Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said he disagrees with President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate the United States’ membership in the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Trump administration formally notified the United Nations this week of its decision to leave WHO, The New York Times reported. Read More
Two members of the GOP running to replace the retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) have released their own separate polls concerning which Republican leads the race for the primary election and by how much.
Both polls tallied wildly different results. Read More
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) appeared on CNN Sunday and seemed to chastise U.S. President Donald Trump for not wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.
If Trump wears a mask, the senator hypothesized, then the president’s voters will do as he does. Read More
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) this week took to the floor of the Senate to plead with people to “not try to erase our history,” especially as it pertains to former U.S. President Andrew Jackson’s statue in Lafayette Square.
During his lifetime, Jackson resided in Tennessee. Read More
Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said Tuesday that Congress should act this year on “needed changes” to prepare for the next pandemic.
This, according to a press release that Alexander posted on his official website. Read More
U.S. Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) this week weighed in on the topic of telehealth.
Alexander said the government should permanently extend at least two of the most important temporary changes in federal policy made to help patients see doctors by phone or video during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
U.S. Senate candidate Manny Sethi released a new ad Thursday entitled “Leftwing Lockdown.”
“For the last three months liberals said social distancing is so important, you deserve to be arrested if you go out to eat or go to church with too many people. They destroyed small businesses and ruined lives,” Sethi said in an emailed press release. Read More
Senate Health and Education Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) said students safely going back to public and private schools in the fall “will help our country take its surest step toward normalcy.”
Alexander said this on Wednesday during the Senate Health and Education Committee hearing — “COVID-19: Going Back to School Safely.” The hearing featured witnesses from across the country who are on the ground working to help students go back to school in the fall safely. Read More
U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty said Monday that he will continue to support law enforcement officials and their full funding.
This, after Minneapolis officials pledged to dismantle their police department.
“Our law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every single day to keep our communities safe. They are the only thing standing between anarchy and law and order,” Hagerty said in a press release on his campaign’s website. Read More
Senate Health and Education Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) this week said “the question for administrators of 6,000 colleges and universities is not whether to reopen in August, but how to do it safely.”
Alexander made his remarks during this week’s Senate Health and Education Committee hearing — “COVID-19: Going Back to College Safely” — which featured college and university presidents discussing their work to help students go back to school in the fall as safely as possible. Read More
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Friday endorsed Manny Sethi to replace the retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN).
Sethi announced this on his campaign’s website. Read More
Members of the Washington, D.C.-based Taxpayers Protection Alliance have released a letter ripping politicians’ proposals to set price controls for health care coverage.
Several academics from around the country attached their names to the letter, including the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga economics professor Bruce Hutchinson. These economists compose a group called the Coalition Against Rate Setting. Read More
U.S. Senate candidate Manny Sethi announced Tuesday that he will begin a 95 county tour in the coming days. Read More
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) seemed to say this past weekend that he’s not on board with President Donald Trump’s latest efforts to repeal Obamacare — at least not with the reasoning. Read More
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said Sunday that someone could potentially test themselves for COVID-19 using something as seemingly mundane as a lollipop.
Alexander said this on NBC’s Meet the Press.
“You might be able to put a lollipop in your mouth with a swab and take a picture of it with your cell phone. If it lights up then you’re positive,” Alexander told host Chuck Todd, while referring to one potential breakthrough. Read More
Republican Senate candidate Manny Sethi issued a statement on General Michael Flynn this week.
“Every American should be grateful for General Flynn’s patriotism and years of service to our country,” Sethi said on his Facebook page.“I am glad to see today’s announcement and to see him get justice.” Read More
U.S. Senate Republican candidate Bill Hagerty said Monday that he had filed his nominating petition to qualify for the Republican primary ballot with the most signatures for a GOP candidate running for public office in Tennessee history.
Hagerty announced this on his campaign’s website Monday. Read More
Bill Hagerty, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, announced that he will be hosting a telephone town hall Wednesday with Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump’s director for the National Economic Council. Read More
Some Republicans in the U.S. Senate are reportedly drifting toward another surprise medical billing proposal, one that differs from what U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee has to offer.
This, according to ModernHealthcare.com, which reported some of these Republican senators have competitive re-election races this year.
“As a May 22 deadline to fund expiring healthcare programs gets closer, several vulnerable GOP senators have announced their support for a surprise billing proposal pushed by Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) that has been shelved by committee leadership. Sens. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) announced their support for Cassidy’s bill on Feb. 11, and Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) followed suit on March 3,” according to the website. Read More
Members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation told Middle Tennessee residents Tuesday they will do everything they can to help the state recover after tornadoes claimed at least 25 lives. Read More
The Washington, D.C.-based Heritage Action last week argued against U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander’s Surprise Medical Billing legislation and said conservatives must steer legislators away from what it called “the heavy hand of big government.” Read More
Physician turned U.S. Republican Senate candidate Manny Sethi announced Wednesday what he called a plan to address the coronavirus. Read More
An official with the Washington, D.C.-based Taxpayers Protection Alliance warns the coronavirus would worsen if U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander’s Surprise Medical Billing legislation were already law. Read More
In a statement released late Thursday, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said he will vote against having witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Alexander was one of four Republican senators that Democrats were trying to convince to support extending impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate for at least another week in order to call the witnesses the House of Representatives failed to prior to delivering Articles of Impeachment two weeks ago. Read More
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander could play a key role in deciding if witnesses will be called during the Senate impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump. Read More
Add Shelby County resident George Flinn to the list of announced candidates seeking to replace U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander in the U.S. Senate. Read More
More free-market groups oppose U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee on the surprise medical billing legislation he’s pushing. Read More
On Friday morning’s Battleground State Report with Michael Patrick Leahy and Doug Kellett, Leahy discussed how the impeachment process would play out with the four key Republicans who may vote for witnesses. Read More
Members of an organization who want former national security advisor John Bolton to testify in the impeachment hearings against U.S. Republican President Donald Trump will reportedly put out ads in six states. Read More
U.S. Republican Senate candidate Bill Hagerty said this week he believes it’s improper for four Democratic U.S. senators to participate in impeachment hearings when they are running for president against Donald Trump. Read More
Jeff Webb, founder and chairman of The New American Populist (TNAP), praised Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) after she asked the four Democratic senators running for president to recuse themselves from the Senate’s impeachment hearings. Read More
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, (R-TN-01) says one of his goals before he retires is to pass bipartisan legislation to resolve the issue of surprise medical billing. Read More
Members of the Tennessee Alliance/Tennessee Grassroots Patriots have created a formal document people may use to pass along to their elected officials to declare they give no consent to refugee resettlement. Read More
U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee says he’ll do everything he can to keep surprise medical billing at the top of Congress’ to-do list in 2020, despite opposition from, among others, the National Taxpayers Union. Read More
NASHVILLE — Nashville resident Brenda Butka believes U.S. Republican President Donald Trump committed a crime in office, and she also believes members of the U.S. House of Representatives have a duty to impeach him this week. Read More
Staff for Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee won’t say if he is one of six Republicans in the U.S. Senate who allegedly have plans to vote to remove President Donald Trump from office if the opportunity arises. Read More
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee and the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee have reached a deal on health care legislation that includes a proposal to address payment disputes over surprise medical bills. Read More
U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said he will not take a position on the likely impeachment of U.S. Republican President Donald Trump if the matter heads to the U.S. Senate for trial. Read More
Tennessee’s Senators Lamar Alexander and Marsha Blackburn, along with Rep. Mark Green (R-TN-07), sent a letter to President Donald Trump Monday asking him to support Gov. Bill Lee’s federal aid request for a major disaster declaration. “The storms that swept across the State of Tennessee beginning on October 26th… Read More
Members of the National Taxpayers Union and 14 other taxpayer, consumer, and free-market advocates submitted a letter to Congressional leaders to express concerns about legislation U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, Republican from Tennessee, is pushing. Read More
Dr. Manny Sethi, a Republican who wants to replace the retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, thanked everyone involved in the operation that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Read More
In an exclusive interview Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am – host Michael Patrick Leahy spoke with Dr. Manny Sethi in-studio to discuss his background and reasons he is running… Read More
Dr. Manny Sethi, a Tennessee Republican running to replace Lamar Alexander in the U.S. Senate, has a blunt new ad that could inflame leftist-progressives across the Volunteer State. Read More
When then-President Barack Obama launched Obamacare, he declared that if you liked your doctors, you could keep them. That wasn’t true, as many patients soon found out. Read More
U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee wouldn’t say Monday whether he will go along with investigating U.S. Republican President Donald Trump’s alleged attempts to get a foreign country to discredit Joe Biden’s son. Read More
Dr. Manny Sethi, a Republican who wants to replace the retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, said Tennessee voters may rest assured he, if elected, won’t fall in with the Washington D.C. establishment. Read More
Congress is poised to address surprise medical billing, an issue that has hurt too many patients in Tennessee and throughout the nation—that is, if they can muster the fortitude to pass a commonsense proposal that upholds the free market ideals conservatives should embrace. However, some of the so-called solutions that have been put forward betray these values and would result in greater government interference into our health care system, which is the last thing we need. Read More
Fiscal conservatives and free market advocates are calling out U.S. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee for his new health care legislation they say is almost as bad as something Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would push. Read More
Bill Hagerty announced Monday he is indeed running for Lamar Alexander’s U.S. Senate seat.
Hagerty said in a press release he decided to run after he “saw the threat to Tennessee and our country from the Democrats’ socialist agenda.” Read More
Bill Hagerty, likely to run for Lamar Alexander’s U.S. Senate seat, warned Tennessee residents on his Twitter page that members of the Democratic Party have brought their immigration agenda to the Volunteer State. Read More