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5 hrs ago | PerrSpectives

Thousands of Tennesseans to Enter 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, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Medicaid, Health, Bob Corker, Tennessee Government

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Gordon Ball challenges Lamar Alexander to debates

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Gordon Ball is calling on Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander to debate him in major Tennessee cities before the Nov. 4 election Gordon Ball challenges Lamar Alexander to debates Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Gordon Ball is calling on Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander to debate him in major Tennessee cities ... (more)

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

Washington Times

5 things to know in Nov. 4 Tenn. general election

Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is strongly favored to win re-election in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Labor Day Turns Attention Back to Minimum-Wage Debate

Legislation to increase the federal pay floor from $7.25 an hour stalled in Congress this spring, but Democrats hope the issue will resonate with voters in November, especially in states with closely contested Senate races.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

WCYB

U.S. Senate candidate makes a stop in Bristol

Joshua James, from Murfreesboro, is running as a conservative independent. He chose to walk across the entire state of Tennessee introducing himself to people along the way.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Knoxville vet says he never agreed to Celebration inspection job

Knoxville vet says he never agreed to Celebration inspection job WASHINGTON - For weeks, officials of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration have proclaimed that three independent and "world class" Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1pu4Sw4 WASHINGTON - For weeks, officials of the Tennessee Walking Horse National ... (more)

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Prison, Shelbyville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Horse study once blasted by industry now trumpetedHorse study once...

A study that many in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry cite as supporting their opposition to new federal anti-soring legislation Horse study once blasted by industry now trumpeted WASHINGTON - A study that many in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry cite as supporting their opposition to new federal anti-soring legislation Check out this story ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Auburn University, Agriculture, Science

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tenn. tea party supporters take heart from vote

For U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the elder statesman of Tennessee politics, a primary challenge by a little-known tea party opponent was supposed to be little more than a glorified victory lap around the state.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

November elections candidates finalized

Bernie Ash, Samuel "Ken" Brown and Rick Hallum qualified to challenge incumbent Joe Hayes for the Lebanon alderman Ward 4 position.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Mount Juliet, TN, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wilson County, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Senate

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Monthly

College Ratings and the Tyrant Obama

In the new issue of the Washington Monthly , Laura Colarusso and Jon Marcus make a very important point about the politics of the Obama administration's proposed college ratings system: the timing is making it an exhibit in the GOP effort to demonize executive actions as an unconstitutional overreach.

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

WKRN

Construction begins on Beretta's Sumner County plant

Construction is set to begin on Italian gun-maker Beretta USA's new plant in Sumner County.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Diane Black, US House of Representatives, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee

The Hill

Keeping the National Center for Education Statistics independent

Much attention is appropriately devoted to the critical role that the federal government plays in improving the educational attainment of the U.S. population by authorizing and funding various educational policies and programs.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KDWN

GM to move Cadillac SRX production to Tennessee

General Motors announced Wednesday that it is moving production of its next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to its plant in Tennessee, leading United Auto Workers leaders to chide Tennessee Republicans for their opposition to the union increasing its influence in the state.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac SRX, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Bedford, IN

Brandon Sun

General Motors announces new engine, Cadillac production at Tenn. plant; UAW chides GOP

General Motors announced Wednesday that it is moving production of its next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to its plant in Tennessee, leading United Auto Workers leaders to chide Tennessee Republicans for their opposition to the union increasing its influence in the state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac SRX, US Politics, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Bedford, IN

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.

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Related Topix: Cadillac SRX, Spring Hill, TN, Cadillac, SUV, Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maury County, TN

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Roll Call

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Mitch McConnell, Thad Cochran, Pat Roberts

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Republican

Colorado Daily

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Boulder, CO, Cameras, Republican

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Murfreesboro, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Kingsport, TN

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