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Corker Offers Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling

Corker Offers Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling in Dollar-for-Dollar Exchange for Entitlement Reform Anticipating the possibility than an agreement to avert the fiscal cliff might not adequately reduce the nation’s long-term deficits, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., has introduced legislation to raise the debt ceiling by roughly $1 trillion in exchange for roughly $1 trillion [...]

Corker Says Congress’s “Collective Energy” Should Be Focused on Negotiations Between President Obama and Speaker Boehner

U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., made the following statement urging members of Congress to focus their “collective energy” on supporting negotiations between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner on a fiscal reform package. “Our office has spent the past year painstakingly drafting a fiscal reform package, but now is not the time for any [...]

Corker Urges President to Work with Congress to Pass Fiscal Reform Now

U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., made the following statement last week urging the president to work with Congress on passing a fiscal reform plan. “I urge the president to work with the leadership of the House and Senate to pass a fiscal reform package now. I believe all sides understand the issues that need to [...]

Corker, Isakson Continue to Press State Department for Disclosure of Communications from Benghazi Attacks

In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week, U.S. Senators Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., both members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, continued to press the State Department for disclosure of all communications regarding security in Benghazi, Libya leading up to the deadly September 11 attacks on the U.S. [...]

New Health Care Challenges Coming With New Year

As 2012 comes to a close, we face many challenges: averting the fiscal cliff that could send us spiraling back into a recession, tackling our crippling deficit and the dire need to balance our budget. But equally worrisome are the sweeping changes coming to our health care system in the new year. These changes include: [...]

Corker Questions Vice President for Misleading on Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Benghazi

U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, questioned Vice President Joe Biden’s comments during last week’s debate in which Biden blamed the intelligence community for the administration’s initial false assessment of what led to the deadly attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, when it was known by [...]

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