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Thousands of Tennesseans to go into Lamar Alexander's 'medical ghetto'

As Dylan Scott recently summed it up at TPM, "The GOP's all-out war on Obamacare is in a death spiral."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Sat Aug 30, 2014

National Review Online

Andrew C. McCarthy: In Search of a Strategy

The question arises, of course, after President Obama's startling confession on Thursday that he has not yet developed a strategy for confronting the Islamic State, the al-Qaeda-rooted terrorist organization still often called by its former name, ISIS - an acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John McCain

Fri Aug 29, 2014

New York Daily News

Obama must ensure sanctions on Russia don't hurt American, European businesses

Hitting Russia harder in the pocketbook is expected to top Obama's agenda at planned meetings in Estonia and Wales next week.

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

AlertNet

Obama faces a tough sell in Congress for Islamic State strategy

U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to consult Congress about any expanded military action against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria, but support from the divided legislature is unlikely to come quickly - if at all.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Walter Jones, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Senator Tim Kaine

Politico

Nader hits Dems on minimum wage

The persistent past-presidential candidate on Thursday ripped into congressional Democrats' attempts to "play politics" on raising the wage to $10.10 an hour by not putting more muscle behind an obscure procedural tactic that could force a vote on raising the wage.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Republican, Susan Collins

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Obama again faces Congress question on Syria

One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Washington, DC, Representative Steve Cohen, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican

WKXW-FM Trenton

GM to move Cadillac SRX production to Tennessee

General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac SRX, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Spring Hill, TN, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Bill Haslam, US Governors, GMC, GMC Terrain

ABC News

GM to Move Cadillac SRX Production to Tenn.

General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac SRX, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Spring Hill, TN, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Bill Haslam, US Governors, GMC, GMC Terrain

Chattanoogan.com

City Sound Control Ordinance Goes Into Effect In 30 Days

A controversial Downtown Sound Control Ordinance will go into effect in 30 days after being approved by the City Council on second reading.

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Related Topix: Southside, TN, Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, White House, TN, Knoxville, TN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Boy, 15, Shot In The Shoulder On Taylor Street

At approximately 7 p.m., Chattanooga Police received a call of shots fired in the area of 3200 Taylor and were advised at 7:22 p.m. that a person arrived at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Bradley County, TN, Hamilton County, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, White House, TN

Crooks and Liars

Chuck Todd Sets The Stage For A More Pro-GOP "Meet The Press"

Chuck Todd in his last days as Daily Rundown host seeks the "expertise" of Tennessee Republican Senator Bob Corker.

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Related Topix: US News, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Clarksville-Montgomery County responds to proposed military cutbacks

The Clarksville-Montgomery County response to proposed cutbacks at Fort Campbell has been sent to the Department of the Army's Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army Force Structure Realignment for Ft.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, TN, US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, Austin Peay State University, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, US Senate

Mediaite.com

Sen. Corker Knows When Chuck Todd Is Done Talking to Him

Senator Bob Corker does a lot of TV, and he's clearly internalized commercial etiquette.

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

Deseret News

US surveillance planes fly over Syria

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem speaks during a press conference, giving the first public comments by a senior Assad official on the threat posed by the Islamic State group, in Damascus, Syria on Monday, August 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Afghanistan, US Senate, Republican

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Corker doesn't see combat troops taking on Islamic State

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said today that he expects the White House to announce soon how it will deal with ISIS.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, White House, TN, Barack Obama

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Corker's wealth highlighted by Chattanooga propertyCorker's wealth...

Corker's wealth highlighted by Chattanooga property Senator's 2013 assets worth between $19.02M and $89.7M, according to financial disclosure form Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/2014/08/25/corkers-wealth-highlighted-chattanooga-property/14593875/ Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee held ... (more)

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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Lee Davis: Legal Word Of The Day - Nolle Prosequi

Nolle Prosequi or nolle pros. as it is typically said, is notice that a prosecution is abandoned.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Shelby County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

OpEdNews

Guest Article by Steven Starr -- Senator Corker's Path to Nuclear War

Steven Starr explained to us the lethality of Nuclear Weapons on May 30, 2014. In the article below, Starr explains how Republican Senator Bob Corker's "Russian Aggression Prevention Act" by consequence or design is driving Russia toward nuclear war.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Liberal Political News

The Miami Herald

White House calls on Russia to stop 'military vehicles' in Ukraine

The trucks of a Russian aid convoy roll on the main road to Luhansk in the village of Bolshoi Sukhodol, after it passed the border post at Izvaryne, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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

Chattanoogan.com

Judge Philyaw Not Reappointing 2 Court Magistrates

Leaving their posts will be Emma Andrews, who has been a magistrate for 16 years, and Elizabeth Gentzler, a magistrate for four years.

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

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