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Corker Votes to Dismantle President Obama’s Health Care Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today voted for the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762), legislation that would dismantle the president’s health care law and build a bridge to a better health care system for hardworking families across the country. “The president’s health care …

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Corker Honors the Life of Fred Thompson

WASHINGTON – In remarks on the U.S. Senate floor today, Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) joined Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) in honoring the life of former Senator Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.). “Tennessee has lost a great son, as has our nation,” said Corker. “Fred had this extraordinary ability to capture people’s imagination. …

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Corker Statement on the Passing of Fred Thompson

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) released the following statement on the passing of Fred Thompson. “Fred Thompson served the people of Tennessee and America with great honor and distinction,” said Corker. “From the courtroom to Capitol Hill to Hollywood, his larger than life personality was infectious and …

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Corker Votes to Maintain Spending Restrictions

Senator Voted Twice to Defund Planned Parenthood, Redirect Women’s Health Funding  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today voted for legislation to temporarily fund the government while adhering to the spending constraints put in place by the Budget Control Act. “The American …

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Corker Rejects Obama Administration’s Possible Accommodation of Russian Military Support for Assad in Syria

Says Solutions to Humanitarian Crisis in Middle East Must Mitigate Threat from Assad Regime WASHINGTON – During a hearing on the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, rejected the Obama administration’s possible accommodation of Russian intervention in Syria …

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