Georgia Congressman Tom Graves on Sunday contradicted national media reports that tea party unity may be fracturing over the budget standoff.
NASHVILLE — Three Tennessee Republican veterans of mid-1990s congressional confrontations with a Democratic president have differing ideas today about what they meant and what players in Washington's current showdown should learn from them.
Homer Kemp hoped to cross an item off his "bucket list." He planned to stand amidst the 9,387 headstones at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial overlooking Omaha Beach and contemplate the sacrifice made by the buried American soldiers there who died in World War II.
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NASHVILLE -- Add Republican U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann to the list of congressmen who are having their salaries withheld or donated to charity during the partial federal government shutdown.
NASHVILLE -- While 800,000 federal employees are on unpaid furloughs due to the government shutdown, taxpayer-funded checks are still going to the people responsible for the situation.
WASHINGTON — For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown Monday at midnight after congressional Republicans stubbornly demanded changes in the nation's health care law as the price for essential federal funding and President Barack Obama and Democrats adamantly refused.
For months now, Oct. 1 has loomed as the pivotal date for the Affordable Care Act.
Julie Watters was driving down a narrow road in England listening to the radio Friday when the impact of the U.S. government's possible shutdown on Tuesday really hit her.
It's no surprise to find U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., helping lead House GOP hard-liners' charge to take down President Barack Obama's health care law.
Days before a seismic shift in Americans' access to health insurance, shoppers hoping to purchase coverage under the Affordable Care Act finally had their first peek at what it will cost them.
NASHVILLE — Republican Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey says he doesn't see state Rep. Joe Carr having much chance against U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in next year's GOP primary.
WASHINGTON — Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz delivered an old-style filibuster over President Barack Obama’s health care law on Tuesday, even though fellow Republicans urged him to back down for fear of a possible government shutdown in a week.
NASHVILLE — Republican Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey is making no apologies for his controversial 9/11 Twitter post that accused Democratic President Barack Obama of aligning with al-Qaida in Syria's civil war.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bashar Assad “and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.