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1 hr ago | Cape Cod Times

Bill to sanction Venezuela takes step forward

A bill that seeks to punish Venezuelan officials accused of human rights abuses has surmounted another hurdle in the U.S. Senate.

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

5 hrs ago | Roll Call

Official Won't Rule Out More Iran Nuclear Negotiation Extensions, Action Without Congressional Input

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the top Republican on the Foreign Relations Committee , had hoped on Tuesday to get two commitments from the Obama administration: That, after one extension of the Iran nuclear talks, they wouldn't go beyond that; and that the administration wouldn't act to lift sanctions in any way without Congress at least weighing ... (more)

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

10 hrs ago | Washington Post

For Tennessee GOP, it's the tea party vs. the legacy of Howard Baker

On the first day of July, Sen. Lamar Alexander delivered a moving eulogy at the funeral of his political mentor, Howard H. Baker Jr. , the former Senate majority leader and godfather of the Tennessee Republican Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Bill Frist, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Immigration Reform

13 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Senate to vote on highway money as deadline looms

The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the end of May 2015 if transportation spending is maintained at current levels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Barbara Boxer, Senator Tom Carper, Republican

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Townhall

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: World News, Russia, Asia, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

Bellingham Herald

Capitol Hill negotiators unveil deal to fix the VA

The deal ends weeks of sometimes contentious negotiations between Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., his counterpart on the House VA panel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio

The Hill

Overnight Campaign: Lamar rises over Rocky Top

Despite a steady chorus of protests against Sen. Lamar Alexander , who by his opponents' own admission is a Tennessee institution, there has never been a large groundswell of outside Tea Party support sufficient to oust the incumbent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Tea Party, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives

Institute for Southern Studies

Minority union at Volkswagen, for now

For Volkswagen workers organizing in Tennessee, it's been a roller coaster of a year.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Politico

Deal reached on VA reforms

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Jeff Miller have reached an agreement to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to an aide briefed on the matter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

Chattanoogan.com

Program on Howard Baker is Monday, August 4 at Downtown Library

The Chattanooga Area Historical Association and the Local History Department of the Public Library invites all to a special presentation by Tom Griscom honoring the life and remembering the legacy of U. S. Senator Howard Baker.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Ooltewah, TN, Signal Mountain, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Planetizen

Senate Showdown Expected on House Highway Funding Bill

The Senate will hear four amendments to the House bill, passed July 15, in the last week of July.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dan Coats

Switched

Federal Judge Strikes Down D.C. Handgun Ban

A federal judge on Saturday overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home, saying it was unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kelly Ayotte

Chattanoogan.com

Corker Says Congress Needs Time To Review Plan For VA Reforms

As negotiations between the Senate and the House of Representatives over legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs continue, Senator Bob Corker urged that lawmakers have the opportunity to review a complete Congressional Budget Office score on any final conference VA bill before taking a vote.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

An Open Letter To Tennesseans

We are incredibly fortunate to live in a state in which companies worldwide are clamoring to establish a presence.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lamar Alexander, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Chattanoogan.com

Send Your Opinions To Chattanoogan.com

We welcome your opinions at Chattanoogan.com. Email to news@chattanoogan.com . We require your real first and last name and contact information.

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Chattanoogan.com

Automotive Firm To Add 1,000 Jobs In Anderson County

SL Tennessee, LLC officials said the company will invest $80.5 million and create 1,000 new jobs in Anderson County.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US House of Representatives, Anderson County, TN, Startups, SL Corp, Tennessee

Chattanoogan.com

Ignite Concert Is Saturday Night

Led by lead vocalists and winner of Road to Nightfall, Brittany Ammons and Darren Self , Chattanooga Metropolitan is having its Ignite concert on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. It will be held on the North Shore at 817 North Market Street, just one block from the new Publix.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, University of the South, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US House of Representatives

Chattanoogan.com

John P. Franklin Humanitarian Award Banquet To Feature Roast Of Luther

A silent auction and social will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a dinner and program beginning at 6 p.m. Pam Hudson, director of the children's program at the Signal Centers, told the Chattanooga Civitan Club that while the organization had traditionally only worked with young children, during this year they expanded to help high school students with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Chattanooga, TN, Education Etc., US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Menendez Hails Final Passage of Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Bill

US Sen. Robert Menendez today applauded final passage of the Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act he co-authored with U.S. Senator Bob Corker and Congressman Chris Smith to address the growing problem of international parental child abduction.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican

The Weekly Standard

Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn't Joe Carr's.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Fred Thompson

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