6 min ago
Columbia Daily Herald
Cadillac SRX to be produced at GM Spring Hill
UAW Local 1853 Shop Chairman Mike Herron, left and Ken Knight, GM Spring Hill Manufacturing Complex manager, address a crowd of state and local dignitaries, community activists, GM employees and media Thursday at the GM Visitors and Conference Center prior to the announcement of the next vehicle to be produced on the site.
1 hr ago
GOP senators request new ObamaCare figures
Sens. John Barrasso and Lamar Alexander on Wednesday wrote to Marilyn Tavenner, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , seeking an update on how many people are covered under the healthcare law ahead of the second enrollment period that starts in November.
5 hrs ago
And the Winner of the GOP's Civil War Primary Is. . .Part II
Anti-establishment conservatives will point to Ben Sasse in Nebraska and Tom Cotton in Arkansas to argue that their allies made it to the general election and will win in November, and they can cite plenty of House races where tea party and libertarian types are locks to be victorious in the fall.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
US News & World Report
How Far Could Elizabeth Warren's Student Loan Refinance Bill Go?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the launch of a student loan debt advocacy campaign on March 6, 2014.
College students, counselors would welcome shorter financial aid form
Michelle Schol, junior in linguistics, fills out paperwork at the Financial Aid office at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado on July 30, 2014.
The Daily News
Tennessee Lawmaker Calls Haslam 'Traitor' to GOP
A Republican state lawmaker on Tuesday called Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over what he called efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat opponents of Common Core education standards.
The Washington Post
The 10 things we know 10 weeks before Election Day
With just 10 weeks separating us from our favorite biennial event, let's go through 10 things -- 10 weeks, 10 things....get it? -- that I think we know about the midterm election to come.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Sen. Alexander: Ban in-flight calls, allow text messages
Sen. Lamar Alexander is calling for airline passengers to be banned from making cellphone calls during flights, even though he says they should still be allowed to send text messages.
The Washington Post
Primary challenger concedes to US Rep. DesJarlais
The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Roy Exum: Good Handwriting Is Crucial
Put me down as a strong proponent of Tennessee's new law that will require handwriting - the art of cursive penmanship - to be mandatory for our elementary schools.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Constitution Party candidates share goals, ideals
Constitution Party candidates share goals, ideals Event focuses on Constitution, amendments, candidates Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/08/23/constitution-party-candidates-share-goals-ideals/14513443/ Shaun Crowell, candidate for Tennessee governor, flips through a copy of the ... (more)
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Stop horsing around with our Tennessee Walkers
Certainly at this year's 76th annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration special honor should be accorded to Tennessee's congressional delegation - especially Sen. Lamar Alexander and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Rep. Chuck Fleischmann and Rep. Scott DesJarlais.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Rural hospitals worry about health IT funding - Bugs may have been...
RURAL HOSPITALS WORRY ABOUT HEALTH IT FUNDING : Fulton County Medical Center is a 21-bed critical access hospital and 67-bed nursing home facility in McConnellsburg, Pa., about two hours northwest of Washington, D.C. The picturesque backdrop of rolling hills and mountains is idyllic.
Field set for Nov. elections
Qualifications for the Nov. 4 elections ended Thursday, and there are plenty of local, state and national races to keep an eye on.
Alexander: Obama goes around Congress to help 'Big Wind'
Sen. Lamar Alexander said the Obama administration is tweaking the tax code to protect and extend wind energy subsidies.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Memphis Flyer
Senate Candidate Ball Announces Campaign Team
NOTE: i am taking a bit of vacation time this week, but political news keeps breaking.
Department needed to eliminate waste
There should be a department to eliminate waste, coordinate redundancy and monitor the rule of law in Washington.
Jewish World Review
If you haven't seen the YouTube video "The Hot Crazy Matrix," please Google it and watch.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
KY-Sen: Mitch McConnell (R) Warms Up To The Idea Of Another Government Shutdown
In the aftermath of the October 2013 government shutdown -- as each side took stock of its gains and losses -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell gave one of the saga's more memorable quotes.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Tea Party Activist: We're a Movement Under Siege
The black conservative founder of a tea party PAC appeared on Newsmax TV Tuesday and tearfully denied that the political movement to rein in government and champion individual liberty has run its course.