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Deputies: Former Senate Aide Arrested On Child Porn Charges Hangs Himself

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.

01/24/2014

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Ex-Senate Staffer Seeks Release In Porn Charges

A former chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander is asking a judge to release him from custody as he faces child pornography charges.

12/14/2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks to students after reading the Dr. Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham" at Rolling Terrace Elementary School on March 1, 2013 in Takoma Park, Md. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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.

06/13/2013

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. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Accuses Dems Of Pushing ‘National School Board’ To Replace No Child Left Behind

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.

06/11/2013