Bob Corker News
News on Bob Corker continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
1 hr ago | Air Force Times
Democratic senators joined their Republican colleagues Wednesday in calling for some U.S. military aid to Ukraine after receiving a closed-door briefing from senior Obama administration officials.
5 hrs ago | Yahoo!
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.
9 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
Corker spoke to to reporters at a Capitol Journal breakfast on Wednesday. Photo by Melissa Golden for The Wall Street Journal Exchanges where people can shop for health insurance is a "step in the right direction," Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday, suggesting that if Republicans retake the Senate in November, they might seek to rework rather than gut ... (more)
13 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Bipartisan unease over recently extended talks was evident as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee assessed the negotiations and ongoing economic sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON -- Iran will "rope-a-dope" the U.S. during slow-moving talks over its nuclear program that now represent "a dangerous international failure," Republicans declared Tuesday ... (more)
Over the past two weeks, on the heels of an announced extension to nuclear talks with Iran, Republicans in the Senate introduced two measures that could erect obstacles in reaching and implementing a final agreement with the Islamic Republic.
Senator Bob Corker announced Tuesday the Senate has agreed to vote on his bipartisan amendment to the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2014 that he said "would remove a budget gimmick known as pension smoothing to pay for a short-term extension of the Highway Trust Fund and force Congress to stop shirking its responsibility to pass a long-term ... (more)
The rise of ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq, and the unwillingness of Americans to see their military involved in another foreign conflict, appear to have cooled President Obama's once-strident rhetoric demanding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "must go" -- even as the death toll in the three-year-old civil war tops 170,000.
A bill that seeks to punish Venezuelan officials accused of human rights abuses has surmounted another hurdle in the U.S. Senate.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Senate will hear four amendments to the House bill, passed July 15, in the last week of July.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 08:23 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC