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  1. East Tennesseans protest Betsy DeVos nomination Read Story Kendall MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... "this is what democracy looks like" and "education is not for sale" near the Knoxville offices for Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker. Leala Marlin, one of the people protesting DeVos, said she wanted to stand in solidarity with others after ...

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  2. PHOTOS: Central High TrackRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    Teachers, parents and concerned citizens gathered on the steps of Senator Lamar Alexander's office Monday to call on him to vote "no" on Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education.

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  3. Group Of Teachers At Alexander Office Ask "No" Vote On Betsy DeVos For Education SecretaryRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    Teachers, parents and concerned citizens gathered on the steps of Senator Lamar Alexander's office Monday to call on him to vote "no" on Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education.

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  4. Corker, Alexander Applaud Trump Executive Order To Reduce Burdensome Federal RegulationsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... ways to unleash the American economy and create opportunities for hardworking Tennesseans." Senator Lamar Alexander said, "Today's resolution to overturn the harmful Obama Administration 'blacklisting' regulation is good news for our nation's ...

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  5. Soddy-Daisy Man Gets 10-Year Sentence In Wreck That Claimed 1 Life, Seriously Injured OthersRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... high on drugs ... (click for more) Teachers, parents and concerned citizens gathered on the steps of Senator Lamar Alexander's office Monday to call on him to vote "no" on Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education. Mariah Varner, a special education ...

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  6. DeVos Will Be, and Deserves to be, ConfirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | National Review Online

    The sharpness of the political divide on a committee that has long prided itself on bipartisan cooperation seems to be wearing on its chairman, Sen. Lamar Alexander, known for his calm demeanor and emphasis on comity. In a widely circulated post on Medium, he complained that DeVos has answered 837 written follow-up questions from Democratic committee members , 25 times as many follow-up questions Republicans asked either of former president Obama's education secretary picks.

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  7. Democrats: DeVos didna t provide a anywhere close to satisfactiona on our questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the ranking member of the committee, urged the chairman, Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, to delay the vote again, but Alexander declined. The DeVos nomination has become as controversial as any of Trump's ...

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  8. Fox News' Shep Smith: Trump's Travel Ban Gave Jihadists 'Exactly What They Wanted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Crooks and Liars

    ... but this executive order has been poorly implemented, especially with respect to green card holders." Sen. Lamar Alexander said, "While not explicitly a religious test, it comes close to one which is inconsistent with our American character." We ...

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  9. Headline: Sen. Peyton Manning? John McCain Thinks SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | News Max

    Retired quarterback Peyton Manning has a big fan on the sidelines should the GOP-leaning field general jump into politics in 2020. Sen. John McCain reportedly weighed in on speculation the former University of Tennessee quarterback might be interested in running for the Senate from Tennessee in 2020, calling him a "national hero."

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  10. Republicans join Dems in condemning TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Spero News

    ... plans. Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) criticized the executive order, as did Sens. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN). Others included Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA). Over the weekend, perennial Trump critics Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham ...

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  11. Democrats, Teachers Unions Make Final Attempt To Block Betsy DevosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... hearing. "I believe she is in the mainstream of public opinion, and her critics are not," Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander said of Devos's advocacy for alternative school choices for students. Senate Democrats and liberal activist groups have made the ...

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  12. Marco Rubio, Tim Scott 'Uneasy' With Trump's Immigration OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | News Max

    ... fight against terrorism," according to The Hill. "This vetting proposal itself needed more vetting," Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said in a statement to NBC affiliate WRCB-TV in Chattanooga. "More scrutiny of those traveling from war-torn ...

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  13. How Do The Plans For Replacing Obamacare Measure Up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | RedState

    ... their Medicaid expansion or use the extra federal funds to help people buy private plans. Finally, Senator Lamar Alexander, of Tennessee, proposed a plan earlier in January, and didn't give it a spiffy name. It's just his plan. Still, some may find ...

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  14. Reversal on Green-Card Holders Highlights Casual Cruelty of Trump's Immigration OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... or turned away at airports and ports of entry," Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said on Saturday. Yesterday Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) agreed. "This vetting proposal itself needed more vetting," he said in a press release . "More scrutiny of those ...

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  15. Flanagan signs letter supporting Trump education secretary pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan has drawn heat for signing on to a letter from Republican officials from all 50 states supporting President Trump's controversial pick of Betsy DeVos for education secretary. The letter to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the chairman of the Senate education committee, praised DeVos and urged a "swift confirmation process so that we together can get to work making classrooms a place for all children to thrive."

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  16. Every struggling school to see intervention underaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Jackson Sun

    ... largest transfers of power from the federal government to state and local authorities in decades. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the Republican former secretary of education who took the lead on writing the Every Student Succeeds Act, said that transfer ...

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  17. With Trump Pick Tom Price, Cool Heads Can Prevail On Health ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... and over-politicized discussion of what's next for health reform. As Chairman of the Committee Sen. Lamar Alexander emphasized in closing the hearing, we wouldn't close one highway bridge before opening a new one, and Republicans similarly hope to ...

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  18. Tom Price pressed on Obamacare repeal in health secretary hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... go from a Democrat health care system to a Republican health care system," Price said. When pressed by Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Republican from Tennessee, Price would not commit to a March 1 deadline for starting the repeal and replace plan. ...

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  19. Education department drops fight over school moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | District Administration

    ... n end a long and bitter fight between the Education Department, led by Secretary John B. King, Jr., and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn, himself a former education secretary and current chairman of the Senate committee that handles education.

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  20. Repeal of ACA will add to costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... when it strengthens Medicare, extends its solvency and provides additional benefits to its enrollees? Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and several other GOP senators and representatives have said subsidies paid under the ACA must be continued after ...

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