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Stories with person: Bob Corker
  • Corker urges long-term road funding solutions in Tennessee 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 3:22 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday that he hopes his home state of Tennessee won't emulate Washington policymakers by spending on transportation projects without finding ways to pay for them.

  • GOP Sen. Corker acknowledges momentum for Iran deal story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - A key Republican committee chairman acknowledged Tuesday that the White House lobbying campaign for the Iran nuclear deal has generated results, and said he doesn't know if opponents of the deal can prevail.

  • Former Dem congressman, GOP operative decry dark money 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 3:09 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A former Democratic congressman and a prominent Republican political operative on Tuesday called for ending untraceable spending for and against candidates in Tennessee and around the country.

  • Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a 'perverted jihadist' story has photos
    Updated: Aug-15-15 5:35 pm

    CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday called the slaying of four Marines and a sailor at a Chattanooga reserve center the act of a "perverted jihadist."

  • Biden to attend memorial service for shooting victims 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 10:42 am

    CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Vice President Joe Biden will attend an upcoming ceremony in remembrance of four Marines and a sailor who were killed in attacks at two military facilities in Chattanooga.

  • Senators demand documents over Malaysia trafficking upgrade 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 3:02 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senators angered by the decision to upgrade Malaysia in the State Department's human trafficking report threatened a subpoena on Thursday unless they receive all communications related to the annual U.S. ranking of countries' efforts to combat modern-day slavery.

  • Kerry: Malaysia trafficking upgrade not due to trade talks 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 11:47 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that Malaysia was upgraded from the lowest ranking in a U.S. human trafficking report because it made significant improvements, not to ensure its continued participation in talks for a U.S.-backed regional trade pact.

  • Tennessee editorial roundup 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 12:25 pm

    Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:

  • Key senators seek briefing on US human trafficking report 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 11:15 am

    WASHINGTON - Senate Foreign Relations Committee leaders are questioning the State Department's decision to take Malaysia and Cuba off a U.S. blacklist of countries that have failed to combat modern-day slavery.