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Senator Corker Urges Long Term Transportation Solutions for Tennessee

Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says he hopes his home state of Tennessee won’t emulate the Washington approach to spending on transportation projects without finding ways to pay for them. Corker on Wednesday praised Gov. Bill Haslam, a close friend … Continue reading

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Former Dem Congressman, GOP Operative Decry Dark Money

  A former Democratic congressman and a prominent Republican political operative are calling for an end to untraceable spending for and against candidates in Tennessee and around the country. Former Rep. John Tanner told reporters on Tuesday that the lack … Continue reading

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Corker Pushes to “Defund” Plan Parenthood

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is joining a push to defund Planned Parenthood following the release of a controversial video that allegedly portrays representatives of the group bargaining to sell fetal tissue. Corker, a Chattanooga Republican, says he’s “deeply disturbed” by … Continue reading

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Corker Criticizes Iran Deal

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker says secretary of State John Kerry was fleeced by Iran in negotiations to stall the nation’s efforts to obtain nuclear weapons. Corker, a Chattanooga Republic, says the proposed deal, approved by major US allies and China … Continue reading

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Bush Lauded at Tennessee GOP Event

The speakers at the Tennessee Republican Party fundraiser over the weekend took turns heaping praise on former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, the keynote speaker at the annual Statesmen’s Dinner. While Gov. Bill Haslam and Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker … Continue reading

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Republican Senators Oppose Gutting Patriot Act

Tennessee’s Republican Senators say they oppose efforts to gut the controversial Patriot Act and support continued mass collection of telephone and other data. Both Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker voted Sunday for a house version that renews most parts … 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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