Lamar Alexander's file:
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Lamar Alexander is the senior senator from Tennessee.

Recent statements involving Lamar Alexander

"More Tennesseans have hunting and fishing licenses than vote."

"Three of our cities are among the top five worst cities in the U.S. for asthma."

Says "we are overcharging students . . . to help pay for the health care law."

"This rule could prevent children under 18 from using such tools as a power screwdriver, a milking machine or something as simple as a wheelbarrow on the family farm . . . "

"No member of the American public has ever been killed by commercial nuclear power — a record unmatched by other fuels."

Recent stories featuring Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander's wind claim: Is it for the birds?:

For Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, there are lots of reasons to loathe wind power. The East Tennessean loves his unobstructed mountain views and much prefers the consistently reliable power output from nuclear reactors.

And lately he has been claiming that wind turbines lead to a yearly slaughter of birds. His claim about turbines being "a Cuisinart in the sky" for birds reflects at least one estimate, but others show lower numbers.

And there's this -- among manmade hazards, wind turbines play a tiny role in bird deaths.

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