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Alexander to Oppose Iran Deal

Senator Lamar Alexander joining all other Senate Republicans in opposing the proposed nuclear deal with Iran. Alexander says the bargain doesn’t go far enough in restricting the Country’s efforts to develop nuclear weapons. The Maryville republican says the Obama Administration’s … Continue reading

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Alexander Takes Exception to New Economic Study on East TN Lock

Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander takes exception to a new economic assessment that would potentially knock out funding for replacement of the Chickamauga Lock on the Tennessee River at Chattanooga. The Maryville Republican says the study doesn’t take into account the … Continue reading

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Alexander Leads Vote to Replace No Child Left Behind

    The Senate approved a major overhaul of federal K-12 education policy Thursday that reverses a heavy-handed testing and accountability trend that had fallen out of favor with educators and parents around the country. The Every Child Achieves Act, … Continue reading

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Senators Question TVA’s Goal for Renewable Power

Republican Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker are questioning the Tennessee Valley Authority’s stated goal of relying more on so called “renewable” power for the future. Alexander says reliance on alternative sources like solar and wind generation add costs and … Continue reading

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Alexander and Corker Receive New Power

Republican control of the U.S. Senate means new clout for Tennessee Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker. Alexander easily turned back a challenge by Democrat Gordon Ball Tuesday. He is in line to become chairman of the Senate’s health, education, … Continue reading

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Alexander, Corker to host Ebola Roundtable in Chattanooga

  (News Channel 4- Nashville) U.S. Tennessee Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker will host a roundtable discussion in Chattanooga on Ebola preparedness. The event is scheduled for 2 to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the CHI Memorial Hospital. Alexander … Continue reading

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Lamar Alexander Holds a Large Double-digit Lead

A new poll shows incumbent Republican Senator Lamar Alexander with a double digit lead over his Democrat challenger going into next week’s election. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports a just published survey shows the former Tennessee Governor and two … Continue reading

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