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  1. Haslam working to stop shredding of booksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... pay for the right to get undelivered mail returned. Haslam said his office, as well as U.S. Tennessee Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker , are still trying to work something out with the postal service. "We have not had a resolution yet," Haslam ...

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  2. Haslam Working to Stop Shredding of BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily News

    ... pay for the right to get undelivered mail returned. Haslam said his office, as well as U.S. Tennessee Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker, are still trying to work something out with the postal service. "We have not had a resolution yet," Haslam ...

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  3. ACA's second round: An even tougher push - Open Payments website...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Politico

    ... of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala, Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and others. Their ideas are all over the map - do away with employer-based insurance move to a single-payer system ...

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  4. U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball accused of plagiarismRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... are calling for a high profile concession. Democrat Gordon Ball is challenging Republican U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, who is seeking a third term, in the November election; however, now the Tennessee Republican Party is calling for Ball to drop ...

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  5. GOP Calls For Ball To Withdraw From Senate RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

    ... ut and pasted from elsewhere. Ball said he has no plans to drop out in his race against Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander, who is seeking a third term. Early voting begins Oct. 15.

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  6. Controversies erupt for both Alexander and rival Ball in Senate raceRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    NASHVILLE - U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and his Democratic challenger, Gordon Ball, finally share something in common.

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  7. Tennessee's U.S. Senate campaigns off to slow startRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... You might not know it if you live in Tennessee. The race between Republican incumbent U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and the Democratic nominee, Knoxville attorney Gordon Ball, is seemingly just getting started. Alexander made a few campaign stops on ...

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  8. Tennessee lawmakers react to ISIS threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    "I don't want to see any more American lives lost or our young American soldiers fighting wars that people in the Middle East should be fighting themselves," said U.S. Rep. Jimmy Duncan. "So far, we have what I would call a political plan, not a military plan," said U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.

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  9. #Lamarwatch: Gordon Ball's Website A Greatest Hits Collection Of Other Senate WebsitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nashville Scene

    So, who should we blame for revelations that Gordon Ball, the Democratic party's sacrificial lamb against Senior Senator Lamar Alexander, apparently has a website that is mostly just playing the hits from other Democratic senator's sites? The staff? Because somebody over there decided that it would be okay to take huge chunks of Joe Manchin, Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown's talking points on major issues. Joe Carr? After all, he set the standard already in this race by stealing whole cloth from the Heritage foundation for his beliefs on complex issues.

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  10. Lesser-known U.S. Senate candidates in Tennessee agree to debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    NASHVILLE - While Democrat Gordon Ball continues to push Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander for a full-fledged debate, six other Senate hopefuls running as independents or under less well-known party banners say they've agreed to hold one of their own.

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  11. Alexander taking Ball challenge seriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1sKuozD A little girl had a simple but important question for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander: "Why did you want to be a senator?" "I wanted to be a senator because if you're in the United States Senate, you can work on ...

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  12. Inside Politics: Senator Lamar AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVF Nashville

    This week on Inside Politics, US Senator Lamar Alexander joins us to share his thoughts on the President's plan to defeat ISIS, the US's preparation for the Ebola outbreak, and why he thinks he's the best choice to represent Tennessee in the United States Senate.

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  13. FUNdraising Good Times: Simplifying financial aidRead the original story

    Yesterday | Insight News

    Trying to receive financial aid for college? How do you feel when completing the ten page FAFSA form? Could reducing it to two questions improve the process? Senators Alexander and Bennett believe more students could pursue a college education if the form were simplified. They want to reduce FAFSA to a postcard that asks two questions: What is your family size? And, what was your household income two years ago? Using earlier tax data - and a simple "look up" table - would let students know how much financial aid they are eligible for when they start looking at colleges.

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  14. The coming immigration fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Washington Examiner

    ... Founders didn't want a king and the American people don't want a president who acts like one," said Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. "If the president were to do that and we have a Republican majority in the United States Senate, why, we have a ...

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  15. A grand design for greater gridlock at National Labor Relations BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Los Angeles Times

    Sen. Lamar Alexander has proposed reforming the National Labor Relations Board so it has an equal number of Democrats and Republicans. Sen. Lamar Alexander has proposed reforming the National Labor Relations Board so it has an equal number of Democrats and Republicans.

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  16. Overby to Receive Coveted Legacy AwardRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | PRWeb

    ... Sen. John Stennis, a Democrat from Mississippi; and special assistant for administration to Tennessee Gov. Lamar Alexander, a Republican. When asked about his successful career, Overby credited his mother, his wife and longtime colleague, the late ...

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  17. #Lamarwatch: Did Gordon Ball Challenge Lamar to a Duel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Nashville Scene

    Buried down in the unsurprising news that Lamar Alexander won't debate Gordon Ball , is Pith's favorite news of this campaign: Did Ball challenge Lamar to a duel? Ball in a weekend speech to Democrats made light of the NRA rating, issuing what he called a "challenge" to Alexander: "His piano versus my Glock." Alexander, a former two-term governor who also ran for president twice, is a piano player who often played at campaign events and other public appearances.

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  18. Alexander: Ebola is most 'explosive' epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Hill

    Sen. Lamar Alexander warned that the United States is at risk of becoming exposed to the deadly Ebola outbreak. "Unless it is controlled, this will be one of the most explosive, dangerous, deadly epidemics in modern times," Alexander said on Wednesday.

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  19. Oktoberfest begins this weekend at Ober GatlinburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... has prompted an investigation. Democratic Senate candidate Gordon Ball is criticizing incumbent Republican Lamar Alexander for refusing to participate in debates that would highlight differences on issues including abortion, education and guns. ...

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  20. UT report: Tennessee economy improving as end of year approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... has prompted an investigation. Democratic Senate candidate Gordon Ball is criticizing incumbent Republican Lamar Alexander for refusing to participate in debates that would highlight differences on issues including abortion, education and guns. ...

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