WASHINGTON — Two hundred Tennessee teachers at risk of getting fired. Four thousand Georgia children unable to get vaccines for measles and mumps. Twenty-seven thousand federal employees in Alabama facing furloughs.
WASHINGTON — At least 18 donors to U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais have pledged money, support or both to the congressman's opponent, adding to a growing list of defections amid personal scandals and political fallout.
The $1.2 trillion in federal budget cuts slated to take effect next week are a loud "wake-up call" to the country's spending ills, Tennessee's junior senator said Friday.
WASHINGTON — An arm slumped over his chair in the Senate chamber, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander seemed absent from the proceedings, relaxing his wiry frame and chatting away.
WASHINGTON — First, it was a family friend. Now, it's his daughter.
WASHINGTON — Last October, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor didn't just get an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker lived up to his reputation as a moderate Republican on Wednesday, probing but not slamming Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing over last year's attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
U.S. Reps. Scott DesJarlais, Chuck Fleischmann and Tom Graves collectively raised more than $30,000 from New York and New Jersey residents during their 2012 re-election campaigns.
It's been said that U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann owes everything to House Speaker John Boehner.
Despite stalled negotiations over the "fiscal cliff," U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker predicted Friday that "almost all Americans" won't see an increase in their federal income taxes.
Tennessee voters recently re-elected a GOP senator and seven Republican House members, but a new Vanderbilt University poll shows everyone is out of sync on key "fiscal cliff" issues.
NASHVILLE — It may play well on the Internet, but nine out of 10 Tennesseans are turning their thumbs down to the state's seceding from the United States, according to a Vanderbilt University poll.
NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Saturday squelched any speculation that he might not run for a third term in 2014.
NASHVILLE — If federal officials don't resolve the so-called fiscal cliff, the impact of tax hikes on consumer spending likely will hit sales-tax dependent states like Tennessee the hardest, a tax expert warned Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — Here is a timeline of comments by the administration and Libyan officials on what they believed happened in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, beginning the night of the assault and continuing through September.