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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister; Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.
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5 hrs ago
Corker Seeks End To Delays In U.S. Adoptions From Democratic Republic of Congo
In a letter to the president and prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, Senator Bob Corker, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined congressional leaders in requesting an end to delays in processing the adoptions of 460 Congolese children by American families.
9 hrs ago
Sens. Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson urge sanctions against Venezuela
WINDOW OF THE CAR AS IT WAS TOED AWAY. POLICE HAVE NOT YET IDENTIFIED THE VICTIM.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Despite subpoena, Corker won't attend hearing over VW voteDespite...
Despite receiving subpoenas from UAW, three of Tennessee's top leaders have no plans to appear at a federal labor hearing.
Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker to Snub UAW Subpoena
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee plans to ignore a subpoena from lawyers representing the United Auto Workers demanding he appear at a federal labor hearing next week, The Tennessean newspaper reported.
News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT
An explosion and fire at a plant in Tennessee where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based has killed one person and left three injured.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Why Sanctions Will Cost Russia More Than America
When Secretary of State John Kerry meets with his Russian counterpart in Geneva on Thursday to discuss Russia's incursions into eastern Ukraine, his trump card will be the threat of wide-ranging sector sanctions, the most serious response leveled by the Obama administration.
VW hopes to make mid-size SUV decision 'soon'
Volkswagen AG's U.S. chief says the automaker hopes to make a decision soon on where it will build its new mid-size SUV.
Corker reaches across aisle
At Gene Sperling's goodbye party last month, Timothy Geithner, Larry Summers and Jack Lew toasted the president's economic adviser at the Old Executive Office Building before migrating to the W Hotel's rooftop lounge, where they were joined by a lonely Republican guest - Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
National Public Radio
Russia Tests Obama's Ability To Stop Its Advances
With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations.
There Is More To District 7 Than Annexation - And Response
The county's role in annexation was minimal, but I thank each of you for saying you were against it.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Who Is Really Looking Out For Chattanooga?
There has been more than enough debate about what the National Labor Relations Board should do next, how the UAW's presence could impact Chattanooga, Volkswagen's stance on unions, and scandals by local politicians Senator Bob Corker and Governor Bill Haslam.
National Mortgage News
Senate Banking Leaders May Delay Vote on GSE Reform
Learn about this year's finalists and see who won the 2013 MT Award. Charlie Keating, who died on March 31, epitomized an era today's mortgage lenders would do well to remember as low-yielding portfolio assets tempt them to take bigger risks.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
DNA, Cell Phone Evidence Tie Bigoms To Murder Of Dana Wilkes; Final Arguments On Monday Morning
The state used DNA and cell phone evidence to tie Tony Bigoms to the murder of Dana Wilkes on the last day of testimony at the City-County Courts Building on Saturday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Southern labor update
The United Auto Workers union is claiming unfair interference by leading Republican officials after losing a union representation election at the Chattanooga, Tennessee, Volkswagen assembly plant.
Corker Urges President Obama To Impose New Sanctions On Russia To...
With European Union ministers to discuss new sanctions against Russia on Monday, Senator Bob Corker sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Saturday calling on the U.S. to show leadership and impose additional sanctions on Russian-owned companies as a deterrent to further Russian military intervention in Ukraine.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
TN could claim two Senate chairmanships in next Congress
Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander already senses the opportunities for shaping domestic policy.
Tennessee governor and senator get subpoenas over anti-union threats in Volkswagen vote
As the UAW appeals the narrow vote against union representation at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, it has sent subpoenas to several of the politicians -including Sen. Bob Corker and Gov. Bill Haslam-and anti-union groups that it argues helped intimidate workers away from union support: Also on the list of those subpoenaed were Bill Hagerty, the ... (more)
Banker Who Helped Crash Housing Market Helped Crafting Mortgage Reform
Controversial housing finance reform legislation making its way through the Senate Banking Committee was co-written by a former mortgage trader for Countrywide Financial and Wachovia, two of the subprime mortgage behemoths at the center of the housing market crash in 2007.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Third District Ethics
In yesterday's daily Exum opinion piece, Roy cited several elected officials that Weston Wamp respected or, in the case of Senator Corker, adored.