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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul D. Ryan at the Capitol in February. Congress should act quickly on any rescission proposal from the Trump administration to avoid relinquishing more control over the appropriations process to the executive branch, Hoagland writes.
Bill Frist's “Perspective” in April 15's Tennessean to that of Democrat Bill Freeman. ▻ Read More: Opinion | Nashville's transit plan will improve our health. Frist made five excellent points, and I thought the last two were especially insightful. They showed how government policy can dramatically affect the ...

On the pro-transit plan side, former Nashville Democratic Congressman Bob Clement and former Tennessee Republican U.S. Senator and Majority Leader Dr. Bill Frist both urged support for the transit plan. In a TENNESSEAN op-ed Frist put his support in the context of a healthier community: “Passing the ...
Passing the Transit Improvement Plan on May 1 will not only keep the economic engine of our city strong, it will keep our city's arteries healthy and clear for many years to come. Bill Frist, M.D., is a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate majority leader, and founder and ...
The last two Senate majority leaders to vacate their posts, Democrat Harry Reid and Republican Bill Frist, were 75 and 54, respectively. Just because a member leaves Congress doesn't mean they are required to give up the money in their campaign accounts. Although personal use of campaign funds is ...
Bill Frist, who stepped down as Senate Majority Leader after 12 years in the Senate. Corker, a former Chattanooga mayor and commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, was elected to the U.S. Senate for the first time in 2006 and was re-elected in 2012. Corker said he has ...

These enjoyed bipartisan support when Obamacare was passed from the likes of Hillary Clinton and Obama to former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn. The 2009 stimulus bill subsidized them, and then Obamacare made them mandatory for ...
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster delivers a speech at the 2018 Munich Security Conference on Feb. 17, 2018, in Munich, Germany. The White House pushed back against a report that President Donald Trump is planning to imminently replace McMaster. (Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images).
Bill Frist of Tennessee put a pro-gun bill on the floor, she acted. (The bill, of course, was a gift to the NRA — legislation to give gunmakers liability immunity from lawsuits from Americans harmed by defects in weapons.) Feinstein offered the assault weapons ban as an amendment, and to everyone's surprise ...
He defeated Memphis Congressman Harold Ford Jr. to win the seat formerly held by Dr. Bill Frist. He easily won re-election in 2012. He has served as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee since January 2015. Corker first ran for U.S. Senate in 1994, losing to Frist, after establishing a ...

HealthStream is one of the highest-profile health care IT companies in the region, partly by nature of its Frist connections (one of Bobby's uncles, Bill Frist, is a former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, while uncle Tommy Frist Jr. and grandfather Tommy Frist Sr. founded hospital giant HCA Healthcare).
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Aspire Health co-founder Bill Frist has joined the board of local care management company myNEXUS. “Fragmentation of care sits among the top issues that our nation must solve, both clinically and economically,” Frist said in a statement. “We need solutions that ...
Bryan Frist, Yoshi co-founder and son of former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, said the San-Francisco-based company has plans to expand into 25 cities this year — it's currently offered in six markets, including Nashville — and will use the investment to grow its list of services and B2B marketing.
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist has been named to the board of directors for Brentwood-based MyNexus. First, founder of NashvilleHealth and co-founder of Aspire Health, has deep ties to Nashville's health care industry as the son and brother of two of the founders of HCA Healthcare Inc. He is also a nationally ...
Whoever wins, he said, he hopes they will follow the model of past Tennessee senators, such as Republicans Howard Baker Jr., Bill Frist, Fred Thompson and Lamar Alexander and Democrats Al Gore and Jim Sasser. “We've had senators that, generally speaking, have been statesmen that have been ...
By edging out former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee and former Gov. Mitch Daniels of Indiana — steady, accomplished, mature figures with bona fides outside politics such as medicine and industry — Ryan emerged as the face of the Republican future. When he made his announcement ...


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