Bob Corker

The state’s elections coordinator says he doesn’t have the authority to scrap the results of the Aug. 2 Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, in which a little-known candidate whose “hatred and bigotry” has prompted the party to disavow his candidacy won the nomination. Elections Coordinator Mark Goins said there’s no time to hold a new […]

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The path to boosting job growth in Tennessee is obstructed by federal regulations, a handful of state and federal GOP lawmakers told members of Congress at a field hearing in Murfreesboro Monday. State officials are paving the way for job growth at the state level, but there’s nothing more they can do when the federal […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Democratic Party; Sept. 7, 2011: New analysis shows extreme plan endorsed by Sen. Corker, GOP presidential front runners would cost Tennessee 184,569 jobs NASHVILLE—In advance of tonight’s GOP presidential debate in California, the Tennessee Democratic Party released a new estimate of the number of jobs which would be lost in […]

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Days before the Mississippi River is expected to crest in Memphis, Gov. Bill Haslam’s office is releasing a “video journal” of him on the ground tromping through the rubble left from last week’s storms. “This is flooding of historic proportions. Everyone keeps talking about the flood of 1937 and being back to that level,” Haslam […]

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Larger than Life

by Mike Morrow on April 10, 2011

Saturday’s funeral service for Gov. Ned Ray McWherter at the Capitol drew a power-packed line-up of state dignitaries. Al Gore and Bill Clinton eulogized. Also attending were Gov. Bill Haslam, U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker, former U.S. Sens. Howard Baker, Jim Sasser and Harlan Mathews and former governors Phil Bredesen, Don Sundquist and Winfield Dunn.

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Press Release from the Tennessee Democratic Party, Sept. 23, 2010: Republicans from Washington, D.C., including Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, are crisscrossing the state in an attempt to confuse Tennessee voters into believing the weak job market is a result of current economic policies. “I’m confident Tennessee voters remember what got us into this […]

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