Court blocks EPA's attempt to regulate small bodies of water

Published Oct. 9 2015

A federal appeals court has blocked an Obama administration rule that attempts to clarify which small streams, wetlands and other...

Presidential hopeful Ben Carson discusses gun control before Chattanooga visit

Published Oct. 9 2015

Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who is a leading Republican presidential contender, said situations like the July 16 shootings by...

Fleischmann left 'shocked' by would-be House Speaker McCarthy dropping out

Published Oct. 8 2015

NASHVILLE -- U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., says he was "certainly shocked" by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's abrupt decision...

DesJarlais' bill to allow military to carry firearms at recruiting centers passes Senate

Published Oct. 8 2015

Legislation allowing military members to carry firearms at military recruitment centers is one step closer to becoming law, even if...

Tennessee judicial nominees caught in Senate logjam

Published Oct. 6 2015

WASHINGTON -- Judicial nominee Edward Stanton III of Memphis sailed smoothly through his confirmation hearing last week, with both of...

NATO warns Russia after warplanes violate Turkish airspace

Published Oct. 5 2015

In a signal of new tensions raised by Moscow's airstrikes in Syria, NATO denounced Russia on Monday for irresponsible behavior...

VW is still committed to Chattanooga, Senator Bob Corker says

Published Oct. 5 2015

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said today that while Volkswagen and its customers have been harmed by the emissions scandal, VW's...

Corker says Obama administration "sat on its hands" in Syria, leading to Russian air strikes

Published Oct. 1 2015

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said today that the Obama administration "has sat on its hands" and refused to give adequate...

Trump says he'd send back Syrians taken in by U.S.

Published Sep. 30 2015

KEENE, N.H. -- Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday that if he's elected president he would send back Syrian...

Tennessee is No. 1 in nation for unspent federal funds to improve drinking water

Published Sep. 29 2015

NASHVILLE -- This is one national ranking Tennessee officials are not likely to boast about any time soon.

Governor Bill Haslam to speak about recent Israel trip

Published Sep. 27 2015

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will speak about his recent trip to Israel on Thursday at the Jewish Federation of Greater...

Tennessee lawmakers express mixed feelings on Boehner resignation

Published Sep. 25 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican U.S. House Speaker John Boehner's plan to resign both the speakership and his seat on Oct. 30...

GOP lawmakers: House Speaker John Boehner to resign at end of October

Published Sep. 25 2015

In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign from Congress at...

Tennessee lawmakers weigh in on Pope Francis' address to Congress

Published Sep. 24 2015

Tennessee Republican lawmakers are weighing in on Pope Francis' historic address today to a joint session of Congress with U.S....

Lawmakers move quickly to grill VW over diesel deception

Published Sep. 22 2015

The Volkswagen scandal over auto-emissions testing is now barreling into hearings in both the Tennessee Senate and the U.S. House.

Sources: Scott Walker to drop out of GOP presidential race

Published Sep. 21 2015

Two people familiar with his decision say Scott Walker is dropping out of the Republican race for president.

AG: Medicaid expansion requires legislative OK

Published Sep. 18 2015

NASHVILLE -- Supporters of Insure Tennessee suffered another loss at the hands of the attorney general this week, and Gov....

Clinton warns GOP a federal shutdown over Planned Parenthood would imperil economy

Published Sep. 17 2015

CONCORD, N.H. -- Hillary Rodham Clinton warned congressional Republicans on Thursday that they would be endangering the economy if they...

FACT CHECK: Who's right: Trump or other GOP candidates?

Published Sep. 17 2015

WASHINGTON -- Viewers of the second Republican presidential debate heard inflated claims about Planned Parenthood abortion practices and the risks...

GOP candidates debate Russia, immigration and Trump

Published Sep. 16 2015

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Amid the back-and-forth bickering over Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contest took a substantive and serious...

Amid Trump bombast, quiet Ben Carson rises in GOP 2016 field

Published Sep. 15 2015

He is, in some ways, the anti-Trump — a gentle candidate who lets his record as a renowned brain surgeon...

Marco Rubio says games like Minecraft can prepare kids for future

Published Sep. 4 2015

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Thursday that the popular "Minecraft" video game is a good example of how to...

Marco Rubio visits Chattanooga shooting memorial before speech

Published Sep. 4 2015

Before speaking to several hundred Chattanoogans at Lindsay Street Hall on Thursday, presidential candidate Marco Rubio paid tribute to the...