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Gordon Ball , the Democratic challenger to Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, is basing his uphill challenge of Alexander on his specific definition of being a moderate Democrat and where that intersects with tea party followers. Ball hopes to get tea party followers who backed state Rep. Joe Carr in the Republican primary this past August to vote for him in the November statewide general election.
Alcatraz Fitness announced the grand opening of their new facility located at the Cleveland/Bradley Innovation Center, 3575 Adkisson Dr., Suite 1040, Cleveland, Tn.
Franchise owners everywhere are making the trip to Washington, D.C., to oppose a recent decision handed down by the National Labor Relations Board , which threatens the existence of the franchise model. According to The Hill , the International Franchise Association is sending in over 350 franchisees and franchisers to join with Speaker John Boehner and former Mississippi Republican Gov. Haley Barbour in pressuring Congress to respond.
Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly, former Medical Director of Samaritan's Purse Ebola Care Center in Monrovia, Liberia, center, talks with Emira Woods, right, Director of Social Impact at ThoughtWorks, right, before the start of a hearing on Ebola before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education on ... (more)
Senate Republicans introduced legislation Tuesday to radically overhaul the federal National Labor Relations Board , saying it has become a tool of special interests. The changes would make it easier to challenge NLRB actions in court and strip the board of its partisan majority by moving it from five to six members.
An out-of-control Ebola outbreak in West Africa has Tennessee officials concerned about the nation's response to what could become a global health threat. Lamar Alexander says Ebola as serious a threat as ISIL An out-of-control Ebola outbreak in West Africa has Tennessee officials concerned about the nation's response to what could become a global health threat.
Sen. Lamar Alexander said that the nation's leaders "must take the deadly, dangerous threat of Ebola as seriously as they take ISIL."
Ball is Tennessee's Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in the Nov. 4 general election. He's a big underdog as he takes on Sen. Lamar Alexander, the second-term Republican incumbent and former governor.
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander announced that an agreement has been reached between the Senate and House on the Child Care Development Block Grant Act of 2014, legislation to expand access to and improve the quality of care for nearly 39,000 Tennessee children. "This bill helps a working Tennessee mother be able to pay for child care while she earns a degree so she can pay for it herself," said Alexander, the senior Republican on the Senate labor committee.
The ranks of the Dalton Police Department grew by one on Thursday as new officer Adolfo Miranda was sworn in by Chief Jason Parker.
At a hearing this week on the nomination of Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board, Republicans on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee pushed Block to justify many of the board's decisions during her term as a recess appointee. Chairman Tom Harkin opened the hearing by praising Block's qualifications and calling for her speedy confirmation.
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)
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 06:45 am
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