Iranian members of the Basij militia march during a parade

Iranian members of the Basij militia march during a parade / Getty Images

The Trump administration on Tuesday leveled a bevy of harsh new sanctions on a top Iranian fighting force known to be training children and other soldiers that are engaging in terrorism in Syria and other regional hotspots, according to senior Trump administration officials.

Tenn. Lawmaker Accuses Bredesen Campaign Treasurer of Hatch Act Violation

Phil Bredesen

A Tennessee lawmaker has called for an investigation into whether senate candidate Phil Bredesen’s campaign treasurer, who is also an appointed board member of the Tennessee Valley Authority, violated the Hatch Act, which bars executive branch employees from soliciting political contributions.

Tenn. Lawmaker Accuses Bredesen Campaign Treasurer of Hatch Act Violation

Phil Bredesen

A Tennessee lawmaker has called for an investigation into whether senate candidate Phil Bredesen’s campaign treasurer, who is also an appointed board member of the Tennessee Valley Authority, violated the Hatch Act, which bars executive branch employees from soliciting political contributions.