Isakson reports raising nearly $1.4 million in 2nd quarter for U.S. Senate reelection

Published Jul. 16 2015

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., says his 2016 reelection campaign raised $1.39 million during the second quarter now has more...

More than 1,800 illegal immigrants committed crimes after being released instead of deported

Published Jul. 13 2015

More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested...

Chuck Fleischmann war chest grows without battle in sight

Published Jul. 12 2015

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann's war chest is growing, but there doesn't yet appear to be a primary battle in sight...

Kasich hopes to separate himself from GOP presidential pack but won't "stand on a building and take my shirt off and yell."

Published Jul. 12 2015

NASHVILLE — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is expected to declare his GOP presidential candidacy later this month, said...

U.S. lawmakers debate No Child Left Behind replacement

Published Jul. 9 2015

Education stakeholders in Georgia and Tennessee say Washington needs to loosen its grip on local education.

Isakson blasts Pentagon's plans to cut 4,350 soldiers in Georgia, moves to block U.S. Senate vote on DoD nominee

Published Jul. 8 2015

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today sharply criticized Department of Defense plans to cut 4,350 soldiers in Georgia-based military bases...

Corker warns Venezuela heading toward 'some very difficult times'

Published Jul. 2 2015

NASHVILLE -- Just back from a fact-finding trip to Venezuela, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., says the country has "great...

Gay slur carved into Utah man's arm was staged

Published Jul. 1 2015

A man who reported someone beat him and carved a homophobic slur into his arm staged the attacks, authorities in...

Chris Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest

Published Jun. 30 2015

A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters...

Justices uphold use of drug implicated in botched executions

Published Jun. 29 2015

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched...

Tennessee officials praise, blast Supreme Court decision on subsidies

Published Jun. 26 2015

Darlene Ables was glued to the living room TV in her Soddy-Daisy home Thursday morning, nervously waiting to see what...

Supreme Court gives Obama second big health care win

Published Jun. 25 2015

NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Democrats hailed today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the national tax subsidies for 8.7 million people through...

Read the full transcript of the Boston Bomber's public apology

Published Jun. 24 2015

Thank you, your Honor, for giving me an opportunity to speak. I would like to begin in the name of...

Fellow Democrats slap down Obama's high-profile trade bill

Published Jun. 12 2015

The House derailed a high-profile trade bill on Friday in a humiliating defeat for President Barack Obama inflicted by Democratic...

Iowa cancels closely-watched Republican straw poll

Published Jun. 12 2015

The Iowa Republican straw poll, once a staple campaign event for GOP presidential candidates, is vanishing because of waning interest...

Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson reveals he has Parkinson's Disease

Published Jun. 10 2015

Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson has Parkinson's disease, but says the condition won't alter his decision to seek re-election in...

Cruz Tennessee chairman choice under fire

Published Jun. 10 2015

NASHVILLE — Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has named former Williamson County GOP chairman Kevin Kookogey, a critic of Sharia...

U.S. Senate committee to question McDonough tomorrow, consider him for federal judge position

Published Jun. 9 2015

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will be questioning Chattanooga Chief of Staff Travis McDonough Wednesday to consider confirming him as...

Cummings blasts GOP members for partisan Benghazi comments in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 8 2015

The ranking Democrat on the House Select Committee on Benghazi today blasted Republican Committee Chair Trey Gowdy. R-S.C., and U.S....

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander wants to squeeze FAFSA down to postcard size

Published Jun. 8 2015

Tennessee's U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander hasn't yet shrunk down to postcard size the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, a...

Corker, Alexander vote to move on changes to Patriot Act

Published Jun. 2 2015

If it were up to Tennessee's two U.S. senators, Congress would have simply renewed the controversial Patriot Act.

Sen. Lindsey Graham launches 2016 presidential bid

Published Jun. 1 2015

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham has kicked off his presidential campaign.

Kerry breaks leg in bicycle crash; ends overseas trip early

Published May. 31 2015

GENEVA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a bicycle crash Sunday after striking a...