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2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

David And Lamar

A while back our senior Senator from Tennessee, Senator Alexander, Lamar to his friends, commented that he's more like Sam Houston than "Davy" Crockett.

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6 hrs ago | Free Republic

Joe Carr: 'Grassroots Has Absolutely Caught Fire' against Lamar Alexander

Tennessee state Representative Joe Carr, the conservative candidate who is challenging Sen. Lamar Alexander in an August 7th primary, said the "grassroots has absolutely caught fire" as he closes in on Alexander in the final week of the campaign.

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6 hrs ago | Free Republic

Mike Huckabee Fans Revolt After He Endorses Lamar Alexander

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee angered his Facebook fans after endorsing Sen. Lamar Alexander against conservative state Representative Joe Carr last month.

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6 hrs ago | Free Republic

Lamar Alexander boosts campaign spending in early July (draining...

Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander's campaign spent $1.34 million in the first 18 days of July as the incumbent ramped up his GOP primary effort in advance of early voting in Tennessee, his disclosure shows.

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8 hrs ago | Politico

Energy group boosts Alexander - Abercrombie trails by 10 -...

Energy group boosts Alexander - Abercrombie trails by 10 - Chamber: No decisions in Louisiana Senate - You've got the wrong twin The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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12 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

Laura Ingraham Eyes Her Next Scalp

SHE has adopted a daughter from Guatemala and was a speechwriter under President Reagan, who introduced an "amnesty" for three million illegal immigrants in the 1980s.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Switched

Federal Judge Strikes Down D.C. Handgun Ban

A federal judge on Saturday overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home, saying it was unconstitutional.

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Chattanoogan.com

An Open Letter To Tennesseans

We are incredibly fortunate to live in a state in which companies worldwide are clamoring to establish a presence.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Tennessee Department of Transportation turns 100

The Tennessee Department of Transportation recently kicked off its "100 Years of Moving Tennessee Forward," a yearlong celebration of its centennial as a state agency.

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Free Republic

Can 'Tennessee's institution' survive Tea Party's wrath?

Thirty-six years ago, Lamar Alexander walked across the state in his first successful bid for governor, donning his now-iconic red and black plaid shirt.

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Free Republic

Where are Lamar's 35-Stops on His Tn Bus Tour? Wouldn't You Like To Know...

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is planning a 35-stop bus tour of Tennessee ahead of the Aug. 7 primary, his campaign announced this morning.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Hoyer, Dunn lend support to horse-soring billHoyer, Dunn lend support ...

Hoyer, Dunn lend support to horse-soring bill 70 percent of the House backs bill, but it is stuck in the Energy and Commerce Committee Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/tennessee/2014/07/25/hoyer-dunn-lend-support-horse-soring-bill/13194335/ The second-ranking Democrat in the House and a former ... (more)

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Roll Call

Nuclear Waste Bill Not Dead, Just Sleeping

A Senate measure to set up a new agency to oversee nuclear waste is lying dormant while election year priorities take the spotlight.

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Daily Kos

Tennessee Democrats, Let's Talk: It's Time to Kick That Crossover Voting Habit

As in other places, the Volunteer State's open primary can be a blessing or a curse---which one it will be for the 2014 mid-terms depends upon the ability of Tennessee's progressive voters to resist the urge to hedge their bets and stack the Republican ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Marsha Blackburn, US Senate, Tennessee

Business Journal

Auto parts maker SL Tennessee announcing major expansion

A Volkswagen, Hyundai and General Motors supplier in Clinton will announce a major expansion this morning.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Breitbart.com

Tennessee Tea Party Leaders: Lamar Alexander a 'Mushy Moderate'

In Nashville on Thursday, about a half-dozen Tennessee Tea Party leaders gathered with the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund to denounce current Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander and promote his Republican challenger Joe Carr.

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Journal and Courier

Lubbers proposes changes to federal aid programsLubbers proposes...

Lubbers proposes changes to federal aid programs Federal government could help more students graduate on time with less debt, official says.

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The Indianapolis Star

Indiana higher ed chief suggests changes to financial aid

Indiana higher ed chief suggests changes to financial aid Aim would be to make changes that encourage students to graduate on time Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rEbFEr Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers Thursday suggested to Congress ways the federal government could help more students graduate on time or ... (more)

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Lucianne.com

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A woman who witnesses said appeared to be in labor was prevented from crossing an LA street Wednesday afternoon because the road was closed for President Barack Obama's motorcade.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Washington Times

Sarah Palin backs tea party challenger in Tennessee Senate race

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is throwing her support behind the Tea Party challenger in Tennessee who is trying to unseat Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander in next month's primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Tea Party, Thad Cochran

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