WASHINGTON — Several Tennessee and Georgia lawmakers grilled former Internal Revenue Service officials this week.
WASHINGTON — A former top Internal Revenue Service official said Monday that U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan stretched the truth when the former vice presidential candidate mentioned a Chattanooga nonprofit to bolster the idea the IRS favors liberal groups over conservative groups.
WASHINGTON — In virtual lockstep on topics such as guns, God and limited government, Southern Republicans in the Senate differ on how to balance national security interests with First Amendment protections.
WASHINGTON — By Thursday, after a week of fallout from a growing IRS scandal and the Department of Justice's raid on journalists' records, Tennessee's senior senator wasn't the first Republican to link President Barack Obama with President Richard Nixon — he of the enemies list, secret tapes and Watergate.
The voice of Mark West and the sound of static at once entered an uneasy room Thursday night.
WASHINGTON — The IRS subjected the Chattanooga Tea Party to "unnecessary" questioning and "significant processing delays" in the group's request for nonprofit status, according to an inspector general's report and documents obtained by the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday passed a water and transportation bill that could resume construction at the unfinished lock at Chickamauga Dam.
WASHINGTON — A bill that could reignite one of Chattanooga's biggest infrastructure projects may pass the Senate as early as this morning. But, as with nearly everything that may clear the upper chamber these days, the latest Chickamauga lock fix faces delay in the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON — Several Tennessee and Georgia Republicans in Congress will be digging as two House committees investigate the Internal Revenue Service's alleged targeting of right-leaning political groups, including the Ch
Chattanooga Tea Party President Mark West on Saturday welcomed news that Congress may investigate the IRS after the agency admitted it targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
WASHINGTON — When Chattanooga Tea Party President Mark West unfurled his newspaper Tuesday morning, he scowled at what he saw: U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., grinning next to President Barack Obama on the golf course at Andrews Air Force Base.
WASHINGTON — Local Republicans in Congress condemned President Barack Obama's renewed commitment to close the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, freshening their own arguments against transferring detainees and putting Americans in harm's way.
Six months after proposing a new funding path to finish building the $693 million lock at Chickamauga Dam, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander returned to the stalled project Wednesday to tout a Senate vote next week he hopes could get work started again.
WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers from Tennessee and Georgia are at odds over the degree of legal protections owed a controversial American citizen — the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
WASHINGTON — What's due but not collected will soon be taken up if the U.S. Senate has its way.