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Lamar Alexander

Andrew Lamar Alexander Jr. is an American politician who is currently serving as the senior United States Senator from Tennessee, a seat he has held since 2003. A member of the Republican Party, he also was the 45th governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987 and the 5th United States Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993, where he helped the implementation of Education 2000. Born in Maryville, Tennessee, Alexander graduated from Vanderbilt University and the New York University School of Law. After establishing a legal career in Nashville, Tennessee, Alexander ran for Governor of Tennessee in 1974, but was defeated by Democrat Ray Blanton. Alexander ran for governor again in 1978, and this time defeated his Democratic opponent. He won re-election in 1982 and served as chairman of the National Governors Association from 1985 to 1986.

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Grant to bring new mountain bike and hiking trails to Foothills Parkway in Cocke County

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) announced Friday a $500,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional...

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Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander's Dog Spotted Snoozing During Coronavirus Hearing, Sparking...

It was a day of viral moments in the United States Senate on Tuesday, but it seems that Senator ...

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This virus is no joke, and Sen. Lamar Alexander is doing the smart thing

Local 24 News political analyst and commentator Otis Sanford shares his point of view on Sen. Lamar ...

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Sen. Lamar Alexander: Gov. Lee has ‘done well’ with coronavirus response

Lamar Alexander, the former governor of Tennessee and a current congressman says Governor Bill Lee...

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Green Bay Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander can't believe he was hurdled by Louisville Cardinals...

Green Bay Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander can't believe he was hurdled by former Louisville Cardinals teammate and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.

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GOP Sen. Alexander pushes back on Rand Paul's criticism of Fauci: He's not claiming to be...

Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander said Wednesday that Sen. Rand Paul's criticism of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director ...

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Alexander Breaks With Paul: Fauci 'Isn't Holding Himself Up As An Omniscient Person'

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions...

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Senator Lamar Alexander joins Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press"

United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) joined Chuck Todd on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday...

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