Bob Corker

8:16 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Senators Introduce Bill to Preserve Tailwater Fishing

Senators from Kentucky and Tennessee have introduced legislation to preserve tailwater fishing in the dams of the Cumberland River. The legislation, called the Freedom to Fish Act, would prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from installing barriers along portions of the river that would block fishing access to tailwaters.

Dams are popular fishing spots because small fish get trapped and attract larger ones like catfish and bass. Corp officials say boating too close to the spillways at the dams is a safety risk and that barriers will go up this year. Anglers in both states have been voicing outrage over the plan.

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2:22 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

Tennessee Democratic Party Disavows Senate Candidate

Mark Clayton

The Tennessee Democratic Party is disavowing Mark Clayton as their party's U. S. Senate nominee, saying the little-known candidate belongs to a hate group. Clayton, a floor installer, received twice the votes of his nearest competitor in a seven-candidate Democratic primary Thursday.

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Morning Cram
10:52 am
Thu July 5, 2012

morning cram [the highwaymen edition]

Black has been in and out of prison for drug and fraud charges while battling his addiction to cocaine. During his prison time, Al was given the opportunity to paint murals on the walls of The Central Florida Reception Center where he was housed.
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10:41 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Corker has tax reform plan, not airing it yet

Tennessee’s U.S. Senator Bob Corker says he has a plan to reform taxes and balance the federal budget, but he won't release details until after November’s presidential election.  

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Tennessee Government
7:28 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Lawmakers Host Jobs Hearing in Tennessee

Republican lawmakers are hosting a conference in Tennessee aimed at loosening federal regulations they say hinder job growth.  

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