WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says a proposal to put Syria’s chemical weapons under international control to avoid U.S. military strikes could be a potential breakthrough.
NASHVILLE — A national conservative women's group Monday endorsed Republican state Rep. Jim Tracy in his challenge to 4th Congressional District Congressman Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., citing what it called DesJarslais' "abandonment of his core principles."
NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said Monday that President Barack Obama's call for U.S. military strikes punishing Syria's regime over alleged use of chemical weapons poses too many unknown risks and could backfire.
NASHVILLE — A week after the release of a poll that suggests Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander would be vulnerable to a "credible conservative" in the GOP primary next year, the Alexander campaign says its own new poll shows the Tennessee lawmaker is in a "very strong position" to fend off GOP rivals.
NASHVILLE -- U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander's efforts to ward off a primary challenge from the right fell short Tuesday with Tennessee state Rep. Joe Carr's announcement that he will mount a tea party challenge for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON — For the record, 11-year-old Josie Molina says the decision to ask U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais how her undocumented father could stay in the United States was hers and no one else’s.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Sunday called for the United States to "recalibrate" future foreign aid to Egypt, consistent with America's national interests.
ATLANTA — State lawmakers and staff from around the country will gather in Atlanta this week for a conference on a wide variety of issues facing state legislatures.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker is welcoming President Barack Obama’s announcement that he is backing a bipartisan Senate effort the Tennessee Republican helped craft seeks to strengthen America’s housing finance system and shield taxpayers from bearing the brunt of future economic meltdowns.
NASHVILLE — Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he’s “very supportive” of fellow U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. Thinks he’s a “great senator.” Really hopes Alexander doesn’t get an opponent. Wants him to win re-election in 2014.
A U.S. Senate panel split largely along partisan lines today to send President Barack Obama’s two nominees to the National Labor Relations Board to the Senate floor.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Secretary of State Tré Hargett is the new president of the National Association of Secretaries of State.
A pair of local college students have met with members of Congress and even the president this summer.
A crisis is brewing in the federal judiciary that experts say could jeopardize fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution.
NASHVILLE — Republican 4th Congressional District hopeful Jim Tracy raised seven times the amount of money that U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., raised during the second quarter and almost three times as much as state Rep. Joe Carr, federal filings show.