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  • UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

    The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.


  • People stand at a barricade at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014. The Ukrainian and Russian governments are reporting a shootout at a checkpoint set up by pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine that has left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

    Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

    Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and European efforts to persuade it to back off its confrontation with Ukraine.


  • **FILE** Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, speaks to reporters in Chattanooga on Feb. 15, 2014. (Associated Press)

    U.S. repeating mistakes in Ukraine, Sen. Bob Corker says

    Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, said Wednesday he's concerned America will be too late in responding to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, repeating mistakes made in handling the crisis in Syria.


  • UAW subpoenas Haslam, Corker in VW challenge

    The United Auto Workers has issued subpoenas to U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, Gov. Bill Haslam and 18 other officials as part of a challenge of a vote rejecting union representation at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.


  • Volkswagen expansion talks at standstill in Tenn.

    Expansion talks at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant have ground to a halt amid disagreements about the role of organized labor at the factory in Tennessee.


  • Federal waiver gives Tenn. hospitals $80M

    Tennessee's U.S. senators say they will continue to seek a permanent fix for the state's financially struggling hospitals after they were granted a federal waiver that gives them $80 million.


  • U.S. Ambassador Anne Patterson is accused of striking a deal to stall the formation of an interim Egyptian government to give Mohammed Morsi a chance to return. (Associated Press)

    GOP accuses administration of having no strategy in Syria

    Republicans accused the Obama administration of having no strategy in Syria on Wednesday, but the administration fired back that it does have a strategy – it just can't tell them what it is.


  • **FILE** Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, speaks to reporters in Chattanooga on Feb. 15, 2014. (Associated Press)

    Sen. Bob Corker: Take time to do Ukraine package right

    Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, said Thursday that it's important to take enough time to pass an appropriately strict sanctions and aid package for Ukraine rather than rushing through a sub-par piece of legislation.


  • GOP fundraiser Welch dies at 80

    Ted Welch, a prolific fundraiser in Tennessee Republican politics for four decades, has died. He was 80.


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