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Cooper, D-Nashville, not only co-sponsors a major immigration proposal, he recently signed a discharge petition to try and force House Republican leaders to move it out of multiple committees -- several have jurisdiction over parts of it -- onto the House floor for a vote.
Among the crowd of 500 who gathered Monday, April 21, for the 11th annual Dunavant Public Servant Awards were fourth- and fifth-graders from White Station Elementary School.
Wade Houston, right, is welcomed as the new University of Tennessee men's basketball coach by Athletic Director Doug Dickey on April 4, 1989, at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Senator Lamar Alexander, the senior Republican on the Senate education committee and former U.S. Secretary of Education under George H.W. Bush, released the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a Michigan ballot initiative banning affirmative action in admissions decisions at the state's public colleges and universities: ... (more)
In this week's Republican address, Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee criticizes Democratic approaches to government, saying that Dems in Washington want to mandate what Americans can and cannot do.
For the third election cycle in a row, 9th District congressman Steve Cohen has been endorsed in the course of a contested Democratic primary by President Barack Obama.
Officials at the United Auto Workers are abandoning their challenge of a failed union vote at a Volkswagen facility in Tennessee.
For years, mentions of Earth Day have sprung up each April from members of both parties.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius last year approached five organizations seeking money or technical help for Enroll America, a nonprofit working to increase participation in the federal health law, according to a review of HHS interviews and documents carried out by the congressional watchdog.
ED TECH'S 'DAVOS' STARTS TODAY: Hundreds of ed tech investors and entrepreneurs will rendezvous in Scottsdale, Ariz., this week for the Education Innovation Summit.
Erin Magee is one of five Republicans seeking the nomination to oppose Seventh District Democrat Andre Carson.
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has become critic-in-chief of the federal board that referees labor disputes between employers and their workers.
President Obama pauses during remarks about the Passover Eve killings of three people at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area, during an Easter prayer breakfast in the East Room of the White House April 14, 2014.
As he considers a 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul acknowledges the GOP must go beyond its base and find ways to grow support or it will be unable to elect a national standard bearer.
Republicans used their weekly address Saturday to get philosophical: "Republicans are the enablers and Democrats are the mandators," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says Holy Week and Easter are times for reflection and renewal.