Alexander, Lamar

Alexander, (Andrew) Lamar

(1940–  ) governor; born in Blount Co., Tenn. A Tennessee lawyer, he served as Howard Baker's legislative assistant (1967–68) and worked for Nixon's congressional relations office in 1969. As a Republican governor (1979–87), he spent his first term dealing with scandals left by outgoing governor Ray Blanton, recovering some prestige with the Knoxville World's Fair in 1982. He became University of Tennessee president in 1988 and served as secretary of education (1991–93) under President Bush.
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Alexander, Lamar [TN] "English Language Unity Statements resolution" A resolution affirming that statements of national unity, including the National Anthem, should be recited or sung in English.
Senate: Alexander, Lamar (R-TN-S1) $5,000 Begich, Mark (D-AK-S2) $2,500 Capita, Shelley Moore (R-WV-Candidate) $5,000 Coons, Christopher (D-DE-S2) $5,000 Collins, Susan (R-ME-S1) $2,000 Donnelly, Joseph (D-IN-S2) $5,000 Durbin, Richard (D-IL-S1) $2,500 Hatch, Orrin (R-UT-S1) $2,500 Kaine,Tim (D-VA-S2) $2,500 Markey, Ed (D-MA-S2) $1,774.
Senate: Alexander, Lamar (R-TN-S1) $5,000 Begich, Mark (D-AK-S2) $2,500 Coons, Christopher (D-DE-S2) $5,000 Collins, Susan (R-ME-S1) $2,000 Donnelly, Joseph (D-IN-S2) $1,000 Durbin, Richard (D-IL-S1) $2,500 Hatch, Orrin (R-UT-S1) $2,500 Kaine, Tim (D-VA-S2) $2,500 Markey, Ed (D-MA-S2) $1,774.
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