Obama health adviser apologizes for 'glib' remarks

Published Dec. 9 2014

WASHINGTON - MIT economist Jonathan Gruber - an often-quoted adviser on the president's health care law - told Congress on...

House passes bill declaring Obama's immigration executive actions 'null and void'

Published Dec. 4 2014

WASHINGTON - Emboldened House Republicans issued a stern but symbolic rebuke to President Barack Obama over immigration Thursday, passing a...

Higher barge fuel tax passes House, could revive stalled repairs on Chickamauga Lock

Published Dec. 4 2014

Chattanooga's biggest unfinished construction project could be revived within the next couple of years with extra money from a fuel...

GOP seeks year-end plan on funding, immigration

Published Dec. 3 2014

WASHINGTON - Year-end holidays beckoning, House Republicans struggled Tuesday to coalesce behind a plan that avoids a government shutdown next...

Lawmakers reach $585 billion defense bill agreement to aid Islamic State fight

Published Dec. 2 2014

WASHINGTON - House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a $585 billion defense policy bill that provides funds to...

Eric Holder to announce plan to target racial profiling

Published Dec. 1 2014

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher says officers have wanted body cameras for years but struggle to get the money.

New RGA Chairman Haslam says attack-dog role 'not my style'

Published Nov. 27 2014

NASHVILLE - In September, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was stumping in Hudson, Wis., where the pugnacious Republican Governors Association...

Sen. Alexander wants to shorten 10-page college aid FAFSA form to two-question postcard

Published Nov. 24 2014

• Eliminate the 10-page Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and reduce it to a postcard with just two...

An answer to prayer: Dalton teens talk about how Obama order will affect them

Published Nov. 23 2014

In Dalton, Obama's immigration action offers hope to many

In Dalton, Obama's immigration action offers hope to many

Published Nov. 21 2014

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Bill Haslam tapped to lead GOP governors

Published Nov. 21 2014

NASHVILLE - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was chosen as the new chairman of the Republican Governors Association Thursday afternoon, state...

Bill Haslam on tap to lead GOP governors group

Published Nov. 20 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may be elected chairman of the Republican Governors Association today during the...

Obama to announce immigration steps Thursday

Published Nov. 19 2014

WASHINGTON - Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5...

Senate blocks NSA phone records measure

Published Nov. 18 2014

WASHINGTON - The Senate has blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security...

Senate Democrats reject bill to build Keystone XL oil pipeline

Published Nov. 18 2014

WASHINGTON - The Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

In ACA year two, a clearer vision of signup targets

Published Nov. 16 2014

In one clip, a young man wearing a cap and gown tumbles down the stairs at his graduation ceremony. Another...

Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

Published Nov. 14 2014

WASHINGTON - Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay...

Obama administration dials back goal for health law sign-ups

Published Nov. 11 2014

WASHINGTON - With sign-up season launching this weekend, officials sharply dialed down expectations Monday for the second year of President...

The next Roe v. Wade?: Even Supreme Court can't end same-sex marriage debate

Published Nov. 9 2014

If gay marriage were legalized in Tennessee, some estimates say as many as 5,000 same-sex couples would marry within the...

Alexander, Corker to have strong voices in U.S. Senate

Published Nov. 8 2014

The GOP takeover of the U.S. Senate has raised the stock of Republicans across the nation, but Tennessee's position on...

Rally on Chattanooga's Walnut Street Bridge supports gay marriage (with video)

Published Nov. 8 2014

The call and response was shouted with fervor from the Walnut Street Bridge on Friday night.

Supreme Court to hear new challenge to Obama's health care law

Published Nov. 7 2014

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama's health care law -...

Republican Ed Gillespie concedes to incumbent Mark Warner in Virginia Senate race

Published Nov. 7 2014

• New era for abortion in Tennessee; voters open door for more regulation