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...

EPA proposes lowering required amount of ethanol in gas

Published May. 29 2015

The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the overall amount of ethanol blended in the nation's gasoline in coming years,...

Republican Rick Santorum launching second White House run

Published May. 27 2015

WASHINGTON - A spokesman for Rick Santorum says the former Pennsylvania senator is running for president.

Fleischmann already pulling in big dough

Published May. 24 2015

Anyone seeking to unseat U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann next year will need deep pockets.

Senate adopts Republican budget calling for repeal of Obamacare, $5 trillion in savings

Published May. 5 2015

The U.S. Senate has adopted a Republican budget calling for repealing Obama's new health care law, cutting $5 trillion over...

It's official: Mike Huckabee running for White House

Published May. 5 2015

HOPE, Ark. - Former Gov. Mike Huckabee has declared his candidacy for president in the hometown he shares with former...

Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race

Published May. 4 2015

WASHINGTON - Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House...

Ben Carson, famed neurosurgeon, running for president

Published May. 4 2015

WASHINGTON - Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in...

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'I am running for president'

Published Apr. 29 2015

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Bernie Sanders has made it official, telling The Associated Press in an interview that he's running for...

Lamar Alexander's No Child Left Behind fix passes through committee

Published Apr. 16 2015

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators today ushered in a rewrite of the controversial set of federal education regulations known...

Marco Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

Published Apr. 13 2015

MIAMI - Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels "uniquely...

Second shot: Hillary Clinton running again for president

Published Apr. 12 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the...

In historic face to face, Obama, Castro vow to turn the page

Published Apr. 12 2015

PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro sat down together Saturday in the first formal meeting of...

Hillary Clinton to announce presidential campaign on Sunday

Published Apr. 10 2015

WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation about her political future and launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential...

Corker's Iran plan called 'a balancing act'

Published Apr. 10 2015

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker is walking a long, thin tightrope.

Chuck Fleischmann closer to his dream job

Published Apr. 8 2015

Third Congressional District U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., has taken one step closer to his dream of leading the House...

Anti-slavery bill won't be stalled by Menendez indictment, Corker says

Published Apr. 8 2015

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker's staff says the indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez will have no impact on Corker's effort to...

How Sen. Lamar Alexander plans to fix No Child Left Behind

Published Apr. 7 2015

Sen. Lamar Alexander's taken another step toward reworking No Child Left Behind, and he's got a partner across the isle.

Religious objections bill passes Arkansas House

Published Apr. 2 2015

Arkansas lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a revised religious objections measure after Gov. Asa Hutchinson asked for changes in...

Watson won't say no to Fleischmann challenge

Published Mar. 30 2015

NASHVILLE -- After a raucous 2010 political GOP primary and hard-fought contests in 2012 and 2014, will 2016 be the...

GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

Published Mar. 25 2015

WASHINGTON — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly...