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Stories with person: Lamar Alexander
  • Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear deal story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 3:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democrats on Wednesday blocked the Senate's first spending bill of the year in a last-minute fight over a Republican effort to undercut the Iran nuclear deal and scuttle U.S. plans to buy Iranian "heavy water."

  • GOP Senate OKs Obama judicial nominee for Tennessee story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-16 11:28 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Republican-led Senate easily confirmed President Barack Obama's pick for a Tennessee federal judgeship on Monday, even as the GOP maintained its blockade against considering Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court vacancy.

  • 13 Republicans line up for West Tennessee congressional race 
    Updated: Apr-09-16 12:29 pm

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Some 22 candidates have lined up for the Tennessee 8th Congressional District race to replace Stephen Fincher in Congress, while Diane Black faces a challenge in Tennessee's 6th Congressional District. Scott DesJarlais is again seeking to hold on to his 4th District seat.