When you bring in the lawyer who kept Ronald Reagan out of jail for the Iran Contra affair and claim he's there to help pick your Veep candidate...

"If I were in trouble with the government or the private sector,” (Lamar) Alexander said, “the lawyer I would want to hire would be A.B. Culvahouse.”

"Culvahouse was born, fittingly, on the Fourth of July and raised in tiny Ten Mile, an unincorporated speck on the map that straddles Meigs and Roane counties and is now a summer cottage community for nearby Watts Bar Lake."

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To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.