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  • Lawmakers, Humane Society, target horses' sore spot

    The Humane Society of the United States is pressuring congressional leaders to set a vote on legislation to ban a cruel trick used to get some Tennessee Walking Horses to high-step at shows.

  • Is the Republican fight against Medicaid expansion over?

    The fight over Medicaid expansion might be nearing the beginning of the end.

  • Tennessee may expand Medicaid

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said that the state will submit a plan to federal regulators "sometime this fall with a plan ... that we think makes sense for Tennessee," according to the Nashville Tennessean.

  • Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen workers who oppose the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga are looking to form their own union. The Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/1vM9f5u ) reports that the group wants to form the first chapter of what would be...

  • GM likely to announce SUVs, jobs at Tenn. plant

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors and government officials are expected to announce new vehicles and jobs Wednesday at a sprawling factory complex in Spring Hill, Tennessee. An announcement is scheduled for Wednesday morning at the plant, which is likely to get new Cadillac and GMC crossover SUVs...

  • Did ideology trump morality in Tennessee GOP primary?

    There was a time in the not-too-distant past when Republicans would disown politicians who embarrassed the party. Apparently that is no longer always the case.

  • TVA board votes to retire Memphis coal plant

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal. CEO Bill Johnson said the $975...

  • Treatment at a Veterans Affairs hospital nearly killed an agency whistleblower

    An Iraq war veteran says she lived through the patient care and retaliation scandals now plaguing the VA -- barely. Fourth in a five-part series.

  • Don't mistake Tea Party birth pains for death throes

    With Republican Sens. Pat Roberts in Kansas and Lamar Alexander in Tennessee winning their respective primaries, Tea Party challengers failed in all attempts in this primary cycle to defeat Senate incumbents.

  • Another Republican incumbent likely to survive Tea Party challenge

    Sen. Lamar Alexander looks like he'll be the latest Republican incumbent to successfully fend off a Tea Party challenger.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 7

    A House subcommittee is expected to take up discussions on the Ebola outbreak and how to combat it. The House Foreign Affairs committee will discuss the outbreak just one day after the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

  • Gay marriage bans undergo scrutiny in four states

    Gay marriage bans in four states will be significantly tested Wednesday when a three-judge panel will hear arguments on challenges to the laws -- the latest in a slew of lawsuits against similar laws nationwide since last summer.



From the Weekly Standard

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