State civic, business leaders push immigration reform

At a press conference on Thursday, a coalition said that the so-called "Gang of Eight" legislation currently before the U.S. Senate would benefit Tennessee. 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

Haslam has ‘major problem' with changing U.S. Senate nominations

Asked whether Haslam's disapproval would equal a veto, the governor said 'I think it very strongly could be' More

Lawmakers seek takeover of US Senate nominations

Proposal would shift nominating power from the voters to state lawmakers. More

Sen. Lamar Alexander names 2014 re-election campaign co-chairs, minus DesJarlais

Asked about the omission of DesJarlais, an Alexander aide said, 'Both agreed it would be a distraction' More

U.S. Senate candidate sues TN Democratic Party over Mark Clayton's candidacy

Larry Crim filed suit in federal court claiming Chip Forrester failed to weed out Clayton before primary race   More

Alexander's leadership exit move was coy; Tea Party response was anything but

Veteran senator says he will run again in 2014, but some are doubtful More

Whitehouse: Lamar between the lines

Alexander throws GOP team a political curve ball by stepping down from his Senate Republican leadership More

Alexander to step down from Senate GOP chairman post after four-year run

Senior senator feels he can be more effective outside the leadership role More

Vanderbilt library to house Alexander's pre-Senate papers

Collection will be displayed in museum-quality gallery show More
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