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Yesterday | Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tennessee Sen. Alexander is critic-in-chief of national labor board

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has become critic-in-chief of the federal board that referees labor disputes between employers and their workers.

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

Saturday | Christian Science Monitor

Obama sticks to Easter in his weekend radio message. GOP, not so much.

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.

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

Saturday | Chicago Tribune

Potential GOP presidential contender Paul pushing school choice in Chicago visit

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.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Wicker Park (Chicago, IL), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

GOP weekly address: 'We want to be the iPhone party'

Republicans used their weekly address Saturday to get philosophical: "Republicans are the enablers and Democrats are the mandators," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.

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

Saturday | KIII

Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal

In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says Holy Week and Easter are times for reflection and renewal.

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

Saturday | The Daily News Journal

Tracy overpowers DesJarlais in congressional race fundraising

Tennessee state Sen. Jim Tracy continues to swamp incumbent Rep. Scott DesJarlais in campaign fundraising, first quarter Federal Election Commission reports show.

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

Saturday | KSFO AM 560

GOP Address: Government Should Be 'Enabling' Not 'Mandating' Americans

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Newt Gingrich, Apple, Startups

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Alexander recalls bipartisan victory

Tennessee's senior senator has hope today's politicians could overcome partisan divides to do what is best for the state if the need arose.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Murfreesboro, TN, Tennessee

News Max

GOP Seeks Probe on Census Bureau Changes Affecting ACA's Impact

The U.S. Census Bureau's overhaul of its annual survey such that it makes tracking the impact of Obamacare on Americans virtually impossible came under fire on Thursday by Republicans in both houses of Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Health Insurance, Health, US Senate

Tennessee Bar Association

TBA leaders in Washington, D.C., to lobby Sen. Lamar Alexander while...

Tennessee Bar Association leaders joined more than 350 of their colleagues from across the country for 2014 ABA Lobby Days in Washington, D.C., April 8-10.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Williamson Herald

Alexander, Crowell share story and song with Williamson, Inc.

Franklin Mayor Dr. Ken Moore, left, welcomes U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and Jed Hilly, executive director of the Americana Music Association to the Factory.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Franklin, TN, Country, Rodney Crowell, Williamson County, TN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Horsetalk

Could popular anti-soring bill founder?

Campaigners have condemned a group of Tennessee lawmakers they say are trying to derail a popular bill aimed at ending the cruel practice of soring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn

Politico

Right outraged at Census change

Conservatives are crying foul over changes to the U.S. Census that will affect data on the effects of Obamacare, though the Census Bureau insists the changes have been a long time coming and are not political.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Metropulse.com

Tip: People Read Facebook

Hillary Pate apparently took to Facebook to commend two Republican House members who "had the courage to stand up and vote NO to the budget."

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

Metropulse.com

Former University of Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl is one of ...

Former University of Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl is one of the hosts for a fund-raiser in Knoxville next week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Williamson Herald

Crowell drops by Williamson, Inc. for luncheon performance

A Tennessee statesman and an Americana music icon shared story and song today in Jamison Hall at the Franklin Factory, not the typical business luncheon for members of Williamson, Inc. Grammy-winning songwriter Rodney Crowell released his latest album today - Tar Paper Sky - a compilation of his most poetic work to date to a captive audience of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rodney Crowell, Country

Lebanon Democrat

Bill Haslam: Looking at budget realities for the state

Last month, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was in Nashville and joined U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and me for a great discussion about education and workforce readiness.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Jeb Bush, Nashville, TN, us Travel, Travel, Opinion

The Daily News Journal

LEONHIRTH: Democrats in state need more leadership

Since any political excitement in Tennessee this year centers around the battling factions of the Republican Party and the tea party, a kerfuffle among Democrats has been a little surprising.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Steve Cohen, US Politics, Jim Cooper, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Murfreesboro, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Behind-the-scenes scramble to oust Tennessee governor is MTSU Windham Lecture topic

Public affairs consultant and former journalist Keel Hunt will bring the story of Tennessee's unprecedented bipartisan ouster of a corrupt governor to MTSU's renowned Windham Lecture Series at a free public event on Thursday, April 17. MTSU alumnus Hunt, author of "Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tennessee, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee Government, Journalism

Sat Apr 12, 2014

BusinessWeek

Phony Republican Sympathy for Kathleen Sebelius

For the last eight months, it seemed like just about every Republican in Congress was indignantly demanding the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, usually in connection with the botched debut of the Obamacare federal exchanges.

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Related Topix: Representative John Fleming, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Senate, Pat Roberts

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