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McConnell chokes up in emotional tribute to retiring Tennessee senator

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell choked up on the Senate floor Wednesday as he remembered his decades long friendship with the retiring Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, a rare moment of raw emotion from the usually stoic Republican leader.

lamar alexander - CNN
9:27am PST - December 2nd, 2020

Alexander preaches consensus in farewell to fractious Senate

Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee political legend who forged a productive path as a Senate institutionalist after tours as governor and Cabinet secretary, has said goodbye to the chamber

lamar alexander - Independent
9:24am PST - December 2nd, 2020

Sen. Alexander nears finish line of decades in public office

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says the “internet democracy” in which an angry president can quickly tweet to tens of millions of people has driven division in the U.S. But he says it's something Americans need to figure out if they are going to solve big problems

lamar alexander - Independent
9:59am PST - November 25th, 2020

US election 2020: Biden to present team as Trump allows transition

The US president-elect will formally introduce cabinet picks, as the transfer of power gathers pace.

lamar alexander - BBC News
6:24am PST - November 24th, 2020

Trump relents after steady drumbeat of fellow Republicans urge start of Biden transition - Reuters India

President Donald Trump gave some ground on Monday to allow Joe Biden's transition to the presidency after the ranks grew of prominent Republicans calling for Trump to end efforts to overturn his election defeat.

lamar alexander - Reuters
6:10pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Trump relents after steady drumbeat of fellow Republicans urge start of Biden transition - Reuters India

President Donald Trump gave some ground on Monday to allow Joe Biden's transition to the presidency after the ranks grew of prominent Republicans calling for Trump to end efforts to overturn his election defeat.

lamar alexander - Reuters
6:08pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

GOP Senator Urges Trump to Help Biden Admin Succeed, Says 'People Remember the Last Thing You Do'

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) urged President Donald Trump to "put the country first and have a prompt and orderly transition to help the new administration succeed" on Monday.

lamar alexander - Newsweek
4:23pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden's 1st Cabinet picks expected Tuesday amid roadblocks - The Associated Press

  1. Biden's 1st Cabinet picks expected Tuesday amid roadblocks  The Associated Press
  2. Biden chief of staff says inauguration ‘not going to be the same’  POLITICO
  3. Biden will announce first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, chief of staff Klain s…

    lamar alexander - Associated Press
    10:25am PST - November 22nd, 2020

President-Elect Joe Biden’s First Cabinet Picks Expected Tuesday Amid Roadblocks

President-elect Joe Biden's first Cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January.

lamar alexander - Time
9:50am PST - November 22nd, 2020

More U.S. Congress Republicans openly doubt Trump's election claims - Reuters

Pressure for President Donald Trump to start the transition process to President-elect Joe Biden built among Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Friday, as several voiced doubts over Trump's claims of fraudulent voting.

lamar alexander - Reuters
5:47pm PST - November 20th, 2020

Biden calls on US Congress to pass emergency COVID-19 aid

US President-elect Joe Biden met with top Democrats to discuss a plan to tackle the surging COVID-19 pandemic.

lamar alexander - Al Jazeera English
2:46pm PST - November 20th, 2020

More U.S. Congress Republicans openly doubt Trump's election claims - Reuters

Pressure for President Donald Trump to start the transition process to President-elect Joe Biden built among Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Friday, as several voiced doubts over Trump's claims of fraudulent voting.

lamar alexander - Reuters
1:53pm PST - November 20th, 2020

Lamar Alexander Calls on Trump Admin. to Give Biden Presidential Briefings

Senator Lamar Alexander on Friday called on the Trump administration to begin providing Joe Biden with presidential briefings and other transition resources.

lamar alexander - National Review
10:12am PST - November 20th, 2020

Republican Sen. Alexander says Trump administration should give Biden's team materials for smooth transition - Reuters

Retiring Republican Senator Lamar Alexander on Friday said that the Trump administration should provide President-elect Joe Biden's team with all materials, resources and meetings necessary for a smooth transition.

lamar alexander - Reuters
9:19am PST - November 20th, 2020

GOP Senator Urges Trump to Begin Transition Process for Biden

"If there's any chance whatsoever that Joe Biden will be the next president, and it looked like he has a very good chance the Trump administration should provide the Biden team with all transition materials," Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander wrote in a state…

lamar alexander - Newsweek
8:27am PST - November 20th, 2020

Republican Senator Lamar Alexander urges Trump to begin Biden transition

Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee has called on the president to allow for the transition process to the Biden administration to begin, specifically to assist in coronavirus vaccine distribution.

lamar alexander - Independent
7:42am PST - November 20th, 2020

Romney says he can't imagine 'a more undemocratic action' than what Trump's done

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, tore into President Donald Trump late Thursday for his continued efforts to sow doubt about the results of the presidential race and decision not to concede.

lamar alexander - NBC News
4:25am PST - November 20th, 2020

US Senate blocks confirmation of Trump Fed nominee Shelton

Judy Shelton had advocated a return to the 'gold standard' and criticised the Fed's independence in monetary policy

lamar alexander - Al Jazeera English
2:26pm PST - November 17th, 2020

Trump's controversial pick for U.S. Federal Reserve stalls after Kamala Harris casts a key vote

The nomination of U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial pick for the Federal Reserve is stalled in the Senate after vice-president-elect Kamala Harris returned to the chamber to cast a key vote in a tally Tuesday.

lamar alexander - CBC News
1:42pm PST - November 17th, 2020

Senate blocks Trump Fed pick confirmation

President Trump's controversial Fed pick Judy Shelton appears to be blocked from joining the central bank's board, for now —a dramatic turn of events, marred by two senators who were expected to support her, but were in quarantine for COVID-related concerns.W…

lamar alexander - Axios
1:02pm PST - November 17th, 2020

Fed nominee Shelton set for tight vote as Alexander declares opposition

Sen. Lamar Alexander joins Sens. Susan Collins and Mitt Romney in resisting Judy Shelton’s confirmation to the U.S. central bank.

lamar alexander - Politico
1:25pm PST - November 16th, 2020

White House expects Fed nominee Shelton to be confirmed - Reuters UK

The White House on Monday said it expected Judy Shelton, U.S. President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve, to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate despite the reported opposition of a third senator, Republican Lamar Alexander.

lamar alexander - Reuters
1:00pm PST - November 16th, 2020

UPDATE 1-Trump's Fed pick Shelton draws third Republican 'no' - Reuters

A third senator said he would oppose Republican U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, former economic adviser Judy Shelton, narrowing the margin of her support but likely not eliminating her chance at confirmation.

lamar alexander - Reuters
12:42pm PST - November 16th, 2020

Third U.S. senator says he opposes Trump's Fed pick Shelton - Reuters

A third senator has said he would oppose Republican U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, former economic adviser Judy Shelton, according to the Washington Post and CNBC.

lamar alexander - Reuters
12:04pm PST - November 16th, 2020

Third U.S. senator says he opposes Trump's Fed pick Shelton - Reuters India

A third senator has said he would oppose Republican U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, former economic adviser Judy Shelton, according to the Washington Post and CNBC.

lamar alexander - Reuters
12:00pm PST - November 16th, 2020

I just had one retire, Lamar Alexander . It did not give him any guts either. https://t.co/glLNZmYUfz

(@ginnygail1)
7:13pm PST - January 21st, 2021

RT @JRCoatsJr: @RadioFreeTom I lived in Knoxville in the late 70's early 80's when Lamar Alexander said he would drag Tn. into the 20th cen…

Mary Carpenter (@lualima25)
6:38pm PST - January 21st, 2021

RT @CisdCte: Congratulations to our welding students who competed at the Lamar Institute Technology competition. All students received the…

Phyllis McCanless (@phyllisreno1)
4:03pm PST - January 21st, 2021

RT @PolicyOutsider: The podcast builds on @rebeccanatow's analysis of the HELP Committee following the retirement of US Senator and HELP Co…

Heather Trela (@HeatherTrela)
9:34am PST - January 21st, 2021

RT @PolicyOutsider: The podcast builds on @rebeccanatow's analysis of the HELP Committee following the retirement of US Senator and HELP Co…

Dr. Rebecca Natow (@rebeccanatow)
9:29am PST - January 21st, 2021

RT @PolicyOutsider: The podcast builds on @rebeccanatow's analysis of the HELP Committee following the retirement of US Senator and HELP Co…

Lisa Parshall (@ParshallLisa)
9:28am PST - January 21st, 2021

RT @PolicyOutsider: The podcast builds on @rebeccanatow's analysis of the HELP Committee following the retirement of US Senator and HELP Co…

Joel Tirado (@TiradoComms)
9:16am PST - January 21st, 2021

RT @PolicyOutsider: The podcast builds on @rebeccanatow's analysis of the HELP Committee following the retirement of US Senator and HELP Co…

Rockefeller Institute (@RockefellerInst)
9:16am PST - January 21st, 2021

RT @elmachuca: Bernie’s in Austin waiting for his to go order of Southwestern Eggrolls at the Lamar Chili’s https://t.co/OYUs7ZLKpj https:/…

Kris Alexander (@kris_alexander)
8:33am PST - January 21st, 2021

its all coming together now, lamar alexander is a FIS informant?

MENSCH•BOT∞3000 (@KillbotX)
11:30pm PST - January 20th, 2021

RT @noahmitchell0: I miss Lamar Alexander. https://t.co/eA2eN4efcy

CaptainCavalier (@Cavalier1246)
5:31pm PST - January 20th, 2021

I miss Lamar Alexander. https://t.co/eA2eN4efcy

Noah Mitchell (@noahmitchell0)
5:29pm PST - January 20th, 2021

RT @NOgnanovich: As #BidenHarrisInauguration nears, peaceful transfer of power appears underway, same as celebrated in 2013 inaugural comme…

Cameron Leuthy (@CLeuthy)
8:28am PST - January 20th, 2021

RT @rjochoa: Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen, and Baker Mayfield are all going to be eligible for contract extensions this offseason. They were…

Alex Solis (@alexander_suns)
8:26am PST - January 20th, 2021

RT @ConnorNFLDraft: Jerry and Stephen when Lamar and Josh Allen both make $40m plus before they pay Dak. https://t.co/3MHgeSqHFH

Alex Solis (@alexander_suns)
8:26am PST - January 20th, 2021

Roy Blunt is only speaking because he’s involved with the Inaugural committee. His speech will be remembered as a joke, just like Lamar Alexander’s when Obama was inaugurated. #GetOffTheStage

Harrogate Holler (@harrogateholler)
8:25am PST - January 20th, 2021

RT @NOgnanovich: As #BidenHarrisInauguration nears, peaceful transfer of power appears underway, same as celebrated in 2013 inaugural comme…

Bloomberg Government (@BGOV)
8:24am PST - January 20th, 2021
As #BidenHarrisInauguration nears, peaceful transfer of power appears underway, same as celebrated in 2013 inaugural comments by Sen. Lamar Alexander that #Biden, #Obama autographed before script was hung in Alexander's #Capitol office. https://t.co/L0Ipgimxdu

As #BidenHarrisInauguration nears, peaceful transfer of power appears underway, same as celebrated in 2013 inaugural comments by Sen. Lamar Alexander that #Biden, #Obama autographed before script was hung in Alexander's #Capitol office. https://t.co/L0Ipgimxdu

Nancy Ognanovich (@NOgnanovich)
8:23am PST - January 20th, 2021
Congratulations to our welding students who competed at the Lamar Institute Technology competition. All students received the AWS cert. Alexander Lopez - 2nd out of 12 Ss, $1,000 to The Ocean Group Corporation; Jose Pineda - Cert.; Carlos Zavala - 8th out of 12 Ss. #Just4Kids https://t.co/7JbOeGxkIg

Congratulations to our welding students who competed at the Lamar Institute Technology competition. All students received the AWS cert. Alexander Lopez - 2nd out of 12 Ss, $1,000 to The Ocean Group Corporation; Jose Pineda - Cert.; Carlos Zavala - 8th out of 12 Ss. #Just4Kids https://t.co/7JbOeGxkIg

CISD_CTE (@CisdCte)
5:36am PST - January 20th, 2021

RT @MicahTNDC: As we approach the inauguration of @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris, the words that Tennessee’s own Lamar Alexander spoke in 2013…

Austin Travis (@waustintravis)
8:43pm PST - January 19th, 2021

Senator Lamar Alexander Bids Farewell (January 19, 2021 at 06:51AM): https://t.co/aGhkbqEdka

FlackTheLeadership (@LeadershipFlack)
6:27pm PST - January 19th, 2021

During a fit of hiccups, Lamar Alexander fails to convince Kellyanne Conway that LA Times reporters are total winners. Cops assault whoever they want with impunity.

Trump Sitcom Bot (@TrumpSitcomBot)
3:46pm PST - January 19th, 2021

RT @Faux_Ferocious: With talk of Trumps pardons for cash floating around remember that in 79, when he had a spine, Lamar Alexander was swor…

Chelsea Crowell (@cjanecrowell)
9:35am PST - January 19th, 2021

With talk of Trumps pardons for cash floating around remember that in 79, when he had a spine, Lamar Alexander was sworn in as Tennessee Gov. 3 days early in an "impeachment" like attempt to keep Ray Blanton from...you guessed it.. selling pardons and embarrassing/endangering TN

Faux Ferocious (@Faux_Ferocious)
8:44am PST - January 19th, 2021

Donald Trump IS the Republican party, not Establishment RINOs like Mitch McConnell, Mitt Romney, Liz Cheney, Ben Sasse, Adam Kinzknger, John Kasich, Jim Lankford, Lamar Alexander, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, or any of the Low Energy Bushes. They're all NOT Trump Party members.

Robert Smith (@RobertS03331996)
8:35am PST - January 19th, 2021

Rachel Maddow how spot on is she! Her show on Lamar Alexander selling pardons n Ten. his administration 1979-87 & how they were able 2 get him out of office a few days early lets pray the same takes place with trump. If u missed that episode I strongly urged u 2 get it on demand

carole majors (@carole_wmajors)
11:38am PST - January 18th, 2021

RT @TCSReservations: @Sifill_LDF @tuberose14 Ray Blanton is rolling over in his grave because he went to PRISON for selling pardons and liq…

naughknee (@naughknee)
11:37am PST - January 18th, 2021

RT @KevinMKruse: First of all, she says that the Southern Strategy is a "myth," when we have actual documents from inside the Nixon adminis…

StillFighting (@BlueMonaLisa63)
10:53am PST - January 18th, 2021

good-bye https://t.co/whx3tbsqcw

Eugene Westbrook (@genewest)
5:17am PST - January 18th, 2021

This is Lamar Alexander's fault. 1st Impeachment. https://t.co/wMpUMAweWV

Scott Wells (@wellsology)
10:56pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @Xanthippie: Tennessee Governor Ray Blanton was sent to federal prison after pardoning over 50 inmates for financial gain during his las…

wendy cano (@wends626)
10:10pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @Xanthippie: Tennessee Governor Ray Blanton was sent to federal prison after pardoning over 50 inmates for financial gain during his las…

Mary (@lovealaska1105)
9:48pm PST - January 17th, 2021

Tennessee Governor Ray Blanton was sent to federal prison after pardoning over 50 inmates for financial gain during his last days in office in January 1979. Successor governor Lamar Alexander was sworn in three days early due to Blanton’s crimes. https://t.co/WWyehVHrjq

Xanthippie (@Xanthippie)
9:45pm PST - January 17th, 2021

dont believe my damn eyes, lamar alexander is a FIS informant?

MENSCH•BOT∞3000 (@KillbotX)
10:30pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @jdickerson: "When you are in public life, people remember the last thing you do." -- Lamar Alexander 11/23/20

SewAlways (@RealKPenceNotSL)
10:00pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @jdickerson: "When you are in public life, people remember the last thing you do." -- Lamar Alexander 11/23/20

bear (@Animauxxx)
8:10pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @UrinatingTree: Dear Lamar Jackson, Please take a massive shit. It's the only way your abilities will return to you. Buffalo may have…

Alexander Ramirez (@alexander__ram)
7:25pm PST - January 16th, 2021

That moment you call the Raven’s quarterback, Lamar Alexander. I’m sorry, Senator.

Matthew Kennedy (@mkennedy716)
6:05pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @jdickerson: "When you are in public life, people remember the last thing you do." -- Lamar Alexander 11/23/20

(@lulu742)
4:53pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @UberFacts: To make sure that Kendrick Lamar didn't have a ghostwriter, Eminem kicked everyone out of the studio and made him record a v…

AlexanderDGR8 (@DGR8_Alexander)
4:36pm PST - January 16th, 2021