Corker criticizes effort to defund health care law

Senator says government shutdown would not halt spending for most health care but instead stop military pay   More

Obama in Tennessee to propose 'grand bargain' for jobs

Proposal to cut corp. tax rates in exchange for more spending on jobs programs panned by congressional GOPers More
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Flying high halfway through term, Haslam stays above fray, political land mines

Haslam's nonconfrontational style makes him hard target, especially without sign of serious opposition More

Obama signs bill to preserve dam tailwater fishing

Corps said boating close to spillways was risky, 14 people died in tailwaters below dams on Cumberland since '70  More

First lady to MLK grads: 'Find your passion'

Michelle Obama addressed MLK 2013 graduating class and 3,600 attendees in ceremony held at TSU More

Senate Republicans reject tighter background checks, ban on assault weapons

Tennessee Sens. Alexander and Corker both vote against key bipartisan Toomey-Manchin amendment   More

Nashville runners narrowly avoid Boston Marathon blasts

Area runners express shock over explosions, which have sent dozens to Boston Hospitals and killed at least three More

Blackburn again finds herself in middle of political fray, this time with GOP course at stake

U.S. Rep's media profile has grown steadily as she maintains seemingly ubiquitous cable news presence More

Carr bill aims to prevent feds from enforcing U.S. gun laws in TN

Former U.S. district attorney says such a bill all but guarantees a court challenge More

With deadline looming, Haslam weighs state’s role in Obamacare

GOP majorities stuck between not wanting to have anything to do with Obamacare and local control of program More
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