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Stories with person: Lamar Alexander
  • Former Dem congressman, GOP operative decry dark money 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 3:09 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A former Democratic congressman and a prominent Republican political operative on Tuesday called for ending untraceable spending for and against candidates in Tennessee and around the country.

  • Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 2:20 pm

    WASHINGTON - More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars.