Sen. Lamar Alexander
Veteran GOP lawmaker was facing challenges from several Tea Party candidates.
Add Kansas to the list of states where tea partyers tried and failed to knock out Senate Republicans this year. Next up: Tennessee, and the odds for the upstarts are no better.
A former aide to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was found dead in Maryland, just weeks after the former staffer’s arrest on child pornography charges, sheriff’s officials said Friday.
A former chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander is asking a judge to release him from custody as he faces child pornography charges.
Senate GOP: Education Secretary Has ‘States Over A Barrel’ On Sweeping Rewrite Of No Child Left Behind
The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday finished its sweeping rewrite of No Child Left Behind that eases coast-to-coast requirements for schools and gives states greater independence to set their own goals.
The good intentions of No Child Left Behind have not yielded good policy, the Democratic chairman of the Senate education panel said Tuesday as lawmakers began to rewrite the sweeping legislation that governs all schools that receive federal tax dollars.