WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Tuesday described as "unacceptable" the White House's approach to arming Syrian rebels, saying a reported delay in American weapon shipments "wastes time at the expense of our national interests."
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lamar Alexander doesn't have a declared opponent — Republican or Democrat — in his 2014 bid for a third term. But soon enough, your television or radio might give you the opposite impression.
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., will be the keynote speaker July 9 for the Tennessee Republican Party's annual fundraising dinner in Nashville.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann and his wife, Brenda, contributed a combined $605 to President Barack Obama's inaugural committee.
WASHINGTON — Heard all about U.S. Sen. Bob Corker's efforts on immigration reform?
NASHVILLE — A nationwide analysis of contributions to political causes indicates that the Haslams are the leading family of "elite donors" in Tennessee.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais this week introduced a bill that would prohibit all American military efforts in Syria, defying an odd couple in the process.
The steps were packed, elbow to elbow. Signs jumped up from the nervous crowd as the decision came down from the U.S. Supreme Court and then trickled down through word of mouth, text message and Twitter.
WASHINGTON — In a historic day for gay rights, the Supreme Court gave the nation’s legally married gay couples equal federal footing with all other married Americans on Wednesday and also cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California.
WASHINGTON — Joined by dozens of fellow lawmakers, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., sent a letter Monday to the Environmental Protection Agency challenging a regulation that could hurt Lodge Manufacturing Co. in South Pittsburg and other American foundries.
WASHINGTON — The House lawmaker who controls the fate of American infrastructure says he's "looking very closely" at a Senate-passed bill that could jump-start the stalled lock at Chickamauga Dam.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — With three U.S. House seats in Georgia wide open in 2014, the chance to go to Washington already is attracting a crowd of several state legislators, a minister, a surgeon, a political novice and an ex-congressman seeking a comeback. So far, not one is a Democrat.
WASHINGTON — By his own admission, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann is a stay-at-home guy. Unlike some lawmakers, the Ooltewah Republican refuses late nights on Capitol Hill, steering clear of bourbon and trouble after hours.
WASHINGTON — In his first wide-ranging public discussion since becoming the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker sold his vision of America's role in the world, pushing an active path in Syria and promising tough scrutiny of future entanglements overseas.
WASHINGTON — Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District will be well-represented at tonight's annual congressional baseball game at Nationals Park.