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2 hrs ago | Free Republic

A Simple Solution to the Highway Trust Fund Deficit

So you won't be surprised that I've called for the abolition of the Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Chris Murphy, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

9 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Federal highway spending continues to split conservatives

A proposal to fund federal highway programs for the next year is becoming increasingly divisive among conservatives, as GOP members are split on whether to accept a short-term bill funded with what many say are revenue "gimmicks," or a longer-term proposal funded by an increase in the gas tax.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Chris Murphy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Time

Obama Contends with Congressional Back-Seat Drivers on Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines jet is shot down over the Ukraine and Congress is, of course, full of back-seat foreign policy advice for President Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Kirk, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Politico

a And Congress punts

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill are united on one thing: The best strategy this election year is to punt on any big decisions.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Reid Ribble, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Mike Johanns, Life, Veteran Affairs

Business & Heritage Clarksville

UBS gains footprint in Nashville

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean along with UBS officials announced today the company will establish a shared services center in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

The Heritage Foundation

Which Way for the Highway Trust Fund?

The Highway Trust Fund was created in 1956 to finance the construction of the interstate highway system, which was largely completed by the early 1980s.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican

National Center for Policy Analysis

How to Fix Transportation Woes? Cut Federal Spending

Chris Edwards, director of tax policy studies at the Cato Institute, argues that lawmakers on Capitol Hill need to cut federal highway spending.

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

Cybercast News Service

Sen. Menendez Urges 'Far More Significant Response' to Russia

Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the Democratic Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he advocated stronger sanctions against Russia, even before a passenger jet was shot out of the sky over a Russian-backed area of Ukraine: "So, for me, I think that the West, including the United States, has to have a far more significant ... (more)

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Corker Says Downing Of Malaysian Airliner Should Galvanize U.S., Europe To Stop Putin

Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Senator Bob Corker said the missile strike on a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine should "galvanize" the U.S. and the international community to finally make Russian President Vladimir Putin pay for his role in supporting pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Vladimir Putin, Chattanooga, TN

National Review Online

Corker: West Has Been 'Timid and Cautious' in Dealing with Russia, Putin

The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hopes that the downed of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 "will galvanize" the international community to take a tougher stance against Russia.

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

Free Republic

Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 20 July 2014

FOX NEWS SUNDAY : Secretary of State John Kerry; Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

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The Washington Post

Distinguished pol

Let's face it: Secretary of State John Kerry has no credibility with allies or Congress.

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The Jackson Sun

Our view: Lack of urgency on VA problems is obsceneOur view: Lack of...

We were angered last week when we read this statement from Acting Veterans Administration Secretary Sloan Gibson: "We have serious problems."

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Daily Kos

Sunday Talk: Incendiary rhetoric

Face The Nation : Secretary of State John Kerry ; Former NTSB Investigator Mark Rosenker ; Rep. Peter King ; Former U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East Martin Indyk ; : Martha Raddatz , Richard Haass , Julia Ioffe and Carol Lee .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael McCaul, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Remember Detroit

I agree 100 percent with Roy Exum regarding the Tim Boyd District 8 County Commission race.

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Chattanoogan.com

East Ridge Man Arrested After Woman Said She Saw Him Chasing Youths With Sword

An East Ridge man was taken into custody after police said he chased three juveniles around a street with a sword.

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Patch.com

Large Portion of CT Roads and Bridges are in Poor Condition

Drivers in Connecticut spend more than $660 each year on vehicle costs and repairs, made all the more expensive by the fact that 41 percent of roads are in bad shape, according to a White House report released this month.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Lawmakers still questioning Afghanistan drawdown

This March 27, 2014, file photo shows Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., right, and ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., during a news conference on the Capitol in Washington.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Gov. Bill Haslam begins to plan for second term

Gov. Bill Haslam begins to plan for second term The road appears to have smoothed for Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Chattanoogan.com

Senator Corker, Colleagues Urge President Obama To Personally Engage On Congolese Adoption Delays

In a letter to President Barack Obama, U.S. Senator Bob Corker , ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined 167 members of Congress in asking the president for his "personal engagement to resolve over 900 international adoption cases of Congolese children who either have been or are in the process of being adopted by American ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Congo, Joseph Kabila, Senator Rob Portman

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