

Lamar Alexander Still Up Big in Internal Primary Poll

A fresh poll conducted for Sen. Lamar Alexander's campaign found he continues to hold a comfortable lead with just more than a week to go in the Tennessee Republican primary.

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

American Legion Magazine

Legion wants comprehensive review of military student loans

The American Legion wants an investigation of all DoE-contracted student loan servicers that have lent to servicemembers, not just the servicer that is known to have violated federal law.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline

Washington Examiner

Top Senate Republican calls for repealing union-backed wage law

Sen. Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn., called for repealing the federal government's Davis-Bacon Act , which sets wages for federal contracting work.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WKRN

TDOT faces major budget cuts if Congress doesn't meet Friday deadline

Congress has until Friday to extend funding to the Highway Trust Fund to keep the federal fund afloat at least through the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bob Corker

The Jackson Sun

Officials upset over closing of Brownsvillea

Officials upset over closing of Brownsville hospital Senate candidate Gordon Ball says other rural hospitals could be in danger Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/30/officials-upset-closing-brownsville-hospital/13386075/ Haywood County Sheriff Melvin Bond, Haywood County Mayor Franklin ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brownsville, TN, Haywood County, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Chattanoogan.com

Vote For Lamar

Lamar has a history of serving the people of this great state. His conservative and rational positions on issues important to the voters of the state of Tennessee are out in front and are easily ascertainable.

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

Yahoo!

Ebola outbreak: Liberia shuts schools, quarantines towns

The largest ebola outbreak in history prompts Liberia to close its borders Monday, Dollar Tree says it will buy rival Family Dollar for about 8 and a half billion dollars, a fragile truce in the Gaza Strip for the Muslim holiday breaks down as a mortar shell fired from Gaza Monday, kills at least four people in Israel.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Immigration Reform

Metropulse.com

Election Pre-Game: What Will You Be Watching for as the Returns Come In? Campfield? Judges?

So what will you want to find out first on election night? What will you be looking for in the way of upsets or just curiosities? Winners and losers, of course.

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

Free Republic

Dethroning Tennessee's tax king

Tennessee's Aug 7 Senate primary race is much more than a We the People candidate versus the establishment incumbent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Barack Obama, Senator Rand Paul

American Thinker

More Than a Republican

Recently, State Representative Joe Carr brought his bid for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Senator Lamar Alexander to the national spotlight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Senator Rand Paul, Nashville, TN, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lucianne.com

a Gop Ultimatum to Vlad

With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November.

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

Daily Kos

CCA: What the Hell Is Going on in Idaho?

Idaho prison officials say they had to have thousands of dollars' worth of medications shipped overnight to the state's largest prison after the former operator, Corrections Corporation of America, left the facility without a promised eight-day supply of inmate drugs .... The state took over the 2,080-bed prison after CCA acknowledged understaffing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, Corrections Corporation of America, Security, US Senate

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